Ennis has released a special town ballot asking voters to levy $50,000 annually for the purpose of funding a second full time officer for the Ennis Police Department. The ballot language was written to ensure that the funding be exclusively used for this purpose while also maintaining the current police department budget.
Ennis School Board approves Virginia City bus route hires; transportation director retires
The Ennis Public Schools Board of Trustees held their regular board meeting on Jan. 12. Here’s a recap of what was covered, according to Ennis Superintendent Casey Klasna.
Ballots will be posted Jan. 19 to Madison County’s Ennis School District voters. The mail-in bond election represents a 20-year, $59 million ask from Ennis School District.
It doesn’t happen every winter, but the not-so-unusual, yet always awe-inspiring gorge of the Madison River was underway as of Friday, Dec. 31. The rise in ice and water led to temporary closures of the Ennis and Valley Garden fishing access sites, still in place as of Jan. 4.
The Hebgen Dam release gate is open and outflows to the Madison River were restored just before midnight on Wednesday, Dec. 1. Follow-up work is still required, but water in the river has reached normal levels.
A full fishing closure that was implemented in the upper Madison River will be lifted on Friday now that a gate at Hebgen Dam has been repaired and river flows are returning to normal.
The Ennis Mustang varsity volleyball team ended their successful season on Nov. 11, placing third at the Western C Divisional Tournament held at Manhattan Christian.
Unofficial election municipal general election results from Madison County were reported by Paula McKenzie, Madison County Clerk and Recorder/Election Administrator, shortly after the mail in election closed Tuesday evening.
The canvass is set for Nov. 10, 2021, after which official election results will be reported.