Wednesday, December 7, 2016
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By Roxanne Thompson Staff Writer Mexia residents may not realize that their own hometown hospital – Parkview Regional Hospital – has been given an A rating for safety by an independent, nonprofit safety rating company called The LeapFrog Group. LeapFrog gets its name from its goal of... + continue reading
Wednesday, December 7, 2016
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Mexia News Staff Report   Longtime Mexia couple Holloway and Louise Martin were named Mr. and Mrs. Mistletoe for the 2016 Mexia Christmas celebration.  Holloway is a retired attorney, having practiced in the legal profession 56 years. He and Louise Carr married in 1964, and she... + continue reading
Wednesday, December 7, 2016
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By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports   It took a little while, but the Mexia Blackcats figured it out as they escaped Teague with a 71-66 win over the Lions Tuesday night in high school boys’ basketball action. Teague came out with guns blazing, taking a 6-0 lead early in the... + continue reading
Wednesday, December 7, 2016
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By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports   The Mexia Ladycats utilized their speed and quickness to out manuevre a sturdy Teague Lady Lions basketball Tuesday night as they defeated their Freestone County neighbor, 65-49. The confines of Lions Gym was loud as nearly every seat in the... + continue reading
Monday, December 5, 2016
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By Roxanne Thompson Staff Writer Thursday evening was cool but dry for Mexia’s annual Christmas Parade of Lights, and the turnout was strong.  Several law enforcement vehicles led the parade, one of which featured Limestone County Sheriff Dennis Wilson sitting on the hood. ... + continue reading

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Wednesday, 12/07/16
By Roxanne Thompson Staff Writer Limestone County commissioners approved a new pharmacy service provider for the county jail, accepting a bid from IHS Pharmacy to provide the service for inmates. They made this decision at the court’s Nov. 22 meeting and also approved housing inmates for... + continue reading
Monday, 12/05/16
By Roxanne Thompson Staff Writer Limestone County was awarded $1,000 for care and maintenance of its K9 officer, a dog named Jack, that the Sheriff’s Office acquired in September. Ragle, an Arlington-based construction company, made the donation in appreciation for the Sheriff’s deputies’... + continue reading

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Monday, 12/05/16
By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports   The Mexia Blackcats seemed to be a little intimidated in the early going of their game Friday afternoon with Aggieland Homeschool and ended up falling to the Panthers, 73-60. Mexia fell behind early in the game, 17-0, as the Blackcats had... + continue reading
Friday, 12/02/16
By Roxanne Thompson Staff Writer The Limestone County Sheriff’s Office will have several more bullet-proof vests to protect its deputies now, thanks to First United Methodist Church, Groesbeck.  The church donated $1,800 to the county at commissioners court’s Nov. 22 meeting for the... + continue reading
Friday, 12/02/16
By Roxanne Thompson Staff Writer Those who have been victims of crime in Limestone County will be recognized and honored, either in person or in memory, at the 12th annual Tree of Angels ceremony on Thursday, Dec. 8.  The event will be held at Groesbeck’s Church on the Rock, 1370 Hwy... + continue reading

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Wednesday, 12/07/16
By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports   It took a little while, but the Mexia Blackcats figured it out as they escaped Teague with a 71-66 win over the Lions Tuesday night in high... + continue reading

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Friday, 11/18/16
Dear Editor, I am very thankful that myself and four siblings were raised in the 1930’s and we had parents that instilled in us respect, compassion, love, an honest day’s work and to help others.... + continue reading