Monday, December 11, 2017
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By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports Editor Only five seconds and one-point stand between the Mexia Blackcats overall record being a perfect 10-0 this season. A controversial play at the close of Mexia’s tournament game with Class 4A’s No. 7 ranked Argyle (12-1) proved to be the difference... + continue reading
Monday, December 11, 2017
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By Roxanne Thompson Staff Writer Limestone County crime victims and their families – including one of the latest, that of slain DPS Trooper Damon Allen – were honored at the 13th Annual Tree of Angels Ceremony, held at the courthouse on Tuesday, Dec. 5. Christmas can be a hard time for those who... + continue reading
Monday, December 11, 2017
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By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports Editor The Mexia Ladycats improved to 9-5 on the season after finishing 3-2 at the Fairfield Invitational Basketball Tournament over the weekend. After defeating both Groesbeck and Diboll at the beginning of the tournament on Thursday, the Ladycats ran up... + continue reading
Friday, December 8, 2017
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By Roxanne Thompson Staff Writer Leaders of Limestone County and its two largest cities, Groesbeck and Mexia, met at the Old Navasota River Bridge Tuesday, Dec. 5, for the annual Bridge-Lighting Ceremony, and the special guest to turn on the lights was Madison Allen, 8, who was there with her... + continue reading
Friday, December 8, 2017
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By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports Editor Despite having to play an early morning game in the pool play at the Fairfield Invitational, the Mexia Blackcats continued their unbeaten streak, moving to 8-0 with their 60-43 win over Class 2A’s No. 13 ranked Neches Tigers. Mexia trailed by eight... + continue reading

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Monday, 12/11/17
C A (Ceburn Ambrose) Tackitt, 77, of Mexia passed away Dec. 3, 2017 at Skilled Care of Mexia. A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m., Friday, Dec. 15 at Corley-Porter Funeral Home Chapel in Mexia with the Reverend Bill Wright, Sr. officiating. C A was born July 30, 1940 in Navarro County to... + continue reading
Monday, 12/11/17
By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports Editor It was a wild weekend for the Coolidge Yellowjackets, playing five games in three days - eight total since Nov. 30, including two tournaments - and finishing up the Axtell basketball tournament with two big wins over both Allen Academy and Blooming... + 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, 12/08/17
By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports Editor The Mexia Ladycats had 11 of their 12 players get in on the scoring action as coach Randy Barger’s team won their opening game of the Fairfield Invitational Thursday afternoon, defeating Limestone County neighbor, Groesbeck, 67-28. Mexia got out to... + continue reading
Thursday, 12/07/17
By Roxanne Thompson Staff Writer Dozens of Limestone County’s 65-plus set got together this week to celebrate seniors and their contributions in the Fifth Annual Limestone County Senior Celebration Event. The free event took place Monday, Dec. 4, at the Mexia Senior Center, on Sherman Street,... + continue reading
Wednesday, 12/06/17
By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports Depending on which poll you look at, Texas Association of Basketball Coaches (TABC) or the Texas Girls Coaches Association, the Teague Lady Lions came in ranked No. 1 by one poll and No. 2 by the other in Class 3A. Yet, the final result in Tuesday night’s... + continue reading

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Monday, 12/11/17
By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports Editor Only five seconds and one-point stand between the Mexia Blackcats overall record being a perfect 10-0 this season. A controversial play at the close... + continue reading

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Wednesday, 11/08/17
Dear Editor, Upon reading the article of Mr. Klosterman’s resignation in the newspaper dated 11/4/2017 (Saturday) I was anesthetized by the remark, “I’ve seen a drastic change in our school district... + continue reading