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Friday, July 24, 2015
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Carol Ann Dawley, of Point Enterprise, shares a smile with her grandson, Luke Dawley, 7, of New Braunfels, at Point Enterprise’s ice cream social Saturday, July 7. To see more photos from this event, pick up a copy of Saturday's edition of The Mexia News, or subscribe to our online edition. + continue reading

Limestone County Elections Administrator Jennifer Johnson, right, tells county commissioners at their July 13 meeting how she has discovered the county has enough credit with the state to completely pay for new election poll books, software and training. At left is County Clerk Peggy Beck. Mexia News photo/Roxanne McKnight
Friday, July 24, 2015
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By Roxanne McKnight Staff Writer Limestone County commissioners approved purchasing new election equipment after they learned the cost of the purchase would be completely covered by credit the county has received for leasing its equipment over the years. County Elections Administrator Jennifer... + continue reading

AgriLife Extension Agent Gabrielle ‘Gabby’ Washington’s ever-present smile and positive outlook help her make contacts as she begins her work in Limestone County. Washington recently completed her Masters Degree in Agricultural Economics and would like to teach financial literacy to teens as well as promote healthy nutrition and lifestyle choices. Mexia News photo/Roxanne McKnight
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
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By Roxanne McKnight Staff Writer Limestone County’s new AgriLife Extension Agent for Family and Consumer Science, has been on the job since May and is looking to get feedback from residents about what kind of programming residents would like her to pursue. Gabrielle Washington, who began her... + continue reading

Mallory Flores stretches out for the ball at first ball in an attempt to get the Belton runner out at first during Mexia’s game with the Ponytail Express at the Texas Teenage Association of Softball 6U State T-Ball Tournament held at Groesbeck. Mexia News photo/Stephen R. Farris
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
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By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports Getting to the playoffs in summer league softball is an accomplishment in itself, but making it all the way to the state tournament is something to be really proud of. The Mexia Cory Waves did just that. The 6U T-Ball team battled throughout the season and... + continue reading

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Monday, July 20, 2015
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Brother Dale Hergett, Justin Campbell and Hannah McCord all earned a pie in the face at a fundraiser on the last night of Kirvin Baptist Church’s Vacation Bible School. Sponsors were Bush’s Chicken of Mexia and FBC of Mexia. Offerings totaling $200 were collected for local mission projects. + continue reading

Mexia News photos/Roxanne McKnight

Limestone County Elections Administrator Jennifer Johnson, right, tells county commissioners at their July 13 meeting how she has discovered the county has enough credit with the state to completely pay for new election poll books, software and training. At left is County Clerk Peggy Beck. Mexia News photo/Roxanne McKnight

AgriLife Extension Agent Gabrielle ‘Gabby’ Washington’s ever-present smile and positive outlook help her make contacts as she begins her work in Limestone County. Washington recently completed her Masters Degree in Agricultural Economics and would like to teach financial literacy to teens as well as promote healthy nutrition and lifestyle choices. Mexia News photo/Roxanne McKnight

Mallory Flores stretches out for the ball at first ball in an attempt to get the Belton runner out at first during Mexia’s game with the Ponytail Express at the Texas Teenage Association of Softball 6U State T-Ball Tournament held at Groesbeck. Mexia News photo/Stephen R. Farris

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Friday, 07/24/15
By Roxanne McKnight Staff Writer Because Limestone County is on the edge of a dry area of the state that is expected to get much drier in the next few weeks, a burn ban could be in the county’s future, but court watchers are not expecting county commissioners to declare a burn ban at their... + continue reading
Wednesday, 07/22/15
By Roxanne McKnight Staff Writer County commissioners approved the final contract its electricity broker worked out for the county, with the rate dropping about 44 percent for the county and about 43 percent for the Limestone County Detention Center, whose electricity is supplied by a different... + continue reading

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Mexia Lee Tiger Tralan Brooks takes a mighty swing during the team’s game with Axtell last week at the TTAB District 14 8U Machine Pitch tournament held here at City Park. The Tigers move on to the state tournament that begins this coming Monday, July 20, in Mineola. Mexia News photo/Stephen R. Farris
Wednesday, 07/15/15
By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports The Mexia Lee Tigers will be one of 15 teams competing at the Texas Teenage Association of Baseball’s 8U Machine Pitch State Tournament that is being held in Mineola starting Monday, July 20. The Tigers clawed their way up from the loser’s bracket in last... + continue reading

Fourth-grade science teacher Rhonda Mills and her son Ty, 7, look for cantaloupe and other produce in the community garden at R.Q. Sims Intermediate school to see if any are ready for harvesting. Mills worked with her students to start the garden in the spring, and another teacher, Jodi Huff, has been leading kindergarten through third-grade students in a garden activity four days a week through the ACE summer day camp being held at the school. Mexia News photo/Roxanne McKnight
Wednesday, 07/15/15
By Roxanne McKnight Staff Writer R.Q. Sims Intermediate School students got their hands dirty this past spring when they started their own community garden, and in doing so learned many lessons. Fourth-grade science teacher Rhonda Mills had wanted to create a community garden for the past... + continue reading

Mexia News photo/Brenda Sommer
Monday, 07/13/15
A state trooper and emergency responders look over the remains of a 2015 Jeep SUV that rolled through a fence and into a pasture off FM 39, about two miles south of CR 425, shortly after 10 p.m. Friday night. The driver is believed to have been trying to avoid a deer when her vehicle left the... + continue reading

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Mallory Flores stretches out for the ball at first ball in an attempt to get the Belton runner out at first during Mexia’s game with the Ponytail Express at the Texas Teenage Association of Softball 6U State T-Ball Tournament held at Groesbeck. Mexia News photo/Stephen R. Farris
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By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports Getting to the playoffs in summer league softball is an accomplishment in itself, but making it all the way to the state tournament is something to be really... + continue reading

Mexia Lee Tiger Tralan Brooks takes a mighty swing during the team’s game with Axtell last week at the TTAB District 14 8U Machine Pitch tournament held here at City Park. The Tigers move on to the state tournament that begins this coming Monday, July 20, in Mineola. Mexia News photo/Stephen R. Farris
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The Mexia Lee Tigers won the Texas Teenage Association of Baseball District 14 8U Machine Pitch tournament, held here at City Park last week and advance to the state tournament in Mineola beginning on July 20. Pictured, along with the Tigers coaching staff in no particular order are Keytron Majors, Tralan Brooks, Kyran Bedford, Jordan Banks, Johnny Howard, Maximus Toscanol, Kaleb Molina, Zarmion Shed, Kadyn Molina, Ty Stevens and Nickolas Acevedo. Mexia News photos/Stephen R. Farris
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The 2016 presidential election is still more than 15 months away, but judging by the fundraising efforts of the laundry list of candidates, money is no object, it is the only objective. It takes... + continue reading