Thornton family Marvin Vera Sr. and wife Christen Bridges, and their sons Marvin Jr., 3, left, and Jaxson, 2, make Christmas ornaments at the Christmas at the Confederate Reunion Grounds event, held Saturday, Dec. 9.  Photos by Roxanne Thompson/The Mexia News, Allen Cooper, 12, of Broaddus, almost scores a snowball headshot to his sister, Allana, 11, at the Christmas at the Confederate Reunion Grounds event, which took place Saturday, Dec. 9. The snowballs were actually made of balled-up lightweight fabric.
Friday, December 15, 2017
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Friday, December 15, 2017
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By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports Editor After finishing second in district and making it to the area round of the 2017 UIL football playoffs, bi-district champion, the Mexia Blackcats, were well represented on this year’s District 9-4A DII all-district football teams. Blackcat defensive... + continue reading
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Friday, December 15, 2017
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By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports Editor After finishing second in district and making it to the area round of the 2017 UIL football playoffs, bi-district champion, the Mexia Blackcats, were well represented on this year’s District 9-4A DII all-district football teams. Blackcat defensive... + continue reading
Friday, December 15, 2017
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By Roxanne Thompson Staff Writer Last summer may seem long ago, but recently Mexia High School student Jordan Carroll spoke about his experience at last summer’s Rotary Youth Leadership Awards – and soon the Rotary Club of Mexia will begin looking for candidates for next summer’s RYLA camp.... + continue reading
Friday, December 15, 2017
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Staff Writer Limestone County commissioners interviewed, at their Dec. 12 meeting, the law firm of Naman, Howell, Smith and Lee, which is one of three firms that have applied to become the county’s new legal representative. The county had advertised a Request for Qualifications from law firms... + continue reading

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Wednesday, 12/13/17
By Roxanne Thompson Staff Writer Youngsters in pajamas were not an uncommon sight at Navarro College South, in Mexia, last Friday when the college showed The Polar Express, the 2004 Christmas movie classic. The college’s Polar Express Night happened Dec. 8, with parents invited to bring their... + continue reading
Wednesday, 12/13/17
By Roxanne Thompson Staff Writer Members of the Limestone County commissioners court interviewed a second candidate being considered as a possible new legal representative for the county. The interview, conducted with representatives of the firm Naman, Howell, Smith and Lee, of Waco, took place... + 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, 12/13/17
Mexia News Staff Report Limestone County commissioners elected to keep the countywide burn ban in place. The court made this decision at its Dec. 12 meeting despite the lower average reading of soil dryness, because the driest areas of the county are still extremely dry and well above drought... + continue reading
Wednesday, 12/13/17
By Timothy J. O’Malley Managing Editor Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar announced he will send cities, counties, transit systems and special purpose taxing districts $695.2 million in local sales tax allocations for December, 10.8 percent more than in December 2016. These allocations are based on... + continue reading
Wednesday, 12/13/17
By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports Editor The Whitney Wildcats didn’t make it easy for No. 23 ranked Mexia to invade their court Tuesday evening, especially with their team captain, Dayton Bean, driving to the basket and shooting long range bombs for his game-high 26 points. However, the... + continue reading

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Friday, 12/15/17
By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports Editor After finishing second in district and making it to the area round of the 2017 UIL football playoffs, bi-district champion, the Mexia Blackcats, were... + 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