Homes evacuated but not harmed after crews in Midlothian contain fast-moving grass fire

MIDLOTHIAN, Texas — A handful of residents were forced to evacuate their homes on Monday afternoon after a fast-moving grass fire started along U.S. Highway 67 and 9th Street in Midlothian. 

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Pedestrian found dead on roadway

Midlothian, TX - One man is dead from what appears to be a pedestrian-vehicle collision in Midlothian on Railport Parkway near U.S. Highway 67 on Friday night. The Northern Ellis Emergency Dispatch received reports of an unresponsive person at approximately 9:50 p.m.,

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Midlothian development with lakeside beach to include about 8,500 single-family homes

Midlothian, TX - A massive master-planned community spanning almost 3,300 acres is in the works in Midlothian, with the highlight being a lakeside beach lined with activities for residents.

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Midlothian Storm Update

Midlothian, TX - The City of Midlothian, in partnership with Ellis County Office of Emergency Management, Texas Division of Emergency Management, and the American Red Cross performed a preliminary damage assessment of residences and businesses in the Midlothian area that were affected by last night’s storm.

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Midlothian Chamber seeks new president

Midlothian, TX - The Midlothian Chamber of Commerce has announced a job opening for president of the local organization. The announcement was released to the Midlothian Mirror on Tuesday, March 8.

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TSTC and Midlothian ISD to partner this fall for dual enrollment classes

Red Oak, TX - The Midlothian Independent School District will begin partnering for the first time with Texas State Technical College in North Texas to offer dual enrollment classes to high school students starting this fall.

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Midlothian Teacher Gets New Prosthetic Legs with Help From Students, Community

Midlothian, TX - Jennifer Campbell is standing a little taller and feeling a lot more confident thanks to her new high-tech prosthetic legs.  "I feel like I'm putting on a scuba suit," Campbell said, laughing as she slipped them on for the first time.

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City ready for disaster, Hunter tells club

Midlothian, TX - The Dallas Cowboys avoided a disaster in Landover, Md. on Sunday. However, the real thing is something that Midlothian is continually striving to be as prepared as possible for, the city’s emergency management coordinator said last week.

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9 months after the Texas freeze, the power grid remains vulnerable

MIDLOTHIAN, Texas — After last winter’s freeze hamstrung the flow of electricity to millions of customers from one big Texas utility, the company’s CEO, Curt Morgan, said he’d never seen anything like it in his 40 years in the energy industry. 

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Midlothian ISD cancels classes on Friday due to substitute teacher shortage, bus issues

MIDLOTHIAN, Texas — There will be no school Friday for students in Midlothian ISD because there aren't enough substitute teachers and due to a strain on school buses.

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