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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Waxahachie Police officer recognized for stopping gunman at Taco Cabana

Waxahachie, TX - When Sgt. Bobby Gray was called upon to be acknowledged for an award from the Waxahachie Police Department, he had no idea what event took place that had him now standing in front of about 50 people.

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Former SAGU student, mother sentenced to 6 years in prison for death of newborn daughter

Waxahachie, TX - A former student at Southwestern Assemblies of God University was sentenced Wednesday to more than six years in a state prison for the death of her newborn child.

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Day of Action unites Ellis County community

West Ellis County, TX - Fifty-one people volunteered a total of 107 hours during the first-ever Day of Action hosted by the United Way of West Ellis County.

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The story behind Waxahachie’s fastest mail carrier

Waxahachie, TX - Jamila Hendricks is a postal carrier, wife, mother, and college student that delivers her load of mail with more than one purpose in mind.

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Waxahachie response agencies, ISD build plan for school shooter response

Waxahachie, TX - Waxahachie emergency officials met Thursday to discuss response protocol to an active school shooter scenario as a way to prepare in case a real-life incident like it were to occur.

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Mid-Way Regional Airport continues growth

Waxahachie, TX - Nearly 50 years ago, one local businessman had a dream to bring aircraft to a patch of land between Midlothian and Waxahachie.

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Waxahachie ISD amends innovation plan to help resolve attendance issues

Waxahachie, TX - The neglect of issuing seat time at Waxahachie High for attendance forgiveness had seniors and parents worried about graduating on time.

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Waxahachie Police officer saves choking man’s life during volunteer ceremony

Waxahachie, TX - A Waxahachie police officer saved a man’s life during the prayer of the annual Waxahachie ISD Partners in Education luncheon on Wednesday.

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