VFW Ladies Auxiliary member Nicole Burns pins a buddy poppy onto the sleeve of Bill Lee, of Mexia, at last year’s Fourth of July celebration in Mexia City Park.
Wednesday, June 29, 2016
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Mexia News Staff Report Mexia’s big Independence Day celebration – Boomin’ on the Fourth – is set to roll out Monday, July 4, starting at 7 a.m., with registration for the Firecracker 5K Run/1 Mile Walk at the Mexia City Park pavilion. From there, the lineup of fun activities goes non-stop all... + continue reading
Executives of LaSalle Corrections present to Limestone County commissioners court at its June 28 meeting a proposal to run the Limestone County Detention Center on an interim basis.
Wednesday, June 29, 2016
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By Roxanne Thompson Staff Writer The Limestone County Detention Center, the county-owned private prison that has been empty since June 2013, may have a real chance to get inmates soon – and the jobs and income that go with them. Commissioners at their June 28 meeting opened the one proposal... + continue reading
A Texas historical marker was placed in 1962 at the gravesite of Seth Hurin Bates, in the Glenwood Cemetery, which is now called Fort Parker Memorial Park.
Wednesday, June 29, 2016
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First Families of Limestone County From the Limestone County Historical Commission The First Families of Limestone County is a project sponsored by the Limestone County Historical Commission that recognizes early settlers who were living in the county before or during 1896. During the... + continue reading
State Regent Judy Ostler, right, is shown installing officers for the Jonathan Hardin Chapter, NSDAR.
Wednesday, June 29, 2016
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The Jonathan Hardin Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution held the final meeting of its chapter year May 11 at Gibbs Memorial Library. Regent Kathleen McKee called the meeting to order followed by Chaplain Ann Gokey giving the invocation. A special guest, State Regent of... + continue reading
Mexia News photo/Roxanne Thompson
Wednesday, June 29, 2016
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Mexia Lions, l-r, Gwen Bartsch, Robin Green and Patty Manley inspect the table full of food items that club members brought to a recent meeting to donate to First United Methodist Church, Mexia, for children in its feeding program. + continue reading
VFW Ladies Auxiliary member Nicole Burns pins a buddy poppy onto the sleeve of Bill Lee, of Mexia, at last year’s Fourth of July celebration in Mexia City Park.
Executives of LaSalle Corrections present to Limestone County commissioners court at its June 28 meeting a proposal to run the Limestone County Detention Center on an interim basis.
A Texas historical marker was placed in 1962 at the gravesite of Seth Hurin Bates, in the Glenwood Cemetery, which is now called Fort Parker Memorial Park.
State Regent Judy Ostler, right, is shown installing officers for the Jonathan Hardin Chapter, NSDAR.
Mexia News photo/Roxanne Thompson

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Wednesday, 06/29/16
Mexia News Staff Report There has been one change in the 2016 Mexia Blackcat football schedule. The Rockdale scrimmage at home has changed from Aug. 19 to Aug. 18. The rest of the schedule remains unchanged. Here is the revised 2016 varsity schedule: Aug. 12 – Palestine (scrimmage), Away... + continue reading
Wednesday, 06/29/16
Mexia News Staff Report Two teams from District 9-4A Division II qualified for the Texas 7-on-7 Football Tournament that is scheduled to begin on Thursday, July 7, at Veterans Park and Athletic Complex in College Station. Lorena earned a spot in the Division II tournament earlier this summer... + continue reading

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Mexia baseball teams are wrapping up playoffs this week in preparation for the Texas Teenage Baseball/Softball district tournaments, scheduled to begin July 11 around the state.
Wednesday, 06/29/16
Mexia News Staff Report Texas Teenage Baseball/Softball district tournaments begin July 4. Mexia Hullum will be playing in the Girls 15U district softball tournament in Jewett/Leon. Local boy’s baseball teams wrapped up – or will be wrapping up – playoffs this week in preparation for the... + continue reading
Mexia State Supported Living Center employees Merrianne Hughes and Travis Wagner arrange merchandise items on shelves in the new MSSLC General Store., Cheryl Cockrell, left, MSSLC director of community relations, helps MSSLC employee Merrianne Hughes arrange merchandise in the state school’s new general store., Travis Wagner, with the Mexia State Supported Living Center, tends plants for sale at the MSSLC’s new general store, on Rusk at Sherman.
Monday, 06/27/16
By Roxanne Thompson Staff Writer The Mexia State Supported Living Center has opened a small store in Mexia to sell items made by MSSLC residents. Called the MSSLC General Store, the outlet is located at the intersection of Sherman and Rusk, and its hours of operation are Tuesday through... + continue reading
Mexia News photo/Roxanne Thompson
Monday, 06/27/16
Chip and Joanna Gaines, of the popular, Waco-based, HGTV show Fixer Upper, were in Mexia’s own Soda Shoppe to film a segment for part of their fourth season. Realtors close to the source, as well as the show’s production personnel, say they are to perform their makeover magic on a house in the... + continue reading

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Mexia baseball teams are wrapping up playoffs this week in preparation for the Texas Teenage Baseball/Softball district tournaments, scheduled to begin July 11 around the state.
Wednesday, 06/29/16
Mexia News Staff Report Texas Teenage Baseball/Softball district tournaments begin July 4. Mexia Hullum will be playing in the Girls 15U district softball tournament in Jewett/Leon. Local boy’s... + continue reading

Letters to the Editor

Wednesday, 03/23/16
(Editor’s note: Here is a nice letter from a Trout Clinic supporter, reprinted with permission.) To: Mexia Bass Club Attn: Ron Talbot Ron: Congratulations on your successful trout clinic this... + continue reading