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Ennis’ Davis faced cousins playing on Indian squad

When Ennis and Waxahachie locked horns on Friday, there was a little more at stake than the 100th meeting between the two schools. For Ennis outside linebacker and wide receiver K.D. Davis he only had to look across the field to the other sideline to realize how special it was. Davis has two cousins that […]

We Must Never Forget!

Monday 9/11 at 9:00 a.m. a 9/11 Remembrance ceremony will take place at The American Legion Flag Pole. This will be a moment in time to remember that horrific day in our history. The flag will be lowered to half-staff, rememberances and a short prayer will be said. coffee and donuts will be served when […]

Monkey business

Local photographer Henry (H. A.) Maresh made his mark with a popular W. Ennis Ave. studio that served this city for nearly 50 years, from 1916 to 1963. But he also provided unexpected entertainment for hundreds of townspeople who crowded around the backyard fence of his home at the corner of E. Crockett and Kaufman […]

Evacuees, flooding not expected in Ellis County

Hurricane Harvey barreled into the Texas coast Friday morning around 9 a.m. bringing winds in excess of 110 miles per hour and 35 inches of rain to areas of Corpus Christi, Brownsville and Victoria. The National Weather Service issued a hurricane warning Thursday afternoon to more than 16 million south Texas residents, encouraging them to […]

Mother indicted in hot car deaths of 2 toddlers

WEATHORFORD, Texas (AP) — A North Texas mother has been indicted on two counts of knowingly causing serious bodily injury to a child after her two toddlers died in a hot car. A Parker County Grand Jury indicted 25-yearold Cynthia Marie Randolph on Thursday. The first degree felony charges carry a sentence of up to […]

Daily Horoscope 08/21/2017

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) Dig in and get things done. Strive to stabilize and secure your life, financially, emotionally and medically. Take the initiative to moderate your spending, nurture relationships and take care of your physical health. A simple, efficient plan will result in top performance and high returns. If something needs to be done, […]

Movie Review “The Emoji Movie”

Movie Review by Justin Tubbs The premise begs the question. Are we really this attached to our phones that we need a whole movie dedicated to the emoticons we swap in texts?  Sure, Emojis are a cultural phenomenon, I’ll admit, but the fact that producers funded “The Emoji Movie” should be treated as a critique […]

Daily Horoscope 08/13/17

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) — Change will do you good. Get involved in events and activities that will expose you to people from different backgrounds. Exploring new lifestyles, beliefs and options will help you make improvements to the way you live. Move forward with an open mind to find peace.  If you learn something new, […]

The origins of Ennis’ piece of Kachina

I’m going to postpone until next week the historical news items I promised with my apologies to those who enjoy them. I chose some funny ones this time, so stay tuned. What I need to do now is follow up on some of the articles I’ve done recently, as well as add to topics I’ve […]

Booker T. Jones

Booker T. Jones, age 62, passed away July 17, 2017. Visitation will be Friday, July 21, 2017 in the Eternal Rest Chapel at from 2 – 7 p.m.  Services will be held Saturday, July 22, 2017 at 1 p.m. at the Bright and Morning Star Baptist Church at 1007 Daffan Street in Ennis, Texas. Burial […]

Bystander killed after back-to-back accidents

One person was killed in a car accident after getting out of his own vehicle to assist with a separate wreck. On the morning of July 11, two accidents occurred on Interstate Highway 45 at approximately 3 a.m. According to a press release from the Ennis Police Department, both accidents occurred near the northbound 251A […]


The Ellis County SPCA has reported an influx of lost or homeless dogs over the past week, a majorityof which are believed to have left home due to the noise and lights associated with fireworks. Right now, the SPCA is “pretty full,” according to SPCA Assistant Manager Mary Scianna, and hopes to find the owners, […]

Symon Castillo

Where to begin? Symon is the light of our life and his family means everything to him. Symon is the son of Nate and Emma Castillo, which explains his big personality and giving spirit. We were blessed with his presence on June 10, 1995. He loves playing softball, baseball, living life, being sarcastic, breakfast, riding […]

Historic 54-run ballgame took place in Ennis

The railroad and cotton industries put Ennis on the map but a landmark baseball game that took place here in 1902 sure helped out, drawing national attention and remaining for many years a source of civic pride. The Texas League game between the Corsicana Oil Citys and the Texarkana Casketmakers, in which Corsicana won by […]

There’s no way around it; these Rangers are bad

The Texas Rangers have their preferred lineup and rotation intact and have given themselves the next few weeks to determine the fate of their next few months, specifically whether they will buy or sell before baseball’s trade deadline. Find this story and more in your Weekend edition of The Ennis News. Be informed, subscribe today! […]

The Ennis News awarded for content, composition

The Texas Press Association, the governing body for newspapers in the state, announced Thursday morning that The Ennis News was awarded third place for all daily newspapers in its General Sports Coverage division. Find this story and more in your Weekend edition of The Ennis News. Be informed, subscribe today! https://www.ennisdailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/12-Month-CD-Flyer-9.1.17.jpg

Grocery store closing doors after five years

It was 2013 when Ennis welcomed a new grocery store to the far west end of town. Now in late July, a little more than five years later, Brookshire’s Food Store will close its local location. Find this story and more in your Weekend edition of The Ennis News. Be informed, subscribe today! https://www.ennisdailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/12-Month-CD-Flyer-9.1.17.jpg

The Story of Russell and Becca Thomas

Mother-son relationships can warm hearts and have created many a grown man who stil boast of being a “momma’s boy.” Find this story and more in your Weekday edition of The Ennis News. Be informed, subscribe today! https://www.ennisdailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/12-Month-CD-Flyer-9.1.17.jpg

Barton among those to vote for new health care bill

The U.S. House voted 217-213 Thursday to repeal former President Obama’s Affordable Care Act and replace it with the American Health Care Act. Find this story and more in Friday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News. Be informed, subscribe today! https://www.ennisdailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/12-Month-CD-Flyer-9.1.17.jpg

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