Monday, August 21, 2017
Posted by mexia2010
By Roxanne Thompson Staff Writer Limestone County commissioners agreed at their specially called budget workshop on Tuesday, Aug. 15, to hold the upcoming fiscal year’s tax rate to less than the effective tax rate and possibly go even lower. County Judge Daniel Burkeen had submitted a... + continue reading
Monday, August 21, 2017
Posted by mexia2010
By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports Editor The Mexia Blackcats got their first taste of live action Friday night as they hosted the Palestine Wildcats in their first scrimmage of the 2017 season. The freshmen Blackcats looked impressive, scoring a couple of touchdowns and winning their... + continue reading
Monday, August 21, 2017
Posted by mexia2010
By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports Editor Two good things came out of the weekend for the Wortham Lady Bulldogs volleyball team. Number one, middle-blocker Kayla Lansford returned to the team after being out since Tuesday with an ankle injury and No. 2, the Lady Bulldogs came back to... + continue reading
Friday, August 18, 2017
Posted by mexia2010
By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports Editor You could say “luck” was on the Wortham Lady Bulldogs side Tuesday night in their match with the Valley Mills Lady Eagles – or not, depending on how you look at it. The “good luck,” Wortham scored a 3-2 win on the road, 17-25, 25-19, 27-25, 23-25, 15... + continue reading
Friday, August 18, 2017
Posted by mexia2010
Mexia News Staff Report It’s been a banner year for the Wortham athletic program, especially with another athlete signing to play at the college level. Cole Shivers becomes the third Wortham Bulldog player to sign this year. Shivers, a 2017 graduate of Wortham High School, played multiple... + continue reading

Latest News

Friday, 08/18/17
Mexia News Staff Report A one-vehicle accident near Wortham took the life of a man from Streetman Tuesday. Steven S. Wheeler, 62, was driving a 2003 Ford F-150 pickup truck eastbound on FM 27 about four miles east of Wortham on Aug. 15, when the wreck occurred. According to Department of... + continue reading
Friday, 08/18/17
By Roxanne Thompson Staff Writer Limestone County commissioners court plans to discuss and propose the 2017-18 fiscal year tax rate at its meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 22. The court will also make decisions concerning the new term of election judges; approve several agreements with other entities... + continue reading

Home Page

More News

Francisco Sandoval
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
Friday, 08/18/17
By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports Editor If you’ve ever watched the movie “Around the World in 80 Days,” imagine taking away the racing aspect and tie it around the sport of basketball. That’s the version that could be depicted of Coolidge’s newly hired girls coach William Milton, but with a... + continue reading
Friday, 08/18/17
The Mexia News Staff In spite of the efforts of the 3,400 signatures to oppose the high speed rail project, Texas Central, developer of the investor-owned high-speed train project, announced last week that the project moved into its next phase. They have an agreement and will be working with... + continue reading
Wednesday, 08/16/17
By Roxanne Thompson Staff Writer The Confederate Reunion Grounds held a star-gazing party Saturday, which was also the height of the Perseid meteor shower. According to site manager Amanda McVay, nearly 60 people attended and watched the sky for the second annual event, but they also identified... + continue reading

Sports

Monday, 08/21/17
By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports Editor The Mexia Blackcats got their first taste of live action Friday night as they hosted the Palestine Wildcats in their first scrimmage of the 2017... + continue reading

Letters to the Editor

Wednesday, 08/16/17
Dear Editor, I have prepared a preliminary budget for filing for the 2017-2018 fiscal year, which will be filed Monday morning.  We have cut the budget for the past several years, out of necessity... + continue reading