Bob Phillips is an icon across Texas, and he was in Waxahachie for the 17th annual Texas Country Reporter Festival.
A 24-year-old from Venus sits in an Ellis County jail, charged with killing a police officer while drunk Saturday night.
Waxahachie police officer’s death marks the second law enforcement death this week blamed on a drunk driver.
An officer from the Waxahachie Police Department was killed while driving towards a disturbance call Saturday morning.
Lightning is being blamed for three house fires in Waxahachie. The fires started at about 7:00 p.m. on Monday night, just as storms starting rolling through the area.
Two teenagers have been arrested after allegedly shooting an Ellis County Sheriff’s Deputy with a pellet gun on Monday night, just north of Waxahachie.
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.
A report just released by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality concludes that last October’s massive fire at the Magnablend chemical plant in Waxahachie could have been avoided.
The old truck, a 1988 model, was burned up and swamped with chemical runoff in that fire.
At first glance, the golden stone wall that sits between a trio of flag poles in front of Life School Red Oak Secondary Campus offers little to garner attention. But with a closer view, an observer would find the name of Joel Ramirez, his date of birth and date of death, attached to the wall.
A woman from Denton has been convicted for the starving deaths of two horses when she lived in Red Oak. Two other horses were rescued.
A North Texas site once meant to host the superconducting super collider will be the new home for a chemical plant that burned last fall.