Saturday, October 21, 2017
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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, October 21, 2017
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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, October 20, 2017
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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
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
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By Roxanne Thompson Staff Writer Limestone County commissioners took time at their Oct. 10 meeting to recognize two Limestone County home-schooled 4-H students – Sarah Hall and Isaac Lewis – for being awarded the 4-H Gold Star Award. The court had mentioned one of the Gold Star winners at a... + continue reading
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
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By Roxanne Thompson Staff Writer Luminant announced last week that it will close, for economic reasons, two coal-fueled, two-unit power plants in Central Texas: Big Brown Power Plant in Freestone County, and the Sandow Power Plant in Milam County. Big Brown is scheduled to close Feb. 12, 2018,... + continue reading

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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
Friday, 10/20/17
By Timothy J. O’Malley Managing Editor The following article is a voter’s guide comprised from two different sources to help and aid the voter know what is proposed for the 2017 Constitutional Amendment Election and to have a better understanding what is on the ballot. The guide contains both... + 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
Wednesday, 10/18/17
By Timothy J. O’Malley Managing Editor Brian Bell, now Chief of Police for the Mexia Police Department, never, did he think that being a law enforcement officer was his way of life, but he already had the mindset of service, duty and honor. Bell, born in Houston, was raised in Dallas. He... + continue reading
Wednesday, 10/18/17
By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports Talk about some high intensity excitement last week in Texas High School Football, especially on the local level, after the Mexia Blackcats spotted the Lorena Leopards (no pun intended) 10 points through the first three quarters, then erupted for 20 in the... + continue reading
Wednesday, 10/18/17
By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports Editor Going into Tuesday night’s match with the Madisonville Lady Mustangs, the Mexia Ladycats had their hands full, especially playing in their gym, but hung on to pick up their fifth district win in four sets, 22-25, 25-11, 25-23, 25-23. Mexia struggled... + continue reading

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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... + 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