Wednesday, January 18, 2017
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By Roxanne Thompson Staff Writer Like many small Texas towns, Mexia struggles with the appearance of its downtown area, once a hub of activity, now punctuated by vacant, deteriorated buildings and faded signs from decades ago. A group called Mexia Downtown, however, formed last spring, aims to... + continue reading
Tuesday, January 17, 2017
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By Roxanne Thompson Staff Writer An estimated 150-200 people took part in the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Parade through downtown Mexia streets Saturday. The cold, damp weather could not suppress the almost universal smiles and sense of joy and pride in the event. Most of those... + continue reading
Tuesday, January 17, 2017
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Mexia News Staff Report After suffering a five-point loss to district rival Riesel last Tuesday, the Wortham Bulldogs took it out on the Bremond Tigers on Friday, beating their district rival at home, 74-38. Jayce Black was on fire for the Bulldogs, hitting 18 points with seven rebounds, two... + continue reading
Monday, January 16, 2017
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By Roxanne Thompson Staff Writer There was conversation around the DuBus dining table each weeknight when Lyle DuBus was growing up, and it was always about what had happened at school that day. That’s the way Mexia Independent School District’s new Superintendent Dr. Lyle Dubus remembers it.... + continue reading
Monday, January 16, 2017
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By Roxanne Thompson Staff Writer Strong, tornado-like winds swept across the Mexia State Supported Living Center campus very early Monday, ripping off portions of the tops and sides of buildings, but no people were injured. Debris was evident on most of the streets and yards of the MSSLC,... + continue reading

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Wednesday, 01/18/17
By Roxanne Thompson Staff Writer Limestone County is throwing its support behind getting dedicated funding for the Heart of Texas Automobile Theft Task Force. Commissioners were asked to approved a resolution to that effect at their most recent meeting, which was Jan. 10. The court also... + continue reading
Wednesday, 01/18/17
Mexia News Staff Report The Wortham Lady Bulldogs remain in the mix in District 18-2A basketball after splitting two rival games Friday and Tuesday against Bremond and Axtell. Wortham blasted the Bremond Tigers last Friday night, 59-25, carried by Kate Vogel and Ashley Mao’s 14 point... + continue reading

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Friday, 01/13/17
By Roxanne Thompson Staff Writer With computer use virtually universal in the United States, people have to concern themselves not only with staying up-to-date on using computer hardware and software, but more and more they need to become savvy on attacks from hackers and how to avoid them.... + continue reading
Wednesday, 01/11/17
By Roxanne Thompson Staff Writer Limestone County’s Fort Parker State Park is filled with scenes of natural beauty, but one aspect of that beauty involves bats, especially red bats, which are the most prevalent species at the park. Assistant Superintendent Michael “Mike” Loftice recently spoke... + continue reading
Wednesday, 01/11/17
By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports No love lost between the Mexia Blackcats and Corsicana Tigers, as both teams clashed on the court for the second time this season Tuesday evening, this time at Tiger gym. Evidently, the Blackcats have the Tigers dialed in their sights as they came away... + continue reading

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Wednesday, 01/18/17
Mexia News Staff Report The Wortham Lady Bulldogs remain in the mix in District 18-2A basketball after splitting two rival games Friday and Tuesday against Bremond and Axtell. Wortham blasted... + continue reading

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Wednesday, 12/14/16
Dear Editor, I retired from Mexia State Supported Living Center as the Director on April 30 after working with the state of Texas for 28 years and at Mexia SSLC for 4.5 years. During these 4.5... + continue reading