Monday, February 20, 2017
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By Roxanne Thompson Staff Writer But then the farmer surprised them. “When y’all want a watermelon, come up to the house, and I’ll give y’all one,” he told the teens. “I know y’all have been getting my watermelons, so I’m trying to teach you: come up to the house and I’ll give you a watermelon... + continue reading
Monday, February 20, 2017
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By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports A basket by Liberty Hill’s 6’ 7” forward Sedona Prince with 1:05 to go sealed the game for the Lady Panthers as Mexia’s season came to a close, 50-41. The Mexia Ladycats “never give-in” mentally was probably the worst scare of the season for the No. 4-... + continue reading
Friday, February 17, 2017
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By Roxanne Thompson Staff Writer In the previous issue, we read of Lewis High’s start in life, born in Freestone County, Texas, along with his twin sister, Louise, in 1932, to sharecroppers Joe Willie and Annie Matilda (Franklin) High. The family lived on a succession of farms of landowners,... + continue reading
Friday, February 17, 2017
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By Roxanne Thompson Staff Writer Another Limestone County Sheriff’s Deputy will be protected from gunfire, thanks to Point Enterprise’s Good Will Club, which donated $600, the cost of a bullet-proof vest, to the county for that purpose. Limestone County commissioners accepted the donation at... + continue reading
Thursday, February 16, 2017
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By Roxanne Thompson Staff Writer The home of 84-year-old Lewis High Sr., of Mexia, is pretty quiet these days, but memories of long ago come back to him. Lewis and his twin sister, Louise, were born in September 1932 to Joe Willy High and his wife, Annie Matillie (Franklin) High, in a rural... + continue reading

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Monday, 02/20/17
By Roxanne Thompson Staff Writer After Limestone County commissioners court passed a resolution at their Feb. 14 meeting against proposed Senate Bill 2, the members of the court explained more about why they oppose it. SB 2 would cap tax rate increases at 4 percent, as opposed to the current 8... + continue reading
Monday, 02/20/17
Dear Editor: We would like to take an opportunity to express our thanks to The Mexia News for its coverage of the Second Annual Community Health... + continue reading

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Wednesday, 02/15/17
By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports Keke Keith had one of the best scoring nights of her high school career Tuesday evening, pumping in a game high 29 points to help lead the Mexia Ladycats to a 54-41 bi-district playoff win over No. 15 ranked China Spring. After a close first three... + continue reading
Monday, 02/13/17
Mexia News Staff Report Seven types of recalled Sargento cheese have been pulled from the shelves of major grocery outlets, including in Mexia. H-E-B General Manager Craig Mytton said the Mexia store did not have any of the lot numbers included in the recall. Walmart Dairy Department Manager... + continue reading
Monday, 02/13/17
By Roxanne Thompson Staff Writer Limestone County is taking steps to handle domestic violence cases in a way that will result in change for victims and more successful prosecution of abusers. The Limestone County Domestic Violence Task Force was set up about a year ago and meets about every... + continue reading

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Monday, 02/20/17
Mexia News Staff Report The lengthy time off did the Mexia Blackcat powerlifting team good as the trip to West on Saturday resulted in a 10th place finish out of 20 teams for the boys and a sixth-... + continue reading

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Monday, 02/20/17
Dear Editor: We would like to take an opportunity to express our thanks to The Mexia News for its coverage of the Second Annual Community Health... + continue reading