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Friday, August 1, 2014
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LEGO Camp participants, l-r, Jacob Boyd, 8, of Mexia, Kyra Christopher, 9, of Tehuacana, and Oliver Eves, 9, of Mexia, compare the collision car the constructed with the car of another team Thursday, July 31, at Navarro College. The camp taught kids some of the basics of robotics, like gears,... + continue reading

Mexia Police Officer Shannon Rousey, left, and Detective Rodney Irvin stand ready to help with the situation at Mexia manufacturing plant Swarco Tuesday about 5:30 p.m. Several police cars, fire trucks and an EMS unit responded to the call. Mexia News photos/Roxanne McKnight
Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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By Roxanne McKnight Staff Writer Mexia Fire Department trucks, an EMS unit and several Mexia Police cars responded to Swarco, 900 N. Denton in Mexia, late Tuesday afternoon after a 911 caller was thought to have reported a gas leak. There was no gas leak, but there was a glass leak. Swarco makes... + continue reading

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Monday, July 28, 2014
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Vince Allen, of Aubrey, left, deals a hand of blackjack to, l-r, Donald ‘Bubba’ McDonald, Carolyn Toomer and Tracy Thornton, all of Mexia, at the LARAS House Casino Night fundraiser Saturday at the Mexia Civic Center. Limestone Animal Rescue... + continue reading

This Wortham team took second place out of 23 teams in the Texas Teen-age Association of Baseball’s High School Eligible State Tournament in Buffalo the weekend of July 18-20. They are, l-r, Kalob Bowden, Chad Feeney, Rudy Miller, Coach Brandon Lansford, Trent Williams, Coach Tracy Lansford, Ethan McCoslin, Jordan Lansford, Sheldby Hileman, Luke Calame, Hogan Johnson, Hunter Morton, Coach Mike Williams and Devon Colquette. Mexia News photo/ Jennifer Lansford
Monday, July 28, 2014
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The Wortham Bulldogs made an impressive run at the Texas Teen-age Association of Baseball's High School Eligible State Tournament in Buffalo the weekend of July 18-20, ending up second out of 23 teams. The team was made up of six Bulldogs: Rudy Miller, Trent Williams, Jordan Lansford, Ethan... + continue reading

Limestone County Historical Commission members receive a plaque representing the State Historical Commission’s Distinguished Service Award for 2013, presented at the July 14 meeting of the Limestone County commissioners court. Shown here, seated, are Commissioners William ‘Pete’ Kirven and John McCarver; standing, l-r, are Bruce Jordan, County Judge Daniel Burkeen, Bert Harrison, County Historical Commission President William Reagan, Cynthia Pollard, Donald ‘Bubba’ McDonald, Logan Wilson and Linda Jordan. Mexia News photo/Roxanne McKnight
Friday, July 25, 2014
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By Roxanne McKnight Staff Writer The Limestone County Historical Commission, as well as two of its members, were honored for their work at the Limestone County commissioners court’s July 14 meeting. The County Historical Commission was awarded the Distinguished Service Award for 2013 from the... + continue reading

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Mexia Police Officer Shannon Rousey, left, and Detective Rodney Irvin stand ready to help with the situation at Mexia manufacturing plant Swarco Tuesday about 5:30 p.m. Several police cars, fire trucks and an EMS unit responded to the call. Mexia News photos/Roxanne McKnight

Mexia News photo by Roxanne McKnight

This Wortham team took second place out of 23 teams in the Texas Teen-age Association of Baseball’s High School Eligible State Tournament in Buffalo the weekend of July 18-20. They are, l-r, Kalob Bowden, Chad Feeney, Rudy Miller, Coach Brandon Lansford, Trent Williams, Coach Tracy Lansford, Ethan McCoslin, Jordan Lansford, Sheldby Hileman, Luke Calame, Hogan Johnson, Hunter Morton, Coach Mike Williams and Devon Colquette. Mexia News photo/ Jennifer Lansford

Limestone County Historical Commission members receive a plaque representing the State Historical Commission’s Distinguished Service Award for 2013, presented at the July 14 meeting of the Limestone County commissioners court. Shown here, seated, are Commissioners William ‘Pete’ Kirven and John McCarver; standing, l-r, are Bruce Jordan, County Judge Daniel Burkeen, Bert Harrison, County Historical Commission President William Reagan, Cynthia Pollard, Donald ‘Bubba’ McDonald, Logan Wilson and Linda Jordan. Mexia News photo/Roxanne McKnight

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Friday, 08/01/14
By Mike Eddleman Publisher The Mexia ISD Board of Trustees took the advice of the facilities committee Wednesday, choosing to delay a potential bond election until May of next year, rather than call one in November. None of the board members commented on the decision during the meeting. The... + continue reading
Friday, 08/01/14
By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports Two-a-days will kick off for the Mexia Ladycats volleyball team starting on Monday, Aug. 4. Practice times will be from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., with a short break before resuming again from 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Mexia High School for upper classmen and... + continue reading

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Members of the Knit-Wits needle-working group enjoy each other’s company as they do their favorite hobby. Shown here l-r, are Bennie Green, Cathy Tucker and Roxianne Schuster. Mexia News photo/Roxanne McKnight
Monday, 07/21/14
By Roxanne McKnight Staff Writer A needle and thread can bind fabric together, but the love of needlework binds together a group of Mexia-area women. They call themselves the Knit-Wits, and they meet every Tuesday morning at First United Methodist Church, Mexia, to share a few hours of... + continue reading

The home of Patrick and Kimberly Meyer, on New Hope Lane, just outside Tehuacana, was almost completely destroyed in a fire Saturday. Mexia News photo/Roxanne McKnight
Monday, 07/21/14
Mexia News Staff Report A house near Tehuacana burned completely this past weekend while the family was away from home. Tehuacana Volunteer Fire Department Capt. Bennie Murphy said he was at the firehouse cleaning trucks and doing other tasks when he got the call about 1:30 p.m. on Saturday,... + continue reading

Mexia LTC nursing home resident Pat Prince, right, interacts with a dog the nursing home recently adopted while LVN Alesha Grabs, who was instrumental in helping the formerly abandoned dog regain her health, watches with interest. Mexia News photo/Roxanne McKnight
Friday, 07/18/14
By Roxanne McKnight Staff Writer The fortunes of a dog abandoned in Mexia rose meteorically last month when it went from almost becoming roadkill to being adopted as the beloved pet of a caring home. It started when Candy Allen, of Alvarado, was driving to Mexia LTC on Hwy. 171 in early June and... + continue reading

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By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports Two-a-days will kick off for the Mexia Ladycats volleyball team starting on Monday, Aug. 4. Practice times will be from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., with a short... + continue reading

This Wortham team took second place out of 23 teams in the Texas Teen-age Association of Baseball’s High School Eligible State Tournament in Buffalo the weekend of July 18-20. They are, l-r, Kalob Bowden, Chad Feeney, Rudy Miller, Coach Brandon Lansford, Trent Williams, Coach Tracy Lansford, Ethan McCoslin, Jordan Lansford, Sheldby Hileman, Luke Calame, Hogan Johnson, Hunter Morton, Coach Mike Williams and Devon Colquette. Mexia News photo/ Jennifer Lansford
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Laws will never solve America's problems with discrimination. Legal protections for racial, ethnic and religious minorities are critical to ensuring some element of protection for these groups, but... + continue reading