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citybizlist Dallas
NHI Buys Texas Nursing Facility for $14.4MWIRE)–National Health Investors, Inc. (NYSE: NHI) announced that it has acquire
citybizlist Dallas / Posted 3 hours ago
WIRE)–National Health Investors, Inc. (NYSE: NHI) announced that it has acquired a 121-bed skilled nursing facility in Waxahachie, Texas for $14,400,000 and will lease the facility to an affiliate of The Ensign Group, Inc. The acquisition is... Read more
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Waxahachie Daily Light
Waxahachie High cheer places 5th overall, 1st in band dance category at UIL state championshipThe cheer squad at Waxahachie High School placed fifth overall and took home th
Waxahachie Daily Light / Posted 13 hours ago
The cheer squad at Waxahachie High School placed fifth overall and took home the state championship title in the band dance category for 5A Division I schools at the University Interscholastic League Texas Spirit Championship. Other 5A Ellis County... Read more
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Waxahachie Daily Light
Keep safety in mind when fighting cold temperaturesBy Andrew Brancaabranca@waxahachietx.com WAXAHACHIE As temperatures continue
Waxahachie Daily Light / Posted 14 hours ago
By Andrew Brancaabranca@waxahachietx.com WAXAHACHIE As temperatures continue to fluctuate, residents could find themselves looking for ways to keep warm. And, while people continue to use alternative methods to heat their homes, it is imperative to... Read more
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Waxahachie Daily Light
Knights of Columbus celebrate groundbreaking of new auxiliary building, brisket smokerWAXAHACHIE The Knights of Columbus celebrated the groundbreaking of their own
Waxahachie Daily Light / Posted 14 hours ago
WAXAHACHIE The Knights of Columbus celebrated the groundbreaking of their own auxiliary building to house barbeque pits not only by sticking gold-plated shovels in the dirt but with a traditional brisket lunch. The ceremony took place Saturday,... Read more
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Waxahachie Daily Light
Ellis County crime blotter: Jan. 7-13trespass, theft of property less than $2,500 with two or more previous, failure
Waxahachie Daily Light / Posted 14 hours ago
trespass, theft of property less than $2,500 with two or more previous, failure to appear, and public intoxication. Waxahachie Police Department Jan. 11 • Officers responded to the 200 block of N. College Street to an arrest call at 6:05... Read more
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Waxahachie Daily Light
Planning underway for new 48-plus-acre shopping center in western WaxahachieBy Andrew Brancaabranca@waxahachietx.com WAXAHACHIE Plans for a new retail ce
Waxahachie Daily Light / Posted 14 hours ago
By Andrew Brancaabranca@waxahachietx.com WAXAHACHIE Plans for a new retail center potentially anchored by a Buc-ee's and large-box retailers could soon become finalized for the western portion of Waxahachie. The proposed site is located on the... Read more
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Waxahachie Daily Light
Waxahachie residents march to end racism, inequality on Martin Luther King Jr. DayWAXAHACHIE As he sat on the steps of a house on the corner of Wyatt and MLK Jr
Waxahachie Daily Light / Posted 15 hours ago
WAXAHACHIE As he sat on the steps of a house on the corner of Wyatt and MLK Jr. Boulevard, RJ Polk was greeted by young girls handing out candy and candidates running for political offices. Yet, they were all passing by for the same cause —... Read more
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Waxahachie Daily Light
Waxahachie back atop TABC 5A poll; 8 Ellis County basketball teams inside top-25By Travis M. Smith | tsmith@waxahachietx.com With their win over previously to
Waxahachie Daily Light / Posted yesterday
By Travis M. Smith | tsmith@waxahachietx.com With their win over previously top-ranked Mansfield Timberview last Friday, the Waxahachie Runnin' Indians officially returned atop the Class 5A perch Monday. The Texas Association of Basketball Coaches... Read more
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Waxahachie Daily Light
Application period open for Master Gardeners' scholarshipsWAXAHACHIE In 2003, Ellis County Master Gardener Association decided to make s
Waxahachie Daily Light / Posted yesterday
WAXAHACHIE In 2003, Ellis County Master Gardener Association decided to make scholarships available to graduating high school seniors residing in Ellis County. The club wanted to provide opportunities to these students that chose college studies in... Read more
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Waxahachie Daily Light
Businesses, organizations, PTOs, and students join in preparation for annual WISD DEAR DayWAXAHACHIE Students across the district will soon welcome over 500 volunteers
Waxahachie Daily Light / Posted yesterday
WAXAHACHIE Students across the district will soon welcome over 500 volunteers for the 21st annual Waxahachie ISD “Drop Everything and Read” Day. Drop Everything and Read Day (DEAR) is planned for Feb. 23. According to a WISD announcement, over 500... Read more
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Waxahachie Daily Light
Aldi development passed by Midlothian City Council; residents voice road congestion concernsBy Andrew Brancaabranca@waxahachietx.com MIDLOTHIAN After much discussion wit
Waxahachie Daily Light / Posted yesterday
By Andrew Brancaabranca@waxahachietx.com MIDLOTHIAN After much discussion with residents, the Midlothian City Council approved a new retail center that would contain an Aldi grocery store at its Tuesday night meeting. The development is located... Read more
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Waxahachie Daily Light
ECSO: Stay weather awareWAXAHACHIE With Winter in full swing, it is a good time to remind everyone why
Waxahachie Daily Light / Posted yesterday
WAXAHACHIE With Winter in full swing, it is a good time to remind everyone why we should take heed of the weather person's advice. The weatherman’s perspective is to keep you safe from the impending weather. From the first responders perspective, it... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Worst Of Winter Weather Leaving North Texas; Decline In GEDs Across The Statemove to the south and east, things were a bit different. We did have anywhere f
KERA North Texas / Posted yesterday
move to the south and east, things were a bit different. We did have anywhere from dusting to up to two inches of snow from Waxahachie through extreme southeastern Dallas County and eastward over from Canton to Tyler.” Temperatures will remain... Read more
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Waxahachie Daily Light
New Waxahachie printing business opens, joins chamber of commerceTiffany Ditto | @tiffanyditto WAXAHACHIE Carlos Beltran saw a need in the com
Waxahachie Daily Light / Posted 2 days ago
Tiffany Ditto | @tiffanyditto WAXAHACHIE Carlos Beltran saw a need in the community and left his corporate retail job to start his own small business. Beltran, the owner of Copy and Ship Resources, opened his Waxahachie business during the holiday... Read more
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Waxahachie Daily Light
Reelzchannel's 'Murder Made Me Famous' films new docudrama across WaxahachieWAXAHACHIE He was on the FBI’s 10 Most Wanted Fugitives list and was sentenced
Waxahachie Daily Light / Posted 2 days ago
WAXAHACHIE He was on the FBI’s 10 Most Wanted Fugitives list and was sentenced two life sentences after being found guilty of federal racketeering, extortion, conspiracy and 11 murders. Jimmy “Whitey” Bulger will now be featured in an episode of... Read more
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Waxahachie Daily Light
Rotary Club honors Waxahachie High students of the monthBy John HamiltonDaily Light contributor WAXAHACHIE Before he introduced two n
Waxahachie Daily Light / Posted 2 days ago
By John HamiltonDaily Light contributor WAXAHACHIE Before he introduced two new Waxahachie High School students of the month at a recent Rotary Club meeting, Waxahachie High principal, Dr. Al Benskin, apologized for being late on the selections. He... Read more
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Waxahachie Daily Light
Fire displaces family of 2; damages north of $60,000risk.” The fire was brought under control in about 30 minutes. Providing assis
Waxahachie Daily Light / Posted 2 days ago
risk.” The fire was brought under control in about 30 minutes. Providing assistance on the call were members of the Waxahachie and Ovilla Fire Departments. Glenn Heights firefighters answered emergency calls for Red Oak. Navarro County... Read more
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Waxahachie Daily Light
Annual MLK unity march returns to Waxahachie; honoring 50th anniversary of King's deathBy Tiffany Ditto | tditto@waxahachietx.com WAXAHACHIE The annual Martin Luthe
Waxahachie Daily Light / Posted 2 days ago
By Tiffany Ditto | tditto@waxahachietx.com WAXAHACHIE The annual Martin Luther King Jr. Unity March and Parade is returning to Waxahachie next Monday, and the event’s organizers hope this will be the best one yet. “This year, we are working... Read more
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Breitbart
Woman Arrested After Husband Found Dead; Police Say She Looked Up ‘How to Kill Without Getting Caught’the invader forced her to give him all the money stashed in a home safe, the am
Breitbart / Posted 3 days ago
the invader forced her to give him all the money stashed in a home safe, the amount of the which she said was $18,000, the Waxahachie Daily Light reported. However, police felt Garner’s story was inconsistent, and a more intense investigation was... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
Wife charged with murder searched for 'how to kill someone and not get caught,' police sayelectronic devices and discovered that she’d recently searched “how to kill som
Dayton Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
electronic devices and discovered that she’d recently searched “how to kill someone and not get caught,” according to the Waxahachie Daily Light. Garner’s late husband, 42-year-old John Garner, was found in the couple's home early Jan. 2. Maypearl... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Wife charged with murder searched for 'how to kill someone and not get caught,' police sayelectronic devices and discovered that she’d recently searched “how to kill som
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 3 days ago
electronic devices and discovered that she’d recently searched “how to kill someone and not get caught,” according to the Waxahachie Daily Light. Garner’s late husband, 42-year-old John Garner, was found in the couple's home early Jan. 2. Maypearl... Read more
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ajc.com
Wife charged with murder searched for 'how to kill someone and not get caught,' police sayelectronic devices and discovered that she’d recently searched “how to kill som
ajc.com / Posted 3 days ago
electronic devices and discovered that she’d recently searched “how to kill someone and not get caught,” according to the Waxahachie Daily Light. Garner’s late husband, 42-year-old John Garner, was found in the couple's home early Jan. 2. Maypearl... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Wife charged with murder searched for 'how to kill someone and not get caught,' police sayelectronic devices and discovered that she’d recently searched “how to kill som
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 3 days ago
electronic devices and discovered that she’d recently searched “how to kill someone and not get caught,” according to the Waxahachie Daily Light. Garner’s late husband, 42-year-old John Garner, was found in the couple's home early Jan. 2. Maypearl... Read more
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Waxahachie Daily Light
Grant's floater at the buzzer lifts No. 2 Waxahachie over No. 1 Mansfield TimberviewBy Travis M. Smith | tsmith@waxahachietx.com WAXAHACHIE The Runnin' Indians l
Waxahachie Daily Light / Posted 4 days ago
By Travis M. Smith | tsmith@waxahachietx.com WAXAHACHIE The Runnin' Indians largely controlled the first half. The Wolves took over in the second. A stolen inbound pass, layup, and floater in the lane decided the outcome. When Tre Gipson found the... Read more
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Waxahachie Daily Light
Lady Indians put defending champs on the ropes; No.1 Timberview fights back lateBy Travis M. Smith | @Travis5mith WAXAHACHIE An already battle-tested Lady In
Waxahachie Daily Light / Posted 5 days ago
By Travis M. Smith | @Travis5mith WAXAHACHIE An already battle-tested Lady Indian basketball team had the defending state champions on the ropes late in the fourth quarter Tuesday inside George W. Solis Gymnasium. Unfortunately, No. 1 Mansfield... Read more
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Denton Record-Chronicle
No. 1 Guyer dominates Plano West behind Wilson, Harmonsupplement to the team's offensive production. Guyer, which has won four strai
Denton Record-Chronicle / Posted 5 days ago
supplement to the team's offensive production. Guyer, which has won four straight since suffering its only loss against Waxahachie, returns to action at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at home against Plano. "We knew we did our job, and to get everybody in... Read more
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Waxahachie Daily Light
Lady Indians move to 5-1 in 10-5A with shootout win against Mansfield LegacyBy Travis M. Smith | tsmith@waxahachietx.com MANSFIELD Four Lady Indians reac
Waxahachie Daily Light / Posted 5 days ago
By Travis M. Smith | tsmith@waxahachietx.com MANSFIELD Four Lady Indians reached double figures to pace the Waxahachie offense in shootout win Tuesday against Mansfield Legacy. Waxahachie jumped out to a 40-29 halftime lead, but Harmoni Turner and... Read more
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International Business Times
Wife accused of killing husband searched for 'how to kill someone and not get caught' online of the night by gunshots. When she woke she saw a "masked male holding a gun a
International Business Times / Posted 5 days ago
of the night by gunshots. When she woke she saw a "masked male holding a gun and flashlight inside her residence," the Waxahachie Daily Light reports. Sandra Garner said an armed robber made her give him $18,000 (£13,000) threatened her life... Read more
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Daily Mail
Wife’s internet search history leads to murder chargeswas apparent this firearm was moved to the vehicle after the initial search,’ M
Daily Mail / Posted 5 days ago
was apparent this firearm was moved to the vehicle after the initial search,’ Maypearl police chief Boyd Norton told the Waxahachie Daily Light. Garner initially told police that a masked intruder had broken into the Maypearl home and shot Jon... Read more
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Waxahachie Daily Light
The Prescription Shop to relocate with contemporary design on site of former Brown MotelWAXAHACHIE By the end of the year, The Prescription Shop will relocate to wher
Waxahachie Daily Light / Posted 5 days ago
WAXAHACHIE By the end of the year, The Prescription Shop will relocate to where the Brown Motel once stood. The building will provide all of the same services but with a new contemporary design. The owner, Mike Boyd, opened Red Oak Drug in 1984 and... Read more
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New York Daily News
Woman searched 'how to kill someone' before shooting husbandChief Boyd Norton said. A second bullet was reportedly discovered in a pillowca
New York Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
Chief Boyd Norton said. A second bullet was reportedly discovered in a pillowcase near his body in the master bedroom, the Waxahachie Daily Light. Norton said Garner called 911 that night, claiming she "was awakened by two gunshots and saw a... Read more
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WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
Husband found dead after wife searched 'how to kill someone and not get caught'of what led Maypearl police to the arrest was a recent entry in Sandra Louise G
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted 5 days ago
of what led Maypearl police to the arrest was a recent entry in Sandra Louise Garner's browser history. According to the Waxahachie Daily Light, Garner, 55, recently searched "how to kill someone and not get caught," one on of the devices police... Read more
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Waxahachie Daily Light
BEST OF 2017: Ortiz becomes new Texas State home run leader with 'memorable' shotBy Travis M. Smith | tsmith@waxahachietx.com MOBILE, Alabama When Ariel Ortiz
Waxahachie Daily Light / Posted 6 days ago
By Travis M. Smith | tsmith@waxahachietx.com MOBILE, Alabama When Ariel Ortiz dug her right foot into the back of the batter’s box, her only thought was to get one or both of the two runners on base home to extend the Bobcat lead. But, tucked away... Read more
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Waxahachie Daily Light
Waxahachie ISD Trustees approve superintendent evaluation, raiseWAXAHACHIE In a 6-to-1 vote Monday night, the Waxahachie ISD Board of Trustees
Waxahachie Daily Light / Posted 6 days ago
WAXAHACHIE In a 6-to-1 vote Monday night, the Waxahachie ISD Board of Trustees approved the evaluation of district superintendent Dr. Jeremy Glenn. The board also approved to award Glenn an increase in compensation. Board members later stated the... Read more
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Waxahachie Daily Light
BEST OF 2017: WHS salutatorian to trade in his cap and gown for dress bluesBy Travis M. Smith | tsmith@waxahachietx.com WAXAHACHIE Sixteen years ago, Am
Waxahachie Daily Light / Posted 6 days ago
By Travis M. Smith | tsmith@waxahachietx.com WAXAHACHIE Sixteen years ago, America was shaken. As terrorists hijacked four airliners to use as tools of warfare to murder nearly 3,000 people, one boy sat confused while radio reports of the... Read more
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Waxahachie Daily Light
BEST OF 2017: Speed: Can't teach it, but Aldrick Robinson has itBy Travis M. Smith | tsmith@waxahachietx.com Aldrick Robinson is fast. Like, r
Waxahachie Daily Light / Posted 6 days ago
By Travis M. Smith | tsmith@waxahachietx.com Aldrick Robinson is fast. Like, real fast. As the 2007 Waxahachie High School graduate prepares to take the field for Super Bowl LI, the eyes of his hometown will be glued to the television. Each pair... Read more
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Waxahachie Daily Light
Ellis County cheer teams gear up for UIL state championshipsbut not for area cheerleaders gearing up for this week’s University Interschola
Waxahachie Daily Light / Posted 6 days ago
but not for area cheerleaders gearing up for this week’s University Interscholastic League Texas Spirit Championships. Waxahachie, Midlothian Heritage, Life Waxahachie, Midlothian, Red Oak, Ennis and Ferris High Schools will be among those... Read more
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Waxahachie Daily Light
St. Joseph Catholic School teacher wins Veteran of Foreign Wars teacher of the yearWAXAHACHIE The Veterans of Foreign Wars in Waxahachie awarded Autumn Helland,
Waxahachie Daily Light / Posted 7 days ago
WAXAHACHIE The Veterans of Foreign Wars in Waxahachie awarded Autumn Helland, an English teacher at St. Joseph Catholic School, the Smart/Maher VFW Citizenship Education Teacher Award. Helland will be recognized at the state-level for middle school... Read more
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Waxahachie Daily Light
Rebecca Boyce Chapter planning annual business, memorial meetingBy Elizabeth TullDaily Light contributor WAXAHACHIE The Rebecca Boyce Chapter
Waxahachie Daily Light / Posted 7 days ago
By Elizabeth TullDaily Light contributor WAXAHACHIE The Rebecca Boyce Chapter NSDAR met at the Ellis County Woman’s Building for the annual Christmas Luncheon Monday, Dec. 11 with 42 members and guests in attendance. Regent Linda Sibley welcomed... Read more
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Waxahachie Daily Light
Dallas historian discusses JFK assassination theories at RotaryBy John HamiltonDaily Light contributor WAXAHACHIE There has always been a gr
Waxahachie Daily Light / Posted 7 days ago
By John HamiltonDaily Light contributor WAXAHACHIE There has always been a great deal of discussion about who and what was involved in the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. Jim Gatewood, Dallas historian laureate and founder of the Dallas... Read more
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Waxahachie Daily Light
Everyone scores as No. 2 Waxahachie improves to 4-0 in 10-5A; defeats Mansfield LegacyBy Travis M. Smith | tsmith@waxahachietx.com MANSFIELD If a Runnin' Indian ch
Waxahachie Daily Light / Posted 7 days ago
By Travis M. Smith | tsmith@waxahachietx.com MANSFIELD If a Runnin' Indian checked into the game Tuesday, he scored. He also helped Waxahachie outpace Mansfield Legacy in each of the four quarters of the 72-45 win. Waxahachie led 18-12 after the... Read more
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Waxahachie Daily Light
Report: Bengals chasing Jon Kitna; Waxahachie football coach linked to NFL coaching vacancyWAXAHACHIE Jon Kitna may soon trade his headdress in for an NFL headset. Multi
Waxahachie Daily Light / Posted 8 days ago
WAXAHACHIE Jon Kitna may soon trade his headdress in for an NFL headset. Multiple major news outlets reported Tuesday that the Cincinnati Bengals have interest in bringing the current Waxahachie head football coach on board to fill a coaching... Read more
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SportingNews
Jon Kitna talking with Bengals about rejoining team as assistant, source saysbackup for one game in 2013. Kitna turned to teaching and coaching once his pl
SportingNews / Posted 8 days ago
backup for one game in 2013. Kitna turned to teaching and coaching once his playing days were done, although his stint at Waxahachie (Texas) High School was marred by controversy during the 2017 season. Changes are coming to the defensive staff,... Read more
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Waxahachie Daily Light
BEST OF 2017: Smithfield's Jennifer Fiedler talks life on the road; return to hometown WaxahachieBy Travis M. Smith | tsmith@waxahachietx.com Eight short months ago, Jennifer
Waxahachie Daily Light / Posted 9 days ago
By Travis M. Smith | tsmith@waxahachietx.com Eight short months ago, Jennifer Fiedler and Trey Smith made their Texas debut as a country music duo under circumstances that brought a broad range of emotions. It was a long overdue homecoming for... Read more
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Waxahachie Daily Light
BEST OF 2017: Jim Miller is calling it a career after 33 years in Waxahachie dugoutsBy Travis M. Smith | tsmith@waxahachietx.com WAXAHACHIE Some argue of generat
Waxahachie Daily Light / Posted 9 days ago
By Travis M. Smith | tsmith@waxahachietx.com WAXAHACHIE Some argue of generational coaches or of once-in-a-generation players, but few can lay claim to literal generations of impact and influence on a single program. Although he has spent the... Read more
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Waxahachie Daily Light
BEST OF 2017: Jacob Fincher is a national strongman built on faith, family and the Farmer's WalkBy Travis M. Smith | tsmith@waxahachietx.com WAXAHACHIE Before he ever touche
Waxahachie Daily Light / Posted 9 days ago
By Travis M. Smith | tsmith@waxahachietx.com WAXAHACHIE Before he ever touched an Atlas Stone or chalked his hands for a Farmer’s Walk, Jacob Fincher said he has always just wanted to fill his competitive void. For some in Waxahachie, the name... Read more
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Waxahachie Daily Light
Former Waxahachie, professional basketball standout opens cryotherapy and training centerBy Travis M. Smith | tsmith@waxahachietx.com WAXAHACHIE James Sterns once def
Waxahachie Daily Light / Posted 9 days ago
By Travis M. Smith | tsmith@waxahachietx.com WAXAHACHIE James Sterns once defeated 14-year NBA vet Shawn Kemp in an invitation-only slam-dunk contest hosted by the Dallas Mavericks. He also starred on the basketball court as a Baylor Bear, then as... Read more
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Waxahachie Daily Light
Indian powerlifters snag first place in Lindale; High records meet-high totalBy Travis M. Smith | tsmith@waxahachietx.com LINDALE Though it might be a new
Waxahachie Daily Light / Posted 9 days ago
By Travis M. Smith | tsmith@waxahachietx.com LINDALE Though it might be a new year for the Waxahachie Indian powerlifting team, the results are still the same: the "Iron Indians" are one of the best, strongest programs in the state. Waxahachie... Read more
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Waxahachie Daily Light
Traveler relieved after Waxahachie good Samaritan turns in wallet with diamond ring insideWAXAHACHIE A couple of days after arriving home from spending time with family
Waxahachie Daily Light / Posted 9 days ago
WAXAHACHIE A couple of days after arriving home from spending time with family in Plano, Lisa Fields realized her wallet and wedding ring didn’t make it back home to San Antonio. Luckily, a Waxahachie good Samaritan saved the day at a local... Read more
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Waxahachie Daily Light
Local small business owner prioritizes New Year's resolutions to better accommodate customersWAXAHACHIE New Year’s resolutions are ripe for the picking and, for one local
Waxahachie Daily Light / Posted 9 days ago
WAXAHACHIE New Year’s resolutions are ripe for the picking and, for one local small business owner, she’s already brainstormed her list of to-dos. Nancy Campbell is retired and in her 60s, but she's ready to take on 2018 with a whole new look. She... Read more
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