Friday, June 22, 2018
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Rodeo brings contestants from all over By Skip Leon sports@themexianews.com As it enters its final day today, the 88th annual Mexia Rodeo has provided something for everybody. The roping, riding and steer wrestling events have been chock full of top-notch performers and performances. The youth... + continue reading
Friday, June 22, 2018
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By Roxanne Thompson roxanne@themexianews.com Many Limestone County residents of African American descent participated in the four-day Juneteenth celebration, June 16-19, at Booker T. Washington Park, which is at Comanche Crossing on Lake Mexia. Juneteenth marks the date of June 19, 1865, when... + continue reading
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
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By Skip Leon sports@themexianews.com With time running out and needing a touchdown to secure a spot in the Texas state 7-on-7 football tournament, Mexia quarterback Jaden Proctor made the right decision when he threw the ball up to his athletic receiver, Ty Gamble. Gamble came down with the... + continue reading
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
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No motions were filed by Freestone County Attorney Brian Evans during last week’s pre-trial held for Dabrett Black, who is accused of the murder of DPS Trooper Damon Allen on Thanksgiving Day. 2017. Black has entered a plea of “not guilty.” Assisting Evans during this case is Lisa Tanner, an... + continue reading
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
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ucker Flatt, at right, and his friend Conrad Schoenberger, both 14 and both of Round Rock, share a light moment as they check out the field of sunflowers at the home of Tucker’s grandparents, Dick and Linda Flatt. The Flatts plant sunflowers every year in the field in front of their home on U.S. 84... + continue reading

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Friday, 06/22/18
Mexia News Staff Report A Mexia resident was rushed to the hospital Friday afternoon after being shot in the stomach, allegedly by his neighbor. The incident happened at the suspect’s home in the 300 block of South Herman Street. The victim, Leon Harper, 62, was first taken to Parkview Regional... + continue reading
Friday, 06/22/18
By Roxanne Thompson Staff Writer Limestone County’s roads may increase by one soon if commissioners approve a proposal to change a private road into a county road. Commissioners will discuss this idea at their Tuesday, June 26, meeting, and they also plan to choose a law firm to represent the... + continue reading

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Tuesday, 05/22/18
By Roxanne Thompson Staff Writer Limestone County voters decided the runoff for county judge Tuesday, choosing Richard Duncan to fill that spot for the next four years – and it was close, only 38 votes separating the two. The runoff was required after a four-way race in the March 6 Republican... + continue reading
Tuesday, 06/19/18
By Roxanne Thompson roxanne@themexianews.com Summer doesn’t have to be boring for Mexia kids, especially when they can get into the summer reading program offered by Gibbs Memorial Library. Gibbs Librarian ShienDee Pullman reminds parents that getting their child involved in the program will... + continue reading
Tuesday, 06/19/18
Revendy Rhodes, who says his nickname is “Pork Chop,” trims some weeds at the Mexia Rodeo Complex on Monday. Rhodes, who is on the Mexia Rodeo Committee, was helping to prepare the grounds for the 88th annual Mexia Rodeo, which kicks off today, June 20, and will run through Saturday, June 23.... + continue reading
Tuesday, 06/19/18
By Skip Leon sports@themexianews.com In his younger days, Teddy Weaver used to compete in rodeos throughout the state of Texas — and beyond. He even competed at the prestigious Cheyenne Frontier Days Rodeo in Wyoming. Now, at 62, Weaver doesn’t compete much anymore. His time is spent running the... + continue reading

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Friday, 06/15/18
From staff reports Two Mexia softball players have been nominated for the Texas Sports Writers Association Class 4A all-state team. The squad, which is voted on by sports writers throughout the... + continue reading

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Tuesday, 05/29/18
That's Rich By Richard Nelson It’s been 35 yeas since I graduated from high school. The ol’ saying, “time has flown” is certainly accurate. It was time to get on with life. The plan was to go to... + continue reading