Tuesday, May 30, 2017
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By Roxanne Thompson Staff Writer Organizers of next month’s Juneteenth celebration are hard at work preparing Booker T. Washington Park for what they hope will be a very large crowd to mark the 152nd anniversary of the arrival in Texas of the news that slaves had been liberated. Booker T.... + continue reading
Friday, May 26, 2017
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By Roxanne Thompson Staff Writer A representative of an insurance company made a presentation at Limestone County commissioners court’s May 23 meeting, requesting the county make automatic payroll deductions to pay the insurance company’s premiums for county employees who request it, but... + continue reading
Friday, May 26, 2017
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By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports Wednesday was a big day for the Mexia Blackcat basketball program, as graduating senior, Shemar High, signed to play for the Mountain View College Lions this coming fall. High, who played three seasons for the Blackcat varsity basketball team, leaves the... + continue reading
Thursday, May 25, 2017
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By Roxanne Thompson Staff Writer Big red mud bugs – or crawfish, or crayfish – were on the menu Saturday and were steaming in large cookers across the backyard of the Brotherhood Forever Motorcyle Club’s Clubhouse, to raise money for wounded veterans. This was the Third Annual Mud Bugs for... + continue reading
Monday, May 22, 2017
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By Roxanne Thompson Staff Writer Law enforcement officers from across Limestone County as well as members of the public gathered at the courthouse for the 10th annual Peace Officer Memorial Friday, May 19. Most prominent were Limestone County Sheriff’s Office personnel, including Sheriff... + continue reading

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Friday, 05/26/17
By Roxanne Thompson Staff Writer Mexia Economic Development Corporation hosted a webinar earlier this month on how to make a town more open to new ideas, and attendees came away appearing to find the material helpful. The webinar – which is like a seminar, except the speakers broadcast from an... + continue reading
Friday, 05/26/17
By Timothy J. O’Malley Managing Editor It was a long road for Mexia resident James Rinker as he waited for the final results of House Bill 62 a proposed statewide ban on texting while driving. Rincker, along with 20 other families, went to the state capital Feb. 2 to hear Texas Representative... + 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
Monday, 05/22/17
By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports It’s been a little more than a week since the 2017 UIL State Track and Field Championships took place, and while most of the athletes that competed are looking forward to the summer vacation, Mexia athlete Tashundra Reeves is already making plans for a... + continue reading
Friday, 05/19/17
By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports The high school football careers of Wortham Bulldogs Jayce Black and Zach Jones has officially come to a close, but the dynamic duo will now begin their new journeys at the college level. Black, who played receiver on offense for the Bulldogs, was the... + continue reading
Wednesday, 05/17/17
By Roxanne Thompson Staff Writer Mexia High School culinary arts teacher Steffanie Lane has been awarded the Golden Shovel Award from Education Service Center Region 12. Each month, ESC Region 12 chooses a teacher to recognize for using digital innovation in the classroom. Mexia ISD... + continue reading

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Friday, 05/26/17
By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports Wednesday was a big day for the Mexia Blackcat basketball program, as graduating senior, Shemar High, signed to play for the Mountain View College Lions... + continue reading

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Wednesday, 05/17/17
Dear Editor, Because of the communities’ kindness and support during the loss the of our brother, Mckenzie Jackson, we wanted to send “A Note of Thanks.” Sincerely, Cornetta J. Smith Dear... + continue reading