News and Updates

Keep up to date with what's happening in and around Waxahachie, Texas.

Mar 02
Ennis Owl Cam draws viewers from throughout the world

Addictive livestream of nesting great horned owl gives viewers a chance to see owl…

Feb 28
Ellis County Master Gardener 2021 Lawn and Garden Expo at Chautauqua Auditorium

The 20th Annual Ellis County Master Gardeners Expo is set for March 27, 2021.

Feb 26
Announcement casts doubts on Waxahachie Best Buy location

Best Buy to close more stores in 2021, revamp some remaining locations.

Feb 24
TPWD needs your help identifying wildlife deaths from Texas winter storm

If you've found a dead wild animal after the Texas winter freeze, the Texas Parks and…

Feb 23
IRS extends tax deadline for Texas residents

IRS gives Texans till June 15, 2021 to file tax returns The IRS has extended the…

Feb 14
Rental assistance is available for Waxahachie area renters

Texas Rent Relief program offers help for renters who've gotten behind.

Feb 10
Waxahachie ISD cancels classes for February 11, 2021

Late tonight, Waxahachie ISD announced through social media that classes for Thursday,…

Jan 31
Ellis County COVID-19 vaccination hub to begin operation

Ellis County begins COVID-19 vaccination effort for the most at-risk residents.

Jan 22
Waxahachie holds first-ever photo contest

Enter your favorite Waxahachie-themed photos to win fame and glory. The City of…

Jan 20
How to filter Waxahachie area water so it tastes awesome

Whether you live in the Waxahachie city limits or out in the country, you can have…

Jan 11
More than 50 jobs open at Baylor Scott & White in Waxahachie

Waxahachie hospital hiring skilled and entry-level positions, some with $10K signing…

Jan 10
Waxahachie ISD on 2-hour delay January 11, 2021

Frigid temperatures and precipitation present potential for road hazards Students in…

Jan 08
Waxahachie COVID-19 cases double in post holiday surge

The January 8, 2021 COVID-19 update from the Ellis County COVID-19 dashboard shows a…

Dec 31
FDA RECALL: Sportmix pet food linked to companion animal deaths

Sportmix pet foods sold online and through local merchants has been recalled.

Dec 31
Where to get a COVID-19 test in Waxahachie

Find COVID-19 testing at these locations in Waxahachie.

Dec 29
December 29, 2020 COVID-19 update: active cases down, ICU numbers up in Ellis County

COVID-19 statistics as of December 29, 2020 show that active cases are down in…

Dec 27
Where to buy the best wild bird seed in Waxahachie

Atwood's Farm and Ranch, HEB and Amazon top our list for the best bird seed sources at…

Dec 17
Waxahachie COVID-19 cases up 150% in two days

Waxahachie COVID-19 cases shot up from 86 two days ago to 214 just 48 hours later

Dec 17
Top four face masks for children

Here's a list of the top four children's face masks ranked by BabyGearLab

Dec 15
WISD to require younger students to wear a face mask after holidays

Pre-K and up now to practice COVID-19 mitigation measures

Dec 15
Waxahachie COVID-19 cases down over past week

Cases of COVID-19 in Waxahachie fell by 39% since last week in Waxahachie, Texas.

Dec 13
Homeless Ellis County Chihuahua finds match in Navy veteran

Pepe was heartworm positive and barely making it on the streets of Bardwell before…

Dec 10
Ellis County taking applications for economic relief grant

$1 million to be parceled out to qualifying recipients in Ellis County.

Dec 08
COVID-19 numbers rising in Waxahachie

Of the 18 total ICU beds, 12 beds or 67% are filled with COVID-19 patients

Dec 06
Get this exclusive gift offer for the avid gardener in your life

This instant raised garden bed will certainly please anyone who loves gardening.

Dec 03
Waxahachie announces COVID-19 mitigation measures effective

Waxahachie will reinstate 50% capacity for non-exempt businesses.

Dec 03
COVID-19 shutters Sims Library once again.

Sims Library will close to mitigate COVID-19 risks.

Dec 03
Waxahachie themed gifts for the proud Waxahachie resident in your life

These Waxahachie themed gifts are perfect for the Waxahachie enthusiast.