As part of the Chautauqua and Coffee learning series, historian and writer Laurie Jasinski shows one of many works of art created to represent the great Leonid meteor showers of November 1833.
Monday, February 8, 2016
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By Roxanne McKnight Staff Writer Texas historian and writer Laurie Jasinski gave a talk in Limestone County recently on how researching celestial events has solved mysteries in history. Jasinski’s talk was part of the Confederate Reunion Grounds’ Chautauqua and Coffee Learning Series and took... + continue reading
Senior Tee Owens lays the ball up for two of her game-high 20 points last Friday night against the Groesbeck Lady Goats.
Monday, February 8, 2016
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By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports The No. 8-ranked Mexia Ladycats’ high-flying antics landed them with an impressive 80-36 district win over the Groesbeck Lady Goats last Friday night at home. Outgoing senior Tee Owens put on quite a show. The four-year starter showed the standing-room-... + continue reading
Mexia’s Shemar High, right, gets wrangled by Groesbeck’s Jarrius Washington during early action of the Blackcats’ district game with the Goats Friday night.
Monday, February 8, 2016
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By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports Friday night’s district rival game with the Groesbeck Goats is probably one the No. 25-ranked Mexia Blackcats wish they could get back. After leading by 3 at the end of the first period, 15-12, the Goats managed to tie the game and move on top midway in... + continue reading
History re-enactors re-load their long rifles during last year’s mock battle during the American Colonial Event at Old Fort Parker.
Friday, February 5, 2016
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By Roxanne McKnight Staff Writer Limestone County residents will get the chance to delve into the past at a historical re-enactment of the American Colonial period on Friday-Saturday, Feb. 12-13. The event is the second annual Crossed Roads on the Frontier: Colonial Military Muster and Drill,... + continue reading
Four Blackcat players signed their letters of intent to play ball: l-r, are Tyrik Ray, Darius Dorsey), Demetri Freeman and Avery Williams.
Friday, February 5, 2016
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Mexia News Staff Report National Signing Day yielded four Mexia athletes committing to continue their high school sports' careers at the college level. Classmates, teachers and coaches were on hand at Blackcat gym to witness the signings and wish the players well in their future endeavors.... + continue reading
As part of the Chautauqua and Coffee learning series, historian and writer Laurie Jasinski shows one of many works of art created to represent the great Leonid meteor showers of November 1833.
Senior Tee Owens lays the ball up for two of her game-high 20 points last Friday night against the Groesbeck Lady Goats.
Mexia’s Shemar High, right, gets wrangled by Groesbeck’s Jarrius Washington during early action of the Blackcats’ district game with the Goats Friday night.
History re-enactors re-load their long rifles during last year’s mock battle during the American Colonial Event at Old Fort Parker.
Four Blackcat players signed their letters of intent to play ball: l-r, are Tyrik Ray, Darius Dorsey), Demetri Freeman and Avery Williams.

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By Roxanne McKnight Staff Writer A representative of Cross Texas Transmission told Limestone County commissioners that the power line the company requested to build had been approved and construction would begin late this year or early next. Cameron Fredkin appeared before the court at its Jan... + continue reading
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Mexia News Staff Report Adrianna Jones had a career-high 52 points in No. 11 ranked Coolidge’s 84-12 win over the Penelope Lady Wolverines last Friday night on the road. The senior forward had 34 of her 52 points scored by halftime. The Lady Yellowjackets led by 27 after one, 28-1, then... + continue reading

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Wednesday, 02/03/16
At last year’s donkey basketball fundraiser, then-Mexia High School senior Blake Lewis seemed to prefer pulling his donkey across the court during the game. This year’s game, a fundraiser to help the senior class, will be held Monday, Feb. 8, at the Mexia Junior High Gym. Tickets are $6 in advance... + continue reading
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Wednesday, 02/03/16
A Mexia fireman puts out a blaze that broke out around 9 a.m. in the frame of a hot tub attached to the back of a wooden home in the 800 block of East Evergreen. No one was injured in the fire, which caused some damage to the back of the house. + continue reading
Senior Tee Owens, shown in a file photo,topped all scorers with 16 points in Mexia’s 39-33 win against Fairfield.
Wednesday, 02/03/16
Mexia News Staff Report It’s not easy stepping out on the basketball court in Fairfield and coming out with a win. The last four times Mexia and Fairfield have met in the past two seasons (including Tuesday night) the margin of victory has been six, six, four and five, all in favor of the No. 8... + continue reading

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What a delight to see the picture of football players kneeling on the front page of The Mexia News! The stories of the official receiving help from so many, and then the two football teams praying... + continue reading