Ronald Jackson picks up a dropped pass off the leg of a Cadet receiver for the interception in the first quarter. Jackson returned the ball 28-yards for a touchdown on the play. Mexia News photo/Stephen R. Farris
Monday, October 20, 2014
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By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports Matron Gerald ran for 239-yards and three touchdowns and Draeshaun Hanna carried the ball 25 times for 215-yards and five scores as the Mexia Blackcats blasted the Waco Connally Cadets, 82-53, Friday night. Mexia outscored the Cadets 34-14 in the fourth... + continue reading

Mexia cross country runners hustle towards the finish line at the Fairfield Invitational Cross Country Meet held last Wednesday. The Blackcats varsity boys finished in first place at the meet. Photo courtesy The Fairfield Recorder/John Cockerell
Monday, October 20, 2014
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The Mexia boy’s cross country team slipped out of Fairfield with a first place finish last Wednesday at the Fairfield Invitational Cross Country Meet. The meet was originally scheduled to be run the Saturday before, but heavy thunderstorms forced the cancelation of the meet, postponing it until... + continue reading

The Ebola virus
Monday, October 20, 2014
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Mexia News Staff Report A hoax-news website caused panic Monday after it claimed the Ebola virus had taken hold among Wortham ISD students. The National Report (nationalreport.net) made the false claim that 17 Wortham kindergarten students "fell violently ill and tested positive for the Ebola... + continue reading

There was extensive front-end damage to both cars involved in a head-on wreck on Bailey Street near Mexia High School Wednesday. Five people were taken to hospitals, two by air ambulance. Contributed photo
Friday, October 17, 2014
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By Roxanne McKnight Staff Writer Five people were transported to hospitals after a head-on wreck in front of Mexia Junior High School Wednesday. According to Mexia Police reports, the crash occurred when Ashley Lanette Hudson, 21, was driving a gray 2005 Buick Le Sabre and pulled out of the... + continue reading

The Blackcats defense did a good job Friday night in surrounding the football against the Rusk Eagles in their 61-42 homecoming win.
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
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By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports The best remark made after Friday night's big homecoming win came from head coach Lamonte Chambers after having a chance to review game film Saturday morning. "Entertaining for the fans, somewhat," he stated. "But a little more close to a heart attack for... + continue reading

Ronald Jackson picks up a dropped pass off the leg of a Cadet receiver for the interception in the first quarter. Jackson returned the ball 28-yards for a touchdown on the play. Mexia News photo/Stephen R. Farris

Mexia cross country runners hustle towards the finish line at the Fairfield Invitational Cross Country Meet held last Wednesday. The Blackcats varsity boys finished in first place at the meet. Photo courtesy The Fairfield Recorder/John Cockerell

The Ebola virus

There was extensive front-end damage to both cars involved in a head-on wreck on Bailey Street near Mexia High School Wednesday. Five people were taken to hospitals, two by air ambulance. Contributed photo

The Blackcats defense did a good job Friday night in surrounding the football against the Rusk Eagles in their 61-42 homecoming win.

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Friday, 10/17/14
Three Mexia tax preparers indicted on federal charges that they filed false claims to the IRS on behalf of staff and customers for years were sentenced Tuesday after making plea agreements. According to documents from the U.S. District Court in Waco, the government alleges people who owned and/or... + continue reading
Friday, 10/17/14
By Brenda Sommer Managing Editor Mexia City Council will consider increasing funding for Old Fort Parker during their regular monthly meeting Tuesday evening. The cities of Mexia and Groesbeck and Limestone County jointly own and fund the fort, and had been paying about equal shares for its... + continue reading

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The Ebola virus
Monday, 10/20/14
Mexia News Staff Report A hoax-news website caused panic Monday after it claimed the Ebola virus had taken hold among Wortham ISD students. The National Report (nationalreport.net) made the false claim that 17 Wortham kindergarten students "fell violently ill and tested positive for the Ebola... + continue reading

Mexia News photo/Roxanne McKnight
Tuesday, 10/14/14
The 2014 Mexia High School Coming Home Queen – from the Class of 1964 – was crowned before Friday’s Homecoming football game is Gail McCullough Smith. For more photos from Homecoming, see Page 3. + continue reading

Mexia High School’s 2014 Homecoming Queen Denise Garcia takes a ride around the stadium at halftime in the Blackcats’ Friday night football game against the Rusk Eagles. Driving the car is Niel Padgett, from the honored class of 1964, in his 2005 Ford Mustang GT. See more Homecoming photos on pages 3 and 10, and in next week’s Mexia News. Mexia News photo/Roxanne McKnight
Friday, 10/10/14
By Roxanne McKnight Staff Writer Homecoming weekend was a swirl of activities in Mexia as current students wrote the book on this year’s Homecoming Queen – and King – and the Blackcats beat the Rusk Eagles. Meanwhile, former students met up to touch base with friends and celebrate their years as... + continue reading

Wortham’s Ryan Mc­Dan­iel (70) takes down the Dawson quarterback, Lane Dotson, with Bulldog Boone Crider (9) coming in to help. Logan Capers (2) and Ethan McCoslin (10) were coming in for the as­sist. After trailing 12-0 at the half, Wortham came back with a dominating second half to take control of the game and come away with the 20-18 district win over Dawson Friday night. Mexia News photo/Jennifer Lansford
Wednesday, 10/08/14
Mexia News Staff Report The Wortham Bulldogs survived against winless Dawson last Friday night, 20-18. Wortham quarterback Ru­dy Miller completed 70 percent of his passes (7-10) for 110 yards and three touchdowns. He also ran 17 times for 85-yards. Zach Jones and Ethan McCoslin were Mil­ler’s... + continue reading

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Ronald Jackson picks up a dropped pass off the leg of a Cadet receiver for the interception in the first quarter. Jackson returned the ball 28-yards for a touchdown on the play. Mexia News photo/Stephen R. Farris
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By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports Matron Gerald ran for 239-yards and three touchdowns and Draeshaun Hanna carried the ball 25 times for 215-yards and five scores as the Mexia Blackcats... + continue reading

Mexia cross country runners hustle towards the finish line at the Fairfield Invitational Cross Country Meet held last Wednesday. The Blackcats varsity boys finished in first place at the meet. Photo courtesy The Fairfield Recorder/John Cockerell
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For weeks now we have been grieved deeply due to the brick thrown causing bodily injury to a lady passing through our great city of Coolidge. Our prayers go out mightily for the victims all around,... + continue reading