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, May 2, 2016
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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, May 2, 2016
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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
Mexia’s Tee Owens – shown measuring before the start of the long jump at the area meet – won the girls long jump at the Class 4A Region III regional track meet, to move on to the state meet once again.
Monday, May 2, 2016
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Mexia News Staff Report Tee Owens will make yet another return to the state track meet this season, after finishing first in the long jump for the Ladycats’ track team at the regional meet last week in Huntsville. She won’t be alone as the Blackcat 4x200 meter relay team swept through the... + continue reading
Wortham’s Zaria Oates and Jordan Lansford won medals for the Bulldogs at the Class 2A Region III regional meet.
Monday, May 2, 2016
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Mexia News Staff Report Wortham track teams competed at the Class 2A Region III regional track meet this past weekend in Palestine. Lady Bulldog Zaria Oates reached the finals of the 100 meter dash, finishing seventh overall with a time of 12.95. Oates also placed fifth win the girls triple... + continue reading
Coolidge sent 10 athletes to the Class 1A Region IV regional track meet this past weekend.
Monday, May 2, 2016
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Mexia News Staff Report It was a big weekend for the Coolidge High School track teams as they competed at the Class 1A Region IV regional track meet held at Pflugerville’s Hendrickson High School near Austin. The Yellowjacket team finished tied for 15th out of nearly 40 schools competing 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.
Fred and Sally Sain enjoy each other’s company on the porch of their home in Prairie Hill.
Mexia’s Tee Owens – shown measuring before the start of the long jump at the area meet – won the girls long jump at the Class 4A Region III regional track meet, to move on to the state meet once again.
Wortham’s Zaria Oates and Jordan Lansford won medals for the Bulldogs at the Class 2A Region III regional meet.
Coolidge sent 10 athletes to the Class 1A Region IV regional track meet this past weekend.

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Mexia’s Tee Owens – shown measuring before the start of the long jump at the area meet – won the girls long jump at the Class 4A Region III regional track meet, to move on to the state meet once again.
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(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