• October 21, 2014

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Dr. Jerome Stewart is the superintendent of the Midlothian Independent School District.

Plaques remain uncovered, lawsuit to be filed

Trustees did not take any action regarding two controversial religious plaques at Monday’s Midlothian ISD board meeting, following a two-hour closed session discussion with lawyers relating to a pending lawsuit.

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Waxahachie Hosts Crossroads Film Festival

Waxahachie held its first Crossroads Film Festival over the weekend, and it was a star-studded event with an emphasis on movies made in Texas, a homecoming for Robert Bento…

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  • Waxahachie Hosts Crossroads Film Festival

    Waxahachie Hosts Crossroads Film Festival

    Waxahachie held its first Crossroads Film Festival over the weekend, and it was a star-studded event with an emphasis on movies made in Texas, a homecoming for Robert Benton, and a celebration of Waxahachie on the big screen.

  • Grassfire Sept 29

    Grassfire Sept 29

    A driver of Jeep Liberty southbound on Ovilla Road was uninjured after her vehicle struck a power pole. Emergency crews were dispatched to the 1000 block of Ovilla Road at about 4:30 p.m.

  • Pink Shirts KBEC

    Pink Shirts KBEC

    Members of the Waxahachie Fire Department were at KBEC 1390 on doing a live remote at the radio station on Friday. Firefighters were selling their pink t-shirts to raise money to help people fighting cancer.

  • Oktoberfest

    Oktoberfest

    Oktoberfest was in full swing at the Waxahachie Civic Center on Saturday. The funds raised from the event go to help benefit Saint Joseph Catholic School in Waxahachie.

  • Grass Fire Sept 25

    Grass Fire Sept 25

    Two Ellis County community supervision officers alerted a homeowner to an approaching grass fire, nearing her property. At about 1 p.m. on Thursday, dispatchers were notified about the fire located in the 300 block of Old Waxahachie Road.

  • Child flown to Dallas hospital, struck by vehicle

    Child flown to Dallas hospital, struck by vehicle

    CareFlite flew a 11-year-old female to Children’s Medical Center of Dallas on Tuesday after she was struck by a vehicle. Currently, the child's condition is unknown.

  • Firefighters battle flames at vacant house

    Firefighters battle flames at vacant house

    Firefighters stopped a fire from spreading through the roof and into other areas of a vacant house Tuesday. Emergency crews were dispatched to the scene located in the 200 block of W. University Ave. at about 12:40 p.m.

  • Truck Fire Sept 20

    Truck Fire Sept 20

    Firefighters were able to put a quick stop on a fire that broke out underneath a hood Ford F-150 pick truck Saturday afternoon. Emergency crew responded to the 100 block of Chieftain Drive at about 3:40 p.m.

  • Inside the White House: The Medal of Honor

    Inside the White House: The Medal of Honor

    The Medal of Honor is the highest military honor awarded by the United States. Take a look behind the scenes at what goes into the award presentation at the White House.

  • Constuction Worker Airlifted

    Constuction Worker Airlifted

    A construction worker working on the new Aldi Grocery store was airlifted to Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas Thursday. Waxahachie Firefighters, Police Officers and paramedics with East Texas EMS responded to the scene at 9:40 a.m. located in the 400 block of U.S. Highway 77.

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