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Monday, July 28, 2014
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Vince Allen, of Aubrey, left, deals a hand of blackjack to, l-r, Donald ‘Bubba’ McDonald, Carolyn Toomer and Tracy Thornton, all of Mexia, at the LARAS House Casino Night fundraiser Saturday at the Mexia Civic Center. Limestone Animal Rescue... + continue reading

This Wortham team took second place out of 23 teams in the Texas Teen-age Association of Baseball’s High School Eligible State Tournament in Buffalo the weekend of July 18-20. They are, l-r, Kalob Bowden, Chad Feeney, Rudy Miller, Coach Brandon Lansford, Trent Williams, Coach Tracy Lansford, Ethan McCoslin, Jordan Lansford, Sheldby Hileman, Luke Calame, Hogan Johnson, Hunter Morton, Coach Mike Williams and Devon Colquette. Mexia News photo/ Jennifer Lansford
Monday, July 28, 2014
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The Wortham Bulldogs made an impressive run at the Texas Teen-age Association of Baseball's High School Eligible State Tournament in Buffalo the weekend of July 18-20, ending up second out of 23 teams. The team was made up of six Bulldogs: Rudy Miller, Trent Williams, Jordan Lansford, Ethan... + continue reading

Limestone County Historical Commission members receive a plaque representing the State Historical Commission’s Distinguished Service Award for 2013, presented at the July 14 meeting of the Limestone County commissioners court. Shown here, seated, are Commissioners William ‘Pete’ Kirven and John McCarver; standing, l-r, are Bruce Jordan, County Judge Daniel Burkeen, Bert Harrison, County Historical Commission President William Reagan, Cynthia Pollard, Donald ‘Bubba’ McDonald, Logan Wilson and Linda Jordan. Mexia News photo/Roxanne McKnight
Friday, July 25, 2014
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By Roxanne McKnight Staff Writer The Limestone County Historical Commission, as well as two of its members, were honored for their work at the Limestone County commissioners court’s July 14 meeting. The County Historical Commission was awarded the Distinguished Service Award for 2013 from the... + continue reading

Members of the Knit-Wits needle-working group enjoy each other’s company as they do their favorite hobby. Shown here l-r, are Bennie Green, Cathy Tucker and Roxianne Schuster. Mexia News photo/Roxanne McKnight
Monday, July 21, 2014
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By Roxanne McKnight Staff Writer A needle and thread can bind fabric together, but the love of needlework binds together a group of Mexia-area women. They call themselves the Knit-Wits, and they meet every Tuesday morning at First United Methodist Church, Mexia, to share a few hours of... + continue reading

The home of Patrick and Kimberly Meyer, on New Hope Lane, just outside Tehuacana, was almost completely destroyed in a fire Saturday. Mexia News photo/Roxanne McKnight
Monday, July 21, 2014
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Mexia News Staff Report A house near Tehuacana burned completely this past weekend while the family was away from home. Tehuacana Volunteer Fire Department Capt. Bennie Murphy said he was at the firehouse cleaning trucks and doing other tasks when he got the call about 1:30 p.m. on Saturday,... + continue reading

Mexia News photo by Roxanne McKnight

This Wortham team took second place out of 23 teams in the Texas Teen-age Association of Baseball’s High School Eligible State Tournament in Buffalo the weekend of July 18-20. They are, l-r, Kalob Bowden, Chad Feeney, Rudy Miller, Coach Brandon Lansford, Trent Williams, Coach Tracy Lansford, Ethan McCoslin, Jordan Lansford, Sheldby Hileman, Luke Calame, Hogan Johnson, Hunter Morton, Coach Mike Williams and Devon Colquette. Mexia News photo/ Jennifer Lansford

Limestone County Historical Commission members receive a plaque representing the State Historical Commission’s Distinguished Service Award for 2013, presented at the July 14 meeting of the Limestone County commissioners court. Shown here, seated, are Commissioners William ‘Pete’ Kirven and John McCarver; standing, l-r, are Bruce Jordan, County Judge Daniel Burkeen, Bert Harrison, County Historical Commission President William Reagan, Cynthia Pollard, Donald ‘Bubba’ McDonald, Logan Wilson and Linda Jordan. Mexia News photo/Roxanne McKnight

Members of the Knit-Wits needle-working group enjoy each other’s company as they do their favorite hobby. Shown here l-r, are Bennie Green, Cathy Tucker and Roxianne Schuster. Mexia News photo/Roxanne McKnight

The home of Patrick and Kimberly Meyer, on New Hope Lane, just outside Tehuacana, was almost completely destroyed in a fire Saturday. Mexia News photo/Roxanne McKnight

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Monday, 07/28/14
Mexia News Staff Report Plans are in the works to celebrate the 90th anniversary of Limestone County Courthouse, which was built in 1924. A celebration on the lawn of the old building will be held Saturday, Oct. 11. Tentative plans include speakers, hot dogs, activities for children and... + continue reading
Monday, 07/28/14
By Roxanne McKnight Staff Writer The county has decided to buy its own computer servers rather than pay an outside company for the service, and a recent, unrecoverable computer crash of one of the county’s 13 servers has shown the urgency of getting them in place soon. “We did last weekend have... + continue reading

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Mexia LTC nursing home resident Pat Prince, right, interacts with a dog the nursing home recently adopted while LVN Alesha Grabs, who was instrumental in helping the formerly abandoned dog regain her health, watches with interest. Mexia News photo/Roxanne McKnight
Friday, 07/18/14
By Roxanne McKnight Staff Writer The fortunes of a dog abandoned in Mexia rose meteorically last month when it went from almost becoming roadkill to being adopted as the beloved pet of a caring home. It started when Candy Allen, of Alvarado, was driving to Mexia LTC on Hwy. 171 in early June and... + continue reading

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Friday, 07/18/14
All four occupants of this 2002 Nissan Altima were injured, with two of them taken to the hospital by ambulance with incapacitating injuries, after the sedan and the white 2005 Chevrolet pickup at top right, collided on U.S. 84 Thursday. The driver, 23-year-old Christena Neighbors of Wortham, and... + continue reading

This map shows the location of the two buildings swapped between Citizens National Bank and the city of Mexia.
Wednesday, 07/16/14
By Brenda Sommer Managing Editor Mexia City Council voted Tuesday night to cut off water to the city of Wortham in 30 days if that town doesn’t sign its contract renewal, and gave final approval to swap buildings with a local bank. After a closed executive session to discuss “legal matters,” the... + continue reading

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This Wortham team took second place out of 23 teams in the Texas Teen-age Association of Baseball’s High School Eligible State Tournament in Buffalo the weekend of July 18-20. They are, l-r, Kalob Bowden, Chad Feeney, Rudy Miller, Coach Brandon Lansford, Trent Williams, Coach Tracy Lansford, Ethan McCoslin, Jordan Lansford, Sheldby Hileman, Luke Calame, Hogan Johnson, Hunter Morton, Coach Mike Williams and Devon Colquette. Mexia News photo/ Jennifer Lansford
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Laws will never solve America's problems with discrimination. Legal protections for racial, ethnic and religious minorities are critical to ensuring some element of protection for these groups, but... + continue reading