Mexia's Demitiri Freeman (77) and Quay Gamble (22) listen to defensive coordinator Frankie Smith on the sideline during the Blackcats game with the Lorena Leopards. Mexia News photo/Stephen R. Farris
Monday, October 27, 2014
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By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports Friday night's football game between Mexia and Lorena was a big change of pace from the previous one the Blackcats played and went a lot quicker as well, with the game lasting a few minutes past the two hour mark. Both teams passed seldom and played more... + continue reading

Mexia News photos by Roxanne McKnight
Monday, October 27, 2014
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In the opening ceremonies of Limestone County’s Relay for Life, survivors and caregivers are honored as they walk the first lap. Residents of Mexia, Groesbeck and other nearby cities came together to raise funds for the American Cancer Society at Fort Parker State Park Saturday, Oct. 18, in a 12... + continue reading

Mexia’s Brianna Forge gets ready to bump the ball as her teammates wait in anticipation during the Ladycats match against Fairfield Tuesday night. Mexia News photo/Stephen R. Farris
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports The Mexia Ladycats fell to 2-5 in district play after falling to the Fairfield Lady Eagles for the second time this season Tuesday night, 25-19, 25-21, 25-12. The first two sets of the match were relatively close as the Ladycats stayed to within a point or... + continue reading

Mexia cross country runner Guillermo Mendoza finished fourth at the district meet held in Fairfield Tuesday morning, topping the school record he set last week with a time of 17:20.76. The varsity boys team finished second at the meet and will move on to the regional meet on Nov. 1 in Humble. Mexia News photos/Stephen R. Farris
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports Give it up for the Mexia cross country team as they finished the district meet held Tuesday morning in Fairfield with both the varsity boys and girls teams advancing to regionals, which will be held on Nov. 1. The Mexia boys varsity team came in second... + continue reading

Ronald Jackson picks up a dropped pass off the leg of a Cadet receiver for the interception in the first quarter. Jackson returned the ball 28-yards for a touchdown on the play. Mexia News photo/Stephen R. Farris
Monday, October 20, 2014
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By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports Matron Gerald ran for 239-yards and three touchdowns and Draeshaun Hanna carried the ball 25 times for 215-yards and five scores as the Mexia Blackcats blasted the Waco Connally Cadets, 82-53, Friday night. Mexia outscored the Cadets 34-14 in the fourth... + continue reading

Mexia's Demitiri Freeman (77) and Quay Gamble (22) listen to defensive coordinator Frankie Smith on the sideline during the Blackcats game with the Lorena Leopards. Mexia News photo/Stephen R. Farris

Mexia News photos by Roxanne McKnight

Mexia’s Brianna Forge gets ready to bump the ball as her teammates wait in anticipation during the Ladycats match against Fairfield Tuesday night. Mexia News photo/Stephen R. Farris

Mexia cross country runner Guillermo Mendoza finished fourth at the district meet held in Fairfield Tuesday morning, topping the school record he set last week with a time of 17:20.76. The varsity boys team finished second at the meet and will move on to the regional meet on Nov. 1 in Humble. Mexia News photos/Stephen R. Farris

Ronald Jackson picks up a dropped pass off the leg of a Cadet receiver for the interception in the first quarter. Jackson returned the ball 28-yards for a touchdown on the play. Mexia News photo/Stephen R. Farris

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Monday, 10/27/14
By Roxanne McKnight Staff Writer The Limestone County commissioners court took care of business matters at its Oct. 13 meeting concerning the Limestone County Detention Center, the county-owned private prison near Groesbeck that the county is managing while it looks for a prison management... + continue reading
Monday, 10/27/14
By Brenda Sommer Managing Editor The city of Mexia decided to hold off on increasing funding to Old Fort Parker until the facility’s board has a better handle on management of the park. The cities of Mexia and Groesbeck and Limestone County jointly own and fund the fort, and had been paying... + continue reading

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The Ebola virus
Monday, 10/20/14
Mexia News Staff Report A hoax-news website caused panic Monday after it claimed the Ebola virus had taken hold among Wortham ISD students. The National Report (nationalreport.net) made the false claim that 17 Wortham kindergarten students "fell violently ill and tested positive for the Ebola... + continue reading

Mexia cross country runners hustle towards the finish line at the Fairfield Invitational Cross Country Meet held last Wednesday. The Blackcats varsity boys finished in first place at the meet. Photo courtesy The Fairfield Recorder/John Cockerell
Monday, 10/20/14
The Mexia boy’s cross country team slipped out of Fairfield with a first place finish last Wednesday at the Fairfield Invitational Cross Country Meet. The meet was originally scheduled to be run the Saturday before, but heavy thunderstorms forced the cancelation of the meet, postponing it until... + continue reading

The Ebola virus
Monday, 10/20/14
Mexia News Staff Report A hoax-news website caused panic Monday after it claimed the Ebola virus had taken hold among Wortham ISD students. The National Report (nationalreport.net) made the false claim that 17 Wortham kindergarten students "fell violently ill and tested positive for the Ebola... + continue reading

There was extensive front-end damage to both cars involved in a head-on wreck on Bailey Street near Mexia High School Wednesday. Five people were taken to hospitals, two by air ambulance. Contributed photo
Friday, 10/17/14
By Roxanne McKnight Staff Writer Five people were transported to hospitals after a head-on wreck in front of Mexia Junior High School Wednesday. According to Mexia Police reports, the crash occurred when Ashley Lanette Hudson, 21, was driving a gray 2005 Buick Le Sabre and pulled out of the... + continue reading

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Mexia's Demitiri Freeman (77) and Quay Gamble (22) listen to defensive coordinator Frankie Smith on the sideline during the Blackcats game with the Lorena Leopards. Mexia News photo/Stephen R. Farris
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By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports Friday night's football game between Mexia and Lorena was a big change of pace from the previous one the Blackcats played and went a lot quicker as well, with... + continue reading

Mexia’s Brianna Forge gets ready to bump the ball as her teammates wait in anticipation during the Ladycats match against Fairfield Tuesday night. Mexia News photo/Stephen R. Farris
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Mexia cross country runner Guillermo Mendoza finished fourth at the district meet held in Fairfield Tuesday morning, topping the school record he set last week with a time of 17:20.76. The varsity boys team finished second at the meet and will move on to the regional meet on Nov. 1 in Humble. Mexia News photos/Stephen R. Farris
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Ronald Jackson picks up a dropped pass off the leg of a Cadet receiver for the interception in the first quarter. Jackson returned the ball 28-yards for a touchdown on the play. Mexia News photo/Stephen R. Farris
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For weeks now we have been grieved deeply due to the brick thrown causing bodily injury to a lady passing through our great city of Coolidge. Our prayers go out mightily for the victims all around,... + continue reading