Saturday, September 23, 2017
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By Roxanne Thompson Staff Writer Emma Lewis, a 17-year-old home-schooled senior from Limestone County, traveled to the Texas panhandle town of Cactus on a one-week mission trip to help refugees who have settled there. Emma spoke to the Mexia Lions Club about that trip, which she took in July,... + continue reading
Saturday, September 23, 2017
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By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports Editor The Mexia Blackcats put together an impressive drive late in the fourth quarter, getting all the way down to the Waco La Vega six-yard line, but numerous penalty calls on both sides of the ball and the Pirate defense managed to end the crimson and... + continue reading
Thursday, September 21, 2017
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By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports Editor Running back Stephon Ester ran for 250 yards on 24 carries, scoring three touchdowns as the Wortham Bulldogs defeated the Rosebud-Lott Indians last Friday night, 38-21, to put them at 3-0 so far this season. Hunter Waggener and quarterback... + continue reading
Wednesday, September 20, 2017
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By Roxanne Thompson Staff Writer Mexia’s VFW Lancaster Post 4694 performed a POW-MIA table ceremony Saturday, Sept. 16, to honor and respect prisoners of war and those missing in action. Since the Vietnam war, the custom of setting a single table to remember POWs and MIAs has become common, and... + continue reading
Monday, September 18, 2017
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By Roxanne Thompson Staff Writer Summary of Limestone County commissioners court’s Sept. 12 meeting Limestone County commissioners court has found a way to lease eight SUVs for the Sheriff’s Office at less than half of what they thought they would have to pay for five sedans. That welcome... + continue reading

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Saturday, 09/23/17
By Roxanne Thompson Staff Writer A public hearing on the proposed budget for Limestone County’s Fiscal Year 2017-18 will take place Tuesday, Sept. 26, at 10 a.m. The hearing is expected to fall in the middle of the commissioners court meeting. The court has held numerous budget work sessions... + continue reading
Saturday, 09/23/17
By Timothy J. O’Malley Managing Editor A host of 19 agenda items were sorted through during the regular scheduled meeting of the Mexia City Council this past Tuesday. With relative ease, as each decision was considered before bring to a vote. The new budget was passed with the new Ad Valorem tax... + 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, 09/18/17
By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports Editor This past Tuesday night, the Mexia Ladycats closed out their non-district schedule in grand fashion, picking up their fourth straight win by sweeping the Vanguard Lady Vikings at home, 25-22, 25-22, 25-11. Coach Randy Barger’s team battled during... + continue reading
Monday, 09/18/17
Mexia News Staff Report The Mexia cross country team seems to be hitting their stride after both the varsity boys and girl’s teams came back home from the Teague Cross Country Meet with first place finishes. Macie Martinez led the varsity Ladycats with her second-place finish. The varsity... + continue reading
Friday, 09/15/17
By Roxanne Thompson Staff Writer Mexia continued a cherished tradition Thursday when the Woman’s Friday Club presented academic scholarships and memorial blankets to the high school’s top students. Many of the high school students had gathered in the auditorium to witness the presentation.... + continue reading

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Saturday, 09/23/17
By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports Editor The Mexia Blackcats put together an impressive drive late in the fourth quarter, getting all the way down to the Waco La Vega six-yard line, but... + continue reading

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Thursday, 09/14/17
Dear Editor, What a way to be introduced to the Community. I am Debra Hardin, the new Project Director for the Limestone County Senior Services. Being new to the Groesbeck area, I was so proud to... + continue reading