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Whether it be tomatoes, carrots, cabbage, green beans or peaches, Waxahachie Farmers Market vendor Tommy Jones pledges his fruits and vegetables to have the best taste. 

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In this edition of The Ag Report, host John Paul Dineen III visits with Jeff Lake, owner of Elemental Processing, a Kentucky-based hemp production company. Lake talks about the different uses of the plant and how he believes it benefits Texas farmers to now have the ability to grow it as a crop.

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As the 2019-2020 budget process continues, the Ellis County Commissioners Court is looking at several capital projects, lowering expenses and planning for future needs.

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In this week's edition of The Ag Report, host John Paul Dineen III visits with Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller about the passage of legislation that will allow farmers to grow hemp as a product. Miller discusses several of the new law's details.

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National Carriers, Inc. announced Stephen Dixon, Ryan Wilson, Debra Thornton, and Wayne Stratton as its latest Drivers of the Month. Each has received a $1,000 bonus and is now a finalist for 2019 Driver of the Year and the accompanying ten thousand dollar prize.

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In this week's edition of The Ag Report, host John Paul Dineen III updates us on the wheat crop under harvest and discusses the different ways the parts of a wheat plant can be utilized. Did you know that part of the plant can be used to make a wood-like product?

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Sometimes starting the next chapter in life can be a difficult and emotional process that takes time to work though. For Tish Creech and Mary Roux with Southern Revival Estate Sales and Marketplace, they work with clients to ease the burden when it comes to clearing out or downsizing a home.…

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The Waxahachie Planning and Zoning Commission gave its approval this week for the development of a veterinary clinic at 309 N. Grand Ave. However, an issue relating to whether the five-acre tract will have to tie into city sewer or be allowed to continue the property’s historical use of a se…

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The public got the chance to see proposed frontage road improvements for U.S. Highway 287 from State Highway 360 to Lampasas Street in Ennis on Thursday evening. Maps were on display at the Waxahachie Civic Center showcasing the project, with TxDOT personnel on hand to answer questions. 

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Meat Church Barbeque Supply store has everything a person needs to take his or her grilled food from ordinary to extraordinary. The store will celebrate with an official grand opening from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, June 15, at its location at 205 S. College St. in Waxahachie’s downtown busine…

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Plans are moving forward on downtown’s newest restaurant with approval given this week by the Waxahachie City Council to an agreement with John Bailey for the lease of the former police department station.

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In this edition of The Ag Report, hosts John Paul III and Heather Dineen talk about the impact that vandalism to crops has on an ag producer's livelihood. Waxahachie Police Chief Wade Goolsby discusses the charges that can be filed against perpetrators for their criminal actions.

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On a one-acre farm, Rebecca and Derek Gomez have a family business that brings them and their three daughters, Amber Gober, Cassandra Gomez and Dahlia Gomez, together every day to do all the chores to get their products to the market. The family has a booth at the Waxahachie Farmers Market t…

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In this week's edition of The Ag Report, hosts John Paul III and Heather Dineen talk about the upcoming wheat harvest – and how, for farmers, it's the entire family who pitches in when bringing in a crop.

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Long-time Waxahachie Farmers Market vendor made a change in his market offerings that helped many. Jim Dockins for many years sold home grown vegetables from his corner booth at the market. 

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The Heritage Preservation Commission has given its approval to an 18-unit apartment complex to be located on a lot at the intersection at Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and Tuggle Street. Members met in a specially called meeting May 17 after the item was tabled at their May 9 meeting for …

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In this week's edition of The Ag Report, host John Paul Dineen III provides an update on several agriculture production bills making their way through the Texas Legislature. One of those bills would allow producers to grow hemp. #TexasAgricultureStory

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The downtown business district is receiving an upgrade thanks to the Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone Board, which recently approved $121,250 in funding toward security cameras and a wireless Internet network that visitors can access. 

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Known for its refreshing Big Gulps and ice cold Slurpees, 7-Eleven’s newest location will call Waxahachie home. Planning and Zoning Commission members gave their approval to the retailer’s request for a specific use permit during the panel’s Tuesday night meeting. 

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A potential choice for older residents looking for housing remains on hold with the Waxahachie City Council’s decision Monday to table a decision on a new senior living complex until its Aug. 5 meeting.

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The Ellis County Extension Office has scheduled private applicator trainings for Tuesday, May 28; Monday, June 24; and Tuesday, July 23, in the Extension Office located in the Ellis County Sub-courthouse in Waxahachie.

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DALLAS – In an increase from two years ago, 16 million people now travel between Houston and North Texas annually – and a majority of Texans say they would like to use a high-speed train as a safe, reliable time-saver for those trips, according to the findings of an updated travel trends stu…

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As growth continues to come to Waxahachie, more burden is placed on existing infrastructure to accommodate the new demands. 

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A transformation is under way in Waxahachie as more businesses and developers make an investment into the city’s future. Expanded opportunities for growth are taking place alongside new amenities that enhance the community. Sectors reporting growth include that of retail.

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An opportunity to protect your identity and destroy unwanted confidential material is coming to First United Methodist Church in Waxahachie.

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In this week's edition of The Ag Report, Ellis County ag producer John Paul Dineen III tells us about a vintage corn picker with a storied history.

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The Waxahachie Downtown Farmer’s Market kicks off its 17th season April 27. The city is accepting applications for new vendors to join its ranks. 

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In this week's edition of The Ag Report, Ellis County ag producer John Paul Dineen III discusses road safety issues involving agricultural equipment and the motorists with whom they share the rural roads.

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(Austin, TX) –  The Texas House of Representatives passed HB 347 Tuesday, sending the legislation over to the state Senate for its consideration. Filed by state Rep. Phil King (R-Weatherford), HB 347 would eliminate the “tiered” annexation system for Texas counties and make all counties equa…

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The Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone Board has approved the first step into the remodel of the old Waxahachie Police station downtown. Board members approved the use of up to $100,000 to gut the inside and complete repairs to make the structure build-ready.