Rep. Wray co-authors bill aimed at limiting annexation overreach

Waxahachie, TX- State Representative John Wray, of Waxahachie, recently co-authored and voted “yea” on Texas House Bill 347, which would eliminate the “tiered” annexation system for Texas counties.

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First warrant served for murder of 26-year-old Waxahachie man

Waxahachie, TX - Waxahachie Police detectives served a capital murder warrant Friday afternoon to a suspect believed to be connected with the murder of a 26-year-old resident in late January.

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Ellis County Children’s Advocacy Center sees 13 percent increase in forensic interviews

Waxahachie, TX - The Department of Family Protective Services confirmed 66,382 victims of child abuse or neglect in 2018, according to a county proclamation. Three hundred twenty of those cases were in Ellis County, and among the first to respond to those matters is the Ellis County Children’s Advocacy Center.

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Investigator releases update on January murder of Waxahachie man, 26

Waxahachie, TX - Two suspects are being investigated by the Waxahachie Police Department for the murder of a 26-year-old male in late January, according to the lead investigator.

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ELLIS COUNTY HEROES: Dr. Linguist saves children by day; rescues the community at night

Waxahachie, TX - Kids love Peggy Linguist.  This is no surprise to Leslie Deen, who is the Ellis County Child Advocacy Center executive director.  Linguist, a board-certified doctor in pediatrics, remembers every patient’s’ name and personal information about them.

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‘It will change Ovilla’: TxDOT receives feedback on proposed expansion to FM 664

Waxahachie, TX - Widening Farm-to-Market Road 664 from two to four lanes is not supposed to displace many residents’ properties, according to Donna Simmons, Texas Department of Transportation Public Information Officer.

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Residents ready to fight 1,153-home development proposed on FM 664

Waxahachie, TX - A 1,153-lot development could be placed alongside several homes by 2028 — but not if a group of residents has anything to do with it.

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Cedar Hill homeschool group to host May mock trial in Ellis County Courthouse

Waxahachie, TX - Politicians, commissioners and judges regularly hold their proceedings in the historic Ellis County Courthouse located in downtown Waxahachie.

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26-year-old man shot and killed inside Waxahachie apartment; suspects at-large

Waxahachie, TX - A 26-year-old male was shot and killed in the early hours Wednesday in Waxahachie.  Dimitri Collins, 26, died after he was shot shortly after midnight Wednesday inside an apartment at Grove Park Terrace,

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Ellis County Museum discovers 117-year-old Chautauqua pamphlet

Waxahachie, TX - A 117-year-old relic has resurfaced to reveal a bit of Ellis County’s past.  Earlier this month, Ellis County Museum researcher Emma Bauman found an old Chautauqua program brochure dated in 1901.

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