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Monday, January 15, 2018
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By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports Editor The Mexia Blackcats and Ladycats ran into a double-whammy in Fairfield on Friday night, Jan. 12. The Ladycats fell 42-33 to the Lady Eagles -- their first loss in district play. The Blackcats came up short 61-59 to the Eagles in both teams’ district... + continue reading
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Monday, January 15, 2018
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By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports Editor Wortham varsity basketball teams reaped the rewards in Bremond on Friday night, Jan. 12, as both girls and boys teams doubled-down with the Lady Bulldogs acing their way over the Laday Tigers 42-13, while the Bulldogs cashed in with a 53-27 win over... + continue reading
Monday, January 15, 2018
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By Roxanne Thompson Staff Writer Mexia-area residents and leaders honored the memory and work of Martin Luther King Jr. on Saturday, Jan. 13, with a parade and a program. At the parade’s start time of 10 a.m., the sun shone brightly, but the temperature was barely above freezing – 33 degrees –... + continue reading
Friday, January 12, 2018
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By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports Last Saturday, the sound of clanking barbells and coaches shouting encouragement to get their athletes pumped up could be heard loud and clear inside the gym at Cameron High School, as the Mexia Blackcats and Ladycats competed in their first powerlifting... + continue reading
Friday, January 12, 2018
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By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports The Mexia Ladycats overcame an early first-quarter deficit and overpowered the Waco La Vega Lady Pirates the rest of the way for a 46-31 non-district win, putting their season record at 18-6 overall. A quick six points by La Vega to start the game forced... + continue reading

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Monday, 01/15/18
By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports Editor The 2017 11-2A All-District football teams were recently announced, with three players from the Wortham Bulldogs squad earning second-team status. Bulldog running back Stephon Ester made all-district second team. Ester missed some time this season... + continue reading
Monday, 01/15/18
By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports Editor Three members of the Coolidge Yellowjacket football team earned honorable mention selections to the 2017 Texas Six-Man Coaches Association Division I All-State selections that were recently released. Torrey Hoover made honorable mention at the spread... + 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
Friday, 01/12/18
Mexia News Sports Editor The long-awaited return home finally took place Tuesday evening at Blackcat Gym, as the No. 24-ranked Mexia Blackcats played their first home game of the 2017-18 basketball season to a stacked house full of fans. Mexia hosted the Corsicana Tigers and didn’t disappoint the... + continue reading
Friday, 01/12/18
By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports Editor After dropping a close district game to Dawson Friday, Jan. 5, the Wortham Lady Bulldogs bounced back with a huge 55-20 win over the Riesel Lady Indians on Tuesday, Jan. 9, at home. The game was close in the first quarter with Wortham taking an 8-4... + continue reading
Friday, 01/12/18
By Roxanne Thompson Staff Writer Limestone County commissioners voted to join 28 other Texas counties in a lawsuit against Purdue Pharma, a major company that produces and sells opioid-based painkillers. The vote came at the court’s Dec. 27 meeting, after a presentation by Dallas-based attorney... + continue reading

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Monday, 01/15/18
By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports Editor The Mexia Blackcats and Ladycats ran into a double-whammy in Fairfield on Friday night, Jan. 12. The Ladycats fell 42-33 to the Lady Eagles -- their... + 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