Wednesday, October 18, 2017
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By Roxanne Thompson Staff Writer Limestone County commissioners took time at their Oct. 10 meeting to recognize two Limestone County home-schooled 4-H students – Sarah Hall and Isaac Lewis – for being awarded the 4-H Gold Star Award. The court had mentioned one of the Gold Star winners at a... + continue reading
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
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By Roxanne Thompson Staff Writer Luminant announced last week that it will close, for economic reasons, two coal-fueled, two-unit power plants in Central Texas: Big Brown Power Plant in Freestone County, and the Sandow Power Plant in Milam County. Big Brown is scheduled to close Feb. 12, 2018,... + continue reading
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
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By Timothy J. O’Malley Managing Editor Brian Bell, now Chief of Police for the Mexia Police Department, never, did he think that being a law enforcement officer was his way of life, but he already had the mindset of service, duty and honor. Bell, born in Houston, was raised in Dallas. He... + continue reading
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
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By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports Talk about some high intensity excitement last week in Texas High School Football, especially on the local level, after the Mexia Blackcats spotted the Lorena Leopards (no pun intended) 10 points through the first three quarters, then erupted for 20 in the... + continue reading
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
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By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports Editor Going into Tuesday night’s match with the Madisonville Lady Mustangs, the Mexia Ladycats had their hands full, especially playing in their gym, but hung on to pick up their fifth district win in four sets, 22-25, 25-11, 25-23, 25-23. Mexia struggled... + continue reading

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Tuesday, 10/17/17
By Roxanne Thompson Staff Writer Limestone County Sheriff Dennis Wilson told commissioners court last week that F Building at the Limestone County Detention Center, the county-owned prison, is very nearly ready to open, which will increase the prison’s bed capacity by 96. Commissioners heard... + continue reading
Friday, 10/13/17
By Roxanne Thompson Staff Writer More homeowners in the West Lake Limestone Volunteer Fire Department’s coverage area may get lower insurance rates if a new substation is approved for Lake Limestone Park No. 3. Limestone County commissioners heard an update at their Sept. 26 meeting on the... + 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
Wednesday, 10/18/17
Mexia News Staff Report Wortham hosted the Timpson Bears last Friday night at Bulldog Stadium, hoping to start district play with a win, but the visiting team ended up on top, 36-6. The Bulldogs trailed 14-0 at the end of the first quarter of play. Wortham scored their only touchdown of the... + continue reading
Tuesday, 10/17/17
By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports Editor The regular season has come to a close for high school cross country and the Mexia Blackcats will be sending several athletes to compete at the regional meet coming up, including the varsity boys team after they finished second overall at the... + continue reading
Tuesday, 10/17/17
By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports Editor Sweep number 15 is in the books after the Wortham Lady Bulldogs cruised past the Penelope Lady Wolverines in three sets, 25-8, 25-9, 25-11, and pushed their district win-loss mark to 13-0. Coach DeAnna Whaley stated that her team came out strong... + continue reading

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Wednesday, 10/18/17
By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports Talk about some high intensity excitement last week in Texas High School Football, especially on the local level, after the Mexia Blackcats spotted the... + continue reading

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Thursday, 10/12/17
Dear Editor, I would like to address a problem we have concerning the elderly and disabled here in Mexia. The transit is great for taking people to places in our area. I understand they go as far... + continue reading