As of Monday evening, Oct. 18, the active COVID-19 case count was at 271 for Ellis County, with the death count now at 438 since the pandemic’s onset in March 2020. The active case and death counts come from the Texas Department of State Health Services’ COVID-19 dashboard. The county report…

As of Monday evening, the active COVID-19 case count was at 445 for Ellis County, with the death count now at 411 since the pandemic’s onset in March 2020. The active case and death counts come from the Texas Department of State Health Services’ COVID-19 dashboard. The county reported hospit…

As of Monday evening, the active COVID-19 case count was at 840 for Ellis County, with the death count now at 388 since the pandemic’s onset in March 2020. The active case and death counts come from the Texas Department of State Health Services’ COVID-19 dashboard. The county, which reports …

From Thursday, Sept. 2, to Friday, Sept. 3, the active COVID-19 case count jumped from 682 to 924 in Ellis County, with hospitalizations increasing to 141 from 133. One more death was reported, increasing the count to 358 since the pandemic’s onset in March 2020.

As of Thursday evening, the Texas Department of State Health Services’ COVID-19 dashboard reports Ellis County with 682 active cases. Concurrently, the county is reporting 133 hospitalizations, with 28 of 37 ICU beds filled with covid patients. (The county’s typical ICU bed count is 18).

As of Monday evening, the Texas Department of State Health Services’ COVID-19 dashboard continued to report Ellis County with 666 active cases. Concurrently, the county is reporting 130 hospitalizations, with 30 of 36 ICU beds filled with covid patients. (The county’s typical ICU bed count is 18).

In a statement to media released Friday, Dr. Leigh Nordstrom, Ellis County’s local health authority, urged residents to continue heightened health practices amidst the surge of the delta variant, including social distancing, wearing face coverings around others, and getting vaccinated.

As of Thursday evening, the Texas Department of State Health Services’ COVID-19 dashboard was reporting Ellis County with 703 active cases. Concurrently, the county is reporting 130 hospitalizations, with 22 of 23 ICU beds filled with covid patients.

Active COVID-19 cases continue to increase in Ellis County, with the state’s Department of State Health Services reporting 380 active cases as of Monday evening – almost double last Tuesday’s count of 209. The count was 54 as of July 1.

Active COVID-19 cases have increased again in Ellis County and now top 200, according to the state’s Department of State Health Services data dashboard. As of Tuesday afternoon, the county’s active case count stood at 209, almost quadruple the 54 cases reported July 1.

COVID-19 cases have declined slightly in Ellis County, according to the state’s Department of State Health Services data dashboard. As of Monday evening, the county’s active case count stood at 139, still almost triple the 54 cases reported July 1. The county had hit the 175-mark last week.

COVID-19 cases continue to increase in Ellis County, according to the state’s Department of State Health Services data dashboard. As of Monday evening, the county’s active case count stood at 175, more than triple the 54 cases reported July 1.

Ellis County Sheriff Brad Norman discusses the fraudulent use of skimmers, especially those used in connection with gasoline pumps, and provides some tips on how people can protect themselves from the scam. A Waxahachie Sun production.

COVID-19 cases are on the rise in Ellis County, according to the state’s Department of State Health Services data dashboard. As of Thursday afternoon, July 15, the county’s active case count stood at 136.

The Waxahachie Sun announces an “extra special, extra sweet” promotion. Anyone purchasing an annual, digital subscription for $60 will receive their choice of six cookies from The Dessert Spot (an $18 value).

Beginning Friday, June 4, the Waxahachie Creek Hike and Bike Trail is closed at the old viaduct to allow for the demolition of the latter that is under way. This closure is expected to last several weeks. Trail users may still access the trail at Getzendaner Park to the viaduct, and from Rog…

The city of Waxahachie’s annual Drinking Water Quality Report for calendar year 2020 is now available. Read the PDF uploaded here, pick up a hard copy at City Hall, 401 S. Rogers St., or view a PDF on the city’s website at the following link:https://www.waxahachie.com/WQR-Waxahachie-TX-2021-…

The city of Waxahachie hosts a retirement celebration for recently retired city secretary Lori Cartwright from 3-5 p.m. Wednesday, June 9, in the council chambers at City Hall, 401 S. Rogers St. The community is invited to attend.

A coffee-creamer color paints the room in a calming aura. Two mahogany-brown leather chairs sit angled at each other, a fuzzy white throw pillow in each of the seats. Colorful knick-knacks rest on a decorative ladder in the corner of the room, including a lush green plant. There’s even a box…

The Waxahachie ISD bookmobile will be at Wedgeworth Elementary, 405 Solon Road, from 11 a.m.-noon Thursdays, June 10, 17 and 24. Check out the bookmobile and pick out a free book.

AUSTIN – As part of ERCOT’s aggressive pre-summer preparation activities, the grid operator is verifying communications channels prior to summer and will test its automated emergency grid conditions communication system this evening, beginning at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 26. 

According to Monday evening’s report from the Texas Department of State Health Services, Ellis County’s active COVID-19 case count has decreased to 77 from last week’s 92. Since the onset of the pandemic, Ellis County has posted 19,007 confirmed cases, 3,956 probable cases, 22,810 recoveries…

According to Monday evening’s report from the Texas Department of State Health Services, Ellis County’s active COVID-19 case count has increased to 92 from last week’s 77. Since the onset of the pandemic, Ellis County has posted 18,954 confirmed cases, 3,905 probable cases, 22,691 recoveries…

Weather permitting, the Texas Department of Transportation will implement a new traffic pattern on U.S. Highway 77 from South College Street to Royal Street at 7 p.m. May 25.

Question: How does the city of Waxahachie’s Outdoor Warning System work?

Just around the corner in a local antique shop, three hand-built, indigo-green shelves hold new releases, old classics, children’s books, and local favorites. The nostalgic smell of book paper wafts through the air. A plush, flowery chair sits off to the side, overlooking the quaint space. A…

Question: I saw where Railyard Park recently flooded. Was this expected to happen?

Waxahachie Police Department detective Elizabeth Glidewell spoke with the Waxahachie Sun recently about the need for parents to monitor and be aware of their children's online activities, in particular, the apps they're using.

Waxahachie Police Department detective Meagan Gonzales spoke with the Waxahachie Sun recently about a number of fraud cases the department is investigating. During the interview, Gonzales gave some advice on steps people can take to prevent their becoming a fraud victim.