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
Friday, July 21, 2017
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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, July 19, 2017
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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, July 19, 2017
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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
Monday, July 17, 2017
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By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports Editor The team of Groesbeck Hughes scored five runs in the first inning of Thursday evening’s Texas Teenage Association of Baseball District 9 12U Open Base tournament championship game and, held on for a 9-2 win to advance to the state tournament on July... + continue reading

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Friday, 07/21/17
By Roxanne Thompson Staff Writer Limestone County commissioners plan to approve, at their July 25 meeting, the winning annual bids on often-used goods and services for the upcoming fiscal year. The court will also discuss and consider: initiating a burn ban; hirings and minor raises at the... + continue reading
Friday, 07/21/17
By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports Editor There are at least three elements that might lead someone to enter the field of coaching. One - If your mom was a teacher. Two - If your dad was a coach for 23-years. Three - When upon graduating from college, you land a job as an assistant... + 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, 07/17/17
By Roxanne Thompson Staff Writer Limestone County is taking steps to better market the county as a tourism destination by planning a tourism-oriented website, but only if other entities in the county share in the expense. The proposal to pursue this venture was made at commissioners court’s July... + continue reading
Friday, 07/14/17
By Timothy J. O’Malley Managing Editor It is that time when all the cities across the state will receive a check from Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar. Hegar announced he will send cities, counties, transit systems and special purpose taxing districts $679.9 million in local sales tax allocations... + continue reading
Wednesday, 07/12/17
By Roxanne Thompson Staff Writer Part 2 In the previous issue, we read what happened during a 48-hour battle May 13-15, 1969, at Nui Yon Hill in Tam Ky, in Vietnam, and how a U.S. Army medic named James C. McCloughan saved the lives of ten of his fellow soldiers as well as one South Vietnamese... + continue reading

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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’... + 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