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Mexia City Council is moving forward with a plan to establish a Municipal Drainage Utility System by setting a public hearing for Feb. 19 for residents to speak to council on the subject.

Editor’s note: This is the second installment of this story. The first installment was published Saturday, Dec. 8.

Mexia residents have had to get along without a McDonald’s since the store’s last open day, Oct.

Sports

Things could get rough when Gary McQuirter played basketball against his five older brothers when he was a youngster. On the basketball court or inside the family’s home.

The Coolidge girls’ basketball team had a chance to win its District 27-1A opener at home against Abbott Tuesday.

College Station repeatedly struck from afar and defeated Mexia, 68-34, in a non-league boys’ basketball game at the Mexia High School gym Tuesday.

Obituaries

Harvey Melvin Brown, of Thornton, passed away Dec. 11, 2018, in Bryan at the age of 74. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec, 15, at Blair-Stubbs Chapel in Mexia.

Memorial services for Bruce “Pitter” Pickett, 63, will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 15, at Bowers Funeral Home in Teague. Marcus Sheffield will officiate.

Memorial services for Bruce “Pitter” Pickett, 63, will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 15, at Bowers Funeral Home in Teague. Marcus Sheffield will officiate.

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