This old pony truss bridge was recently removed from use by Limestone County Road and Bridge Department personnel after the Texas Department of Transportation ordered it closed. The county plans to auction it online through local auctioneer Jerry Kennedy. Robbie Pettigrew can be seen looking at the bridge in the yard of the Road and Bridge Department, where she works. Mexia News photo/Roxanne McKnight
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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By Roxanne McKnight Staff Writer Limestone County commissioners have agreed to sell on the Internet a bridge that the Road and Bridge Department removed from LCR 192. The bridge was closed about a month ago by orders of the Texas Department of Transportation. County Engineer Ted Kantor said at... + continue reading

Former Blackcat and long-time baseball supporter Tink Easterling threw out the first pitch of Mexia’s final home game of the season Tuesday night. Mexia News photo/Stephen R. Ferris
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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Former Blackcat and long-time baseball supporter Tink Easterling threw out the first pitch of Mexia’s final home game of the season Tuesday night. Mexia News photo/Stephen R. Ferris + continue reading

Mexia track teams will compete at the Regional Meet in Humble beginning Friday and going on through Saturday. Shown here is the girls track team, along with Coach Randy Barger (left) during practice on Tuesday. Mexia News photo/Stephen R. Farris
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports The Mexia Blackcats track team will be represented well at this year’s regional meet that is scheduled to begin tomorrow with preliminary track and field events and end on Saturday with the finals in all events. Mexia’s Kendric Mack will test the speed of... + continue reading

Mexia seniors Brady Walker, Tre’ Craig, Taylor Threat, D. J. Johnson and Zack Reece were all recognized Tuesday evening prior to the start of the Blackcats district game against Palestine. Mexia News photo/Stephen R. Farris
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports It’ll go down as one of the most wild and thrilling games of the season as the Mexia Blackcats finally got back in the win column with a 9-8 defeat of the Palestine Wildcats at home on Tuesday night. “A little excitement here in the last part of the year,”... + continue reading

Mexia’s Shelby Hileman tries to score for the Blackcats during early game action against the Fairfield Eagles last Friday night. Mexia fell to the host Eagles in district play, 10-1. Mexia News photos/Stephen R. Farris
Monday, April 21, 2014
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By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports The Blackcats dropped their district game with the Fairfield Eagles on Friday evening, 10-1, despite a strong outing by pitcher Zack Reece. Reece scattered nine hits and gave up six earned runs, but he also fanned five Eagle hitters in the game. The... + continue reading

This old pony truss bridge was recently removed from use by Limestone County Road and Bridge Department personnel after the Texas Department of Transportation ordered it closed. The county plans to auction it online through local auctioneer Jerry Kennedy. Robbie Pettigrew can be seen looking at the bridge in the yard of the Road and Bridge Department, where she works. Mexia News photo/Roxanne McKnight

Former Blackcat and long-time baseball supporter Tink Easterling threw out the first pitch of Mexia’s final home game of the season Tuesday night. Mexia News photo/Stephen R. Ferris

Mexia track teams will compete at the Regional Meet in Humble beginning Friday and going on through Saturday. Shown here is the girls track team, along with Coach Randy Barger (left) during practice on Tuesday. Mexia News photo/Stephen R. Farris

Mexia seniors Brady Walker, Tre’ Craig, Taylor Threat, D. J. Johnson and Zack Reece were all recognized Tuesday evening prior to the start of the Blackcats district game against Palestine. Mexia News photo/Stephen R. Farris

Mexia’s Shelby Hileman tries to score for the Blackcats during early game action against the Fairfield Eagles last Friday night. Mexia fell to the host Eagles in district play, 10-1. Mexia News photos/Stephen R. Farris

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Wednesday, 04/23/14
By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports The Mexia Ladycats finished third in district behind Rusk and Groesbeck and will face Lufkin Hudson (22-4) at Sam Houston State University in Huntsville Friday evening at 7 p.m., in a bi-district game. Mexia’s Dashia Forge will lead the team in the pitcher’... + continue reading
Monday, 04/21/14
By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports This spring’s off-season program is shaping up well for Blackcat athletes. Athletic Director Lamonte Chambers has implemented some new tools in this year’s program that should pay off nicely for the upcoming athletic year ahead. The off-season program... + continue reading

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Monday, 04/21/14
Geordon Chambers, 7, takes the lead in the sack race at Sardis Primitive Baptist Church’s Easter celebration Saturday, April 19. + continue reading

Mexia shortstop Case Adair slowly rises to his feet after stealing second base in the Blackcats game against Buffalo Tuesday evening. Mexia News photo/Stephen R. Farris
Thursday, 04/17/14
By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports Tuesday evening couldn’t have been much worse for the Mexia Blackcats baseball team and their fans. While the game was hard fought and basically boiled down to a pitcher’s duel that eventually leaned in favor of Buffalo, 3-1, fans and players had to endure... + continue reading

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Blue is an Australian shepherd/Blue Heeler mix adult male turned over to LARAS House by his owner. He is housetrained, walks well on a leash and knows some simple commands (sit, stay). He is good with other dogs and tolerates cats. Blue will be neutered soon. Call LARAS House at 254-292-9552 to... + continue reading

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Mexia track teams will compete at the Regional Meet in Humble beginning Friday and going on through Saturday. Shown here is the girls track team, along with Coach Randy Barger (left) during practice on Tuesday. Mexia News photo/Stephen R. Farris
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By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports The Mexia Blackcats track team will be represented well at this year’s regional meet that is scheduled to begin tomorrow with preliminary track and field... + continue reading

Mexia seniors Brady Walker, Tre’ Craig, Taylor Threat, D. J. Johnson and Zack Reece were all recognized Tuesday evening prior to the start of the Blackcats district game against Palestine. Mexia News photo/Stephen R. Farris
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Statements from the Constitution and the Scriptures are frequently used out of context. This is a bad practice because it causes distortions that produce misunderstandings. Written statements and... + continue reading