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Farm Luck: Return To A Soda Fountain Of Yesteryear

Farm Luck, on the Ellis County Courthouse Square, is an opportunity to return to a pharmacy of old by ordering at the counter while sitting on a round, vinyl stool. From Old-Fashioned Sodas to Egg Sodas, to...

Don Julio’s: “New” Tex-Mex In Reagor Springs

There’s a new reason to head to Reagor Springs…Don Julio’s Mexican restaurant! Friends had shared how good the food was, so we had to try it for ourselves. Don Julio’s isn’t actually a new restaurant; it’s just new...

Dove’s Nest… A Waxahachie Tradition

For 25 years, Dove’s Nest has been a staple in Waxahachie, both for lunch and catering. The regularly long line to eat lunch attests to the tastiness of its food. (The line generally goes quickly and gives visitors...

Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile

I was 18 and in my first year of college when Ted Bundy was executed in Florida. I remember watching the news coverage of all the people who had come out for the occasion like it was...

County Culture

Ellis County is full of cultural events - from musicals to art shows, this is the place to find and share information about the life and culture here in our county! If you don't see an event...

College Street Pub – A “Go-To” Spot

College Street Pub is one of our “go-to” spots on a Saturday afternoon when we want to have a drink, eat, and relax. The Pub has an atmosphere that encourages visitors to slow down and enjoy being...

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What’s Special About Today? …

Each day marks something interesting that has happened in the past, or celebrates...

Vets & Pets

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