REACH Council, a nonprofit organization serving Ellis and Johnson counties, held its first Historic 5K Run on Aug. 13, 2011, in downtown Waxahachie, Texas. REACH Council strives to educate the community about the dangers of substance abuse. Its offices are located in Midlothian, Texas. For more information about its programs, visit online at WNI reporter Paul Gauntt and videographer Lydia Livingston.