Wednesday, November 22, 2017
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By Roxanne Thompson Staff Writer Boaters around Limestone County who want to enjoy the Navasota River can look forward to a new boat ramp in the next couple of months. That’s because Fort Parker State Park’s boat ramp to the Navasota River – the only public boat ramp to the river in Limestone... + continue reading
Wednesday, November 22, 2017
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By Roxanne Thompson Staff Writer The Mexia News continued its tradition of reaching out to residents to ask their thoughts at Thanksgiving, especially what they are grateful for over the past year. Almost everyone mentioned being grateful for their family and friends. Some had lost beloved... + continue reading
Wednesday, November 22, 2017
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By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports Editor This year marks the fifth anniversary of the Mexia Ladycats basketball program’s run to the state championship title. At the end of the road that 2012-13 season, their trip to the Class 3A final four is still talked about today and will be the... + continue reading
Wednesday, November 22, 2017
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By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports Editor We’re down to two Limestone County teams left in the 2017 Texas High School football playoffs, the Mexia Blackcats and the Coolidge Yellowjackets. Both teams will face big-time opponents this Friday night. Mexia takes on four-time state champion... + continue reading
Monday, November 20, 2017
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By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports Editor The dream season continues for the Mexia Blackcats, after picking up the bi-district win last Friday night in Georgetown over the Gonzales Apaches, 30-7. With the win, Mexia moves on to the area round of the Class 4A football playoffs and will face... + continue reading

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Monday, 11/20/17
By Roxanne Thompson Staff Writer Limestone County commissioners court received and opened three responses to its advertised Request for Qualifications from legal firms. Since its current longtime legal firm of Haley and Olson did not respond, it will not be considered. Consequently, the county... + continue reading
Monday, 11/20/17
By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports Editor Coolidge head coach Wayne Ware knew that if his team could get up on Avalon early, they’d have a good chance at winning Friday night’s bi-district football playoff game. The No. 10 ranked Yellowjackets (9-2) did just that and a roller coaster of a... + 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, 11/20/17
By Roxanne Thompson Staff Writer Mexia residents worked together Friday to collect 12 and a half tons of food to help those who receive food from Caritas food pantry. The project was the Food For Families Food Drive, held each year on the Friday before Thanksgiving. Caritas of Mexia board... + continue reading
Monday, 11/20/17
By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports Editor After finishing 1-2 in pool play of the Jane Biltz Tournament in Corsicana Thursday and Friday, the Mexia Ladycats fought back to finish out the tourney as the Silver Bracket champs with a convincing, 72-36, thrashing of the Joshua Lady Owls. The... + continue reading
Friday, 11/17/17
By Roxanne Thompson Staff Writer Mexia residents of every age and background came together to mark Veterans Day in a variety of ways at one special event in Mexia on Saturday, Nov. 11. The occasion was An Evening on Main: Celebration of Thankfulness Saluting Our Veterans, put on by the group... + continue reading

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Wednesday, 11/22/17
By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports Editor This year marks the fifth anniversary of the Mexia Ladycats basketball program’s run to the state championship title. At the end of the road that... + 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