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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Waxahachie City Council removes garage, estate sale fees from code of ordinances

Waxahachie, TX -Residents will no longer have to pay extraneous fees to hold garage and estate sales following a recent vote by the Waxahachie City Council.

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Ellis County Girl Scout troops looks to surpass last year’s 36,000 boxes of cookies sold

Waxahachie, TX - The largest organized fundraiser for girls in the nation kicked off Friday and, unfortunately for some, is sure to put more than a few New Year’s resolutions to the test.

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‘Justice for Gabe’: Vaughn Jr. sentenced to 99 years for the murder of 17-year-old in Waxahachie

Waxahachie, TX - A Red Oak man found guilty for the murder of 17-year-old Gabriel Richie in 2017 was sentenced to 99 years in prison Friday by a jury in the 40th District Court of Ellis County.

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