Mexia News photos by Roxanne McKnight, Volunteers with the Confederate Army march smartly to the field of battle., A lone Yankee soldier prepares to mount his horse at the Civil War re-enactment on Saturday, April 16, at the Confederate Reunion Grounds., Members of the Sweet Song String Band play Civil War-era songs at the Civil War re-enactment., Virtually everyone at the Confederate Reunion Grounds on Saturday, April 16, gathers to see the mock battle between Civil War re-enactors.
Wednesday, April 27, 2016
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Confederate forces line up for battle while young officers’ assistants scope out the lay of the land at the Civil War re-enactment at the Confederate Reunion Grounds on Saturday, April 16. + continue reading
Local landowners and groups are encouraged to apply for funding to to enhance or restore habitat for Monarch butterflies, shown here, by planting pollinator-friendly plant species.
Wednesday, April 27, 2016
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Mexia News File Report Bistone residents can help save one of nature’s wonders by planting butterfly gardens. Monarch butterfly populations have been in decline over the last 20 years, to some extent from a lack of nectar-producing plants. Butterflies need nectar-producing plants to produce... + continue reading
The Ladycats are getting wound up and ready for battle this Friday night, as they face the Class 4A No. 2 ranked Robinson Rockettes in the opening round of the playoffs.
Wednesday, April 27, 2016
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By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports The Ladycats will take on District 17-4A’s No. 1 seed, the Robinson Rockettes, in the bi-district round of the Class 4A playoffs this Friday night at 6 p.m. at Franklin Ranch Complex in Franklin. This will be a best two out of three series, with game two... + continue reading
A nice hit by Wortham senior, Kalob Bowden, that allowed for a chain reaction “safe at the plate” slides by VonTray Cooper and then Jayce Black following on a bad throw at home.
Wednesday, April 27, 2016
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Mexia News Staff Report After a two-year absence, the Wortham Bulldogs return to the UIL baseball playoffs after winning their last two district games. Both wins were captured at home as last Friday night, the Bulldogs edged Mart in extra innings, 5-4, and Tuesday evening they slipped past... + continue reading
In this file photo from the morning of Raymond Keith Jacoby's murder, then-Mexia Police officer Patrick Williams confers by phone with Mexia Police Chief Richard Hawthorne in front of Mexia Recycling., Mary Elizabeth Jacoby
Monday, April 25, 2016
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By Brenda Sommer Managing Editor The ex-wife of a man murdered in Mexia five years ago was arrested and charged with his death, Mexia Police announced Friday night. In a press release posted just before 8:30 p.m., MPD said Mary Elizabeth Jacoby, 59, of George West, had been arrested at 8:43 a.m... + continue reading
Mexia News photos by Roxanne McKnight, Volunteers with the Confederate Army march smartly to the field of battle., A lone Yankee soldier prepares to mount his horse at the Civil War re-enactment on Saturday, April 16, at the Confederate Reunion Grounds., Members of the Sweet Song String Band play Civil War-era songs at the Civil War re-enactment., Virtually everyone at the Confederate Reunion Grounds on Saturday, April 16, gathers to see the mock battle between Civil War re-enactors.
Local landowners and groups are encouraged to apply for funding to to enhance or restore habitat for Monarch butterflies, shown here, by planting pollinator-friendly plant species.
The Ladycats are getting wound up and ready for battle this Friday night, as they face the Class 4A No. 2 ranked Robinson Rockettes in the opening round of the playoffs.
A nice hit by Wortham senior, Kalob Bowden, that allowed for a chain reaction “safe at the plate” slides by VonTray Cooper and then Jayce Black following on a bad throw at home.
In this file photo from the morning of Raymond Keith Jacoby's murder, then-Mexia Police officer Patrick Williams confers by phone with Mexia Police Chief Richard Hawthorne in front of Mexia Recycling., Mary Elizabeth Jacoby

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Wednesday, 04/27/16
By Roxanne McKnight Staff Writer Limestone County commissioners court, in a mixed vote, said it will not pay for some missing acetylene gas cylinders, which Mexia’s Matheson welding supply company says it leased to the county in 2013. The problem is that the cylinders, which are used for... + continue reading
Monday, 04/25/16
By Brenda Sommer Managing Editor The three people in a vehicle that ended up in the Navasota River Sunday night didn’t suffer any serious injuries, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety. A 17-year-old Fairfield woman was driving a 2003 Pontiac Aztek eastbound on U.S. 84 when she... + continue reading

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Mexia News photos/Roxanne McKnight, Teague Lion Altrie Farris, 9, at rear right, tries to cover Rains Thunder Manny Mares, 10, in a Little Dribbler game in Mexia Friday, April 15., Latamangela Wright, left, of Mexia, and her daughter, Taaliyah, 1, buy baked goods from members of Mexia High School’s Superintendent Student Advisory Council during the national Little Dribblers Tournament.
Monday, 04/25/16
Fairfield Lady Eagle Tanaiya Harris, right, and Levelland Loboette Myka Graf grapple for the basketball in a 10-12-year-old game on Friday, April 15, part of a national Little Dribbler Tournament held in Mexia April 13-16. Four gyms in Mexia plus two gyms in Groesbeck were used to accommodate all... + continue reading
The parade, like this one in 2014, is a big part of Coolidge’s annual Mesquite Tree Festival. This year’s festival is Friday and Saturday, May 6-7.
Monday, 04/25/16
The annual Coolidge Mesquite Tree Festival begins Friday, May 6, with a fish fry beginning at 5 p.m. Take-out plates will be available. The price of the fish will be $8 per plate. Bingo will start at 7 p.m. and bingo cards will be $20 for a complete set of 20 or more games. There will be a blackout... + continue reading
Coolidge coach Randall Jones signals in a play while one of his players, Wanya’ Jones, watches from the sideline during one of the Yellowjackets’ games this past season.
Monday, 04/25/16
By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports Coolidge athletic director/head football coach Randall Jones has tendered his resignation after coaching at the school for the past three seasons. Jones stated, “I’ve done everything they’ve asked of me these past three years and I have no regrets, It’s... + continue reading

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The Ladycats are getting wound up and ready for battle this Friday night, as they face the Class 4A No. 2 ranked Robinson Rockettes in the opening round of the playoffs.
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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