The Ladycat’s track team was recognized Tuesday evening at the spring banquet. Mexia had one individual (Tee Owens) and the relay team of Katilyn Gipson, Jidaija King, Tyzanne Williams and Owens compete at the state meet this season. Mexia News photo/Stephen Farris
Wednesday, May 20, 2015
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By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports Athletes and coaches filled the cafeteria at Mexia Junior High School Tuesday night to recognize those participating in Ladycat ath­letic programs this past school year. Each of the young ladies in attendance that competed in volleyball, basketball, pow­... + continue reading

Mexia senior Curk Harris will be one of several players from Class 1A-4A playing in the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches (TABC) All-Star Basketball game this Friday, May 22, at Trinity University in San Antonio. Mexia News file photo
Wednesday, May 20, 2015
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By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports Huge weekend ahead for Mexia senior Curk Harris, as he prepares to take part in the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches annual all-star game at Trinity University in San Antonio, Friday, May 22. Harris played four years on the Blackcats varsity basketball... + continue reading
Wednesday, May 20, 2015
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Mexia High School graduating seniors were awarded a total of $143,825 in scholarships at the school’s annual scholarship award ceremony, held at the Mexia Convention Center Thursday, May 14. Shown here, front row, l-r, are Guillermo Mendoza, Kassandra Velazquez, Debresha Gamble, Cheyenne Thompson,... + continue reading

Coolidge’s Dianna Kirven raises her hand in the air after edging out Nordheim’s Daija Williams, left, in the Class 1A Girl’s 200 Meter Dash Friday night at the 2015 UIL State Track Meet in Austin. Kirven set a new conference 1A record with a time of 26.19, beating last year’s mark of 26.21 set by Nordheim’s Alyssa Lesiter. Mexia News photo/Stephen R. Farris
Monday, May 18, 2015
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By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports If the town of Coolidge hasn’t begun to celebrate, they should real soon as one of their own, Dianna Kirven, brought home three gold medals from this past weekend’s UIL State Track Meet in Austin. Kirven - a senior this year - competed in four events at the... + continue reading

Mexia’s Tee Owens stretches out for distance in the Class 4A Girl’s Long Jump competition held Saturday at the 2015 UIL State Track Meet in Austin. Owens finished fourth in the event with a distance of 18-07. Mexia News photo/Stephen R. Farris
Monday, May 18, 2015
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By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports Mexia was represented at the 2015 UIL State Track Meet as Tee Owens competed in the Class 4A Girl’s Long Jump and the Ladycats relay team of Owens, Jidaija King, Katilyn Gipson and Tyzane Williams ran in the Girl’s 4x200 Meter Relay this past Saturday in... + continue reading

The Ladycat’s track team was recognized Tuesday evening at the spring banquet. Mexia had one individual (Tee Owens) and the relay team of Katilyn Gipson, Jidaija King, Tyzanne Williams and Owens compete at the state meet this season. Mexia News photo/Stephen Farris

Mexia senior Curk Harris will be one of several players from Class 1A-4A playing in the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches (TABC) All-Star Basketball game this Friday, May 22, at Trinity University in San Antonio. Mexia News file photo

Coolidge’s Dianna Kirven raises her hand in the air after edging out Nordheim’s Daija Williams, left, in the Class 1A Girl’s 200 Meter Dash Friday night at the 2015 UIL State Track Meet in Austin. Kirven set a new conference 1A record with a time of 26.19, beating last year’s mark of 26.21 set by Nordheim’s Alyssa Lesiter. Mexia News photo/Stephen R. Farris

Mexia’s Tee Owens stretches out for distance in the Class 4A Girl’s Long Jump competition held Saturday at the 2015 UIL State Track Meet in Austin. Owens finished fourth in the event with a distance of 18-07. Mexia News photo/Stephen R. Farris

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The Mexia ISD Board of Trustees set the ball rolling Monday for the next phase in the bond process. On the heels of the May 9 passage of the $15.5 million bond package, the board set a special meeting for June 1 to lay out the plan for selling the bonds and getting started on the work to be done... + continue reading
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Sally Beene, left, and Louise Martin, both of Mexia, try to decide which rose to vote for as best of show at the Mexia Garden Club’s rose show, held Sunday, May 3, at Gibbs Memorial Library, in Mexia. Anyone who desired could enter the show, and enter as many roses as they wanted. The show attracted rose lovers not only from Mexia but also from neighboring towns. Mexia News photos/Roxanne McKnight
Monday, 05/18/15
Rose show winners People’s Choice Art Winners First place - Karina Rivera Second place - Taylor Commander Third place - Kelly Tran and Miguel Varrios People’s Choice Rose Winners First place - Jan Miller Second place - Patsy Robinson, Ruth Anne Eberle, Debbie Burgess Third place - Sue... + continue reading

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Friday, 05/15/15
Coolidge Mesquite Tree Pageant entrants pause after the event to congratulate each other. Chosen King was Keelan Shirley, Queen was Kinsley Jackson, Prince was D.J. Jones, and Princess was Isabella Lerma. Announcing was former pageant winner Madyson Chappell, 12. Shown here, front row, l-r, are... + continue reading

Bob Wright, former sports editor/managing editor for the Mexia Daily News, was one of eight inductees into the Texas High School Football Hall of Fame Saturday night at Baylor University's Ferrell Center. Wright said he was humbled to be inducted with such great legendary coaches and players during his speech at the ceremony. Mexia News photo/Stephen R. Farris
Wednesday, 05/13/15
By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports For Bob Wright, former sports editor/ managing editor for The Mexia Daily News, Saturday’s events were a humbling experience as he joined seven other Texas high school football legends in being inducted into the Texas High School Football Hall of Fame... + continue reading

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The Ladycat’s track team was recognized Tuesday evening at the spring banquet. Mexia had one individual (Tee Owens) and the relay team of Katilyn Gipson, Jidaija King, Tyzanne Williams and Owens compete at the state meet this season. Mexia News photo/Stephen Farris
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By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports Athletes and coaches filled the cafeteria at Mexia Junior High School Tuesday night to recognize those participating in Ladycat ath­letic programs this past... + continue reading

Mexia senior Curk Harris will be one of several players from Class 1A-4A playing in the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches (TABC) All-Star Basketball game this Friday, May 22, at Trinity University in San Antonio. Mexia News file photo
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Coolidge’s Dianna Kirven raises her hand in the air after edging out Nordheim’s Daija Williams, left, in the Class 1A Girl’s 200 Meter Dash Friday night at the 2015 UIL State Track Meet in Austin. Kirven set a new conference 1A record with a time of 26.19, beating last year’s mark of 26.21 set by Nordheim’s Alyssa Lesiter. Mexia News photo/Stephen R. Farris
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Mexia’s Tee Owens stretches out for distance in the Class 4A Girl’s Long Jump competition held Saturday at the 2015 UIL State Track Meet in Austin. Owens finished fourth in the event with a distance of 18-07. Mexia News photo/Stephen R. Farris
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There are more than 200 nations on the planet earth with a total world population of 7 billion. For every resident of the United States there are 20 people in our world. Wars are in progress now in... + continue reading