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Friday, March 27, 2015
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McKenzie Self, 12, of Coolidge, heads for the third barrel in the youth barrel racing competition on her sorrel mare Missy on Sunday, March 22, at the Limestone County Fair Horse Show. + continue reading

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Friday, March 27, 2015
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Mexia's Aniyah Jelks looks for a good landing spot in the girl's long jump competition at the Teague track meet held on Thursday afternoon in Teague. Results from the meet were unavailable at press time. Mexia will hold the annual Scott Neal Track Meet at Black Cat Field for high school boy's and... + continue reading

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Friday, March 27, 2015
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Next week's home district baseball and softball games against Groesbeck will be played on Thursday at Black Cat Field, due to the holiday on Friday. The junior varsity baseball game will begin at 4:30 p.m. Softball JV starts at 5 p.m. Both varsity Blackcat and Ladycat games start at 7 p.m. + continue reading

Mexia pitcher Avery Williams delivers a pitch to a Wortham batter during the Blackcats 4-3 rain-shortened win Friday afternoon at Black Cat Field. Umpires called the game at the end of the second inning. Mexia News photo/Stephen R. Farris
Monday, March 23, 2015
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By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports With rain threatening again on Friday, the Mexia Blackcats moved forward with their home baseball game with the Wortham Bulldogs at Black Cat Field, splashing their way to a 4-3 comeback win. Avery Williams started the game on the mound for the Blackcats,... + continue reading

Ronald Jackson, a Mexia High School senior, takes a shot at the basket during Wednesday’s donkey basketball game at Mexia High School. The event was a fundraiser for the Class of 2015’s senior trip. Mexia News photos/Roxanne McKnight
Monday, March 23, 2015
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By Roxanne McKnight Staff Writer Mexia High School’s Class of 2015 held a donkey basketball tournament last week to raise money for their senior trip. The games took place in the high school gym Wednesday, March 18, with five student teams and one teacher team trying to show who was best at the... + continue reading

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Mexia pitcher Avery Williams delivers a pitch to a Wortham batter during the Blackcats 4-3 rain-shortened win Friday afternoon at Black Cat Field. Umpires called the game at the end of the second inning. Mexia News photo/Stephen R. Farris

Ronald Jackson, a Mexia High School senior, takes a shot at the basket during Wednesday’s donkey basketball game at Mexia High School. The event was a fundraiser for the Class of 2015’s senior trip. Mexia News photos/Roxanne McKnight

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Wednesday, 03/25/15
Mexia News Staff Report A Mexia man pled guilty to continuous sexual abuse of a child and aggravated sexual assault of a child Monday in Groesbeck. Edward Dean Stewart, 39, admitted his guilt in the 77th District Court of Limestone County before Judge Deborah Oakes Evans. Evans dismissed the... + continue reading
Monday, 03/23/15
Mexia News Staff Report After weeks of rain and finishing up basketball playoffs, the Mexia thinclads got on track in their first meet of the year at the George Dixon Relays held at Waco La Vega High School this past Thursday, March 19. The varsity girl's team finished in third place overall,... + continue reading

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Wortham Lady Bulldog Allison Nix gets a nice hit for the Lady Bulldogs during the girls’ 17-2 district win over Hubbard Tuesday. Mexia News photo/Jennifer Lansford
Friday, 03/20/15
The Wortham Lady Bulldogs softball team is determined to be a contender in District 15-2A this season as they steam-rolled the Hubbard Lady Jaguars, 17-2, for an impressive win. "We have the potential, talent and heart to compete," says coach Mac Hammond. We're working to get better everyday,... + continue reading

Ladycat Cheyenne Thompson winds up to deliver a pitch during Mexia's district opening softball game with the Groesbeck Lady Goats Tuesday night in Groesbeck. Mexia News photo/Stephen R. Farris
Friday, 03/20/15
By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports With talk of more rain in Tuesday's forecast, the softball district opener between Mexia Ladycats and Groesbeck Lady Goats game was moved to Monday evening in Groesbeck. Mexia's south of the Navasota neighbor ended up taking the win, 16-4, even though the... + continue reading

The pet show is a perennially popular event at the Limestone County Fair, and the reason can be seen in this picture from the 2012 fair. This year’s pet show is Thursday, March 26, at 6 p.m., and is open to local children who show up early to sign up. Mexia News file photo
Friday, 03/20/15
By Roxanne McKnight Staff Writer Limestone County youth have been working for weeks, months and even a year in some cases, on their county fair projects, and the big reveal is Wednesday through Saturday, March 25-28. That’s when the students’ work will be showcased to see how it stacks up... + continue reading

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Mexia News Editorial Republicans in the Texas Legislature campaigned on the promise of providing more tax relief to Texans. For once, lawmakers are determined to keep a campaign promise no matter... + continue reading