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Wednesday, September 10, 2014
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Skye Olvera, 3, gets a boost from mom Stephanie Olvera to use some powerful binoculars to see the moon Saturday at Gibbs Memorial Library’s Observe the Moon Night, an international event observed annually in Mexia for several years. To see more photos from this event, see Page 8. + continue reading

Mexia residents have seen these signs lately on Hwy. 14 north of the city since Watkins Construction Company began replacing aging natural gas pipelines for Atmos Energy. Mexia News photo/Roxanne McKnight
Tuesday, September 9, 2014
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By Roxanne McKnight Staff Writer Those who have been wondering about the red “pipeline construction ahead” signs on Hwy. 14 north of Mexia, the many white pickup trucks marked “Watkins Construction Co.” and signs that say “Watkins Access” may be interested to know they are all part of a project... + continue reading

Leaders of VFW Post 4694 hold the organization’s POW-MIA Empty Chair Ceremony Saturday, Sept. 6, at the Post, on South Martin Luther King Jr. Highway. Shown here, l-r, are Patriotic Instructor Nicole Burns, Junior Vice Commander Jeffrey Scarborough, Post Commander Ray Marsh, Chaplain Carm Hoyne and Ladies Auxiliary President Lynnette Young. Mexia News photo/Roxanne McKnight
Tuesday, September 9, 2014
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By Roxanne McKnight Staff Writer U.S. military forces still listed as prisoners of war or missing in action were remembered in a solemn ceremony Saturday at Mexia’s VFW Post 4694. The VFW members performed the POW-MIA Empty Chair Ceremony, which uses many symbols to remind those participating of... + continue reading

Delvin Smith, kneeling, and Dre Kirven, standing, combined to give the Yellowjackets a power boost offensively during their 62-32 loss to Aquilla last Friday night. Kirven was making his season debut, rushing for over 200 yards and could have gone over the 400 yard mark with a couple of more scores had it not been for penalties. Also pictured, to the right, is Wanya Jones. Mexia News photo/Stephen R. Farris
Tuesday, September 9, 2014
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By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports The Coolidge Yellowjackets fell to 0-2 on the season after Friday night’s tough loss to the Aquilla Cougars, 62-32. "We played a good team with an exceptional athlete on the offensive side," said Coolidge head coach Randy Jones. "They did a good job and we... + continue reading

Mexia linebacker Tyrik Ray takes down Teague quarterback Austin Skinner for the sack. Defensive lineman Lois Mora races in from behind to help out. Mexia News photos/Stephen R. Farris
Tuesday, September 9, 2014
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By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports What could go wrong, did go wrong for the Mexia Blackcats during Friday night's 61-32 loss to the Teague Lions. Mexia was plagued again by penalties (11-90) after being flagged in the season opener 12 times for 100 yards. "It's something we've got to get... + continue reading

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Mexia residents have seen these signs lately on Hwy. 14 north of the city since Watkins Construction Company began replacing aging natural gas pipelines for Atmos Energy. Mexia News photo/Roxanne McKnight

Leaders of VFW Post 4694 hold the organization’s POW-MIA Empty Chair Ceremony Saturday, Sept. 6, at the Post, on South Martin Luther King Jr. Highway. Shown here, l-r, are Patriotic Instructor Nicole Burns, Junior Vice Commander Jeffrey Scarborough, Post Commander Ray Marsh, Chaplain Carm Hoyne and Ladies Auxiliary President Lynnette Young. Mexia News photo/Roxanne McKnight

Delvin Smith, kneeling, and Dre Kirven, standing, combined to give the Yellowjackets a power boost offensively during their 62-32 loss to Aquilla last Friday night. Kirven was making his season debut, rushing for over 200 yards and could have gone over the 400 yard mark with a couple of more scores had it not been for penalties. Also pictured, to the right, is Wanya Jones. Mexia News photo/Stephen R. Farris

Mexia linebacker Tyrik Ray takes down Teague quarterback Austin Skinner for the sack. Defensive lineman Lois Mora races in from behind to help out. Mexia News photos/Stephen R. Farris

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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, whether hit by bricks or the ones throwing bricks. We the people, city employees, city council... + continue reading
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Settling in after a bit of a sluggish start, the Mexia defensive front was able to put more pressure on McGregor's quarterback and slow down the run game. Pictured in this set, left to right, are Keymon Oliver, Demitri Freeman, Arikel Winn and Quay Gamble. Mexia News photo/Stephen R. Farris
Monday, 09/01/14
By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports Draeshaun Hanna's four touchdown runs and key defensive plays by Tyrik Ray, Curk Harris, Karon Tatum, Arikel Winn and Carlos Carrillo helped the Mexia Blackcats hold off the McGregor Bulldogs for a 27-21 win Friday night at Black Cat Field. With the score... + continue reading

Mexia Lion Don Beene braves heavy rain to deliver hot pancake breakfast plates to Mexia businesses Friday, part of the Lions Club’s annual Double Whammy Pancake Breakfast, served the morning and evening of the Blackcat’s first home football game. Mexia News photo/ Roxanne McKnight
Monday, 09/01/14
By Brenda Sommer Managing Editor Rain gauges finally got a chance to strut their stuff after heavy showers pelted many parts of the Bistone region yesterday. Mexia recorded 1.52 inches of rain between 6:45 and 8:35 a.m., causing roadway flooding in areas that tend to fill early, including the... + continue reading

About 75-80 people turned out for the seventh annual prayer walk around Mexia schools Wednesday, Aug. 20, an effort by several local churches. Mexia News photo/Roxanne McKnight
Wednesday, 08/27/14
By Roxanne McKnight Staff Writer Well-wishers of Mexia students walked the perimeter of Mexia schools Wednesday evening, Aug. 20, despite temperatures in the mid-90s – that felt more like mid-100s – to ask for divine intervention in the upcoming school year. This is the seventh year for the... + continue reading

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Delvin Smith, kneeling, and Dre Kirven, standing, combined to give the Yellowjackets a power boost offensively during their 62-32 loss to Aquilla last Friday night. Kirven was making his season debut, rushing for over 200 yards and could have gone over the 400 yard mark with a couple of more scores had it not been for penalties. Also pictured, to the right, is Wanya Jones. Mexia News photo/Stephen R. Farris
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By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports The Coolidge Yellowjackets fell to 0-2 on the season after Friday night’s tough loss to the Aquilla Cougars, 62-32. "We played a good team with an... + continue reading

Mexia linebacker Tyrik Ray takes down Teague quarterback Austin Skinner for the sack. Defensive lineman Lois Mora races in from behind to help out. Mexia News photos/Stephen R. Farris
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Settling in after a bit of a sluggish start, the Mexia defensive front was able to put more pressure on McGregor's quarterback and slow down the run game. Pictured in this set, left to right, are Keymon Oliver, Demitri Freeman, Arikel Winn and Quay Gamble. Mexia News photo/Stephen R. Farris
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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