Midlothian church destroyed by tornado raising funds through cafe to rebuild

Midlothian, TX - An Ellis County church destroyed by a tornado is making plans for Sunday's service.  The service won't be far away. It will be in the community they've served for 20 years.

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Attempted Kidnapping In Midlothian

Midlothian, TX - Thursday October 24, 2019: The Midlothian Police Department is investigating a possible attempted abduction that occurred today at approximately 4:30pm. A female student from Walnut Grove Middle School was walking home in the Kensington subdivision.

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Beware of scammers using our phone number, Midlothian police say

Midlothian, TX - The Midlothian Police Department is warning residents not to fall for a phone scam that uses its non-emergency number to solicit money.  “We have been notified that people are getting calls from a male using the name Kevin Scott, saying he works for Midlothian PD.

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Midlothian Scam Alert

Midlothian, TX - The Midlothian Police Department has been notified that residents are receiving calls from a male using the name, Kevin Scott, claiming to work for Midlothian PD.

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2 students arrested in MHS lockdown

Midlothian, TX - Two Midlothian High School students have been arrested in connection with a report to authorities on Sept. 6 that led to an hours-long lockdown of the campus.  The Midlothian Police Department announced, in a post signed by police chief Carl Smith,

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10-year-old girl dies of brain-eating amoeba contracted from Texas river, family says

Midlothian, TX - A 10-year-old girl who contracted a brain-eating amoeba after swimming in a Texas river died early Monday morning, according to KWTX.

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New state building law has local cities concerned

Midlothian, TX - Of all the legislation coming out of Austin in 2019, it’s House Bill 2439 that has some city officials in Ellis County worried the most.  The bill, which is now law, involves new construction in the Lone Star State, and Ellis County is especially affected because of its accelerating growth.

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Silver Alert: Midlothian Woman Last Seen Near Hewitt

Midlothian, TX - A Silver Alert has been issued for a missing 76-year-old woman out of Midlothian.  Trina Kennedy Woodward was last seen at about 10:45 p.m. in Hewitt, south of Waco.

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Threat prompts lockdown at Midlothian High School

Midlothian, TX - There is a heavy police presence at Midlothian High School in Ellis County because of a possible threat.  School officials said they got a tip about the threat around 9:30 a.m. The campus was immediately placed on lockdown as a precaution.

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Midlothian ISD Invests in Entrepreneurial Students’ Futures

Midlothian, TX - Midlothian ISD isn’t the first North Texas school district to implement INCubatoredu, an educational program showing high school students the ropes of entrepreneurship, but it’s the first to renovate an entire vacant school to house the program, among other offerings.

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