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
Monday, November 20, 2017
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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, November 20, 2017
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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, November 17, 2017
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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
Friday, November 17, 2017
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By Roxanne Thompson Staff Writer A summary of Limestone County commissioners court meeting of Nov. 14 Limestone County commissioners canvassed the election returns from the Nov. 7 Constitutional Amendment Election but found nothing out of the ordinary and approved the returns. The court took... + 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
Wednesday, 11/15/17
By Timothy J. O’Malley Managing Editor Mexia Police Officer Chad Owens is the new kid on the block when it comes to police officers in Mexia, but don’t let his age fool you. Owens graduated Blooming Grove High School 2014 and is a recent graduate of the Navarro College Police Academy. Standing... + continue reading
Wednesday, 11/15/17
By Roxanne Thompson Staff Writer Mexia’s VFW Post 4694 honored veterans on Saturday, Nov. 11, in a special ceremony presenting the vets special pins as a token of gratitude for their service. Giving veterans the pins was just part of a ceremony highlighted by keynote speaker Joe “JoeRob” Robert... + continue reading
Monday, 11/13/17
By Roxanne Thompson Staff Writer The people of Limestone County will collect non-perishable food items this Friday, Nov. 17, to help their neighbors who otherwise might go hungry. The occasion is the annual Food for Families food drive, a project to restock food pantries as winter begins and... + continue reading

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Monday, 11/20/17
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,... + 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