2013 Midlothian High grad chasing rap career while finishing college in Mississippi

Midlothian, TX - Hampton Walker is a Midlothian High School graduate who has given up his skills with baseball to pursue a successful career as a rapper. The 2013 grad has opened shows for well-known artists and played for crowds of hundreds of people.

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New Midlothian Chamber chairperson talks three-year plan, newfound drive

Midlothian, TX - The reins of the Midlothian Chamber of Commerce board are now in the hands of Cathy Altman. With her imaginative and enthusiastic approach, she’s using her new role as the chairperson to strengthen board members’ leadership skills to serve the city more efficiently.

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Construction to start on new Midlothian elementary school in April

Midlothian, TX - Work is moving forward on two new campuses that will shape the future of Midlothian ISD. The new JR Irvin Elementary School is set to open for the 2019 school year, and the district’s third middle school is looking to open in 2020.

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Midlothian Council to consider engineering contract for fire training facility

Midlothian, TX - An engineering services agreement for the new Midlothian Fire Department’s training facility will be considered by the city council at its Tuesday night meeting.

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16-year-old gunman arrested after shooting female student at Italy High School

Italy, TX - A 16-year-old male student was taken into custody after he shot a 15-year-old girl in the Italy High School cafeteria Monday morning.

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Aldi development passed by Midlothian City Council; residents voice road congestion concerns

Midlothian, TX - After much discussion with residents, the Midlothian City Council approved a new retail center that would contain an Aldi grocery store at its Tuesday night meeting.

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Midlothian teen finishes third, receives scholarship in Fort Worth Stock Show art contest

Ft Worth, TX - Kara Kraemer nervously waited to hear her name called during the Grand Entry Gala at the Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo.

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Midlothian city council to consider police department’s request to join auto theft task force

Midlothian, TX - The Midlothian City Council will consider an interlocal agreement to place a Midlothian Police officer on the Tri-County Auto Theft Task Force

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Midlothian Chamber looks forward to educational programs; reflects on successful transition year

Midlothian, TX - The Midlothian Chamber of Commerce had one of its most successful years with 72 members joining and festivals booming with attendance and sponsorships. Next on the Chamber’s radar is to build retention and aid businesses that are partners.

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BEST OF 2017: Tracked chair aids Midlothian veteran in regaining mobility lost due to ‘Agent Orange’

Midlothian, TX - Independence is something that Charles Chapman has always valued. It has allowed him to live life on his terms and enjoy each moment to the fullest.

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