Monday, October 23, 2017
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By Timothy J. O’Malley Managing Editor The process was long and somewhat strenuous, but the City of Mexia has found a new city manager. Eric Garrity of Fort Worth is scheduled to take the place of City Manger Larry Brown on Dec. 1. Garrity is current Budget Manager for the City of Fort Worth.... + continue reading
Monday, October 23, 2017
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By Roxanne Thompson Staff Writer A church in Thornton has been likened to “the little church that could” after acquiring donations for the Limestone County Sheriff’s Office totaling $3,000 to buy bullet-proof vests for the sheriff’s deputies. Additionally, a Hill County resident donated $600 on... + continue reading
Monday, October 23, 2017
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By Roxanne Thompson Staff Writer Longtime Mexia firefighter and current Fire Chief Robert LaFoy had firefighting instilled in him as a child, and he never looked back. He spoke to the Rotary Club of Mexia recently about the Department he heads and his thoughts and memories of working there.... + continue reading
Monday, October 23, 2017
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By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports Editor The No. 10 ranked Wortham Lady Bulldogs picked up sweep No. 16 Tuesday evening over the Dawson Lady Bulldogs in three sets, 25-15, 25-15, 25-16, moving to 14-0 in district play with two matches remaining before the playoffs begin. “We came out... + continue reading
Monday, October 23, 2017
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By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports Editor After coming close to knocking off the No. 6 ranked Fairfield, taking the Lady Eagles to five sets before falling to their district rival at home, the Mexia Ladycats traveled east to play their district rival again this past Friday. This time, the... + continue reading

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Monday, 10/23/17
By Roger Anderson Special to The Mexia News (Mexia News Sports Editor, Stephen R. Farris, contributed to this story) The Coolidge Yellowjackets used their bye week to regain focus as they played their best overall game of the year with a 56-0 win on the road at Gholson. Coolidge coach Wayne... + continue reading
Saturday, 10/21/17
By Roxanne Thompson Staff Writer Descendants of some of Limestone County’s earliest residents will be recognized at next Tuesday’s commissioners court meeting. Commissioners will present certificates to those descendants at their Oct. 24 meeting and also receive the 2017 Tax Roll, accept 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
Saturday, 10/21/17
By Timothy J. O’Malley Managing Editor If anyone knows anything about Judy Chambers, people may think she is a prototype of family court judge Judy Sheindlinwill with her no-nonsense, wisecracking approach when it comes to business. And, everyone will say when she speaks her mind, it takes no... + continue reading
Saturday, 10/21/17
By Roxanne Thompson Staff Writer A Mexia woman who founded a singing group to minister to those in a Mexia nursing home 25 years ago is benefiting from that same group since she is now living at the nursing home herself. It was back around 1992 that Mildred McKinney heard of some residents at... + continue reading
Friday, 10/20/17
By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports Editor Penalties seemed to rule the night during the Mexia Blackcats 16-8 loss to district rival, Waco Connally. Mexia took an early 2-0 lead in the first quarter, stopping Waco Connally’s quarterback from getting out of the end zone for the defensive... + continue reading

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Monday, 10/23/17
By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports Editor The No. 10 ranked Wortham Lady Bulldogs picked up sweep No. 16 Tuesday evening over the Dawson Lady Bulldogs in three sets, 25-15, 25-15, 25-16,... + continue reading

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Thursday, 10/12/17
Dear Editor, I would like to address a problem we have concerning the elderly and disabled here in Mexia. The transit is great for taking people to places in our area. I understand they go as far... + continue reading