Monday, May 21, 2018
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By Roxanne Thompson roxanne@themexianews.com Limestone County’s bird-watchers, the LOONS, an acronym for Limestone Organization of Nature Students, just completed their annual season this month and want people to know important information about their tiniest, and some think most fascinating,... + continue reading
Monday, May 21, 2018
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By Roxanne Thompson roxanne@themexianews.com People anywhere in Limestone County or even nearby who are looking for a job – or a better job – are invited to attend a Career and Higher Education Fair on Friday, June 8, at the Mexia Civic Center from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Navarro College is putting... + continue reading
Monday, May 21, 2018
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Peace Officers Memorial focuses on most recently fallen officer By Roxanne Thompson Staff Writer Law enforcement officers and members of the public turned out Friday afternoon to pay their respects to the fallen officers of Limestone County, with a focus on Trooper Damon Allen since his tragic... + continue reading
Monday, May 21, 2018
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By Roxanne Thompson roxanne@themexianews.com Before Mexia city council members voted on a rate increase for trash pickup, they heard a presentation from Republic Services on why an increase is needed and details on two options they offered. Republic sales manager Laura Capehart, new operations... + continue reading
Monday, May 21, 2018
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Scholarships awarded More than 50 scholarships totaling $414,700 were awarded to these seniors at the Mexia High School Scholarship Presentation Assembly at the MHS auditorium Monday night, May 14. The total included $108,950 in local scholarships and $305,750 in national scholarships. Photo by... + continue reading

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Saturday, 05/19/18
By Skip Leon sports@themexianews.com The Mexia baseball team had its ups and downs in Coach Evan Simpson's first year at the helm. However, with a number of freshmen and sophomores getting vital playing experience, Simpson sees brighter days in the future. The Blackcats qualified for the... + continue reading
Friday, 05/18/18
Veterans Pardners in Mexia is hosting a barbecue and karaoke contest to raise funds for helping veterans and their families. So come out and raise your voices to support a great cause and organization. Cover charge is $5 a person. The event is Saturday, May 19, at VFW Lancaster Post 4694, 317 MLK... + continue reading

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Wednesday, 03/07/18
The results may still be unofficial, but all the Limestone County primary votes are in. There will be a runoff for county judge between Republican candidates Richard Duncan, who garnered 1,024 votes for 34.40 percent, and Mark Roark, who got 933 votes for 31.34 percent. To avoid a runoff election... + continue reading
Saturday, 05/19/18
By Skip Leon sports@themexianews.com Billy York has a passion for judo. He has endured injuries, a period of inactivity and long days to feed that passion. Three years after returning to the martial arts, York has found success in competition. The 1988 Mexia High School graduate won gold and... + continue reading
Friday, 05/18/18
Jay Cunningham, left, and Kelly O’Hara of Bi-Stone Building Supply raise a goal on the new basketball court at Hughes City Park Thursday morning. Photo by Skip Leon/The Mexia News + continue reading
Friday, 05/18/18
By Roxanne Thompson roxanne@themexianews.com Mexia city secretary Christi Shivers swore in council members Blanca Rivera, Arthur “Chunky” Busby and Scott Condon of Districts 2, 5 and 6, respectively, to their new terms at Tuesday night’s city council meeting. Council took care of that and other... + continue reading

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Monday, 05/21/18
By Skip Leon sports@themexianews.com Mexia High School boys’ sports teams were recognized at the end-of-the-year sports banquet at the middle school cafeteria Thursday. Varsity, junior varsity and... + continue reading

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Friday, 01/26/18
By Rene Turner Special to The Mexia News Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday was celebrated recently by the Limestone County NAACP in Groesbeck with a Freedom Fund Banquet. This was an occasion... + continue reading