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, October 17, 2014
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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, October 14, 2014
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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, October 14, 2014
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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

Mexia High School’s 2014 Homecoming Queen Denise Garcia takes a ride around the stadium at halftime in the Blackcats’ Friday night football game against the Rusk Eagles. Driving the car is Niel Padgett, from the honored class of 1964, in his 2005 Ford Mustang GT. See more Homecoming photos on pages 3 and 10, and in next week’s Mexia News. Mexia News photo/Roxanne McKnight
Friday, October 10, 2014
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By Roxanne McKnight Staff Writer Homecoming weekend was a swirl of activities in Mexia as current students wrote the book on this year’s Homecoming Queen – and King – and the Blackcats beat the Rusk Eagles. Meanwhile, former students met up to touch base with friends and celebrate their years as... + continue reading

Wortham’s Ryan Mc­Dan­iel (70) takes down the Dawson quarterback, Lane Dotson, with Bulldog Boone Crider (9) coming in to help. Logan Capers (2) and Ethan McCoslin (10) were coming in for the as­sist. After trailing 12-0 at the half, Wortham came back with a dominating second half to take control of the game and come away with the 20-18 district win over Dawson Friday night. Mexia News photo/Jennifer Lansford
Wednesday, October 8, 2014
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Mexia News Staff Report The Wortham Bulldogs survived against winless Dawson last Friday night, 20-18. Wortham quarterback Ru­dy Miller completed 70 percent of his passes (7-10) for 110 yards and three touchdowns. He also ran 17 times for 85-yards. Zach Jones and Ethan McCoslin were Mil­ler’s... + 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

The Blackcats defense did a good job Friday night in surrounding the football against the Rusk Eagles in their 61-42 homecoming win.

Mexia News photo/Roxanne McKnight

Mexia High School’s 2014 Homecoming Queen Denise Garcia takes a ride around the stadium at halftime in the Blackcats’ Friday night football game against the Rusk Eagles. Driving the car is Niel Padgett, from the honored class of 1964, in his 2005 Ford Mustang GT. See more Homecoming photos on pages 3 and 10, and in next week’s Mexia News. Mexia News photo/Roxanne McKnight

Wortham’s Ryan Mc­Dan­iel (70) takes down the Dawson quarterback, Lane Dotson, with Bulldog Boone Crider (9) coming in to help. Logan Capers (2) and Ethan McCoslin (10) were coming in for the as­sist. After trailing 12-0 at the half, Wortham came back with a dominating second half to take control of the game and come away with the 20-18 district win over Dawson Friday night. Mexia News photo/Jennifer Lansford

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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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Mexia High School Homecoming senior princesses vying for Homecoming Queen include, l-r, Denise Vanessa Garcia, Caroline Elizabeth Kendall, Estefania Suarez, Katilyn Leigh Gipson, Nicole Williams, Dabresha Le’Shea Gamble and Rebeca Castillo. Photo courtesy of Blackcat Paparazzi
Wednesday, 10/08/14
Mexia News Staff Report This Friday’s homecoming football game at Blackcat Stadium will be punctuated at halftime by the introduction of this year’s Homecoming court and then the announcement of the Homecoming Queen. There are seven contenders for the top spot, so the six who are not chosen as... + continue reading

The Lady Bulldogs celebrate another point and win against the Dawson Lady Bulldogs Friday. Wortham dominated with a clean sweep. Wortham is now 7-0 in district play. Mexia News photo/Jennifer Lansford
Monday, 10/06/14
The hits keep coming in for Class 2A’s No. 21 ranked Wortham and it’s killing their opponents, literally, in the form of team kills leader Elisha Libhart. Libhart had 19 kills as the Lady Bulldogs knocked off another district opponent this past Friday, beating Dawson on the road, 25-21, 25-18, 25-... + continue reading

Nicholas Blackmon finished at the top of the Junior Varsity Division for Mexia at the Waco Connally Meet this past Saturday. Blackmon (shown running at the Ennis Meet recently) also medaled at the Ennis Meet the week before. Mexia News photos/Stephen R. Farris
Monday, 10/06/14
Chalk up another great outing for the Mexia Blackcats cross country team over the weekend. Mexia ended up taking first place in the Varsity Division of the Waco Connally Meet Saturday, with Guillermo Mendoza leading the charge with a second place finish overall in the division. Diego Rivera placed... + continue reading

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The Blackcats defense did a good job Friday night in surrounding the football against the Rusk Eagles in their 61-42 homecoming win.
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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... + continue reading

Wortham’s Ryan Mc­Dan­iel (70) takes down the Dawson quarterback, Lane Dotson, with Bulldog Boone Crider (9) coming in to help. Logan Capers (2) and Ethan McCoslin (10) were coming in for the as­sist. After trailing 12-0 at the half, Wortham came back with a dominating second half to take control of the game and come away with the 20-18 district win over Dawson Friday night. Mexia News photo/Jennifer Lansford
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The Lady Bulldogs celebrate another point and win against the Dawson Lady Bulldogs Friday. Wortham dominated with a clean sweep. Wortham is now 7-0 in district play. Mexia News photo/Jennifer Lansford
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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