Limestone County Commissioner John McCarver, right, and County Judge Daniel Burkeen, left, discuss what to do about missing items at the county-owned prison.
Friday, May 27, 2016
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By Roxanne McKnight Staff Writer County commissioners say they will make one last effort to convince the sheriff and district attorney to investigate the disappearance of tools and other county-owned property from the county prison before the court considers hiring a private investigator to track... + continue reading
Mexia native David G. Eller is shown being notified that he will be given the Texas A&M 2016 Distinguished Alumni by a member of Texas A&M’s Ross Volunteers honor guard.
Friday, May 27, 2016
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Mexia News Staff Report David G. Eller, a native of Mexia, is among this year’s recipients of the highest honor that Texas A... + continue reading
Efrain Barco, 5, and his cousin Giselle Yepez, 4, run through the waterspouts at Mexia swimming pool on opening day last year. The pool opens for the summer this year June 8.
Friday, May 27, 2016
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By Brenda Sommer Managing Editor Get your water wings and swimsuits out of storage – the Mexia city pool opens soon. Pool opening day is Wednesday, June 8, at 1 p.m., lasting until 6 p.m. The pool will be closed Mondays, but will be open Tuesdays through Sundays from 1 to 6 p.m. General... + continue reading
Mexia High students were grim-faced as they watched Mexia EMS staff “treat” one of the pretend-victims of a staged car crash at the school Tuesday. , DPS Trooper Chet Seelinger gives the horizontal gaze nystagmus test to the pretend-drunken driver who was the “cause” of the staged accident., John Stubbs, left, and Collin Stubbs, of Blair-Stubbs Funeral Home, load the “deceased” driver during the Shattered Dreams event Tuesday., Mexia ISD Superintendent Dr. Sharon Ross, center, tapes a video. Shown pretending to be injured are junior Ian Chambers, on hood, and senior Rahi Patel in the back seat., Mexia High students took the graphic staged accident scene seriously during Tuesday’s Shattered Dreams event. , Volunteer Roxanne Morris applies gory makeup to Mexia High junior Colton Jones., Mexia High students gather around two wrecked vehicles, donated by Lee’s Wrecker Service, to watch emergency workers deal with the aftermath of a simulated drunken driving accident Tuesday., Three Mexia High students, who played the parts of drunken passengers, are “arrested.”
Wednesday, May 25, 2016
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By Roxanne McKnight Staff Writer Mexia High School students witnessed this week what the worst-case scenario of drinking and driving might be like when the school district hosted Shattered Dreams, a staged event that shows students the dramatic and graphic aftermath of a DUI accident. The main... + continue reading
Mexia senior McKenzie Bain, center, signed her letter of intent to play softball for the Navarro Bulldogs. With her are her mother, Jeanette, left, father, David, right, and Ladycat softball coach Courtney Adams, in back.
Wednesday, May 25, 2016
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By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports Ladycat softball standout McKenzie Bain signed her letter of intent to play softball with the Navarro Bulldogs Wednesday morning at Mexia High School. Bain played third base and pitched for the Ladycats this past season and was named to the District 18-4A... + continue reading
Limestone County Commissioner John McCarver, right, and County Judge Daniel Burkeen, left, discuss what to do about missing items at the county-owned prison.
Mexia native David G. Eller is shown being notified that he will be given the Texas A&M 2016 Distinguished Alumni by a member of Texas A&M’s Ross Volunteers honor guard.
Efrain Barco, 5, and his cousin Giselle Yepez, 4, run through the waterspouts at Mexia swimming pool on opening day last year. The pool opens for the summer this year June 8.
Mexia High students were grim-faced as they watched Mexia EMS staff “treat” one of the pretend-victims of a staged car crash at the school Tuesday. , DPS Trooper Chet Seelinger gives the horizontal gaze nystagmus test to the pretend-drunken driver who was the “cause” of the staged accident., John Stubbs, left, and Collin Stubbs, of Blair-Stubbs Funeral Home, load the “deceased” driver during the Shattered Dreams event Tuesday., Mexia ISD Superintendent Dr. Sharon Ross, center, tapes a video. Shown pretending to be injured are junior Ian Chambers, on hood, and senior Rahi Patel in the back seat., Mexia High students took the graphic staged accident scene seriously during Tuesday’s Shattered Dreams event. , Volunteer Roxanne Morris applies gory makeup to Mexia High junior Colton Jones., Mexia High students gather around two wrecked vehicles, donated by Lee’s Wrecker Service, to watch emergency workers deal with the aftermath of a simulated drunken driving accident Tuesday., Three Mexia High students, who played the parts of drunken passengers, are “arrested.”
Mexia senior McKenzie Bain, center, signed her letter of intent to play softball for the Navarro Bulldogs. With her are her mother, Jeanette, left, father, David, right, and Ladycat softball coach Courtney Adams, in back.

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Friday, 05/27/16
Attention parents! Mexia ISD is offering summer school for qualifying bilingual and English as a Second Language students who live in the district and are entering kindergarten or first grade. Classes take place at A.B. McBay Elementary School, from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Mondays through... + continue reading
Friday, 05/27/16
The annual Ladycat Spring Sports Banquet was held Monday evening at the junior high school. Ladycat athletes that participated in basketball, softball, powerlifting, golf, track and cross country were all honored and recognized during the program. Special recognition was given to Ladycat softball... + continue reading

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Limestone County Deputy Emonty Means, at right, salutes fallen officers. Standing at the podium are Patrol Capt. Lee Cox, left, and DPS Trooper Damon Allen. , Limestone County unveil the new memorial monument dedicated to fallen peace officers of Limestone County. , An estimated 100 people attended or took part in the Peace Officers Memorial Service Friday, May 13., Peace officers from various local branches of law enforcement perform a 21-gun salute to the fallen officers of Limestone County, Officer Richard Geiger plays a mournful melody on the bagpipes as part of the Peace Officers Memorial Service., After the May 14 Peace Officers Memorial Service, those attending admired the new memorial monument to the county’s law enforcement officers who died while on duty.
Monday, 05/23/16
By Kim Smith Special to The Mexia News The Peace Officer’s Memorial Service was held on the grounds of the Limestone County Sheriff’s Office and included the unveiling of a monument honoring those who have lost their lives while serving as peace officers. Captain Lee Cox directed the program,... + continue reading
Selena Buentello, 13, gets a laugh as Lazaro Perez shows her some of the freshly boiled corn he made at the Cinco de Mayo festival in Mexia. , Mom Marisela Hernandez, left, holds her son Alexander, while his twin, Christopher, watches Rosa Hernande make gorditas., Eugenio and Maria Lara, of Mexia, take a break for Maria to eat corn while they listen to the bands play at the Cinco de Mayo festival., Zack Beechum, of Mexia, gives his niece, Adriana Walker, 5, a piggy-back ride around the Cinco de Mayo festival., Martin Martinez, right, is accompanied on vocals by Carlos Escudero, left, while Martinez’s son Joshua Martinez plays electric guitar at rear. , Russell Martinez, left, on keyboard, and Isaac Paiz, right, on bass guitar, appear intent as they perform with the group Nueva Inspiracion.
Monday, 05/23/16
Downtown church Nueva Vida Assembly of God hosted the annual Cinco de Mayo celebration on Saturday, May 7, in the 200th block of East Commerce. The event featured food, fun and Christian music. Here's a look at the day's events, in photos taken by Mexia News Staff Writer Roxanne McKnight. + continue reading
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Monday, 05/23/16
Mexia student K.J. Jackson, left, is barely recognizable as he tries on part of the gear worn by Mexia firefighters when they battle fires. Lt. Trent Barker, right, of the Mexia Fire Department, spoke to the CTE Criminal Justice Classes at Mexia High School on April 21. The Criminal Justice program... + 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