Friday, February 23, 2018
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By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports Editor It was everything you would want in a basketball playoff game Tuesday night at Tiger Gym in Corsicana. Two teams playing fast-paced, good defense, slam-dunk action — everything except a trip to the next round. After playing with plenty of heart and... + continue reading
Friday, February 23, 2018
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By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports Editor It took only five innings for the Mexia Blackcats to record a 10-0 season-opening win over the visiting Scurry-Rosser Wildcats. Zac Klosterman started the game on the mound for the Blackcats, throwing his first pitch of the evening in for a strike.... + continue reading
Friday, February 23, 2018
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By Roxanne Thompson Staff Writer Many longtime Mexia residents, particularly from Mexia High School’s Class of 1959, were saddened to hear of the passing of Bill Crider on Feb. 12. Those who knew Bill well invariably describe him in terms like “gentle,” “soft-spoken” or “just a nice guy.” That... + continue reading
Friday, February 23, 2018
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By Roxanne Thompson Staff Writer Three suicide attempts in the past month among inmates at the Limestone County Jail have been successfully blocked, one especially notable because of the actions of a jailer. Sheriff Dennis Wilson reported on the incident at commissioners court’s Feb. 13 meeting... + continue reading
Monday, February 19, 2018
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By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports Editor After beating Valley Mills in the bi-district round of the Class 2A girls basketball playoffs, the Wortham Lady Bulldogs were looking to knock off the No. 2-ranked LaPoynor Lady Flyers last Friday night in the area-round game played at Corsicana High... + continue reading

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Friday, 02/23/18
By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports Editor The Wortham Bulldogs are back on the diamond and ready for baseball action! The Bulldogs finished 16-9 overall last season and 10-4 in District 16-2A, making the playoffs as the No. 3 seed where they made it into the area round. This year, former... + continue reading
Friday, 02/23/18
By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports Editor The baseball season for the Coolidge Yellowjackets is on hold right now, as the team is still competing in the Class 1A basketball playoffs. Coolidge was scheduled to play Blum on the road in the season opener this coming Tuesday, then compete in the... + continue reading

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Monday, 02/19/18
By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports Editor It was a game of matchups Friday night for the No. 21-ranked Mexia Ladycats in their Class 4A area basketball playoff game with No. 1 Liberty Hill at Hearne High School, but as hard as they tried the Crimson and Black couldn’t quite keep the Lady... + continue reading
Monday, 02/19/18
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Monday, 02/19/18
By Roxanne Thompson Staff Writer Veterans of the Vietnam era and their families were recognized and honored for their sacrifices, at a Vietnam War 50th anniversary commemoration Saturday. The event was co-sponsored by Veterans Pardners and VFW Lancaster Post 4694 in Mexia, and was held at the... + continue reading

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Friday, 02/23/18
By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports Editor It was everything you would want in a basketball playoff game Tuesday night at Tiger Gym in Corsicana. Two teams playing fast-paced, good defense,... + continue reading

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Friday, 01/26/18
By Rene Turner Special to The Mexia News Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday was celebrated recently by the Limestone County NAACP in Groesbeck with a Freedom Fund Banquet. This was an occasion... + continue reading