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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College student electrocuted to death while roof jumping in Waxahachie

Waxahachie TX - A college student died on Sunday night in Waxahachie after he hit a powerline while roof jumping in the city’s downtown.  Police said they responded to an electrocution call about 11:20 p.m. Sunday

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Waxahachie Police officer injured after being struck by vehicle in pursuit

Waxahachie, TX - A Waxahachie Police officer was struck by a vehicle after a pursuit lead into the city Saturday night. The officer is alive but injured from the impact.

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Ellis County files lawsuit against Purdue Pharma for fraudulent opioid marketing, sales

Waxahachie, TX - Over 70,000 Americans died from drug overdoses in 2017, according to the National Institute of Drug Abuse. Becky Vance could have been one of those statistics.

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Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Waxahachie earns trauma center designation

Waxahachie, TX - Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Waxahachie has been designated a Level IV trauma center by the Texas Department of State Health Services, one of two Level IV trauma centers in Ellis County.

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