A scrap metal plant caught fire Saturday evening in Waxahachie. It happened at Oak Cliff Metals, Inc, located at Brown Industrial Rd and I-35.
A pair of small overnight earthquakes and an additional early evening quake has people in Ellis County shaking their heads.
A 64-year-old former Waxahachie attorney who fled the country in 2007 after pleading guilty to child sex crimes was resentenced Wednesday to life in prison, Ellis County spokeswoman Diana Buckley said.
OSHA cited the Magnablend Chemical company for seven serious violations and and levied a $45,000 fine for last year’s explosion and fire at the company’s Waxahachie factory.
At least three homes caught on fire in Red Oak Saturday afternoon after an uncontained brush fire spread through wheat fields and a forested area stretching from southern DeSoto to Waxahachie near Interstate-35E.
When the TIMCO trucking company of Waxahachie said it was holding an awards ceremony for one of its truck drivers, Kyle Webb made every effort to be there. “It’s not every day you get to meet your hero,” Webb said.