Ellis County Judge Carol Bush announces re-election campaign

Waxahachie, TX - Ellis County Judge Carol Bush announced Friday that she will seek re-election next November.  Since taking office in 2009, Bush has helped

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Waxahachie man grows human-sized watermelons

Waxahachie, TX - Sometimes seeing is believing. When it comes to Joey Grmela's watermelons, even then, believing is tough.  "It's huge," he said. "It may grow to 200."  That's right. Grmela is growing a watermelon as big as a human. It's more than 48 inches wide.

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Waxahachie man gets 5 life sentences for molesting girls at wife's day care

Waxahachie, TX - A Waxahachie man has been sentenced to five life sentences and fined $50,000 for sexually assaulting five children over a two-year period.

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City, rescuee thank father-son duo who saved Waxahachie woman's life

Waxahachie, TX - At 21 years old, Jade Flores' dreams almost died on the side of an interstate highway.  "It was all in slow-mo, I felt everything turning really slow but it happened so fast,” Flores said. “It was scary, more of a shock than anything.”

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Ellis County firemen join over 300 of their brethren to climb 110 stories in honor of fallen 9-11 first responders

Dallas, TX - The words duty, honor and respect were in the hearts of first responders who trekked the Renaissance Tower in Dallas on Saturday morning.

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Waxahachie investigators believe mental health led husband to stab wife, kill himself Tuesday morning

Waxahachie, TX - A believed murder-suicide required Waxahachie Police and the department’s SWAT team to force entry into a home in the 200 block of Bent Creek Drive

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Arlington woman, 25, sentenced to 5 years in jail after videotaping sexual acts with, in front of 5-year-old

Waxahachie, TX - An Ellis County jury found a 25-year-old Arlington woman guilty on two counts of sexual indecency with a young child and sentenced her to five years in prison on Wednesday.  Miranda Renea Kelso, of Arlington, will serve two years in jail on the charge of indecency with a child

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Chamber receives $5,000 check from Atkinson Toyota to help nonprofits

Dallas, TX - With a grand opening of new construction and remolding updates made on the Lyndon B. Johnson Freeway dealership, Atkinson Toyota of Dallas donated $30,000 to six local chambers of commerce, that included Duncanville, DeSoto, Cedar Hill, Dallas, Lancaster, and of course, Waxahachie.

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Uber, Lyft now just a download away for most Ellis County residents

Ellis County, TX- Residents around the county have a new handheld option when it comes to transportation as ridesharing has made its way to Ellis County.

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Budget, property tax cut to be considered by Ellis County Commissioners on Tuesday

Waxahachie, TX - Ellis County Commissioners will consider decreasing county property taxes for residents at its Tuesday meeting. The proposed two-cent tax cut for the upcoming fiscal year would lower the tax rate from $0.413599 to $0.393221.

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