Cameron Park Zoo volunteer Brandy Fonville, of Woodway, shows an opossum to children at Gibbs Memorial Library Thursday, July 23, during a special presentation. Mexia News photo/Roxanne McKnight
Friday, July 31, 2015
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By Roxanne McKnight Staff Writer Children visiting Mexia’s Gibbs Memorial Library got to see several animals last week and were even able to pet some. Volunteers with the Cameron Park Zoo, in Waco, brought four kinds of animals to the library Thursday, July 23, and talked to the children... + continue reading

Children at Gibbs Memorial Library share treats during a refreshment break at the summer reading program Wednesday, July 15. Shown here, l-r, are Maria Morales, 7, of Teague, and Esmeralda Lopez, 8, Bryan Sarabia, 6, and Marshall Hensley, 4, all of Mexia. Mexia News photo/Roxanne McKnight
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
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By Roxanne McKnight Staff Writer Mexia’s Gibbs Memorial Library is a beehive of activity right now with the summer reading program reaching its stride. Two hundred eighty-eight children, ages 3-14, are enrolled in the program, which began June 30 and runs through July 31. During that time each... + continue reading

Jorel Lockhart churns through a speed drill during his early morning workout next to the weight room at Mexia High School. Lockhart and fellow athletes have been dedicated throughout the summer in keeping in shape. Mexia News photo/Stephen R. Farris
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
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By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports In this day and age of social media, X-Box and PlayStation games and video streaming on the Internet, today's youth may opt to stay indoors during summer vacation exploring those choices where it's cool from the blazing heat of the Texas sun. That is... + continue reading

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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

Cameron Park Zoo volunteer Brandy Fonville, of Woodway, shows an opossum to children at Gibbs Memorial Library Thursday, July 23, during a special presentation. Mexia News photo/Roxanne McKnight

Children at Gibbs Memorial Library share treats during a refreshment break at the summer reading program Wednesday, July 15. Shown here, l-r, are Maria Morales, 7, of Teague, and Esmeralda Lopez, 8, Bryan Sarabia, 6, and Marshall Hensley, 4, all of Mexia. Mexia News photo/Roxanne McKnight

Jorel Lockhart churns through a speed drill during his early morning workout next to the weight room at Mexia High School. Lockhart and fellow athletes have been dedicated throughout the summer in keeping in shape. Mexia News photo/Stephen R. Farris

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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

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Wednesday, 07/29/15
By Roxanne McKnight Staff Writer County commissioners approved the Road and Bridge Department’s buying a new fuel truck at their July 13 meeting. The court also approved other Road and Bridge expenses, including an invoice for new wiring, two salary increases; and also agreements that would see... + continue reading
Wednesday, 07/29/15
Mexia Blackcat football players have a number of crucial dates coming up. All high school athletes participating in any sport for the upcoming 2015-16 school year (9th-12th) must get their physical by Aug. 3. Physicals will be available at the Field House on Monday, Aug. 3, for $20 (cash only... + continue reading

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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, 07/22/15
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, 07/22/15
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, 07/20/15
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

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Mexia Blackcat football players have a number of crucial dates coming up. All high school athletes participating in any sport for the upcoming 2015-16 school year (9th-12th) must get their physical... + continue reading

Jorel Lockhart churns through a speed drill during his early morning workout next to the weight room at Mexia High School. Lockhart and fellow athletes have been dedicated throughout the summer in keeping in shape. Mexia News photo/Stephen R. Farris
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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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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 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