Limestone County Master Gardeners, l-r, Nancy Davis, Debbie Cannon and Jan Miller work on the flowerbeds at a Habitat for Humanity house in Mexia.
Friday, July 1, 2016
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By Roxanne Thompson Staff Writer Mexia’s Habitat for Humanity group is about to put another family into a Habitat home, probably in July. The home is not newly built but one in which the former Habitat homeowner got a job transfer to a new city. She left the house in good shape, however, so... + continue reading
This Texas A&M Forest Service graphic shows that Limestone County, and much of East and Central Texas, could be in near-drought to drought conditions in about two weeks.
Friday, July 1, 2016
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Mexia News Staff Report The lights and sounds of fireworks on Independence Day are great fun, but amateurs should be cautious when firing them. The main ingredient in fireworks is black powder, also known as gunpowder, which means fireworks are dangerous. They are classified as hazardous... + continue reading
The 2016 Dave Campbell’s Texas Football magazine should be arriving soon. (Image: texasfootball.com)
Friday, July 1, 2016
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Mexia News Staff Report If you’ve been looking for the summer edition of Dave Campbell’s Texas Football magazine, as of Monday – according to the magazine’s website – it should hit the stands around the state this week. Some stores may have them as of this printing, although they still had not... + 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.
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
Limestone County Master Gardeners, l-r, Nancy Davis, Debbie Cannon and Jan Miller work on the flowerbeds at a Habitat for Humanity house in Mexia.
This Texas A&M Forest Service graphic shows that Limestone County, and much of East and Central Texas, could be in near-drought to drought conditions in about two weeks.
The 2016 Dave Campbell’s Texas Football magazine should be arriving soon. (Image: texasfootball.com)
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.

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Friday, 07/01/16
By Roxanne Thompson Staff Writer No one appeared at a public hearing the county held on the proposal to install stop signs on Honest Ridge Road, at the intersection of LCR 368 and 374, so Limestone County commissioners voted to have the signs installed. The court made that decision at its June... + continue reading
Friday, 07/01/16
By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports The regular season is over for Mexia Baseball/Softball Association teams after this week’s playoffs to see who would represent the city in the upcoming Texas Teenage Baseball/Softball district tournaments scheduled for July 4 and July 11. First and second... + continue reading

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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, 06/29/16
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, 06/29/16
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, 06/29/16
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

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Friday, 07/01/16
By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports The regular season is over for Mexia Baseball/Softball Association teams after this week’s playoffs to see who would represent the city in the upcoming Texas... + continue reading

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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