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According to the case line list provided by Texas Health Trace to Ellis County and released Wednesday morning, Nov. 25, there have been 7,317 total cases in Ellis County, of which 505 are active. There have been 6,704 recoveries and 109 deaths to date. As of last report, Ellis County has see…

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DALLAS – CENTURY 21 Judge Fite Company has once again been named both a Top 100 Place to Work by the Dallas Morning News and a Best Place to Work by the Dallas Business Journal in the large company category with both rankings at No. 3.

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Downtown merchants The Mix and Eubanks Florist recently held a fundraising effort for the Dinah Weable Breast Cancer Survivors’ Event, raising $3,000 toward the initiative to pay for mammograms.

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The annual recognition of small businesses takes place this Saturday, Nov. 28, when Small Business Saturday is celebrated, with local residents and visitors encouraged to patronize those small businesses, particularly those located in historic downtown Waxahachie.

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Jonathan and Sarah Bell began serving as senior pastors of Covenant Life Church in January 2018 when previous senior pastors, Gerald and Sharon Parson, stepped down to join Life Languages International.

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Since we’d like to provide our teams at the Sun time with family and friends during the holidays, we will publish only one edition of the Sun during Thanksgiving week – that being the Wednesday, Nov. 25, edition.

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The Rotary Club of Waxahachie’s Nov. 12 luncheon meeting saw each veteran in the organization honored with a special pin.

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Thanksgiving is not only a holiday dedicated to gathering family around the dinner table, but even more so to reflecting and counting our blessings. As we approach the end of an unexpected roller coaster of a year, there is still so much to be thankful for — and we certainly deserve some hea…

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Beginning Monday, Nov. 30, J & K Excavation will begin construction on the Clift Street, South Flat Street and East Madison Street project. This is a corridor rehabilitation project that will consist of replacing utilities: sanitary sewer, storm drain and water lines. There will be impro…

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WACO – Starting in March, Texas State Technical College will offer a statewide online software engineering boot camp for people who want to learn new skills to move into the technology field.

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The Ellis County Toys for Tots Campaign, hosted by the Ellis County Marine Corps League Detachment 1452, opened family and agency toy applications Nov. 1 and will continue to accept those through Monday, Dec. 7.  

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WACO – Texas State Technical College, the statewide leader in technical education, announces new, innovative and short-term courses online that will allow new students to pivot from old careers into new career fields in a matter of weeks. 

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A difficult situation ended Wednesday afternoon with Ellis County Pct. 3 Constable Curtis Polk Jr. and County Judge Todd Little shaking hands and then hugging.

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A round of applause greeted Doug Barnes on Monday night at City Hall, as he was welcomed to his first term as Waxahachie’s newest city council member. Before running for council, Barnes served for 18 years as the city’s economic development director.

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Nov. 17, Congressman Ron Wright presented the Congressional Veterans Commendation Award to 10 Ellis County veterans. The commendation is presented to a U.S. military veteran who continues to serve his or her community and country as a volunteer, civic leader or elected official after the com…

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The Waxahachie Heritage Preservation Commission is in the process of having design guidelines prepared for the city’s residential National Register Districts – specifically West End Historic District, North Rogers Street Historic District and Oldham Street Historic District.

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On Tuesday, Nov. 3, the Ellis County Commissioners Court approved a resolution honoring and recognizing all veterans and the men and women serving in the nation’s armed forces in Ellis County and around the world.

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MIDLOTHIAN – Methodist Midlothian Medical Center has opened its doors, becoming the first hospital in the history of this Ellis County community. Methodist Midlothian is now the 12th hospital owned by or affiliated with Methodist Health System.

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According to the case line list provided by Texas Health Trace to Ellis County and released Thursday evening, Nov. 19, there have been 6,590 total cases in Ellis County, of which 336 are active. There have been 6,153 recoveries and 101 deaths to date. As of last report, Ellis County has seen…

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The corner of Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and Young Street was a hub of activity Saturday, Nov. 7, as Rotarians and their spouses, along with community volunteers joined together to begin the restoration of Messiah Church of the Living God.

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According to the case line list provided by Texas Health Trace to Ellis County and released Tuesday evening, Nov. 17, there have been 6,336 total cases in Ellis County, of which 184 are active. There have been 6,109 recoveries and 43 deaths to date. As of last report, Ellis County has seen 6…

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According to the case line list provided by Texas Health Trace to Ellis County and released Monday afternoon, Nov. 16, there have been 6,268 total cases in Ellis County, of which 202 are active. There have been 6,024 recoveries and 42 deaths to date. As of last report, Ellis County has seen …

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According to the case line list provided by Texas Health Trace to Ellis County and released Friday evening, Nov. 13, there have been 6,174 total cases in Ellis County, of which 338 are active. There have been 5,794 recoveries and 42 deaths to date. As of last report, Ellis County has seen 66…

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A specially called city council meeting Thursday saw the canvassing of votes from the Nov. 3 election and the swearing-in of Place No. 1 candidate Mayor David Hill and Place No. 3 candidate council member Melissa Olson.

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ENNIS – After nearly 12 years in operation, FirstLook Boutique of Ennis will close its doors Dec. 31. The boutique, which serves to provide financial support for the mission of FirstLook Center, first opened in 2009 offering a variety of gently used items including clothing, accessories, dec…

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Each year, Manna House provides Thanksgiving and Christmas assistance for families in need. This year, the nonprofit will be providing Thanksgiving meal kits for Ellis County families, as well as gifts for children through the Christmas Angel Tree program. Manna House is in need of food and …

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ARLINGTON – The North Central Texas Emergency Communications District (NCT9-1-1) has seen an increase in requests to connect home addresses to cell phone numbers after the coronavirus pandemic forced households indoors. 9-1-1 technology does not allow for this solution and it would put calle…

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The new downtown parking lot in Waxahachie is located at 400 Cantrell St. and was engineered by the city’s graduate engineer, Macey Martinez, and Public Works director, James Gaertner. Construction was managed by Gumaro Martinez, Parks and Recreation director, and the landscape design was do…

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WACO – The TSTC Foundation has received $100,000 from Vistra, an Irving-based company that specializes in retail electricity and power generation, to establish a scholarship fund for Texas State Technical College students in select programs.

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According to the case line list provided by Texas Health Trace to Ellis County and released Thursday evening, Nov. 12, there have been 6,053 total cases in Ellis County, of which 355 are active. There have been 5,710 recoveries and 42 deaths to date. As of last report, Ellis County has seen …

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After sharing with the Sun last Wednesday that she intended to sign an affidavit to withdraw from a pending runoff for Place 2, Waxahachie City Council, candidate Tiffany Duran has since indicated to city secretary Lori Cartwright that she may not be doing so after all.

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For David and Lisa Bittle, food is more than providing a meal to satisfy a physical need, it’s a way to connect with people and create moments that will live on past the dinner table. In September, the Bittles saw their dream become reality with the opening of their new business, My Father’s Table.

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Last Friday, Ellis County locals, community leaders and ambassadors and staff members of the Waxahachie Chamber of Commerce, gathered on the front lawn of N.P. Sims Library to celebrate its reopening and ribbon cutting ceremony after a long period of remodeling.

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The city of Waxahachie extends its congratulations to Stefanie Arredondo, the city’s payroll administrator, for being selected to serve on the Texas Payroll Conference board of directors.

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The Waxahachie Sun recently paid a visit to the Dog Spot Boarding Kennels, finding a country environment offering fresh air and a facility that is clean, spacious and ideal for boarding dogs.

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WACO – Students from Texas State Technical College campuses across the state can take advantage of scholarship funds donated by energy company Phillips 66, which recently awarded $50,000 to TSTC’s foundation to assist students with scholarships and student aid funds. 

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According to the case line list provided by Texas Health Trace to Ellis County and released Tuesday evening, Nov. 10, there have been 6,012 total cases in Ellis County, of which 355 are active. There have been 5,615 recoveries and 42 deaths to date. As of last report, Ellis County has seen 6…

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According to the case line list provided by Texas Health Trace to Ellis County for Tuesday, Nov. 10, there have been 5,759 total cases in Ellis County, of which 163 are active. There have been 5,554 recoveries and 42 deaths to date. As of last report, Ellis County has seen 63,280 tests conducted.