Friday, June 23, 2017
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By Timothy J. O’Malley Managing Editor Cities and counties across the state will see another check from Texas Comptroller Glenn Hagar. Taxing districts will see a total of $640 million in local sales tax collections for June, a 3.6 percent increase from June 2016. These allocations are based on... + continue reading
Friday, June 23, 2017
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By Roxanne Thompson Staff Writer A couple in Mexico, Jimmy and Christine White, who own land in Groesbeck, have contributed toward making life safer in Limestone County by making a donation to buy a bullet-proof vest for a county deputy. Sheriff’s Office Patrol Capt. Lee Cox brought to... + continue reading
Wednesday, June 21, 2017
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By Roxanne Thompson Staff Writer LaSalle Corrections, the company that operates the Limestone County Detention Center, which is the county-owned prison, is moving the inmates and staff from the facility to other prisons they operate for the foreseeable future. Rumors about the change swirled... + continue reading
Wednesday, June 21, 2017
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By Roxanne Thompson Staff Writer Mexia Independent School District got a new executive director of business and finance this past school year, and after checking the state of the district’s finances, he has pronounced the Mexia school district financially “as solid as a rock.” In fact, Dr. Brian... + continue reading
Wednesday, June 21, 2017
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By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports While the football program is into its second week of strength and conditioning camp, the volleyball program was into its second day of S... + continue reading

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Friday, 06/23/17
By Roxanne Thompson Staff Writer People with warrants for their arrest because of unpaid fines in Limestone County may have relief on the way. County commissioners anticipate hearing at their upcoming meeting on Tuesday, June 27, a presentation from a company called TxTECSIQ, which is requesting... + continue reading
Friday, 06/23/17
Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports A big Mexia welcome to one of the Blackcats newest coaches, Thomas Draper. Draper was recently hired by new athletic director/head football coach, Frank Sandoval, and will be assisting with the football program this fall. Draper will also help out with... + 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, 06/21/17
By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports Folks passing by Black Cat Field may have noticed some construction going on in recent days. No, it’s not to install artificial turf, but it is something equally important and that is the resurfacing of the track. The new surface will be more of a... + continue reading
Monday, 06/19/17
By Roxanne Thompson Staff Writer Bistone Water Supply District is about to complete a huge project that included replacing one of its major water tanks and making other significant upgrades, including installing smart water meters for all its customers. Installing the meters is the final phase... + continue reading
Friday, 06/16/17
By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports As the youth baseball and softball regular seasons wind down to a close, the Texas Teenage Association’s district playoffs will start kicking off here in less than a few weeks. The Mexia Baseball/Softball Association will be hosting the TTAB Boys 12U Open... + continue reading

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Friday, 06/23/17
Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports A big Mexia welcome to one of the Blackcats newest coaches, Thomas Draper. Draper was recently hired by new athletic director/head football coach, Frank... + continue reading

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Friday, 06/09/17
By Timothy J. O'Malley Managing Editor There is a common proverb, “There’s nothing new under the sun.” Its origin is from Ecclesiastes 1:9 and reads like this: “What has been will be again, /... + continue reading