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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Midlothian ISD announces guidelines for free and reduced price benefits

Midlothian, TX - Midlothian Independent School District recently announced its policy for providing free and reduced-price meals for children served under a specific set of current income eligibility guidelines.

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Gov. Abbott appoints Midlothian resident to Crime Victims’ Advisory Council

Midlothian, TX - While many 18-year-old girls look forward to college and the beginning stages of adulthood, Abigail Brookshire found herself in the throes of despair that would change her life forever.

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Methodist Raises Final Beam On Midlothian Medical Center

Midlothian, TX—Midlothian is getting closer to having its first hospital, which will bring hundreds of jobs to Ellis County. Methodist Health System officials gathered with civic and community leaders at a “Topping Out”

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Lessons in Sense & Civility coming to Midlothian

Midlothian, TX - After watching the nightly news and listening to politicians and talking- heads rant and rage, avoiding incidence while driving to work, dealing with disgruntled peers, observing bad behavior at the mall, watching your children text when you are trying to have a conversation,

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Midlothian sexual assault victim helps change Texas law with new victim protections

Midlothian, TX - Only 230 out of every 1,000 sexual assaults are reported to police, which means about every three out of four go unreported, according to the criminal justice system.

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