In the girl’s junior varsity 4x100 Meter Relay race, Kiki Keith, with baton, finished the last leg for the Mexia girl’s, helping lead the team to a first place finish with a time of 53.47. Teammate Anastasia Henry is shown in the background. The Mexia JV girl’s track team finished in first place overall at the 18-4A district track meet held at Palestine High School Wednesday and Thursday. Mexia News photo/Stephen R. Farris
Friday, April 17, 2015
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By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports The best way to end the District 18-4A track meet - held at Palestine High School Wednesday and Thursday - is with a first place finish and that’s exactly what the Mexia varsity boy’s 4x400 Meter Relay team did. The race was a little shaky at first, but by... + continue reading

Mexia News photo/Brenda Sommer
Friday, April 17, 2015
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The Dodge Neon sedan at left and white Ford F-150 at right collided Friday shortly before 8 a.m. in the intersection on U.S. 84 in front of Walmart, injuring several occupants of the car. Four ambulances, including one from Teague Fire Department, took the driver and passengers of the car for... + continue reading

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Monday, April 13, 2015
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UIL students all but camped out in the the hallways of Navarro College South, in Mexia, last week when 245 students converged on the school for the annual UIL competition. Some categories of competition were spelling, accounting, prose, literary criticism, persuasive speaking, poetry. Eight school... + continue reading

A line of Confederate soldiers smartly lets off a volley of fire while a second line reloads their long guns at last year’s re-enactment of a Civil War battle at the Confederate Reunion Grounds. Some years the Yankees prevail and others the Rebs rout the Northerners. Last year the Confederate forces were trounced decisively, staging one final attack in which all were cut down. Mexia News file photo
Monday, April 13, 2015
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By Roxanne McKnight Staff Writer The South will rise again – next weekend. The annual Civil War re-enactment and living history event will take place Saturday and Sunday, April 18-19 at the Confederate Reunion Grounds. Attendees will see men and women of various ages in period costumes, watch... + continue reading

Mexia's Alex Lin watches his return back towards the net against Madisonville's Javier Saldana and Luis Aceves during boy's doubles action at the district tournament held in Groesbeck April 8-9. Lin was teamed up with Rafael Paz (lower right). Mexia News photo/Stephen R. Farris
Monday, April 13, 2015
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Mexia News Staff Report The Mexia tennis team finished up their season by competing in the District 18-4A meet held at Groesbeck High School last Thursday and Friday. For Mexia, Karina Rivera and Haylee Gose both competed in girl's singles play Thursday, but were unable to make it to the next... + continue reading

In the girl’s junior varsity 4x100 Meter Relay race, Kiki Keith, with baton, finished the last leg for the Mexia girl’s, helping lead the team to a first place finish with a time of 53.47. Teammate Anastasia Henry is shown in the background. The Mexia JV girl’s track team finished in first place overall at the 18-4A district track meet held at Palestine High School Wednesday and Thursday. Mexia News photo/Stephen R. Farris

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A line of Confederate soldiers smartly lets off a volley of fire while a second line reloads their long guns at last year’s re-enactment of a Civil War battle at the Confederate Reunion Grounds. Some years the Yankees prevail and others the Rebs rout the Northerners. Last year the Confederate forces were trounced decisively, staging one final attack in which all were cut down. Mexia News file photo

Mexia's Alex Lin watches his return back towards the net against Madisonville's Javier Saldana and Luis Aceves during boy's doubles action at the district tournament held in Groesbeck April 8-9. Lin was teamed up with Rafael Paz (lower right). Mexia News photo/Stephen R. Farris

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By Roxanne McKnight Staff Writer County commissioners settled a dispute over priority road funds in a split vote at their April 13 meeting, outvoting one commissioner who wanted an extra $48,000 from the fund for one job. The court had originally approved the repairs at its Oct. 13, 2014,... + continue reading
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By Mike Eddleman Publisher Evidence of mold has forced the closure of the gym, coaches offices, locker rooms and auditorium on the lower level of the high school. The precautionary measure was taken Wednesday, after results of a recent air quality study at the high school were shared with a... + continue reading

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