Mexia News photo/Brenda Sommer
Friday, May 6, 2016
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This Mistubishi Galant and a Waco semi hauling a trailer collided at the intersection of Hwy. 14 and U.S. 84 in Mexia around 11:30 a.m. Friday. There were no serious injuries to either driver, though the sedan’s driver was taken by ambulance to the hospital after complaining of pain. The cause of... + continue reading
Landowner Charles Little, standing, was among 50-60 Limestone County residents who attended the commissioners court’s specially called meeting to express their opposition to the Texas Central Railroad., Map showing various routes being considered by Texas Central Railway.
Friday, May 6, 2016
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By Roxanne McKnight Staff Writer Nearly 60 Limestone County residents showed up to a specially called meeting of commissioners court Thursday to express opposition to a high-speed railroad company’s latest plans to acquire land. On April 19, attorneys for Texas Central Railroad and... + continue reading
Mexia’s Tee Owens takes a big leap in the air Thursday afternoon as she practices the long jump.
Friday, May 6, 2016
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By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports For the fourth consecutive year, Mexia athlete Tee Owens will make an appearance at the UIL State Track... + continue reading
Coolidge head boys’ basketball coach, Bryan Jones, center, will be leaving the school at the end of the semester to take the head coaching job for the Blum Lady Bobcats basketball team.
Friday, May 6, 2016
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By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports After leading the Coolidge Yellowjackets to three straight basketball playoff appearances and a trip to the 2016 UIL Class 1A state basketball final four, head coach Bryan Jones will be leaving at the end of this school year to take the girls basketball head... + continue reading
An attendee at the 2014 Cinco de Mayo celebration purchases tickets from volunteers Ana and Norman Orellana, at left. This year’s event is Saturday, May 7.
Wednesday, May 4, 2016
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By Roxanne McKnight Staff Writer Mexia’s downtown will be the center of a Cinco de Mayo festival this coming Saturday, May 7, with the entire 200th block of East Commerce closed to traffic. Both sides of the street there will be lined with booths and tables offering freshly made Mexican food... + continue reading
Mexia News photo/Brenda Sommer
Landowner Charles Little, standing, was among 50-60 Limestone County residents who attended the commissioners court’s specially called meeting to express their opposition to the Texas Central Railroad., Map showing various routes being considered by Texas Central Railway.
Mexia’s Tee Owens takes a big leap in the air Thursday afternoon as she practices the long jump.
Coolidge head boys’ basketball coach, Bryan Jones, center, will be leaving the school at the end of the semester to take the head coaching job for the Blum Lady Bobcats basketball team.
An attendee at the 2014 Cinco de Mayo celebration purchases tickets from volunteers Ana and Norman Orellana, at left. This year’s event is Saturday, May 7.

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Friday, 05/06/16
By Brenda Sommer Managing Editor Voters who didn’t take advantage of early voting hours head to the polls today to decide local school board and city elections. Elections for Mexia City Council and Mexia ISD take place today, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., at the Mexia Civic Center, 101 S. McKinney. In... + continue reading
Friday, 05/06/16
By Brenda Sommer Managing Editor Four people are dead following an horrific accident Wednesday evening near Teague. The Texas Department of Public Safety said the wreck took place at 5:17 p.m. May 4, one mile east of Teague, on U.S. 84. Michael James Jackson, 30, of Teague was driving a 2003... + continue reading

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The Mexia 4x200 meter relay team: l-r, front row: Darius Dorsey, Kataress Griffin and Nick Chatham; back row: Avery Williams, Jaylen Gipson and Malik Keener.
Wednesday, 05/04/16
By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports Tuesday may have looked like a typical day for Mexia varsity boy’s track athletes, but deep down, each and every member of the 4x200 meter relay team realizes that there is a job to get done. And that would be to make a little history at the state track and... + continue reading
Mexia News photo/Roxanne McKnight , Dr. Anna Pat Alpert, center, and her daughter, Samantha Murphy, listen as Clint Flatt speaks to them during the social hour., Navarro College South Professor Harold Mulholland, right, shares a moment with his wife, Judy, and Arthur Hadden, at the Navarro College South gala.
Monday, 05/02/16
Attendees at the Navarro College South gala fundraiser, including, l-r, Raquel Sanders, Sabrina Jacobs and Alvis Minter, all of Mexia, enjoy appetizers during the social hour preceding dinner at the campus’ Administration Building Saturday evening, April 23. Click the arrow to see more photos from... + continue reading
Fred and Sally Sain enjoy each other’s company on the porch of their home in Prairie Hill.
Monday, 05/02/16
By Roxanne McKnight Staff Writer The Rev. Fred Sain, pastor of Limestone County’s Prairie Hill Baptist Church for more than 66 years, can’t say exactly when he got the call to preach. That’s because some of his earliest memories are preaching on an overturned apple box in the back yard of his... + continue reading

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Wednesday, 03/23/16
(Editor’s note: Here is a nice letter from a Trout Clinic supporter, reprinted with permission.) To: Mexia Bass Club Attn: Ron Talbot Ron: Congratulations on your successful trout clinic this... + continue reading