The Mexia Blackcats have a new boy's basketball coach for the 2015-16 season, as Billy Ramey will fill that slot. Ramey will also be an assistant coach for the football team this fall. Mexia News photo/Stephen R. Farris
Monday, August 3, 2015
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By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports With football season about to get underway, it won't be long before basketball. The Blackcats have been without a head boy's coach since the close of the school year, but that spot has recently been filled in the form of Billy Ramey, who comes in to take... + continue reading

Chad Coker has been named as the new Mexia Blackcats baseball coach for the 2015-16 school year. Coker will also be helping out with the football teams as an assistant. Mexia News photo/Stephen R. Farris
Monday, August 3, 2015
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By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports Chad Coker has been named the new Blackcats baseball coach for the 2015-16 school year. Coker was the head coach at Rosebud Lott, coaching the Cougars for the past four years and head coach prior to that at Rio Vista. This will be his first stint at the... + continue reading

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Monday, August 3, 2015
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Diego Rivera, front, and Billy Webb, back, pick up their football equipment from coach Terry Gerik at the field house a week ago Monday as the 2015 football season starts up next week. + continue reading

Mexia H-E-B manager Craig Mytton shows store’s school supply display to shoppers Ally Mobley, 12, and Caitlin Daniel, 16, both of Teague. The popular grocery store is one of the main sponsors of the big school supply giveaway scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 15 at the Mexia Junior High gymnasium, 9-11 a.m. Mexia News photo/Roxanne McKnight
Monday, August 3, 2015
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By Roxanne McKnight Staff Writer Mexia businesses, churches and other organizations are preparing to show the schoolchildren in their city how much they care about them by providing them school supplies to start off the new school year right. Working under the umbrella name Mexia Cares, the... + continue reading

Cameron Park Zoo volunteer Brandy Fonville, of Woodway, shows an opossum to children at Gibbs Memorial Library Thursday, July 23, during a special presentation. Mexia News photo/Roxanne McKnight
Friday, July 31, 2015
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By Roxanne McKnight Staff Writer Children visiting Mexia’s Gibbs Memorial Library got to see several animals last week and were even able to pet some. Volunteers with the Cameron Park Zoo, in Waco, brought four kinds of animals to the library Thursday, July 23, and talked to the children... + continue reading

The Mexia Blackcats have a new boy's basketball coach for the 2015-16 season, as Billy Ramey will fill that slot. Ramey will also be an assistant coach for the football team this fall. Mexia News photo/Stephen R. Farris

Chad Coker has been named as the new Mexia Blackcats baseball coach for the 2015-16 school year. Coker will also be helping out with the football teams as an assistant. Mexia News photo/Stephen R. Farris

Mexia News photo/Stephen R. Farris

Mexia H-E-B manager Craig Mytton shows store’s school supply display to shoppers Ally Mobley, 12, and Caitlin Daniel, 16, both of Teague. The popular grocery store is one of the main sponsors of the big school supply giveaway scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 15 at the Mexia Junior High gymnasium, 9-11 a.m. Mexia News photo/Roxanne McKnight

Cameron Park Zoo volunteer Brandy Fonville, of Woodway, shows an opossum to children at Gibbs Memorial Library Thursday, July 23, during a special presentation. Mexia News photo/Roxanne McKnight

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Children at Gibbs Memorial Library share treats during a refreshment break at the summer reading program Wednesday, July 15. Shown here, l-r, are Maria Morales, 7, of Teague, and Esmeralda Lopez, 8, Bryan Sarabia, 6, and Marshall Hensley, 4, all of Mexia. Mexia News photo/Roxanne McKnight
Wednesday, 07/29/15
By Roxanne McKnight Staff Writer Mexia’s Gibbs Memorial Library is a beehive of activity right now with the summer reading program reaching its stride. Two hundred eighty-eight children, ages 3-14, are enrolled in the program, which began June 30 and runs through July 31. During that time each... + continue reading

Jorel Lockhart churns through a speed drill during his early morning workout next to the weight room at Mexia High School. Lockhart and fellow athletes have been dedicated throughout the summer in keeping in shape. Mexia News photo/Stephen R. Farris
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By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports In this day and age of social media, X-Box and PlayStation games and video streaming on the Internet, today's youth may opt to stay indoors during summer vacation exploring those choices where it's cool from the blazing heat of the Texas sun. That is... + continue reading

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Carol Ann Dawley, of Point Enterprise, shares a smile with her grandson, Luke Dawley, 7, of New Braunfels, at Point Enterprise’s ice cream social Saturday, July 7. To see more photos from this event, pick up a copy of Saturday's edition of The Mexia News, or subscribe to our online edition. + continue reading

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The Mexia Blackcats have a new boy's basketball coach for the 2015-16 season, as Billy Ramey will fill that slot. Ramey will also be an assistant coach for the football team this fall. Mexia News photo/Stephen R. Farris
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By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports With football season about to get underway, it won't be long before basketball. The Blackcats have been without a head boy's coach since the close of the... + continue reading

Chad Coker has been named as the new Mexia Blackcats baseball coach for the 2015-16 school year. Coker will also be helping out with the football teams as an assistant. Mexia News photo/Stephen R. Farris
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The 2016 presidential election is still more than 15 months away, but judging by the fundraising efforts of the laundry list of candidates, money is no object, it is the only objective. It takes... + continue reading