Camp helper Elaina Molina made sure campers stayed hydrated as the temperature Saturday climbed into the 80s. Mexia News photo/Stephen R. Farris
Monday, May 4, 2015
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By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports The atmosphere Saturday, besides a little on the warm side, was for the most part relaxed, entertaining and fun for the youth - as well as the adults - participating in the Second Annual Community Football Camp 2015, hosted by former Mexia Blackcat and SMU... + continue reading

Limestone County Emergency Management Director Matt Groveton, left, speaks at county commissioners court Monday, April 27, about the need for HAZMAT software so the county can respond quickly in case of a chemical spill. At right is Sheriff Dennis Wilson. Mexia News photo/Roxanne McKnight
Monday, May 4, 2015
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By Roxanne McKnight Limestone County officials approved buying software that would leave the county better prepared for disasters, especially in light of the chemicals hauled through town on the train. They also began thinking of how to save a county road from being washed away by encroachment... + continue reading

Juan Sanchez reaches second ahead of the throw by the Fairfield catcher during early play of the tie-breaker game between the Blackats and Eagles last Friday in Madisonville. Mexia News photo/Stephen R. Farris
Monday, May 4, 2015
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By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports Last Thursday and Friday turned into the old adage "third times a charm" for both Mexia and Fairfield. Mexia lost both district games to the Palestine Wildcats this season, but defeated their Anderson County rival in a crucial tie-breaker game Thursday... + continue reading

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Wednesday, April 22, 2015
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Incommons Bank of Mexia President Greg Stubbs hands a treat to Tiffany Davila, 2, of Fairfield, while her mother, Ana Davila, watches at the second annual Mexia Boomtown History and Market Day, held in the green area on Milam Street next to H-E-B grocery store, which sponsored the event with the... + continue reading

ESD No. 2 President Lou Ann Bedwell, at rear, and West Lake Limestone Fire Chief Warren Miller apprise Limestone County commissioners at the court’s April 23 meeting of the department’s plans to buy a used fire truck. At front left is County Clerk Peggy Beck, who keeps minutes at the meetings. Mexia News photo/Roxanne McKnight
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
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By Roxanne McKnight Staff Writer It took two years to find it, but West Lake Limestone Volunteer Fire Department has located exactly the fire truck it was looking for: a used, one-owner, low-mileage at a great price. West Lakes Fire Chief Warren Miller and Emergency Services District No. 2... + continue reading

Camp helper Elaina Molina made sure campers stayed hydrated as the temperature Saturday climbed into the 80s. Mexia News photo/Stephen R. Farris

Limestone County Emergency Management Director Matt Groveton, left, speaks at county commissioners court Monday, April 27, about the need for HAZMAT software so the county can respond quickly in case of a chemical spill. At right is Sheriff Dennis Wilson. Mexia News photo/Roxanne McKnight

Juan Sanchez reaches second ahead of the throw by the Fairfield catcher during early play of the tie-breaker game between the Blackats and Eagles last Friday in Madisonville. Mexia News photo/Stephen R. Farris

Mexia News photo by Roxanne McKnight

ESD No. 2 President Lou Ann Bedwell, at rear, and West Lake Limestone Fire Chief Warren Miller apprise Limestone County commissioners at the court’s April 23 meeting of the department’s plans to buy a used fire truck. At front left is County Clerk Peggy Beck, who keeps minutes at the meetings. Mexia News photo/Roxanne McKnight

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Monday, 05/04/15
By Brenda Sommer Managing Editor A 28-year-old Mexia man was sentenced Friday to life in prison for brutally attacking an infant, causing the child permanent brain damage. In January 2013, the child’s mother left her 5-week-old child in the care of Ben McAlpine while she took an older child to... + continue reading
Wednesday, 04/22/15
By Mike Eddleman Publisher Regardless of whether or not the community approves a $15.5 million bond package, Mexia ISD now has $2.3 million to work with as it begins to tackle its facilities issues. The Mexia ISD board gave final approval Monday for the loan, currently scheduled to be paid for... + continue reading

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The Mexia Ladycats softball coaching staff honored their seniors Monday night, prior to the start of their game with Fairfield. Pictured from left to right are Kandice Mack, Andre’ya Flemming, coach Courtney Adams, Victoria Beldin and Cheyenne Thompson. Mexia News photo/Stephen R. Farris
Wednesday, 04/22/15
By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports Monday night’s game goes to show you can’t take this Mexia Ladycats team lightly and the Fairfield Lady Eagles found that out as they came close to being upset. The game was tied at 5-5 until the sixth inning when Fairfield crossed the plate six times to go... + continue reading

Kyler Hancock gets mobbed by fellow Blackcat teammates after bunting his way on base against Fairfield in Monday afternoon’s suspended game finale. Hancock’s hit gave him the game winning RBI as Juan Sanchez scored from third base in the 4-3 district win. Mexia News photo/Stephen R. Farris
Wednesday, 04/22/15
By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports The Fairfield Eagles looked to be in a pretty sweet spot Monday evening in the finish of the district game that was suspended by rain Friday night against the Blackcats. The Eagles started out with a man on base, one out and the batter with a 1-1 count at... + 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
Friday, 04/17/15
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

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Juan Sanchez reaches second ahead of the throw by the Fairfield catcher during early play of the tie-breaker game between the Blackats and Eagles last Friday in Madisonville. Mexia News photo/Stephen R. Farris
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Monday, 05/04/15
By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports Last Thursday and Friday turned into the old adage "third times a charm" for both Mexia and Fairfield. Mexia lost both district games to the Palestine... + continue reading

The Mexia Ladycats softball coaching staff honored their seniors Monday night, prior to the start of their game with Fairfield. Pictured from left to right are Kandice Mack, Andre’ya Flemming, coach Courtney Adams, Victoria Beldin and Cheyenne Thompson. Mexia News photo/Stephen R. Farris
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Kyler Hancock gets mobbed by fellow Blackcat teammates after bunting his way on base against Fairfield in Monday afternoon’s suspended game finale. Hancock’s hit gave him the game winning RBI as Juan Sanchez scored from third base in the 4-3 district win. Mexia News photo/Stephen R. Farris
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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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Early voting begins Monday for the Mexia ISD school board and bond election. Every registered voter in Mexia ISD has eight days to cast a ballot. That's a total of 68 hours the polls will be open.... + continue reading