TSTC's Fall 2019 Commencement is Dec. 9

Waxahachie, TX - More than 20 candidates for graduation at Texas State Technical College will participate in its Fall 2019 Commencement at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 9, at the Waxahachie Civic Center at 2000 Civic Center Lane in Waxahachie.

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Richard Rozier to run for Ellis County Commissioner Precinct 3

Waxahachie, TX - Conservative Republican Richard Rozier announced Nov. 14 he will run for Ellis County Commissioner Precinct 3 in the primary election next March.

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Active shooter drills are traumatizing students, experts say

Waxahachie, TX - Active shooter drills, which periodically occur at schools across the nation, might be doing more harm than good.  Some even include actors playing gunmen and the sounds of simulated gunfire, according to NPR. That, experts say, is traumatizing many students.

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Baylor Scott & White breaks ground on new “midway” location

Waxahachie/Midlothian, TX - Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Waxahachie President Will Turner helped kick off the groundbreaking of the new Baylor Scott & White Primary Care Clinic last Wednesday, a “midway” location between Midlothian and Waxahachie.

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Waxahachie ISD keeps interim superintendent for top job

Waxahachie, TX - After a year in the interim position, longtime educator Bonny Cain, Ph.D., was announced as the new, full-time superintendent of the Waxahachie Independent School District Wednesday.

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Superconducting Super Collider would have brought industry to Ellis County

Waxahachie, TX - If the Superconducting Super Collider (SSC) project had not been killed by Congress, it would have become the biggest and most powerful particle accelerator in the world. It would have become the home of experiments designed to find cures for diseases, create new inventions and formulate new theories.

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Waxahachie ISD launches $5000 a year anonymous crime reporting app

Waxahachie, TX - Students of the Waxahachie Independent School District can now anonymously report suspicious activities using their cellphones.

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Boy and mom at center of Amber Alert found dead in Waxahachie parking garage

Waxahachie, TX - A 6-year-old boy and his mother were both found dead Friday night in a parking garage after an Amber Alert was issued for the child earlier in the evening, confirmed Waxahachie police. 

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Waxahachie ISD, police department tout tougher safety, security measures as classes resume

Waxahachie, TX - With backpacks on their backs, some 9,500 students headed back to Waxahachie ISD classrooms on Wednesday.

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Waxahachie High welcomes interim principal

Waxahachie, TX - Waxahachie High School is under new leadership, and the principal is no stranger to the district.  Tonya Harris has returned to Waxahachie ISD after she helped open a charter in Royce City as principal.

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