Friday, December 8, 2017
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By Roxanne Thompson Staff Writer Leaders of Limestone County and its two largest cities, Groesbeck and Mexia, met at the Old Navasota River Bridge Tuesday, Dec. 5, for the annual Bridge-Lighting Ceremony, and the special guest to turn on the lights was Madison Allen, 8, who was there with her... + continue reading
Friday, December 8, 2017
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By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports Editor Despite having to play an early morning game in the pool play at the Fairfield Invitational, the Mexia Blackcats continued their unbeaten streak, moving to 8-0 with their 60-43 win over Class 2A’s No. 13 ranked Neches Tigers. Mexia trailed by eight... + continue reading
Friday, December 8, 2017
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By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports Editor The Mexia Ladycats had 11 of their 12 players get in on the scoring action as coach Randy Barger’s team won their opening game of the Fairfield Invitational Thursday afternoon, defeating Limestone County neighbor, Groesbeck, 67-28. Mexia got out to... + continue reading
Thursday, December 7, 2017
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By Roxanne Thompson Staff Writer Dozens of Limestone County’s 65-plus set got together this week to celebrate seniors and their contributions in the Fifth Annual Limestone County Senior Celebration Event. The free event took place Monday, Dec. 4, at the Mexia Senior Center, on Sherman Street,... + continue reading
Wednesday, December 6, 2017
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By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports Depending on which poll you look at, Texas Association of Basketball Coaches (TABC) or the Texas Girls Coaches Association, the Teague Lady Lions came in ranked No. 1 by one poll and No. 2 by the other in Class 3A. Yet, the final result in Tuesday night’s... + continue reading

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Friday, 12/08/17
By Roxanne Thompson Staff Writer Limestone County commissioners at their upcoming meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 12, will consider whether or not to keep the burn ban in effect or lift it. Besides making this decision, the court will interview a second candidate for a new legal representative, decide... + continue reading
Friday, 12/08/17
By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports Editor After falling to Rio Vista for their first loss of the season, 61-50, the Coolidge Yellowjackets opened up with a 54-46 win over the Axtell Longhorns the first day of the Axtell Basketball Tournament on Thursday. Coolidge trailed the Longhorns... + continue reading

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Wednesday, 04/05/17
By Stephen R. Farris The Mexia News Sports The highly-anticipated naming of the new head football coach for the Mexia Blackcats is finally here! Francisco M. Sandoval, the defensive line coach for the Class 6A Division II Cedar Hill Longhorns, was the finalist out of 84 applicants that applied... + continue reading
Monday, 12/04/17
By Roxanne Thompson Staff Writer Limestone County commissioners learned more Georgetown attorney George Hyde in their first interview of a candidate for new legal representation. Their interaction took place at the Nov. 28 commissioners court meeting and lasted more than half an hour. Hyde gave... + continue reading
Monday, 12/04/17
By Roxanne Thompson Staff Writer Christmas came early in Mexia, with Santa and many floats and trailers riding through downtown on Thursday, Nov. 30, in the city’s annual lighted, night-time Christmas parade. The event was led by parade marshals Dick and Linda Flatt, who were this year’s Mr.... + continue reading
Monday, 12/04/17
By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports Editor It was an exciting weekend for the Coolidge Yellowjackets, as they start the 2017-18 basketball season not only with a 3-0 record, but a championship trophy after winning the Thrall Tournament. Coolidge opened play in the tournament Thursday with a... + continue reading

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Friday, 12/08/17
By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports Editor After falling to Rio Vista for their first loss of the season, 61-50, the Coolidge Yellowjackets opened up with a 54-46 win over the Axtell Longhorns... + continue reading

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Wednesday, 11/08/17
Dear Editor, Upon reading the article of Mr. Klosterman’s resignation in the newspaper dated 11/4/2017 (Saturday) I was anesthetized by the remark, “I’ve seen a drastic change in our school district... + continue reading