Friday, December 9, 2016
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By Roxanne Thompson Staff Writer Mexia ISD Assistant Superintendent Dr. Sharon Young gave an update to the Mexia Lions Club in late November on the school district, updating those attending on the district’s progress in the renovations and maintenance work funded by the bond passed in May... + continue reading
Friday, December 9, 2016
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By Harry T. Darby Editor & Publisher   The Mexia Independent School District Board of Trustees selected Dr. Lyle DuBus as the lone finalist for the position of superintendent.  The decision took place at the Dec. 7 special meeting of the board. MISD Board Member Jackie... + continue reading
Thursday, December 8, 2016
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The Board of Trustees of the Mexia Independent School District has selected Dr. Lyle DuBus as the lone finalist of position of Superintendent. DuBus is currently the Supintendent of Harts Bluff Independent School District in the Mount Pleasant area. A position that he has held since 2013. For more... + continue reading
Wednesday, December 7, 2016
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By Roxanne Thompson Staff Writer Mexia residents may not realize that their own hometown hospital – Parkview Regional Hospital – has been given an A rating for safety by an independent, nonprofit safety rating company called The LeapFrog Group. LeapFrog gets its name from its goal of... + continue reading
Wednesday, December 7, 2016
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Mexia News Staff Report   Longtime Mexia couple Holloway and Louise Martin were named Mr. and Mrs. Mistletoe for the 2016 Mexia Christmas celebration.  Holloway is a retired attorney, having practiced in the legal profession 56 years. He and Louise Carr married in 1964, and she... + continue reading

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Friday, 12/09/16
By Roxanne Thompson Staff Writer Limestone County commissioners have scheduled both an open session and an executive session, which is closed to the public, at their meeting Tuesday to discuss possibly bidding to house TDCJ inmates, despite the fact that the county-owned prison is already... + continue reading
Friday, 12/09/16
Mexia News Staff Report   After falling behind to the Kerens Bobcats, 17-11, in the opening game of the Brownsboro basketball Tournament on Thursday, the Mexia Blackcats came back to cut the deficit to one at the half, 29-28. Senior forward Shemar High scored all but one of Mexia’s 13... + continue reading

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Wednesday, 12/07/16
By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports   It took a little while, but the Mexia Blackcats figured it out as they escaped Teague with a 71-66 win over the Lions Tuesday night in high school boys’ basketball action. Teague came out with guns blazing, taking a 6-0 lead early in the... + continue reading
Wednesday, 12/07/16
By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports   The Mexia Ladycats utilized their speed and quickness to out manuevre a sturdy Teague Lady Lions basketball Tuesday night as they defeated their Freestone County neighbor, 65-49. The confines of Lions Gym was loud as nearly every seat in the... + continue reading
Monday, 12/05/16
By Roxanne Thompson Staff Writer Thursday evening was cool but dry for Mexia’s annual Christmas Parade of Lights, and the turnout was strong.  Several law enforcement vehicles led the parade, one of which featured Limestone County Sheriff Dennis Wilson sitting on the hood. ... + continue reading

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Friday, 12/09/16
Mexia News Staff Report   After falling behind to the Kerens Bobcats, 17-11, in the opening game of the Brownsboro basketball Tournament on Thursday, the Mexia Blackcats came back to cut... + continue reading

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Friday, 11/18/16
Dear Editor, I am very thankful that myself and four siblings were raised in the 1930’s and we had parents that instilled in us respect, compassion, love, an honest day’s work and to help others.... + continue reading