• July 28, 2014

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Police arrest Moral Courage founder on felony charges

The head of the Moral Courage Foundation is facing two felony charges, as well as a misdemeanor charge for tampering with or fabricating physical evidence, tampering with a witness and giving a false report to a peace officer.

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Aston Vista partners with local youth to bring top flight UK soccer to US

The Aston Villa FC help camps at Lions Park this week, and have teams in Midlothian, Ennis, Red Oak and Waxahachie.

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  • Aston Vista partners with local youth to bring top flight UK soccer to US

    Aston Vista partners with local youth to bring top flight UK soccer to US

    The Aston Villa FC help camps at Lions Park this week, and have teams in Midlothian, Ennis, Red Oak and Waxahachie.

  • Truck Accident July 26

    Truck Accident July 26

    Members of the Waxahachie Fire Department freed a trapped driver from a Ford F-250 pickup truck after it had struck a pylon underneath the Farm-to-Market Road 878 overpass. Emergency crews received the call at about 4:10 p.m. on Saturday. The driver was then transported by CareFlite air ambulance to Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas. Before the arrival of the helicopter, a landing zone was set up on the highway and police officer diverted traffic onto the service road. After the helicopter left for Dallas, emergency crews cleared the scene at about 5:15 p.m.

  • Kernow Storm FC provide local soccer camp

    Kernow Storm FC provide local soccer camp

    Joe Hunt and Antony Penna, with the Kernow Storm FC, have been holding soccer camps at Lions Park this week. Part of the Aston Villa FC in Cornwall, which was established over 120 years ago, the coaches develop players who are wanting to compete at a higher level.

  • Air Evac

    Air Evac

    Air Evac lifts the driver of a Nissan that slammed into a garbage truck on Friday off Farrar Road, near Woodridge Drive. The driver and an garbage truck employee were injured in the accident. Video was taken near Heather Lane, in Waxahachie by Tabatha Burnett.

  • Baseball player single-handedly lives his dream

    Baseball player single-handedly lives his dream

    Cristian Gonzales throws some pitches with the Daily Light sports editor Geoff Gorman.Cristian Gonzales is just like any other young boy, he plays with his friends, his room is full of trophies and famous sports athletes’ posters and he enjoys playing baseball, which he does with only one hand. Cristian was born with a condition called symbrachydactyly, in which a child is born with small or missing fingers or a missing hand. The exact cause of the condition is unknown, but it does not seem to be hereditary. At a young age, Cristian decided he wasn’t going to let this deficiency stop him from playing the game he loves, baseball.http://www.waxahachietx.com/sports/local_sports/baseball-player-single-handedly-lives-his-dream/article_6381f5ac-b5ca-5923-8e00-b494efdd24e5.html

  • Maypearl K9 Unit

    Maypearl K9 Unit

    Through donations and hard work, Maypearl now has a top flight K9 unit to help in the fight against drugs in and around the community. Chief Kevin Coffey and K9 Officer Christopher Amos talk about Silver's long road to Maypearl and how the new team will benefit the community.

  • Midlothian's New K9 Unit

    Midlothian's New K9 Unit

    Midlothian has acquired a new K9 unit consisting of handler, Cpl. Wesley Keeling, and Remi, a shelter dog who was two days away from being euthanized in south Texas.

  • Soaring Society of America's Sports Class Nationals

    Soaring Society of America's Sports Class Nationals

    After a few days of rain and cool weather, gliders in Midlothian finally got into the air Monday during competition in the Soaring Society of America's Sports Class Nationals, which is scheduled to wrap up this Thursday.

  • Sand Pit Volleyball hits Waxahachie

    Sand Pit Volleyball hits Waxahachie

    The Sand Pit is a new volleyball venue in Waxahachie offering a family-friendly environment for both kids and adults. They offer league play throughout the warm seasons of the year, and are expanding to meet a growing demand.

  • Tractor Trailer Fire

    Tractor Trailer Fire

    The driver of a tractor-trailer truck escaped injury after his vehicle burst into flames. The truck was traveling on north on U.S. Highway 287 on Friday when the driver saw smoke in the cab. The fire took place on the shoulder of the northbound U.S. Highway 287 just before the Mueller, Inc. that is located at 2325 S. U.S. Highway 287 Bypass.

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