Mexia News photo/Harry Darby
Friday, February 12, 2016
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Mexia high senior Maelynn Danner, left, prepares to shoot the ball while fellow senior Demetri Freeman is all smiles for the donkey basketball fundraiser held Feb. 8 at the Mexia Junior High gym. Members of the senior class attempted to play basketball while riding donkeys, and although it’s... + continue reading
Mexia News photo/Stephen R. Farris
Friday, February 12, 2016
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Coolidge High School honored their senior basketball players last Tuesday evening in between their district games with the Abbott Panthers. The boy’s team has seven players who will be graduating this spring, while the girl’s team has two. Shown, l-r, are Tavo Rivera, Victor Reyes, Darion McClendon... + continue reading
Mexia News photo/Brenda Sommer
Wednesday, February 10, 2016
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Firefighters responded to a wreck in the middle of the intersection of Hwy. 14 and U.S. 84 around 8:30 a.m. Wednesday which involved the white Mazda CX-9 SUV in the foreground. It was involved in a collision with the black Saturn SUV shown at far left, as firefighters sweep up a considerable amount... + 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.
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
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Mexia News photo/Brenda Sommer
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.

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Friday, 02/12/16
By Brenda Sommer Managing Editor A Corsicana man is recovering after being beaten while being robbed by the occupants of a car who pulled him over with police-type emergency lights Thursday night. Mexia police were called to the coin laundry at 223 E. Palestine at 11:24 p.m. by Jacob Harrison,... + continue reading
Friday, 02/12/16
By Brenda Sommer Managing Editor Races are heating up for open spots on Mexia City Council and the Mexia ISD Board of Trustees as the final week of filing for the May 7 local elections begins. There are three positions open on the council and three spots available on the school board. Open... + continue reading

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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, 02/08/16
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, 02/05/16
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, 02/05/16
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

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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