Mexia’s Shelby Hileman tries to score for the Blackcats during early game action against the Fairfield Eagles last Friday night. Mexia fell to the host Eagles in district play, 10-1. Mexia News photos/Stephen R. Farris
Monday, April 21, 2014
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By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports The Blackcats dropped their district game with the Fairfield Eagles on Friday evening, 10-1, despite a strong outing by pitcher Zack Reece. Reece scattered nine hits and gave up six earned runs, but he also fanned five Eagle hitters in the game. The... + continue reading
Monday, April 21, 2014
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Geordon Chambers, 7, takes the lead in the sack race at Sardis Primitive Baptist Church’s Easter celebration Saturday, April 19. + 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
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

Mexia’s Shelby Hileman tries to score for the Blackcats during early game action against the Fairfield Eagles last Friday night. Mexia fell to the host Eagles in district play, 10-1. Mexia News photos/Stephen R. Farris

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

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Monday, 04/21/14
By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports This spring’s off-season program is shaping up well for Blackcat athletes. Athletic Director Lamonte Chambers has implemented some new tools in this year’s program that should pay off nicely for the upcoming athletic year ahead. The off-season program... + continue reading
Monday, 04/21/14
By Brenda Sommer Managing Editor The city of Mexia’s sales tax rebates for April dropped almost 17 percent compared to last year, as did totals in two of the other four taxing entities in Limestone County. Mexia re­ceived $198,429.89 this period, down 16.65 percent from the $238,082.31... + continue reading

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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.
Friday, 04/11/14
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, 04/11/14
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

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

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By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports This spring’s off-season program is shaping up well for Blackcat athletes. Athletic Director Lamonte Chambers has implemented some new tools in this year’s... + continue reading

Mexia’s Shelby Hileman tries to score for the Blackcats during early game action against the Fairfield Eagles last Friday night. Mexia fell to the host Eagles in district play, 10-1. Mexia News photos/Stephen R. Farris
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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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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