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, April 17, 2014
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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

Blue is an Australian shepherd/Blue Heeler mix adult male available for adoption. Call LARAS House at 254-292-9552 to adopt Blue.
Thursday, April 17, 2014
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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

Two Confederate mounted officers make a quick foray into the battle line to pick off Yankee soldiers in Saturday’s Civil War Re-enactment battle at the Confederate Reunion Grounds. Mexia News photo by Roxanne McKnight
Thursday, April 17, 2014
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Two Confederate mounted officers make a quick foray into the battle line to pick off Yankee soldiers in Saturday’s Civil War Re-enactment battle at the Confederate Reunion Grounds. Mexia News photo by Roxanne McKnight + continue reading

Arik Weathers, right, passes the baton to teammate Kendric Mack at the first leg of the varsity boys 4x100 Meter Relay in Palestine.
Friday, April 11, 2014
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By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports Both the varsity boys and girls track teams finished second overall at the 19-3A district track meet held April 9-10 at Palestine High School. Fairfield girls finished in first with 239.5 points, Mexia second with 118, Palestine third with 116, Groesbeck... + continue reading

Mexia’s Eric Wells has the ball lined up to sink this putt during the district golf tournament held Tuesday at Big Cedar Country Club in Teague. Mexia News photo/ Stephen R. Farris
Friday, April 11, 2014
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By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports Rusk and Palestine golf teams will advance to the regional meet after placing one and two in the district meet held in Jacksonville and Teague earlier this week. Mexia’s Eric Wells made it to the list of top 12 medalists, putting his way to the number... + 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

Blue is an Australian shepherd/Blue Heeler mix adult male available for adoption. Call LARAS House at 254-292-9552 to adopt Blue.

Two Confederate mounted officers make a quick foray into the battle line to pick off Yankee soldiers in Saturday’s Civil War Re-enactment battle at the Confederate Reunion Grounds. Mexia News photo by Roxanne McKnight

Arik Weathers, right, passes the baton to teammate Kendric Mack at the first leg of the varsity boys 4x100 Meter Relay in Palestine.

Mexia’s Eric Wells has the ball lined up to sink this putt during the district golf tournament held Tuesday at Big Cedar Country Club in Teague. Mexia News photo/ Stephen R. Farris

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Thursday, 04/17/14
There will be a 3-Point Shooting and Slam Dunk Contest in Mexia at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 27. The adult category winner receives $500 in the Basketball Shooting Contest and the cost is $20 for each two-player team. Grades 3-8 and 9-12 competitors’ cost is $10 each for a two-player team and win... + continue reading
Thursday, 04/17/14
By Mike Eddleman Publisher After fielding a number of inquiries about why the school district does not offer a driver’s education course, Superintendent Sharon Ross decided to research the idea and bring the question to the school board. At it’s last meeting, the board voted unanimously – with... + continue reading

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The eastbound lane of Milam Street in Mexia was completely blocked Wednesday during the afternoon rush hour when one car hit another in the long string of traffic. One man was injured with what were believed to be non-life-threatening injuries.
Friday, 04/11/14
By Roxanne McKnight Staff Writer The eastbound lane of Milam Street – the main thoroughfare through Mexia – was completely blocked Wednesday during afternoon rush hour when a driver rear-ended an SUV in front of him. Elgin Thomas, 26, of Mexia, was driving a black 2011 Toyota Camry eastbound... + continue reading

Mexia’s Case Adair keeps the glove on a Rusk base runner during early game action Tuesday evening. Mexia News photo/Stephen R. Farris
Wednesday, 04/09/14
By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports The Blackcats struggled at the plate Tuesday night, no thanks to Rusk Eagle’s pitcher Josh Raiborn, who ended up pitching a 10-0 shutout and held Mexia hitless in the game. Mexia managed to get only four batters on base via a dropped third strike in the... + continue reading

Mexia’s One Act Play, performing “Hansel and Gretel,” competed Saturday, March 29 in Palestine at the district level. While the play didn’t advance, three MHS students won individual awards: Rachael Lozano, Tech Award; Kealey Machacek-Harkless, Honorable Mention All-Star Cast; and Shelbie Bishop, All-Star Cast. Shown here, l-r, back row:  Edward Mendoza, Christina Lloyd, director Jermaine Burks, Kealey Machacek-Harkless, William Dodson, Ashley Sandifer, Rachael Lozano and Andrea Gonzales; next row: Nathan Hallmark, Chris Barber, M’kayla Leger, Alyssa Holifield and Shelbie Bishop; in front, Haylee Gose. The play was performed for the community Saturday in the high school auditorium. Contributed photo
Wednesday, 04/09/14
Mexia’s One Act Play, performing “Hansel and Gretel,” competed Saturday, March 29 in Palestine at the district level. While the play didn’t advance, three MHS students won individual awards: Rachael Lozano, Tech Award; Kealey Machacek-Harkless, Honorable Mention All-Star Cast; and Shelbie Bishop,... + continue reading

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Thursday, 04/17/14
There will be a 3-Point Shooting and Slam Dunk Contest in Mexia at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 27. The adult category winner receives $500 in the Basketball Shooting Contest and the cost is $20 for each... + 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
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Arik Weathers, right, passes the baton to teammate Kendric Mack at the first leg of the varsity boys 4x100 Meter Relay in Palestine.
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Mexia’s Eric Wells has the ball lined up to sink this putt during the district golf tournament held Tuesday at Big Cedar Country Club in Teague. Mexia News photo/ Stephen R. Farris
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Monday, 03/24/14
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