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Members of the American Legion Post 288, based in Groesbeck, present the flags of the armed forces at Saturday’s An Evening of Thankfulness in Appreciation of First Responders. Seen here, from left

Mexia residents took time to recognize the city’s first-responders and veterans Saturday evening during a ceremony at the armory.

Limestone County Sheriff Dennis Wilson said Monday it may take weeks before authorities know the cause of death of a 20-year-old inmate at the Limestone County Detention Center, but he is certain i

Sports

The Mexia girls’ basketball team’s District 19-4A season doesn’t begin until Jan. 4. By then, the Ladycats should be battle-tested and well-prepared to vie for a district championship.

Neither cold weather, nor an opposing home crowd nor a Wolverine football team could halt the tide of the Yellow Jackets as Coolidge rolled to a 56-6 victory in a District 7-1A, Division I, game at

The Wortham football team concluded its season Friday night with a 28-12 loss to Dawson. The Bulldogs finished with a 2-8 overall record and were winless in five District 11-2A games.

Obituaries

Reuben D’Wayne Randle was born Jan. 22, 1982, to Reuben and Jean Randle in Corsicana. Reuben accepted Christ as his Savior at an early age, after joining Full Gospel Holy Temple - Corsicana.

Services for Dr. William Harold Walker, Captain USMC, retired, 76, of Cape Girardeau, Mo., formerly of Wortham, will be held at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov.

Billy George Waldrop Sr., longtime Limestone County commissioner, passed away Nov. 6, 2018, at his home in Coolidge at the age of 91. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Friday, Nov.

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