Elisha Libhart goes up for the kill, dominating at the net the whole night as the Wortham Lady Bulldogs made a clean sweep over Hubbard Tuesday night. Wortham, now 6-0 in district, took the game in three sets, 25-14, 25-6 and 25-15. Mexia News photo/Jennifer Lansford
Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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Mexia News staff report The state-ranked Wortham Lady Bulldogs volleyball team continues to sweep through their competition after knocking off the Hubbard Lady Jaguars in three sets, 25-14, 25-6, 25-15. The team, ranked 23rd last year, was rated 21st in yesterday's poll. Elisha Libhart was... + continue reading

Mexia's Ty Busby goes up to the top of the net to knock down the ball against a pair of Groesbeck defenders during their district match played Tuesday night. Mexia News photo/Stephen R. Farris
Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports "We had a game plan going into the match," said Mexia coach Kamol Nohe. "We just didn't stick to it and that's something we've got to do … stick to it." Those were the comments the frustrated coach made after the Mexia Ladycats loss to the Groesbeck Lady... + continue reading

People from all backgrounds and walks of life come together in friendly camaraderie at the 2013 Limestone County Relay for Life, a fun way to raise money for the American Cancer Society. This year’s event will be held Saturday, Oct. 18, at Fort Parker State Park, with opening ceremonies starting at 6 p.m. Mexia News file photo
Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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By Roxanne McKnight Staff Writer The battle against cancer is fought on many fronts, and most are difficult. Raising money to help others with the financial cost of cancer, however, can be pleasant, even fun, when it comes to the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life. Limestone County will... + continue reading

Kevin Zachary, the dual CEO of Parkview Regional Hospital in Mexia and Ennis Regional Medical Center, is moving to another position within the LifePoint Hospitals network at the end of October. Contributed photo
Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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Parkview Regional Hospital and Ennis Regional Medical Center have announced that Kevin Zachary will step down from his position as chief executive officer (CEO) of both facilities, effective Oct. 31. Zachary, who has served as CEO of Parkview Regional since 2011 and CEO of Ennis Regional since... + continue reading

Mexia and Teague firefighters reassess what tasks to do next after flames seem to be extinguished in a home at 1206 E. Palestine in Mexia Wednesday evening. A woman and her father, who had been living in the house, escaped without injury but most of their belongings were lost. Mexia News photo/Roxanne McKnight
Friday, September 26, 2014
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By Roxanne McKnight Staff Writer A woman and her elderly father fled for their lives late Wednesday afternoon after a fire broke out in their Mexia home. The fire started about 6:15 p.m. on Sept. 24 in a wooden frame house at 1206 E. Palestine Street. Della Forge said she and her father, Arthur... + continue reading

Elisha Libhart goes up for the kill, dominating at the net the whole night as the Wortham Lady Bulldogs made a clean sweep over Hubbard Tuesday night. Wortham, now 6-0 in district, took the game in three sets, 25-14, 25-6 and 25-15. Mexia News photo/Jennifer Lansford

Mexia's Ty Busby goes up to the top of the net to knock down the ball against a pair of Groesbeck defenders during their district match played Tuesday night. Mexia News photo/Stephen R. Farris

People from all backgrounds and walks of life come together in friendly camaraderie at the 2013 Limestone County Relay for Life, a fun way to raise money for the American Cancer Society. This year’s event will be held Saturday, Oct. 18, at Fort Parker State Park, with opening ceremonies starting at 6 p.m. Mexia News file photo

Kevin Zachary, the dual CEO of Parkview Regional Hospital in Mexia and Ennis Regional Medical Center, is moving to another position within the LifePoint Hospitals network at the end of October. Contributed photo

Mexia and Teague firefighters reassess what tasks to do next after flames seem to be extinguished in a home at 1206 E. Palestine in Mexia Wednesday evening. A woman and her father, who had been living in the house, escaped without injury but most of their belongings were lost. Mexia News photo/Roxanne McKnight

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Wednesday, 10/01/14
By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports It looks like everyone is off this Friday night except for the Mexia Blackcats and Wortham Bulldogs in area high school football. At least five of the teams in District 7-4A DII are idle with the exception of the Blackcats, who will face the Caldwell... + continue reading
Wednesday, 10/01/14
By Roxanne McKnight Staff Writer No action was taken to lift the burn ban at Limestone County commissioners court’s Sept. 22 meeting, but the court did agree to put blacktop on four miles of a road in the southern part of the county that gets so dusty it is a safety hazard. The court discussed... + continue reading

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Mexia resident Ada Connor addresses the Mexia City Council at its Sept. 23 meeting, questioning the details of a new ordinance that would limit where registered sex offenders may be in Mexia. After Mexia Sgt. Detective Rodney Irvin spoke about the ordinance, the council approved it. Mexia News photos/Roxanne McKnight
Friday, 09/26/14
By Roxanne McKnight Staff Writer Registered sex offenders in Mexia will find new limitations on where they can go and where they can live after city council passed a new ordinance to that effect Tuesday. The new law makes it illegal for certain sexual offenders to reside within 1,000 feet of... + continue reading

Kaitlyn Gipson (10), Nicole Williams, (3) and Brianna Forge (5) played outstanding defense at the net against Palestine Tuesday evening as Mexia picked up the win on opening night of district at home. Mexia News file photo
Wednesday, 09/24/14
By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports What’s the best way to start off the district schedule? With a win, which is exactly what the Mexia Ladycats did to the Palestine Lady Wildcats Tuesday night at home in four sets, 21-25, 25-19, 25-12, 25-19. Mexia found themselves down early in the first... + continue reading

The Bluegrass Solution, of Houston, will be in concert at the Con­fed­erate Reunion Grounds this Saturday, Sept. 27, 6-8 p.m. Ad­mission is free and re­freshments will be served. Mexia News file photo
Wednesday, 09/24/14
Camp Coffee, Cobbler, and Jam Music Series Back by popular de­mand, the Bluegrass Solution from Houston will entertain visitors with their hard-driving bluegrass and bluegrass gospel music Saturday evening, Sept. 27. Everyone is invited to gather 6-8 p.m. under the 1893 Dance Pavilion within... + continue reading

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Elisha Libhart goes up for the kill, dominating at the net the whole night as the Wortham Lady Bulldogs made a clean sweep over Hubbard Tuesday night. Wortham, now 6-0 in district, took the game in three sets, 25-14, 25-6 and 25-15. Mexia News photo/Jennifer Lansford
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Mexia News staff report The state-ranked Wortham Lady Bulldogs volleyball team continues to sweep through their competition after knocking off the Hubbard Lady Jaguars in three sets, 25-14, 25-6,... + continue reading

Mexia's Ty Busby goes up to the top of the net to knock down the ball against a pair of Groesbeck defenders during their district match played Tuesday night. Mexia News photo/Stephen R. Farris
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Kaitlyn Gipson (10), Nicole Williams, (3) and Brianna Forge (5) played outstanding defense at the net against Palestine Tuesday evening as Mexia picked up the win on opening night of district at home. Mexia News file photo
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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