After months of construction, MOD Pizza opened its doors this week to introduce residents and visitors to its own take on pizza. Guests can choose from several pizzas on the menu or create a custom pie.
In a 5-1 vote, the Waxahachie Planning and Zoning Commission gave its recommendation to approve a zoning change for the Cypress Creek apartment complex at its Tuesday night meeting. The proposed complex looks to be built northwest of Post Oak Drive at U.S. Highway 287 Bypass.
This spring, the Ellis County Master Gardeners and Ellis County Extension Agency are again teaching a variety of classes to prepare your gardens and yards. The classes are being offered through Waxahachie ISD’s Lighthouse for Learning, continuing education program. A list of this semester’s …
MARK9 Search and Rescue recently kicked off 2020 by holding its first group training day at the Scarborough fairgrounds in southeast Waxahachie.
Howdy folks, Charlie Daniels, I, hereby announce myself as a conservative candidate for the position of sheriff of Ellis County. My platform is “We The People.”
In this week's edition of The Ag Report, cohosts and Ellis County ag producers John Paul III and Heather Dineen discuss health and fitness, with Heather sharing her story of how she came to be a certified personal trainer – and how they use this to educate their customers of their Yellow Far…
The quality of life for Grant Kunz has significantly improved after he sought medical treatment deemed illegal in the United States. The 12-year-old is now looking to schedule his third appointment in Panama, where he will receive 60 million stem cells extracted from donated umbilical cord.
The Spirit of Waxahachie Indian Band program closed out the TMEA Area round of state band auditions Saturday by adding nine All-State 6A Band qualifiers and three state alternates to their list of state qualifiers – bringing its total all-state honorees to 11, including its All-State Jazz mu…
Waxahachie ISD students are excited as they and hundreds of volunteers prepare for the 23rd annual Waxahachie Drop Everything and Read Day on Friday, Feb. 21.
Congratulations are extended to two Waxahachie High School choir members who auditioned for the 2020 TMEA All-State Tenor and Treble Choirs on Saturday.
The celebration of Mardi Gras returns to downtown Waxahachie in February will all of its pomp and circumstance. Events start with a pub crawl Friday, Feb. 21, followed by a Mardi Gras parade, concert and beer sip ’n stroll Saturday, Feb. 22.
In a 3-2 vote Wednesday, the Waxahachie Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone board recommended the expenditure of up to $100,000 to repair a hole that formed in the parking lot of Covenant Life Church.
The upcoming Waxahachie High School winter musical “Big Fish” is set to debut Jan. 23-26 in the Performing Arts Center. This magical Broadway play streamlines a touching story of imagination, family and togetherness through the many actors in the musical theater department.
Crossroads of Texas Film & Music Festival in Waxahachie has announced its 2020 lineup, with tickets available now. The festival will run from Thursday-Saturday, April 23-25.
The city of Waxahachie has partnered with Swagit Productions LLC to stream its indexed public meetings, live and on demand, on its website portal. The link to the portal can be found at http://www.waxahachie.com/government/city_council/city_council_meeting_live_stream.php.
Through the generosity of the community, the Waxahachie Police Department was able to raise more than $18,000 to support the Testicular Cancer Foundation. Since October, officers have been sporting beards to be used as a conversation to raise awareness about men’s health issues along with se…
The University of Texas at Arlington and the city of Waxahachie are collaborating on robotic inspections of several miles of the city’s sewer pipelines.
I, Vance Hinds, am honored to announce my candidacy for Judge of the newly created Ellis County Court of Law No. 3. My roots run deep in Ellis County. My family has lived in Ellis County since the 1800s. Both parents were born in Ellis County, and both graduated from Italy High School. I, as…
Conservative Republican Richard Rozier has announced he will run for Ellis County commissioner Precinct 3 in the primary election next March. The Ellis County businessman and community leader said he would advocate for a conservative agenda that would stand up for taxpayers, efficiently mana…
In this week's edition of The Ag Report, host John Paul Dineen III discusses the how and why of agricultural spraying as it relates to harvest production. Using the current wheat planting as an example, he shares information about the process, including the training requirements placed upon …
After more than an hour in executive session Monday night, the Waxahachie City Council voted unanimously to hold public hearings to consider the revocation of Oak Cliff Metals’ specific use permit.
The Waxahachie City Council accepted a donation from Baylor Scott & White of its former hospital campus on West Jefferson Street at its Monday night meeting. The city will look to redevelop the site, which adjoins Getzendaner Park.
The Ellis County African American Hall of Fame in Waxahachie is sponsoring an Essay and Oratorical Contest and an Art Contest to be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 18, at the museum, 411 E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
The North Central Texas Council of Governments recently announced that Albert Lawrence, assistant city manager for Waxahachie, has completed a 10-month program for emerging municipal management leaders.
In a 4-1 decision, the Waxahachie City Council approved the site plan and development agreement for The Park at Northgate apartment complex at its Monday night meeting. The apartment complex will be at the corner of Northgate Drive and Stadium next to Lumpkins Stadium.
In anticipation of the upcoming Point In Time Count of the homeless population, the Local Homeless Coalition in Ellis County is hosting four training sessions for volunteers.
Waxahachie ISD parents, staff members, students and community members are invited to join district administrators and school board members to share their thoughts on rezoning for the 2020-2021 school year.
Rep. Ron Wright, Republican congressman for Texas’ 6th district, on Thursday endorsed Paul D. Perry in his bid for re-election as Ellis County commissioner, Pct. 3
Monday, Dec. 31, several of the stylists from Vogue Salon and Spa at Legacy Ranch gave up their free time and used their talents to do makeovers for seven women in the salon’s second annual makeover event.
The spy thriller “Homeland” has taken audiences on an exciting and emotional ride as its story has unfolded over the past seven seasons. However, when the show makes its premiere for an eighth season Feb. 9, audiences will see Waxahachie actor Sam Chance as a cast member.
The Waxahachie Community Theatre will hold its annual Black & White Gala and Spotlight Awards presentations from 6-8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 11, at University Church, 221 Solon Road.
The Waxahachie Police Department looks to provide the public with the knowledge it needs to remain safe in the event of an active shooter situation.