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The National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association, Chapter 1191, will hold its monthly meeting at Bella Italia Restaurant in Ennis from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 14.

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Southwestern Assemblies of God University Theatre is performing Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol” in the Hagee Center Performance Hall (499 E. University Ave. #401, Waxahachie) at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 2, Friday, Dec. 3 and Saturday, Dec. 4. There will also be a 3 p.m. performance Sund…

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Meals on Wheels North Central Texas has announced it will participate in the 2021 Subaru Share the Love Event as a member of Meals on Wheels America – one of four national Share the Love charitable partners supported through the campaign. From Nov. 18-Jan. 3, Subaru of America will donate $2…

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Gus & Gilbert PC presents "You Are Loved," a National Adoption Day event, slated for 3-6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 18, at 209 E. Main St., Waxahachie. The community is invited to celebrate this special day. Refreshments, giveaways, treats for children and more.

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The Indian Trail Chapter of Texas Master Naturalist meets via Zoom and in-person Monday, Nov. 15. The business meeting is at 6 p.m., followed by the program with member Jim West at 6:45 p.m. In-person is at the family life center, First United Methodist Church, 505 W. Marvin Ave., Waxahachie.

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The Life High School Waxahachie Theatre Program presents “The Lion King Jr.” in two performances Saturday, Nov. 20, (1 p.m. and 4:30 p.m.) in the Chautauqua Auditorium in Getzendaner Memorial Park, 400 S. Grand Ave., Waxahachie.

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A new Kiwanis Club will open soon to give community members the opportunity to help children and families and also pick service projects that can be helpful to the community at large.

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The Waxahachie Federation of Women's Clubs purpose is to unite women's clubs and like organizations throughout Texas for promotion of activities in the arts, conservation, education, home life, public issues, international issues, and Texas heritage.

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The beloved Festival of Trees benefiting Habitat for Humanity of Ellis County returns Friday-Saturday, Nov. 19-20, at Waxahachie Bible Church.

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Here is a PDF copy of the Waxahachie Senior Activity Center's newsletter for the month of November. It includes the month's message from director John Smith, calendar of daily activities, listing of special events, the month's menu and other news you can use.

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“Dune” is one of those works of science fiction that often gets overlooked and pushed to the side when placed up against bigger titles. However, with its latest adaptation to film, I think people will be flocking to get lost in the world of “Dune.”

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Dozens of people have felt the love from The Samaritan Project in Waxahachie the past couple of years. Headed up by Waxahachie resident Donna Aud, the group feeds people in need. And in partnership with the Little Pantry located behind Taco Casa, you may have driven by and seen The Samaritan…

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Ellis County Women in Business, which supports several community service projects, is selling its Heroes and Hens calendar featuring local firefighters. The calendars are $20 each and feature thousands of dollars’ worth of coupons in them. To purchase one or more, contact Kimberly Rumfield a…

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Waxahachie High School’s homecoming weekend featured a slew of activities, including the return of the fan favorite Waxajam, where alumni musician who were in several garage bands in the 1960s and 1970s get together to play the music of their time.

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The Waxahachie Senior Activity Center is inviting the public out to an open house and craft sale from 9 a.m.-noon Friday, Nov. 12. Proceeds from the craft sale will benefit the center’s Be a Santa to a Senior program.

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The 25th annual Texas Country Reporter Festival was held Saturday, Oct. 23, in historic downtown Waxahachie. Featuring live entertainment on both the main stage by the courthouse and at Railyard Park, visitors could browse hundreds of vendor booths (many of which had been featured on the ico…

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Following complete hip replacement surgery, T&S Ministries President Thomas Johnson hit the ground running when he received a call from Larry Ballou, president of the Circuit Riders Chapter 420. Ballou works with River of Life Family Worship Center in Fairfield, where they bless area min…

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Work continues on the major renovations under way at the Ellis County Museum. Additional electric work required by the installation of an elevator to the third floor is being done, while the framing and floor work proceeds on the second and third floors. There are several special fundraising…

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Movies about superheroes and villains have become so commonplace it’s hard to find something that makes a noticeable impact on audiences. Hollywood’s latest attempt, “Venom: Let There be Carnage,” is a prime example of how bored filmmakers have become with the genre.

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Members of the Rebecca Boyce Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution met Oct. 11 at the Ellis County Woman’s Building in Waxahachie. The meeting was called to order by Regent Vicki Williams. Beverly Robinson led the group in the pledging to the American and Texas flags and in the…

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The National Active and Retired Federal Employees Chapter 1191 held its monthly lunch meeting Tuesday, Oct. 12, at Asian King Buffet in Waxahachie. The guest speaker was Kevin Strength, president and CEO of the Waxahachie Chamber of Commerce, where he has served since June. Previously he ser…

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The Waxahachie Shakespeare Club was organized Feb. 17, 1897, with 13 charter members. On Oct, 5, the club met at Applebee’s Grill for lunch. Grace Tamminga presided over a brief business session.

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After being “dark” for two years due to the COVID-19 crisis, Waxahachie’s Old -Fashioned Singing Project is celebrating its 10th anniversary with performances of their acclaimed staged musical, “Heaven’s Front Porch,” on Nov. 5-6 with concerts at 7 p.m. Friday and at 2 p.m. Saturday. As alwa…

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The Waxahachie Century Club met Oct. 14, with Carol Farrar providing beautiful piano and flute music to begin the meeting. The program, “Texas History by a Cowboy Poet,” was presented by David Smith, poet lariat of Waxahachie.

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The Waxahachie Community Theatre presents Disney's "Freaky Friday, a New Musical," on Friday-Sunday, Oct. 22-24, at University Church, 221 Solon Road, Waxahachie. Performance times are 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $12 senior/students and $15 adults. Purchase ti…

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In his final performance as James Bond, Daniel Craig has given audiences a tremendous parting gift. Since taking on the role in the 2006 film “Casino Royale,” Craig has elevated the character’s status to new heights and leaving a single question for people to ponder: What’s next for 007?

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Applications for the 2021-22 WSA Belles & Beaus Season are now available. Designed for Ellis County high school juniors and seniors, the Waxahachie Symphony Association’s Belles & Beaus program raises students’ awareness of the symphony and provides them with an education in music ap…

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There’s an old saying to be leery of a wolf in sheep’s clothing, and that’s the message conveyed in the new film, “The Eyes of Tammy Faye.”

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Waxahachie Mayor Doug Barnes recently presented a proclamation designating Oct. 8 as Markert Strong Day in the city. The 13-year-old is battling cancer and will soon undergo surgery. A benefit concert will be held at Railyard Park from 6-10:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 8. Contact Erik Barnard at eri…

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When “The Sopranos” first aired in 1999, it was groundbreaking. Over its six seasons, the show immersed its audience into the seedy underbelly of organized crime mixed with themes of family and loyalty. The new film, “The Many Saints of Newark,” shows how choices early on shaped these indivi…

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ENNIS – A little bit of film history here, a little bit of farcical embellishment there, and a whole lot of laughs are what audiences can expect from the Theatre Rocks! production of “Moonlight and Magnolias,” which opens Friday, Oct. 8.