Mexia’s Benji Schmeid, left, hangs out with Pittsburgh Steeler Ramon Foster, right, at the 2015 Kelvin Beachum Community Football Camp held on May 2 at Black Cat Field. Schmeid is a foreign exchange student from Austria. Mexia News photo/Stephen R. Farris
Wednesday, May 27, 2015
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By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports Foreign exchange student Benji Schmied didn’t know what to expect when he signed up for the program and found out he would be coming to Mexia. It was a big change for him, especially coming from a city with a population of approximately 90,000 people to a... + continue reading

Mexia senior Curk Harris signed a letter of intent to play basketball for Richland College Tuesday morning. He was joined by family members, his mother, Loretta (seated), father, Curt (standing right) and his uncle, Anthony Harris. Mexia News photo/Stephen R. Farris
Wednesday, May 27, 2015
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By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports After weeks of visiting college campuses, Mexia senior forward Curk Harris signed a letter of intent to play basketball with the Richland College Thunderducks Tuesday morning. He was joined by his parents, Curt and Loretta Harris, along with his uncle... + continue reading

About 85 people attended the annual Memorial Day ceremony at the Limestone County courthouse Monday, May 25. Mexia News photo/Roxanne McKnight
Wednesday, May 27, 2015
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By Roxanne McKnight Staff Writer The annual county-wide ceremony for Memorial Day was held at the Limestone County courthouse Monday, with around 85-90 attending. The event took place in front of the southern steps of the building. This year a musical group called Breaking Silence sang several... + continue reading

The powerful, flood-fueled waters of the Navasota River flow over the spillway beside Lake Mexia Dam Tuesday, May 26. LCR 377 lies beneath the overflow. Mexia News photo/Roxanne McKnight
Wednesday, May 27, 2015
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By Brenda Sommer Managing Editor Limestone County may have been spared the worst of this week’s Texas flooding, but did have its share of unwanted water rushing across saturated soil. In addition, rainfall totals in the county for the first five months of this year are at or above those of all... + continue reading
Friday, May 22, 2015
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By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports Big day for two Mexia senior baseball players, Blake Lewis and Shelby Hileman, as they signed letters of intent to continue their education and playing careers at the college level. Lewis hit .372 this past season with 16 hits, 16 RBI and four homeruns. He... + continue reading

Mexia’s Benji Schmeid, left, hangs out with Pittsburgh Steeler Ramon Foster, right, at the 2015 Kelvin Beachum Community Football Camp held on May 2 at Black Cat Field. Schmeid is a foreign exchange student from Austria. Mexia News photo/Stephen R. Farris

Mexia senior Curk Harris signed a letter of intent to play basketball for Richland College Tuesday morning. He was joined by family members, his mother, Loretta (seated), father, Curt (standing right) and his uncle, Anthony Harris. Mexia News photo/Stephen R. Farris

About 85 people attended the annual Memorial Day ceremony at the Limestone County courthouse Monday, May 25. Mexia News photo/Roxanne McKnight

The powerful, flood-fueled waters of the Navasota River flow over the spillway beside Lake Mexia Dam Tuesday, May 26. LCR 377 lies beneath the overflow. Mexia News photo/Roxanne McKnight

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Friday, 05/22/15
By Brenda Sommer Managing Editor The city of Mexia’s sales tax rebates for April rose a bit compared to last year, and totals in two of the other four taxing entities in Limestone County were also up for the month. Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar said that state sales tax revenue in April was $2.3... + continue reading
Wednesday, 05/20/15
The Mexia ISD Board of Trustees set the ball rolling Monday for the next phase in the bond process. On the heels of the May 9 passage of the $15.5 million bond package, the board set a special meeting for June 1 to lay out the plan for selling the bonds and getting started on the work to be done... + continue reading

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Friday, 05/22/15
By Roxanne McKnight Staff Writer Peace officers who had lost their lives in the line of duty were remembered in a solemn ceremony Friday on the steps of the Limestone County courthouse. Dozens of members and officers of local law enforcement agencies attended the event, including Sheriff Dennis... + continue reading

The Ladycat’s track team was recognized Tuesday evening at the spring banquet. Mexia had one individual (Tee Owens) and the relay team of Katilyn Gipson, Jidaija King, Tyzanne Williams and Owens compete at the state meet this season. Mexia News photo/Stephen Farris
Wednesday, 05/20/15
By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports Athletes and coaches filled the cafeteria at Mexia Junior High School Tuesday night to recognize those participating in Ladycat ath­letic programs this past school year. Each of the young ladies in attendance that competed in volleyball, basketball, pow­... + continue reading

Mexia senior Curk Harris will be one of several players from Class 1A-4A playing in the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches (TABC) All-Star Basketball game this Friday, May 22, at Trinity University in San Antonio. Mexia News file photo
Wednesday, 05/20/15
By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports Huge weekend ahead for Mexia senior Curk Harris, as he prepares to take part in the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches annual all-star game at Trinity University in San Antonio, Friday, May 22. Harris played four years on the Blackcats varsity basketball... + continue reading

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Mexia’s Benji Schmeid, left, hangs out with Pittsburgh Steeler Ramon Foster, right, at the 2015 Kelvin Beachum Community Football Camp held on May 2 at Black Cat Field. Schmeid is a foreign exchange student from Austria. Mexia News photo/Stephen R. Farris
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By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports Foreign exchange student Benji Schmied didn’t know what to expect when he signed up for the program and found out he would be coming to Mexia. It was a big... + continue reading

Mexia senior Curk Harris signed a letter of intent to play basketball for Richland College Tuesday morning. He was joined by family members, his mother, Loretta (seated), father, Curt (standing right) and his uncle, Anthony Harris. Mexia News photo/Stephen R. Farris
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The Ladycat’s track team was recognized Tuesday evening at the spring banquet. Mexia had one individual (Tee Owens) and the relay team of Katilyn Gipson, Jidaija King, Tyzanne Williams and Owens compete at the state meet this season. Mexia News photo/Stephen Farris
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There are more than 200 nations on the planet earth with a total world population of 7 billion. For every resident of the United States there are 20 people in our world. Wars are in progress now in... + continue reading