Midlothian mayoral race headed to run-off election

Midlothian, TX - The May 4 joint election saw about 2,543 votes cast in Midlothian, resulting in two new city council members, a new school board trustee and an incumbent board member that will soon take office.

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Midlothian Police receives 2 dogs for new K9 unit

Midlothian, TX - A new K9 unit will hit the streets next month in Midlothian.  The Midlothian Police Department has been without a K9 unit for more than a year after its former K9 handler, Wes Keeling,

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Ellis County Women in Business purchase $17,000 in goats during youth expo

Midlothian, TX - It almost seemed the higher Lacey Sims hoisted her goat’s neck in the sale ring at the Ellis County Youth Expo, the higher the bids rose. And, when the sale went final, Sims was overcome with excitement.

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Kasey Cheshier, New Executive Director, United Way West Ellis County

Midlothian, TX - Kasey Cheshier is the new Executive Director of the United Way of West Ellis County. Cheshier has been a Best Southwest ambassador for over 20 years—since playing on the 1998 state champions Duncanville HS football team.

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7-year-old opens new Midlothian ‘candy shop’

Midlothian, TX - It all started with a mermaid tail.  All Evelyn Mock wanted was a mermaid tail to swim in and to get it she had to save the money to buy it. Her father, Mark Mock, told her to come up with an idea and he would help make it happen.

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Four candidates file to run for mayor

Midlothian, TX - The recently opened election filing to fill the surprise seat as the Midlothian mayor closed Tuesday.  The filing period for a special election that will selected the next mayor for the City of Midlothian opened Feb. 22,

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Midlothian Chamber of Commerce names new president

Midlothian, TX - Laura Terhune will serve as the new president for the Midlothian Chamber of Commerce.  Terhune worked with various chambers for the past 25 years including Salado, Bastrop, Brownwood and DeSoto.

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Bill Houston to resign post as Midlothian mayor

Midlothian, TX - Bill Houston, who has served as the mayor of Midlothian for seven years since he was first elected in February 2012, informed members of the city council and staff Tuesday that he intends to resign Friday.

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Man, 34, arrested in connection to 3 property thefts in Midlothian

Midlothian, TX - A man believed to be homeless was arrested for three counts of property theft last week in Midlothian.  The suspect, 34-year-old Louie R Shafer, stole from three separate stores alongside West Main Street in Midlothian.

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Midlothian Police searching for male suspect who targeted, assaulted ATM user

Midlothian, TX - Midlothian Police are searching for a Hispanic male suspect in his mid-40s who is believed to have committed an aggravated robbery on the shoulder of East Highway 287 on Tuesday.

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