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According to the case line list provided by Texas Health Trace to Ellis County for Monday, Sept. 28, there have been 4,335 total cases in Ellis County, of which 93 are active. There have been 4,223 recoveries and 39 deaths to date. As of last report, Ellis County has seen 43,645 tests conducted.

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According to the case line list provided by Texas Health Trace to Ellis County for Friday, Sept. 25, there have been 4,335 total cases in Ellis County, of which 136 are active. There have been 4,160 recoveries and 39 deaths to date. As of last report, Ellis County has seen 42,187 tests conducted.

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Shari Phillips with Crime Stoppers of Ellis County and Danielle Gagne-Rodriguez, the Ellis County law enforcement liaison for Crime Stoppers, recently presented a $1,000 check to True Crime Broads, represented by Renae Rodden, to help pay for a billboard on U.S. Highway 287, just north of Re…

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Patrons can pinpoint the United Kingdom culture from the front door of Atelier Antiques, initially spotting hanging flags. And the closer one nears, he or she will be greeted by a giant Beefeater, the iconic ceremonial guardians of the Tower of London.

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Waxahachie Police are seeking help from the public with identifying the person(s) responsible for a vandalism incident at the 8/47 Memorial that adjoins Freedman Memorial Plaza on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard.

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As many of you, no doubt, have noticed, the Baylor Auxiliary volunteers have not been seen at the hospital for the past six or seven months due to the COVID-19 pandemic. There are approximately 121 active volunteers at the present time. I feel that all the volunteers love our jobs at the hos…

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According to the case line list provided by Texas Health Trace to Ellis County for Thursday, Sept. 24, there have been 4,298 total cases in Ellis County, of which 119 are active. There have been 4,140 recoveries and 39 deaths to date. As of last report, Ellis County has seen 42,030 tests conducted.

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After a year-and-a-half long process, the Ellis County and District Attorney’s Office has received its courthouse dog, Verity, a 2-year-old Labrador retriever placed with the office through Canine Companions for Independence. Her name means “the state or quality of being true.” 

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According to the case line list provided by Texas Health Trace to Ellis County for Wednesday, Sept. 23, there have been 4,268 total cases in Ellis County, of which 141 are active. There have been 4,088 recoveries and 39 deaths to date. As of last report, Ellis County has seen 41,172 tests co…

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Beginning last Thursday, Freedom Fellowship International Church in Waxahachie followed its mission statement “to bring freedom in Christ to all people and develop a strategy to meet the needs of the community” with a four-day food distribution.

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At its meeting Sept. 22, the Ellis County Commissioners Court solidified an agreement with Earthroot Holdings LLC, an affiliate of Sunrider, which is a net exporter of health wellness and beauty products with a presence in more than 50 countries.

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The Ellis County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting that occurred at about 6:42 p.m. Monday, Sept. 21, in the 300 block of Chapel Hill Lane in Waxahachie.

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According to the case line list provided by Texas Health Trace to Ellis County for Monday, Sept. 21, there have been 4,172 total cases in Ellis County, of which 110 are active. There have been 4,023 recoveries and 39 deaths to date. As of last report, Ellis County has seen 40,580 tests conducted.

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The Waxahachie community received devastating news Monday afternoon when it learned of a tragic traffic accident involving a baseball senior. That news took an even more heartbreaking turn Tuesday when the community learned that Austin Elbert, 17, had succumbed to his injuries. 

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Red Oak firefighters have joined with other first responders from around the country to help battle the August Complex Fire in California. Firefighters left Ellis County on Sept. 11 as a part of the Texas Intrastate Fire Mutual Aid System Strike Force, which is comprised of first responders …

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MEDFORD, OREGON – Former Red Oak Fire Chief and current Medford Fire Chief Eric Thompson is one of the people who has been directing operations and coordinating resources to combat the Almeda Drive Fire, which had destroyed more than 2,500 homes and displaced thousands of residents as of Tue…

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Ellis County Weather’s goal is to provide the public with accurate forecasts, severe weather coverage and timely information. Come October, the social media site will celebrate its five-year anniversary.

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Waxahachie Bible Church, in partnership with FDM Inc., Behind the Walls and the Love Your Neighbor project, held a two-evening event, Sept. 10 and 12, to show appreciation to those working at the sheriff’s offices in Ellis and Navarro counties.

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An emergency response team for Waxahachie ISD underwent COVID-19 cleaning training this week. The team, which consists of employees from support services, was trained to strategically clean a classroom contaminated by COVID-19 or another virus in five minutes. The team will be utilized on an…

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According to the case line list provided by Texas Health Trace to Ellis County for Friday, Sept. 18, there have been 4,107 total cases in Ellis County, of which 131 are active. There have been 3,937 recoveries and 39 deaths to date. As of last report, Ellis County has seen 38,204 tests conducted.

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According to the case line list provided by Texas Health Trace to Ellis County for Wednesday, Sept. 16, there have been 4,069 total cases in Ellis County, of which 116 are active (108 confirmed and eight probable). There have been 3,914 recoveries and 39 deaths to date.

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The Waxahachie Sun recently paid a visit to a quaint and colorful shop in downtown Waxahachie, Ewe2Yarn, a yarnery and lifestyle marketplace owned by Trudy Fedorko and her daughter, recent SMU graduate, Lee Fedorko.

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Ellis County commissioners will consider a tax abatement agreement at their Sept. 22 meeting for the Sunrider Corporation, which looks to open a new manufacturing facility in Midlothian Business Park off of Miller Road and Challenger Drive.

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The Waxahachie City Council unanimously voted to amend its ordinance regulating door-to-door activities, replacing a previous chapter titled “Peddlers” with a new chapter titled “Solicitation Activities.”

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Members of VFW Post 3894 in Waxahachie are shown lowering the flags in memory of 9/11.

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For the first time since the abrupt closing of all schools across North Texas in March, Life School is reopening its doors for students who have elected to return to in-person learning as of Monday, Sept. 14.

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“There are two documents of paramount importance to American history: the Declaration of Independence, which forged our national identity, and the United States Constitution, which set forth the framework for the federal government that functions to this day,” DAR President General Denise Do…

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According to the case line list provided by Texas Health Trace to Ellis County for Tuesday, Sept. 15, there have been 4,046 total cases in Ellis County, of which 112 (103 confirmed and nine probable) are active. There have been 3,895 recoveries and 39 deaths to date.

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According to the case line list provided by Texas Health Trace to Ellis County for Monday, Sept. 14, there have been 3,956 total cases in Ellis County, of which 63 (57 confirmed and six probable) are active. There have been 3,854 recoveries and 39 deaths to date.

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At vacation time, dog owners are often faced with the dilemma of what to do with their fur baby while they’re away from home. Do they kennel it, hire a dog sitter or have someone visit several times a day to feed it and let it go outdoors?

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Unity Thrift in downtown Waxahachie is a place where you can find quality items, enjoy friendly customer service and – best of all – you can shop ’til you drop and go home with money left over.

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More than 3,300 nonprofits have registered from across North Texas for the annual North Texas Giving Day event, slated for Thursday, Sept. 17. Early giving is under way and donors are encouraged to go ahead and visit the online giving portal at www.NorthTexasGivingDay.org.

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According to the case line list provided by Texas Health Trace to Ellis County for Friday, Sept. 11, there have been 3,939 total cases in Ellis County, of which 99 (88 confirmed and 11 probable) are active. There have been 3,780 recoveries and 39 deaths to date.

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According to the case line list provided by Texas Health Trace to Ellis County for Thursday, Sept. 10, there have been 3,920 total cases in Ellis County, of which 102 (90 confirmed and 12 probable) are active. There have been 3,780 recoveries and 38 deaths to date.

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Last Thursday, the Waxahachie Chamber hosted its monthly Speed Lead Luncheon at The Dessert Spot downtown Waxahachie and was happy to see several new faces! Several profitable connections were made.

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According to the case line list provided by Texas Health Trace to Ellis County for Wednesday, Sept. 9, there have been 3,894 total cases in Ellis County, of which 113 (99 confirmed and 14 probable) are active. There have been 3,744 recoveries and 37 deaths to date.

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Tuesday evening, the Waxahachie City Council unanimously approved its 2020-2021 budget along with a $0.02 decrease from last year’s property tax rate. The new tax rate for the fiscal year that starts Oct. 1 will be $0.66 per $100 valuation.

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According to the case line list provided by Texas Health Trace to Ellis County for Tuesday, Sept. 8, there have been 3,836 total cases in Ellis County, of which 74 (65 confirmed and nine probable) are active. There have been 3,725 recoveries and 37 deaths to date.

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Eight churches on the East Side of Waxahachie recently held a joint revival that, from all accounts, was a blessing for those in attendance.

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In August 2005, Kim Bauman opened a private school, Pettigrew Academy, on East Marvin Street in Waxahachie. With the celebration of its 15th anniversary, Bauman recently sat down with the Sun to talk about the school’s success.

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Black Panther movie actor and motivational speaker Hasaan Rasheed shared his experiences and delivered words of encouragement and inspiration during a special event Saturday afternoon.  

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When COVID-19 hit, nearly 3 million Texas households were already one emergency away from financial ruin – a 10-year record high – setting the stage for the unprecedented economic impact of the crisis, according to the state’s latest ALICE Report, released Sept. 7 by United Ways of Texas in …

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Hope Clinic is once again participating in North Texas Giving Day, an annual fundraising event hosted by the Communities Foundation of North Texas, and has dedicated all donations received to its building fund.