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In this week's edition of The Ag Report, host John Paul Dineen III is joined by his wife Heather (The Yellow Farmhouse), Scott Osiier (owner, BC Seasonings & Rubs) and Jim Dockins, president of the Downtown Waxahachie Farmers Market. The group announces the startup of a new winter farmer…

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Shopping local just became a little easier with the latest development at the Downtown Waxahachie Farmers Market. The market will test a new winter season that will start Nov. 2, once the regular season closes in October.

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The new location of Cancun’s Ameri-Mex Restaurant is something that would make singer Jimmy Buffett proud with its palm tree-lined exterior and relaxed atmosphere inside. Cancun’s is putting the final touches on the building, where it is set to open by the end of the month.

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Each year, a ceremony is held recognizing Texas Ag Memorial Day at the state Capitol in Austin. The Ag Report hosts John Paul III and Heather Dineen talk about the significance of the memorial ceremony in this week's edition, including how people can nominate their loved ones who have passed.

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The city of Waxahachie announced Tuesday that, over the course of the next few days, inspection crews will conduct a physical survey of a portion of the sanitary sewer system.

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Is it even possible to imagine more than five dozen flavors of popcorn? In fact, that many and more flavors will soon be offered with the opening of Jordan E’s Popcorn & Candy Co. in historic downtown Waxahachie.

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Knowing what technology to buy these days can be a scary task. You can spend all your time researching what to get and finally get it but, by that time, your new tech could be obsolete and riddled with viruses and malware a few weeks later. However, this can be even more dangerous for busine…

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Area leaders painted a picture of how growth is shaping Ellis County for residents who gathered to hear about the developments during Thursday’s Community Coffee event.

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The sights and sounds of quests being fulfilled and people vanishing their foes will soon fill the basement of the Rogers Hotel in downtown Waxahachie. The basement will be the new home to The Arcade, which will open its doors Saturday, Oct. 12.

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In this week's edition of The Ag Report, host and ag producer John Paul Dineen III visits with fellow ag producer Scott Born about growing cotton. Long a staple in Ellis County, the two talk about the history of cotton production here, the eradication of the boll weevil and how this year's c…

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In an interview with Waxahachie Sun journalist Andrew Branca, Screams Halloween Theme Park manager Coy Sevier shares details on what's new and improved for the 2019 season. For more information, visit https://screamspark.com.

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In this week's edition of The Ag Report, host John Paul Dineen III visits with Ellis County ag producer Scott Born about this year's corn crop. #TexasAgricultureStory

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During the Chamber event last Thursday, Aug. 8, Lone Star Business Coaching celebrated its one-year anniversary. Ellie and her husband, Ken Gates, own Lone Star Business Coaching. Lone Star Business Coaching teaches new and current small businesses the ins and outs of operating such business…

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In this week's The Ag Report, host John Paul Dineen III shares information about hay production in Ellis County, along with tips for consumers to know when they're looking to purchase hay for their needs. #TexasAgricultureStory

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Ellis County officials are ecstatic with the potential a Google project to be constructed in Red Oak offers for residents. Describing it as a high yield yet low impact project, they report this will be the second data center for the tech giant to locate here; the first is under construction …

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Impact Waxahachie was recently recognized at the Texas Statewide Coalition meeting held at the CADCA Mid-Year Conference at the Gaylord Texan in Grapevine. CADCA chairman and CEO Major Gen. Arthur T. Dean is shown with Shari Phillips, Impact Communities DFC program manager.

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The Waxahachie Chamber of Commerce represents Ellis County in the Texas Business Immigration Coalition, a bipartisan coalition of area chambers of commerce, business owners and regional commissions working together to give a voice to business leaders who support common sense immigration refo…

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In this week's The Ag Report, host John Paul Dineen III visits with Leland D. Calvert III about his bee production business, Bee Ninja, which is based in Ellis County, Texas. Learn more about this important facet of ag production in this informative discussion.

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The Ag Report hosts John Paul III and Heather Dineen share with us the story of their farm to table, family-operated business, The Yellow Farmhouse, which sells homegrown meat products and more directly to the public. #TexasAgricultureStory

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In this week's The Ag Report, hosts John Paul III and Heather Dineen tell us the meaning of those labels you find on the beef products you purchase. They break it down into easy-to-understand information – and you may be surprised at what you learn. #TexasAgricultureStory

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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.