Mexia’s Brianna Forge gets ready to bump the ball as her teammates wait in anticipation during the Ladycats match against Fairfield Tuesday night. Mexia News photo/Stephen R. Farris
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports The Mexia Ladycats fell to 2-5 in district play after falling to the Fairfield Lady Eagles for the second time this season Tuesday night, 25-19, 25-21, 25-12. The first two sets of the match were relatively close as the Ladycats stayed to within a point or... + continue reading

Mexia cross country runner Guillermo Mendoza finished fourth at the district meet held in Fairfield Tuesday morning, topping the school record he set last week with a time of 17:20.76. The varsity boys team finished second at the meet and will move on to the regional meet on Nov. 1 in Humble. Mexia News photos/Stephen R. Farris
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports Give it up for the Mexia cross country team as they finished the district meet held Tuesday morning in Fairfield with both the varsity boys and girls teams advancing to regionals, which will be held on Nov. 1. The Mexia boys varsity team came in second... + continue reading

Ronald Jackson picks up a dropped pass off the leg of a Cadet receiver for the interception in the first quarter. Jackson returned the ball 28-yards for a touchdown on the play. Mexia News photo/Stephen R. Farris
Monday, October 20, 2014
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By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports Matron Gerald ran for 239-yards and three touchdowns and Draeshaun Hanna carried the ball 25 times for 215-yards and five scores as the Mexia Blackcats blasted the Waco Connally Cadets, 82-53, Friday night. Mexia outscored the Cadets 34-14 in the fourth... + continue reading

Mexia cross country runners hustle towards the finish line at the Fairfield Invitational Cross Country Meet held last Wednesday. The Blackcats varsity boys finished in first place at the meet. Photo courtesy The Fairfield Recorder/John Cockerell
Monday, October 20, 2014
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The Mexia boy’s cross country team slipped out of Fairfield with a first place finish last Wednesday at the Fairfield Invitational Cross Country Meet. The meet was originally scheduled to be run the Saturday before, but heavy thunderstorms forced the cancelation of the meet, postponing it until... + continue reading

The Ebola virus
Monday, October 20, 2014
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Mexia News Staff Report A hoax-news website caused panic Monday after it claimed the Ebola virus had taken hold among Wortham ISD students. The National Report (nationalreport.net) made the false claim that 17 Wortham kindergarten students "fell violently ill and tested positive for the Ebola... + continue reading

Mexia’s Brianna Forge gets ready to bump the ball as her teammates wait in anticipation during the Ladycats match against Fairfield Tuesday night. Mexia News photo/Stephen R. Farris

Mexia cross country runner Guillermo Mendoza finished fourth at the district meet held in Fairfield Tuesday morning, topping the school record he set last week with a time of 17:20.76. The varsity boys team finished second at the meet and will move on to the regional meet on Nov. 1 in Humble. Mexia News photos/Stephen R. Farris

Ronald Jackson picks up a dropped pass off the leg of a Cadet receiver for the interception in the first quarter. Jackson returned the ball 28-yards for a touchdown on the play. Mexia News photo/Stephen R. Farris

Mexia cross country runners hustle towards the finish line at the Fairfield Invitational Cross Country Meet held last Wednesday. The Blackcats varsity boys finished in first place at the meet. Photo courtesy The Fairfield Recorder/John Cockerell

The Ebola virus

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Friday, 10/17/14
Three Mexia tax preparers indicted on federal charges that they filed false claims to the IRS on behalf of staff and customers for years were sentenced Tuesday after making plea agreements. According to documents from the U.S. District Court in Waco, the government alleges people who owned and/or... + continue reading
Friday, 10/17/14
By Brenda Sommer Managing Editor Mexia City Council will consider increasing funding for Old Fort Parker during their regular monthly meeting Tuesday evening. The cities of Mexia and Groesbeck and Limestone County jointly own and fund the fort, and had been paying about equal shares for its... + continue reading

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The Ebola virus
Monday, 10/20/14
Mexia News Staff Report A hoax-news website caused panic Monday after it claimed the Ebola virus had taken hold among Wortham ISD students. The National Report (nationalreport.net) made the false claim that 17 Wortham kindergarten students "fell violently ill and tested positive for the Ebola... + continue reading

There was extensive front-end damage to both cars involved in a head-on wreck on Bailey Street near Mexia High School Wednesday. Five people were taken to hospitals, two by air ambulance. Contributed photo
Friday, 10/17/14
By Roxanne McKnight Staff Writer Five people were transported to hospitals after a head-on wreck in front of Mexia Junior High School Wednesday. According to Mexia Police reports, the crash occurred when Ashley Lanette Hudson, 21, was driving a gray 2005 Buick Le Sabre and pulled out of the... + continue reading

The Blackcats defense did a good job Friday night in surrounding the football against the Rusk Eagles in their 61-42 homecoming win.
Tuesday, 10/14/14
By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports The best remark made after Friday night's big homecoming win came from head coach Lamonte Chambers after having a chance to review game film Saturday morning. "Entertaining for the fans, somewhat," he stated. "But a little more close to a heart attack for... + continue reading

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Tuesday, 10/14/14
The 2014 Mexia High School Coming Home Queen – from the Class of 1964 – was crowned before Friday’s Homecoming football game is Gail McCullough Smith. For more photos from Homecoming, see Page 3. + continue reading

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Mexia’s Brianna Forge gets ready to bump the ball as her teammates wait in anticipation during the Ladycats match against Fairfield Tuesday night. Mexia News photo/Stephen R. Farris
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Wednesday, 10/22/14
By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports The Mexia Ladycats fell to 2-5 in district play after falling to the Fairfield Lady Eagles for the second time this season Tuesday night, 25-19, 25-21, 25-12... + continue reading

Mexia cross country runner Guillermo Mendoza finished fourth at the district meet held in Fairfield Tuesday morning, topping the school record he set last week with a time of 17:20.76. The varsity boys team finished second at the meet and will move on to the regional meet on Nov. 1 in Humble. Mexia News photos/Stephen R. Farris
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Ronald Jackson picks up a dropped pass off the leg of a Cadet receiver for the interception in the first quarter. Jackson returned the ball 28-yards for a touchdown on the play. Mexia News photo/Stephen R. Farris
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Mexia cross country runners hustle towards the finish line at the Fairfield Invitational Cross Country Meet held last Wednesday. The Blackcats varsity boys finished in first place at the meet. Photo courtesy The Fairfield Recorder/John Cockerell
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Friday, 09/12/14
For weeks now we have been grieved deeply due to the brick thrown causing bodily injury to a lady passing through our great city of Coolidge. Our prayers go out mightily for the victims all around,... + continue reading