Monday, August 22, 2016
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By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports   After playing on the road against Corsicana Tuesday, the Mexia Ladycats were back on the court Friday evening to play their first home game of the season. Mexia hosted the Whitney Lady Eagles, falling in the first set, 25-18, but came back... + continue reading
Monday, August 22, 2016
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By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports   The Blackcats played their final football scrimmage this past Friday in Robinson against the Rockdale Tigers. Mexia came out a little sluggish in the practice session, giving up a couple of touchdowns to the Tigers. One touchdon was from a... + continue reading
Monday, August 22, 2016
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By Roxanne Thompson Staff Writer A new federal standard to protect inmates from sexual assault could provide the conditions for Limestone County Detention Center to have access to a large group of inmates.  That is what Limestone County Sheriff Dennis Wilson is telling county... + continue reading
Monday, August 22, 2016
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Staff Writer Being in the hospital can be unpleasant, even if the care and conditions are excellent, so therapists sometimes use the joy that animals can engender to make their patients’ journey back to health easier and more pleasant. The concept is called pet therapy, and Limestone Medical... + continue reading
Monday, August 22, 2016
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The Mexia Police Department assisted federal agents with the Federal Drug Enforcement Administration, Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco and Firearm, and Texas Game Wardens with the arrest of Charles Earl Cooper age 39 of Mexia on the morning of August 19.  To read more of this story, pick up a copy... + continue reading

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Monday, 08/22/16
Staff Writer The Justice Department’s announcement that it has decided to phase out the use of private prisons to house federal inmates raised questions in some quarters about the future of the Limestone County Detention Center. The county-owned prison has been empty since June 2013, when the... + continue reading
Friday, 08/19/16
Mexia residents may be required to open up their check book for another tax rate increase for the 2016/2017 proposed city budget. Mexia resident and former city council member Laura Rothrack was given opportunity to speak after a call to order and invocation. She requested of the council, “When... + continue reading

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Friday, 08/19/16
By Roxanne Thompson Staff Writer The first Blackcat football game of the year on Friday, Aug. 26, will be made much sweeter by the Mexia Lions Club’s Double Whammy pancake breakfast and supper.  Residents and football fans can start the day off right by stopping by the Lions Den, at... + continue reading
Wednesday, 08/17/16
By Roxanne Thompson Staff Writer Mexia native and Jacksonville Jaguar Offensive Tackle Kelvin Beachum Jr. teamed up with World Vision to give teachers at Mexia and Coolidge Independent School districts a school supply shopping spree Monday, Aug. 15.  World Vision parked its mobile... + continue reading
Wednesday, 08/17/16
By Roxanne Thompson Staff Writer A car hit an SUV on U.S. 84 in Mexia Thursday, Aug. 11, sending four people involved to the hospital.  The wreck happened just before 6 p.m. at the intersection of U.S. 84 and College Street, on the western end of Mexia.  According to the... + continue reading

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Monday, 08/22/16
By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports   After playing on the road against Corsicana Tuesday, the Mexia Ladycats were back on the court Friday evening to play their first home game of... + continue reading

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Friday, 08/19/16
Dear Editor, More and more of us see those in Washington in a lust for power and a worship of images, having this uncontrollable craving for control, but unaware of where or when they lost their... + continue reading