Friday, September 30, 2016
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By Roxanne Thompson Staff Writer Two brothers who, along with a third man, brutally assaulted a young woman in Mexia in 1984, are coming up for consideration of parole, and those close to the case are asking Limestone County residents to take a few minutes to write a letter opposing their... + continue reading
Wednesday, September 28, 2016
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By Roxanne Thompson Staff Writer Mexia residents will have a chance to go to a fun, free event at the city park on Tuesday, Oct. 4, when the Mexia Police Department hosts its fourth annual National Night Out.  The event runs from 6 p.m. to 9, and organizers have lined up many features... + continue reading
Wednesday, September 28, 2016
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Mexia News Staff Report   A central Texas man has been charged with criminally negligent homicide in the deaths of a Kirvin couple in a wreck that happened in June. The wreck happened June 9 about 1:30 p.m. in Hill County, on State Hwy. 171, just south of Bynum. According to... + continue reading
Wednesday, September 28, 2016
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Mexia News Staff Report   Add another sweep to the list for the Wortham Lady Bulldogs. The latest victim was the Penelope Lady Wolverines as Wortham won in three sets, 25-20, 25-11, 25-4, to improve to 5-1 in district competition. Hallie Fautt and Jayde Hamilton did a great job... + continue reading
Monday, September 26, 2016
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By Roxanne Thompson Staff Writer Each year around this time, St. Mary’s Catholic Church, in Mexia, holds a huge barbecue with lots of food and drinks, prizes, games and fun – and this year’s event is only days away.  The church’s 56th annual barbecue lunch is Sunday, Oct. 2, with... + continue reading

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Friday, 09/30/16
By Timothy J. O’Malley Managing Editor   Mexia home and business owners will have a little reprieve after the city council voted to reduce the originally proposed Ad Valorem Tax Rate of $0.08956 to $0.0804 during the regular scheduled meeting on Sept. 20. The governing body of the... + continue reading
Friday, 09/30/16
By Roxanne Thompson Staff Writer The penalty the U.S. Department of Labor has proposed for Limestone County for paying some employees in a non-standard way is just over $5,700 after negotiations.  The penalty was issued because an audit by the Department of Labor found that the county... + continue reading

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Monday, 09/26/16
By Roxanne Thompson Staff Writer Members of the Rotary Club of Mexia dedicated a bridge they were instrumental in replacing, one of three over the creek that runs through Mexia City Park. The dedication took place Thursday, Sept. 16, with those Rotarians who could be present admiring the... + continue reading
Mexia's Jaylen Gipson hands the ball off to Josh Beachum. Gipson had his best rushing game of the season with 224 yards and three touchdowns. He also accounted for 406 of the Blackcats 477 total yards of offense Friday night against Caldwell.
Saturday, 09/24/16
The Mexia Blackcats nearly pulled off a road upset over Caldwell as they took a 30-27 lead a little over midway in the third quarter, but the Hornets ended up outscoring them down the stretch to hang on for a 48-36 win. Caldwell took an 11-point lead with 6:58 left to play in the game, but the... + continue reading
Friday, 09/23/16
Nearly 130 walkers and runners registered for the Fifth Annual Building Bridges for Better Health 5K Run/1Mile Walk. The event, co-hosted by Limestone Medical Center in Groesbeck and Parkview Regional Hospital in Mexia, took participants from the historic bridge spanning the Navasota River to... + continue reading

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Friday, 09/30/16
By Stephen R. Farris Sports Reporter   All six District 9-4A, DII teams took a break from football action this past week, with several still licking their wounds from injuries and... + continue reading

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Wednesday, 09/28/16
Dear Editor, The results of military operations by the United States in Iraq, Afghanistan, and other nations in recent decades should motivate the government to pursue plans for more peaceful... + continue reading