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High winds near Mexia leave some tree damage, power outage around lake
Catfish, people, pageant, parade
Catfish, people, pageant, parade
Coolidge athlete earns two medals at state
Bulldogs maul Itasca in bi-district, set sights on Crawford for area title
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High winds near Mexia leave some tree damage, power outage around lake

The severe weather sirens went off in Mexia Sunday afternoon, May 9, but City Manager Eric Garretty said it was a false alarm.

Catfish, people, pageant, parade

Coolidge’s Mesquite Tree Festival continued its tradition of holding a fish fry the Friday of the festival, featuring talent that entertains those present.

Catfish, people, pageant, parade

Coolidge residents continued their annual Mesquite Tree Festival tradition on Saturday, beginning with the Mr.

 

 

Sports

Coolidge athlete earns two medals at state

In her final high school track meet, Coolidge’s Amaya Brown broke a state-meet record.

Bulldogs maul Itasca in bi-district, set sights on Crawford for area title

With legendary pitchers Warren Spahn and Johnny Sain leading them to the World Series, the 1948 Milwaukee Braves had a slogan about them: Spahn and Sain and pray for rain.

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With the threat of COVID-19 still plaguing the world earlier this year, the Mexia football awards banquet went viral rather than in-person, as coaches announced individual awards via Youtube.

Obituaries

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Betty Lou Moore passed away May 9, 2021, at the age of 76.

AMY AWALT JACOBS

Amy Awalt Jacobs, 68, of Corsicana, passed away May 7, 2021, in Waco.

A memorial will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, May 15, at The American Legion, 632 N. Beaton in Corsicana.

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Rose Mary Beck Pelton, of Groesbeck, (known by all as “Rosie” or “Granny”), passed away at Providence Hospital on Saturday, May 8, 2021, at age 72.

Photo Galleries

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Mexia Mayor pro tem Geary Smith, who was the District 3 Council member, was sworn into office as Mayor by City Secretary Christi Shivers after he was appointed to the office by the rest of the Coun

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