Friday, April 28, 2017
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By Roxanne Thompson Staff Writer The area’s first multi-county horse show was held in Limestone County over the weekend, and although participation was not as high as organizers had hoped, they anticipate that the show will grow over time and are already planning next year’s event. Annette... + continue reading
Friday, April 28, 2017
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By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports It wasn’t the ending the Mexia Ladycats wanted to see for their season, as they fell to the Robinson Lady Rockets in a one-game bi-district playoff Thursday afternoon at Waco ISD Stadium, 20-1. Robinson came out with the hot bats in the top of the first,... + continue reading
Wednesday, April 26, 2017
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By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports The Mexia Ladycats played a warmup game with the Whitney Lady Wildcats on Monday evening. Mexia battled hard, playing good defense and holding off the Lady Wildcats until the fourth, when Whitney crossed the plate with two runs to take the lead. They... + continue reading
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
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By Roxanne Thompson Staff Writer About 200 people attended Limestone Medical Center’s Spring Fling Health Fair Friday, with many taking advantage of free health screenings. An estimated 160 participants received checks of their vision, cholesterol, A1C/blood sugar, blood pressure, or grip and... + continue reading
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
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By Timothy J. O’Malley Managing Editor Candidates vying for various Mexia city and Mexia ISD positions answered questions and spoke with voters at the Candidate Forum hosted by the League of Involved Women of Mexia. The forum was held Thursday, April 20 from 6–7:30 p.m. at the Mexia Senior... + continue reading

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Friday, 04/28/17
By Roxanne Thompson Staff Writer Limestone County Judge Daniel Burkeen clarified his comments from the April 11 commissioners court meeting, reconfirming the county’s support for the county fair and the Fair Association. His clarification came at the April 25 commissioners court meeting, when... + continue reading
Friday, 04/28/17
By Timothy J. O’Malley Managing Editor Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar announced today he will send cities, counties, transit systems and special purpose taxing districts$620.2 million in local sales tax allocations for April, 4.9 percent more than in April 2016. These allocations are based on... + 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, 04/21/17
By Roxanne Thompson Staff Writer Nearly a dozen people gathered at the Mexia State Supported Living Center’s old cemetery last week to dedicate new headstones for those interred there. The MSSLC Volunteer Council was at the center of the project, as is often the case when something special is... + continue reading
Friday, 04/21/17
Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports The Mexia Blackcats needed a big win against the Athens Hornets, an upset at the least, as their east Texas counterpart was undefeated in district play and especially since the Fairfield Eagles were also playing a game Wednesday night as well. What was on... + continue reading
Tuesday, 04/18/17
By Stephen R. Farris The Mexia News Sports With the final playoff spot in District 18-4A on the line Friday afternoon, the Mexia Blackcats were looking to repeat their March 28 performance against district rival Fairfield. In that game, the Blackcats walked away with a 13-3 road win over the... + continue reading

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Friday, 04/28/17
By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports It wasn’t the ending the Mexia Ladycats wanted to see for their season, as they fell to the Robinson Lady Rockets in a one-game bi-district playoff Thursday... + continue reading

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Wednesday, 04/26/17
An open letter to Judge Burkeen Commissioners, and citizens of Limestone County, After reading the letter in The Mexia News dated April, 18, I feel compelled to tell “the rest of the story for LCFA... + continue reading