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The Waxahachie Federation of Women’s Clubs held its annual Fall Coffee, which honors newcomers, Thursday morning, Nov. 7, at Ellis County Woman’s Building.  Waxahachie Federation of Women’s Clubs is a member of the General Federation of Women’s Club, with headquarters in Washington, D.C., th…

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The National Active and Retired Federal Employees Chapter 1191 held its monthly meeting Tuesday, Nov. 12, at Sirloin Stockade in Corsicana.  

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The Avenue Church will host Night to Shine, sponsored by the Tim Tebow Foundation, at 6 p.m. Friday, Feb. 7.

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During an event Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019, at the Ellis County Museum in Waxahachie, reenactors shared stories about how life was during World War ii. The event was part of the community's 2019 recognition of Veterans Day.

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During an event Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019, at the Ellis County Museum in Waxahachie, U.S. veteran Joginder Bhore shared stories from his military service. The event was part of the community's 2019 recognition of Veterans Day.

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During an event Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019, at the Ellis County Museum in Waxahachie, U.S. veteran Charles Atchley shared stories from his military service. The event was part of the community's 2019 recognition of Veterans Day.

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Historic moments are something Hollywood has struggled to fully capture over the years. In its latest attempt with the movie “Midway,” it gives a 300-foot perspective of the events that led up to the naval battle, which was a turning point for the U.S. Navy in the Pacific. However, it fails …

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Waxahachie High School CTE students from the Career & Technical Student Organization, Technology Student Assocaiation, represented Waxahachie ISD at the North Central Texas TSA Regional Leadership Conference in Waxahachie in October.  

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A week before the doors open and the house lights go up to officially start Waxahachie High School’s Black Box theatre production of “Swamp Gas,” students were getting into character to rehearse and put the final touches on the comedic play.

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A renowned leader in the education world, Dr. Bonny Cain is here to continue the excellence in education in Waxahachie ISD.

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Sunday afternoon, the Waxahachie First United Methodist Church was the venue for a day of family fun that also featured information about those who are homeless. The event, Pie Palooza, was sponsored by the Homeless Coalition of Ellis County.

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Watching “Terminator: Dark Fate” in theaters the other night was like getting reunited with a long-lost friend and picking up a long-forgotten conversation. After the last two Terminator films, “Salvation” and “Genisys,” I thought there was no possibility of a return to what made the franchi…

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Southwestern Assemblies of God University will host its 11th annual Christmas at SAGU at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 2, on the front lawn of the historic Farmer Administration building.

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Wilemon STEAM Academy recently had its kindergarten students showcase their interpersonal skills and collect data in a “pumpkin market” setting in which the students designed, created and oversaw their pumpkin booths. “Classes throughout our school had a blast visiting the booths and samplin…

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With the holiday season nearing, Waxahachie CARE is welcoming donations to its food pantry so as to serve community members in need. The nonprofit expresses its appreciation to those who have been helping fill the shelves with food and by putting in volunteer hours. These include Saint Josep…

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Steeped in history, honor and tradition, the 244th birthday of the U.S. Marine Corps was celebrated Saturday evening by members of Ellis County Detachment No. 1452, Marine Corps League. The celebratory ball was held at the Texas Motorplex’s Champions Club and was the third year for the detac…

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This #HachieHeart was just installed by the city of Waxahachie on Tuesday at Freedman Memorial Plaza. This is the second heart painted by Waxahachie’s own Desmond Mason, and is part of his wonderful LOVE series. More hearts are being completed and will be installed in the coming weeks around…

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The next Red Oak Opry event is slated for 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9, at Lone Star Cowboy Church of Ellis County, 1101 E. Ovilla Road. Doors open at 6 p.m. for the opry and attendees will have a chance to take home an autographed Hank Williams Jr. electric guitar and or a Brad Paisley autograph…

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Lunch reservations are due by Saturday, Nov. 16, for the Wednesday, Nov. 20, meeting of the Ellis County Christian Women’s Connection, when the group will meet from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Waxahachie Country Club, 1920 W. U.S. Highway 287.

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Waxahachie’s Old-Fashioned Singing Project is closing the 2019 season of its acclaimed staged musical “Heaven’s Front Porch” with an on-the-road production at Agape Baptist Church in Fort Worth at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9.

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Northside Elementary extends a “shout out” to its “amazing” cafeteria staff members.

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It’s almost that magical time of year again when one can wander amongst a forest of holiday-lighted and themed trees artfully juxtaposed with seasonal décor of almost every type. Yes, it’s almost time for the annual Festival of Trees benefiting Ellis County Habitat for Humanity.

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Movies can serve many different purposes. Some films are to educate and document a moment in history. Some look deeply into the human condition, explore relationships and the meaning of love. Other movies just want to scare the socks off people with a shocking story.

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The Rebecca Boyce Chapter, NSDAR, met at the Ellis County Woman’s Building on Monday, Oct. 14. Regent Vicki Williams called the meeting to order and welcomed about 39 members and guests were in attendance on a beautiful fall day. Regent Williams thanked the hostesses: Peggy Crabtree, Glinda …

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The United Methodist Women at First United Methodist Church, Waxahachie, celebrated the organization’s 150th year of service Oct. 20.

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The upcoming fourth annual Bridges Band & BBQ Bash is believed to the biggest barbecue event ever to be held in Ellis County – and more than 600 judges are needed to help with this fundraiser, which will be drawing competitors from across the United States on Saturday, Nov. 9.

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It’s not too late to sign up for Lighthouse for Learning, which has openings in several of its fall/holiday classes. Lighthouse for Learning is Waxahachie ISD’s community education program, which provides low-cost classes on a variety of topics.

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AUSTIN – Governor Abbott announced Monday morning that  the Texas Music Office will host a Music Friendly Community workshop, in partnership with the city of Waxahachie, from 4-6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 6, at the Waxahachie Civic Center. Waxahachie.

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Waxahachie ISD extends its congratulations to the Waxahachie High School ag mechanics students who have posted several wins at recent fair competitions.

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The Ellis County Museum, located at 201 S. College St. on Waxahachie’s historic courthouse square, will host three veterans who will speak to the public as part of the Veterans Day festivities downtown from 1-3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9.