Friday, February 17, 2017
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By Roxanne Thompson Staff Writer In the previous issue, we read of Lewis High’s start in life, born in Freestone County, Texas, along with his twin sister, Louise, in 1932, to sharecroppers Joe Willie and Annie Matilda (Franklin) High. The family lived on a succession of farms of landowners,... + continue reading
Friday, February 17, 2017
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By Roxanne Thompson Staff Writer Another Limestone County Sheriff’s Deputy will be protected from gunfire, thanks to Point Enterprise’s Good Will Club, which donated $600, the cost of a bullet-proof vest, to the county for that purpose. Limestone County commissioners accepted the donation at... + continue reading
Thursday, February 16, 2017
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By Roxanne Thompson Staff Writer The home of 84-year-old Lewis High Sr., of Mexia, is pretty quiet these days, but memories of long ago come back to him. Lewis and his twin sister, Louise, were born in September 1932 to Joe Willy High and his wife, Annie Matillie (Franklin) High, in a rural... + continue reading
Wednesday, February 15, 2017
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By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports Keke Keith had one of the best scoring nights of her high school career Tuesday evening, pumping in a game high 29 points to help lead the Mexia Ladycats to a 54-41 bi-district playoff win over No. 15 ranked China Spring. After a close first three... + continue reading
Monday, February 13, 2017
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Mexia News Staff Report Seven types of recalled Sargento cheese have been pulled from the shelves of major grocery outlets, including in Mexia. H-E-B General Manager Craig Mytton said the Mexia store did not have any of the lot numbers included in the recall. Walmart Dairy Department Manager... + continue reading

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Friday, 02/17/17
The U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $1.2 million grant to the Mexia Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) of Limestone County to make critical roadway infrastructure improvements needed to boost capacity at the Mexia Industrial Park and open... + continue reading
Friday, 02/17/17
Mexia News Staff Report The Mexia Blackcats soccer team moves to 4-0 in district play after beating out rival Gatesville, 3-2. Mexia scored the lone goal of the first half when Lalo Ortiz passed to Kevin Garcia from about 35 yards out. Garcia brought the ball down in the box with his chest,... + continue reading

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Monday, 02/13/17
By Roxanne Thompson Staff Writer Limestone County is taking steps to handle domestic violence cases in a way that will result in change for victims and more successful prosecution of abusers. The Limestone County Domestic Violence Task Force was set up about a year ago and meets about every... + continue reading
Friday, 02/10/17
By Roxanne Thompson Staff Writer Mexia students who can sing, make music or dance have just a few days left to prepare for the tryouts for the annual talent show sponsored by the Rotary Club of Mexia. Entry forms for the auditions are available at each campus, and entry in the competition is... + continue reading
Wednesday, 02/08/17
By Roxanne Thompson Staff Writer This weekend’s Colonial Event is the first of the historic re-enactments coming to Limestone County this year, so those who go to Old Fort Parker Friday-Sunday, Feb. 10-12, will see living history, with Saturday being the main day of activity. Folks from across... + continue reading

Sports

Friday, 02/17/17
Mexia News Staff Report The Mexia Blackcats soccer team moves to 4-0 in district play after beating out rival Gatesville, 3-2. Mexia scored the lone goal of the first half when Lalo Ortiz passed... + continue reading

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Wednesday, 02/15/17
Dear Editor, With the Super Bowl behind us, how many Texans would have enjoyed football’s biggest week even more had it not been for the traffic hassles to get to Houston? Just imagine if... + continue reading
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