Wednesday, July 26, 2017
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By Roxanne Thompson Staff Writer AgriLife District Extension Administrator Donald Kelm commended Limestone County AgriLife agents David Groschke and Gabrielle Washington to Limestone commissioners at their July 11 meeting, listing the duo’s many activities over the past year. Kelm said part of... + continue reading
Wednesday, July 26, 2017
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By Roxanne Thompson Staff Writer The Cindy Walker tribute concert this past weekend was everything it was intended to be – and then some – and organizers say they hope to produce a similar tribute concert to the Mexia songwriter annually from now on. Turnout was heavy, as expected, as fans of... + continue reading
Monday, July 24, 2017
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By Roxanne Thompson Staff Writer When Tom and Rosie Fisher were recognized upon his retirement as superintendent of Fort Parker State Park, people from across the county thanked both of them for all the service they had contributed to the people of Limestone County over the years. Commissioners... + continue reading
Monday, July 24, 2017
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By Roxanne Thompson Staff Writer The Saturday afternoon temperature in Mexia was 98 in the shade, but the heat didn’t keep musicians or fans of Cindy Walker songs away from the pickin’ circle in front of the Cindy Walker mural on McKinney Street. Nine musicians took part, ranging in age from... + continue reading
Friday, July 21, 2017
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By Timothy J. O’Malley Managing Editor Mexia native and NFL player Kelvin Beachum, Jr. has taken his skills to tackle hunger at a whole new level. Since 2015, when Beachum joined with Central Texas Food Bank located in Austin, he has made a sure impact against hunger. President and CEO Derrick... + continue reading

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Friday, 07/28/17
By Roxanne Thompson Staff Writer Mexia Independent School District has a chance to use a technique that would allow it to generate an extra $1 million a year – every year – from state funds if voters approve the move. The school district considers this step so important it would hold a special... + continue reading
Friday, 07/28/17
By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports Editor Coach Chris London is no stranger to the Freestone/Limestone area. London - recently hired by Wortham athletic director/head football coach Chris Tobola at the end of the school year - coached over at Coolidge High School just a few years ago,... + 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
Friday, 07/21/17
By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports Editor Approximately 40 Mexia athletes turned out for Thursday’s strength and conditioning camp that has been taking place throughout the summer. Thursday’s participants got a big surprise as NFL star and Mexia native Kelvin Beachum, Jr., showed up to... + continue reading
Wednesday, 07/19/17
By Alexandra Cannon Special to The Mexia News On Monday, July 17, an estimated 2,000 educators past and present rallied on Capitol grounds in the name of Texas Public Education, the day before the Texas special legislative session. The event was created on Facebook by educator Troy Reynolds,... + continue reading
Wednesday, 07/19/17
By Roxanne Thompson Staff Writer Limestone County commissioners court turned down the Sheriff’s request for a communications trailer and truck from Heart of Texas Council of Governments, because maintenance and insurance cost too much money and time. County Judge Daniel Burkeen also objected to... + continue reading

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Friday, 07/28/17
By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports Editor Coach Chris London is no stranger to the Freestone/Limestone area. London - recently hired by Wortham athletic director/head football coach Chris... + continue reading

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Wednesday, 07/19/17
Dear Editor: There are more than 200 nations in our world and wars between and within nations are always raging. A more peaceful world could be developed if alliances of nations that share... + continue reading