This graphic shows Limestone County as one of two pockets of extreme fire danger as of yesterday. Contributed graphic
Wednesday, September 2, 2015
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By Roxanne McKnight Staff Writer Although Limestone County received light rainfall recently, it was not enough for the county commissioners to consider lifting the burn ban at their most recent meeting, Aug. 24. The court did vote on issues concerning quality of life: approving the new county... + continue reading

Mexia defensive end Demetri Freeman led the charge out of the tunnel for the Blackcats prior to the start of their game with the McGregor Bulldogs last Friday night. Freeman and the rest of the team get ready this week to do battle with the Teague Lions this Friday in Mexia’s first home game of the season. Mexia News photo/Stephen R. Farris
Wednesday, September 2, 2015
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By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports Starting off the 2015 season with a road win, the Mexia Blackcats come back to Black Cat Field this Friday night to defend their five game home winning streak against former district rival – neighbor 10 miles to the east – the Teague Lions. Mexia (1-0)... + continue reading

Ladycat Kiki Keith makes a nice shot against Palestine Westwood defenders during Mexia’s pool play match with the Panthers at the Centerville Extravaganza Volleyball Tournament. Mexia News photo/Stephen R. Farris
Wednesday, September 2, 2015
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By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports Coming off their win against Waco last Tuesday, the Mexia Ladycats were ready to wage war at the Centerville Extravaganza Volleyball Tournament this past weekend. They had a little help from their injured senior outside hitter, Brianna Forge, who supported... + continue reading

Kate Vogel gets the tip over the net for the Wortham Lady Bulldogs during their three game sweep against Abbott Lady Panthers Tuesday night at home. Wortham prevailed 25-15, 25-8 and 25-15. Mexia News photo/Jennifer Lansford
Wednesday, September 2, 2015
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Mexia News Staff Report While it wasn’t the district opener as previously reported, a win is still a win and the No. 2 ranked Wortham Lady Bulldogs added another to their now 21-4 record Tuesday night by drumming the Abbott Lady Panthers in three straight, 25-15, 25-8, 25-15. Wortham went into... + continue reading

Wortham High senior Rudy Miller makes his way through a pack of Legacy Prep players as his fellow Bulldogs come to his defense. Others shown are Ethan McCoslin (4), Kole Haley (64), Logan Salisbury (75) and Jordan Lansford and Trent Williams tackling in the background. Wortham went on to win the home game Friday 20-14. Mexia News photo/Jennifer Lansford
Wednesday, September 2, 2015
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Mexia News Staff Report Friday night football games in Texas take a lot of preparation time, from watching game film of the opposing team, to practicing against the formations they plan to use against you. The process usually takes a full week and starts almost immediately after viewing... + continue reading

This graphic shows Limestone County as one of two pockets of extreme fire danger as of yesterday. Contributed graphic

Mexia defensive end Demetri Freeman led the charge out of the tunnel for the Blackcats prior to the start of their game with the McGregor Bulldogs last Friday night. Freeman and the rest of the team get ready this week to do battle with the Teague Lions this Friday in Mexia’s first home game of the season. Mexia News photo/Stephen R. Farris

Ladycat Kiki Keith makes a nice shot against Palestine Westwood defenders during Mexia’s pool play match with the Panthers at the Centerville Extravaganza Volleyball Tournament. Mexia News photo/Stephen R. Farris

Kate Vogel gets the tip over the net for the Wortham Lady Bulldogs during their three game sweep against Abbott Lady Panthers Tuesday night at home. Wortham prevailed 25-15, 25-8 and 25-15. Mexia News photo/Jennifer Lansford

Wortham High senior Rudy Miller makes his way through a pack of Legacy Prep players as his fellow Bulldogs come to his defense. Others shown are Ethan McCoslin (4), Kole Haley (64), Logan Salisbury (75) and Jordan Lansford and Trent Williams tackling in the background. Wortham went on to win the home game Friday 20-14. Mexia News photo/Jennifer Lansford

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LARAS House well-wishers, l-r, Linda and Ken Waldrop, and Susan and Reese Winn, play at the blackjack table, run by dealer ‘Susan,’ at LARAS House’s Casino Night, held at The Farm House Restaurant Saturday, Aug. 22. The fundraisers the group sponsors help pay for the expense of housing the animals... + continue reading

The old Navasota River bridge, shown here being decorated for Christmas back in November, will be renovated by the state’s transportation department, which is trying to preserve the state’s historic iron-truss bridges. Limestone County has more metal truss bridges than any other county in the state. This bridge is called a ‘Warren pony truss bridge.’ Mexia News file photo
Wednesday, 09/02/15
By Roxanne McKnight Staff Writer Plans are firming up to rehabilitate the old steel truss bridge over the Navasota River on LCR 402, next to Hwy. 14. Limestone County Judge Daniel Burkeen updated commissioners at their Aug. 10 meeting about the Texas Department of Transportation’s plans to... + continue reading

An armed robbery late Saturday, Aug. 29, brought a strong response from local law enforcement agencies and first responders, including the Mexia Police Department, Mexia Fire Department and EMS units, and Limestone County Sheriff’s Office personnel. No one was injured, and the two suspects escaped on foot after they allegedly fired guns inside the incident during the robbery. Mexia News photo/Roxanne McKnight
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By Brenda Sommer Managing Editor Police are still looking for two men who fired a pistol while robbing Mexia’s Walmart store Saturday night, leaving with bags of cash after pistol-whipping a clerk. According to Mexia Police Chief Richard Hawthorne, the robbery took place around 10:30 p.m. Aug.... + continue reading

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Mexia defensive end Demetri Freeman led the charge out of the tunnel for the Blackcats prior to the start of their game with the McGregor Bulldogs last Friday night. Freeman and the rest of the team get ready this week to do battle with the Teague Lions this Friday in Mexia’s first home game of the season. Mexia News photo/Stephen R. Farris
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By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports Starting off the 2015 season with a road win, the Mexia Blackcats come back to Black Cat Field this Friday night to defend their five game home winning streak... + continue reading

Ladycat Kiki Keith makes a nice shot against Palestine Westwood defenders during Mexia’s pool play match with the Panthers at the Centerville Extravaganza Volleyball Tournament. Mexia News photo/Stephen R. Farris
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Kate Vogel gets the tip over the net for the Wortham Lady Bulldogs during their three game sweep against Abbott Lady Panthers Tuesday night at home. Wortham prevailed 25-15, 25-8 and 25-15. Mexia News photo/Jennifer Lansford
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Wortham High senior Rudy Miller makes his way through a pack of Legacy Prep players as his fellow Bulldogs come to his defense. Others shown are Ethan McCoslin (4), Kole Haley (64), Logan Salisbury (75) and Jordan Lansford and Trent Williams tackling in the background. Wortham went on to win the home game Friday 20-14. Mexia News photo/Jennifer Lansford
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