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The 2019 WXLeaders Summit welcomed the internationally known author Dr. John C. Maxwell last week, with his presentation covering concepts from one of his newest books, “Leadershift,” at the Waxahachie Civic Center.

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With the holiday season approaching, Waxahachie firefighters are gearing up for their annual “Toys for Kids” toy drive. Firefighters look to help from 50 to 75 families in need this year.

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During a special event at the Ellis County Museum on Nov. 9, three veterans talked about the world-changing events and the role they had in them. As each veteran spoke, those on hand for the presentation listened with anticipation.

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FirstLook has announced a series of local “Coffee Talk” events across Ellis County to share new plans for the organization heading into 2020.

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Students from Waxahachie High School’s construction technology 1 and 2 classes thanked the police department in a unique manner Thursday. In the lobby of the station, students presented large wooden flags bearing a blue stripe to officers as a gift of appreciation and thanks for their servic…

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In this week's edition of the Waxahachie Sun's The Ag Report, host John Paul Dineen III shares information about his recent visit to a Texas prison, where he discussed ag production with the warden. He tells us how the state's prison system's utilization of ag production

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An annual tradition that’s more than 25 years old returns this Saturday. Yes, it’s time once again for the Coleman Junior High Old Fashioned Craft Show.

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If you live in or around Ellis County, chances are you have been to or heard of The Dove’s Nest. Located just one street south of the historic Ellis County Courthouse in downtown Waxahachie, the restaurant welcomes guests week in and week out from across the area.

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If you’re driving along Water Street in Waxahachie, you may see a quaint little cottage with a sign that reads, “Wild Thyme Herb Shop.” If you go in, you’ll be greeted kindly by the owner Nancy Morgan.

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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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“The Ellis County Commissioners Court responds to attacks on citizens’ gun rights with an affirming resolution upholding the Second Amendment. Article 1, Section 23, protects citizens’ ‘inalienable and individual right to keep and bear arms,’ ” reads a press release issued by the county Wedn…

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The Ellis County Veterans Appreciation Ceremony was held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 9, at the Waxahachie Civic Center, with music by the Classic Swing Band beginning at 9:30 a.m. The service concluded with a wreath presentation outside at the Ellis County Veterans Memorial. A flyover by vinta…

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Here are photo galleries from the Waxahachie Indians vs. South Grand Prairie Warriors varsity football game, which was a road game and the final game of the regular season, on Friday, Nov. 8, at the Warrior-Gopher Bowl.

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As the weather shifts from warm to cold, people’s thoughts turn to making memories with their family and friends over the holidays. But before guests arrive, people need to ensure safety is a part of their holiday plans.

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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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Waxahachie City Council members approved the disannexation of 28.215 acres adjacent to the city of Red Oak that is being developed for senior housing at Monday night’s meeting.  

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In this week's The Ag Report, host John Paul Dineen III visits with Texas Ag Commissioner Sid Miller about the state's program that recognizes families who have been involved in farming for 100 years, with additional recognition available at reaching the 150-year mark. Each year, a ceremony …

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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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The dangers that some of Waxahachie ISD’s smallest students face while walking to school were brought to light at Monday night’s Waxahachie City Council meeting.

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As he concludes his third term serving as Texas state representative for House District 10, John Wray, and his wife, Michele, continue their custom of supporting the community as private citizens. The Wrays are making a considerable financial commitment in support of the nonprofit FirstLook …

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The community came together Friday to celebrate Arbor Day not only the dedication of two trees but also the transformation of Lee Penn Park through the efforts of people. Over the past several years, residents, community leaders and city officials have worked together to remodel the park so …

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For shoppers of the Waxahachie Downtown Farmers Market, organizers have extended the shopping opportunities through December to meet the needs of its growing number of customers.

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Here are photo galleries from the Waxahachie Indians vs. Mansfield Summit Jaguars varsity football game, which was Senior Night for the Indians, on Friday, Nov. 1, at Lumpkins Stadium.

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Waxahachie High School celebrated Senior Night 2019 during its final varsity football home game of the season Friday, Nov. 1, at Lumpkins Stadium.

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In an effort to bring creativity into the classroom, Waxahachie ISD teachers embraced this Halloween season into their curriculum. Unfortunately, a shortage of pumpkins in Ellis County halted that initiative.

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When it comes to holiday traditions, there is no crowning jewel like the wreath on your front door, and Nice Touch 184, a local wreath making business owned by Jenice Quesada of Waxahachie, is looking to provide you with the perfect wreath for this year’s festivities.