Beginning in June, the Waxahachie Civic Center will serve as an auxiliary county courthouse for the purpose of jury selection, an effort to get the courts back up and running with jury trials.
The Waxahachie City Council approved a new mixed-use residential development at its April 5 meeting that includes apartments, townhomes, commercial, retail, restaurant, and office spaces at the northwest corner of Washington Avenue and North Grove Boulevard.
The Texas Medical Association’s website refers to Texas as “the uninsured capital of the United States” and cites statistics showing more than 4.3 million Texans, including 623,000 children, lack health insurance.
During its April 6 meeting, the Ellis County Commissioners Court approved a resolution to partner with Bickerstaff, Heath Delgado Acosta LLP to help the county implement redistricting plans.
Hear Scott Brooks, Publisher of the Waxahachie Sun, share about our new video show, The Sun Spot. This will be a weekly show all about the city of Waxahachie and its inner workings. Expect to see special guests and hear direct and factual information from those leading our great city.
According to Thursday evening’s report from the Texas Department of State Health Services, Ellis County has 87 active cases of COVID-19. Since the onset of the pandemic, Ellis County has posted 18,639 confirmed cases, 3,584 probable cases, 22,061 recoveries and 309 deaths, according to DSHS.
The Ellis County Sheriff’s Office has announced that Houston authorities have apprehended a man wanted in connection with the murder of 29-year-old Waxahachie resident Jordan Von Hoffman.
Scarborough Renaissance Festival returns for its 40th anniversary season this Saturday, kicking off its 40th season and continuing Saturdays and Sundays through Memorial Day Monday, May 31.
Devontre Troy has taken his love of animals and is using it to educate people through his YouTube channel, which showcases the work he does on his micro-farming operation, Birds and Bees Farms.
According to Monday evening’s report from the Texas Department of State Health Services, Ellis County has 89 active cases of COVID-19. Since the onset of the pandemic, Ellis County has posted 18,609 confirmed cases, 3,555 probable cases, 22,000 recoveries and 308 deaths, according to DSHS.
Legal Aid of NorthWest Texas will host a free informational workshop and intake clinic on Property Tax: Navigating the Road from Tax Appraisal to Appeal, from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 7, at Nicholas P. Sims Library, 515 W. Main St.
The Waxahachie City Council meets this evening at City Hall, 401 S. Rogers St. Briefing is at 6 p.m. in the council conference room, with the meeting at 7 p.m. in the council chambers. Other meetings this week include:• The city of Waxahachie Firefighters and Police Officers Civil Service Co…
On Thursday, April 1, Waxahachie Fire Capt. Jon Wilson’s passing was officially recognized as a line of duty death during a morning ceremony that saw a plaque placed at the Waxahachie Fire-Rescue LODD Memorial.
Since his February appointment by the Ellis County Commissioners Court, newly appointed Precinct Two Constable Casey Borders said he’s working to maintain the high level of professionalism left by retired constable Terry Nay and to build relationships with community members.
According to Thursday evening’s report from the Texas Department of State Health Services, Ellis County has 107 active cases of COVID-19. Since the onset of the pandemic, Ellis County has posted 18,609 confirmed cases, 3,563 probable cases, 21,990 recoveries and 308 deaths, according to DSHS.
The Waxahachie Planning and Zoning Commission approved a final plat of 81 lots for the Cottages on Cantrell development at its recent meeting. The development of cottage-style homes is located in the 900 block of Cantrell St.
The Waxahachie Planning and Zoning Commission has recommended approval of a mixed use residential development that would be located at the northwest corner of Washington Avenue and North Grove Boulevard.
According to Monday evening’s report from the Texas Department of State Health Services, Ellis County has 85 active cases of COVID-19. Since the onset of the pandemic, Ellis County has posted 18,528 confirmed cases, 3,515 probable cases, 21,883 recoveries and 306 deaths, according to DSHS.
A special committee of the Ellis County Commissioners Court has allocated $1 million of economic relief grants to healthcare, social service, and small business organizations within the county. The grants are intended to help these organizations recover from losses due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
With the state opening up more categories of people eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, Baylor Scott & White hosted a mini-vaccination hub Saturday, March 20, to serve some of the city’s most vulnerable population. The clinic, which was held at Lee Penn Park, saw 200 people vaccinated.
With the state of Texas expanding its vaccination groups to encompass all adults, the Ellis County Vaccination Hub is looking at how to best serve the community in the weeks to come.
The Ellis County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's assistance in locating a man wanted in connection with a homicide that occurred this week. Information follows.
According to Thursday evening’s report from the Texas Department of State Health Services, Ellis County has 93 active cases of COVID-19. Since the onset of the pandemic, Ellis County has posted 18,362 confirmed cases, 3,367 probable cases, 21,562 recoveries and 302 deaths, according to DSHS.
I, Kim Kriegel, am running for Waxahachie ISD School Board, Place 3. To continue serving WISD students, staff, and parents, I hope to be elected to another term as a board member in the May election. I believe my 31 years as a public-school teacher, two terms as a school board member, and my…
Rounds of applause greeted the two newly promoted officers at the Waxahachie Police Department as they marked the milestone Monday night. In a ceremony attended by family, friends, and fellow officers, Corey Kaelin was promoted to corporal and Kevin Wright was promoted to sergeant.
CASA of Ellis County and the Ellis County Children’s Advocacy Center will co-host Bling Bang Bash Designer Bag Bingo and Gun Raffle at 6 p.m. Friday, April 16, at the Ellis County Youth Expo Center in Waxahachie.
AUSTIN – The Texas Health and Human Services Commission is expanding visitation statewide in nursing facilities and other long-term care settings, effective March 23.
AUSTIN –Texas cities, counties, transit systems and special purpose taxing districts received $762.5 million in local sales tax allocations for March, 0.5% less than in March 2020.
AUSTIN – Texas Secretary of State Ruth R. Hughs on Tuesday reminded eligible Texas voters of the upcoming April 1 voter registration deadline for the May 1 election.
According to Monday evening’s report from the Texas Department of State Health Services, Ellis County has 108 active cases of COVID-19. Since the onset of the pandemic, Ellis County has posted 18,304 confirmed cases, 3,346 probable cases, 21,468 recoveries and 300 deaths, according to DSHS.
At its March 15 board of trustees meeting, district administration presented changes to the current year’s academic calendar. Additional days were built into the academic calendar in case of COVID-related shutdowns, which we have not had to use. Accordingly, the last day of school for studen…
RED OAK – Red Oak ISD reports that a baby great horned owl that had to be re-treed at one point in its young life continues to successfully make its way to adulthood.
This weekend, the Ellis County Master Gardeners hold their 21st annual plant sale and gardening expo at the historic Chautauqua Auditorium in Getzendaner Park. The everything-you-need-to-know-about plants event will be held from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, March 27. Admission is free.
Waxahachie resident David Bibel, who was given up for adoption at birth along with his twin brother, recently found his birth mother – and has been able to meet her.
Leaders and members of Messiah Church of the Living God Independent recently gathered to give thanks and show their appreciation to the many volunteers who spent several Saturdays working to restore the exterior of the 100-year-old building.
Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Waxahachie took to the streets Saturday, March 20, with a Community Vaccination Pop Up at Penn Park. Thanks to the effort, 200 more community members slept better that night knowing they’ve received their COVID-19 vaccine.
According to Thursday evening’s report from the Texas Department of State Health Services, Ellis County has 108 active cases of COVID-19. Since the onset of the pandemic, Ellis County has posted 18,275 confirmed cases, 3,335 probable cases, 21,429 recoveries and 300 deaths, according to DSHS.
A generosity of heart has led the Waxahachie Police Department to raise $14,288 for the Testicular Cancer Foundation through the sale of T-shirts, hats, and decals. The foundation educates people about testicular cancers and supports men battling the disease.
The Waxahachie City Council approved a zoning change for a new convenience store with gas pumps, a multi-tenant retail building with a drive-thru restaurant, and an office building during its meeting this week.
Members of the Waxahachie Chamber of Commerce made a $2,500 donation to the Friends of WISD on Monday afternoon. The political action committee is working to influence voters to vote yes on the May 1 school bond by highlighting the district’s positive efforts and its future needs.
With the state of Texas opening up phase 1C of people eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine, the Ellis County Vaccination Hub is working to keep matters rolling as smoothly as possible.
It is with great pleasure that I announce my commitment to serve the citizens of Waxahachie by running for City Council, Place Four. Above all, our city government must serve us, and I am eager to return our city to the people.
In a 3-1 vote at a specially called Ellis County Commissioners Court meeting Monday, Richard Rozier was appointed as the county tax assessor/collector.
Saturday morning, David Watson and Brenda Mavridis went to Gingerbread Antiques in historic downtown Waxahachie, hoping to find out more about and the value of several antiques they took with them.
As issued by the National Weather Service - Fort Worth office. This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for North and Central Texas (includes Ellis County). .DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight. Isolated thunderstorms are possible this afternoon across eastern Central Texas. There will be a low t…