Wednesday, February 22, 2017
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By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports Bursting out of the gates in Tuesday night’s bi-district basketball game in Hubbard against Waco Connally was the Mexia Blackcats, raining down a ton of three-point bombs to take a quick 15-3 lead early in the first period. However, the Cadets came back... + continue reading
Wednesday, February 22, 2017
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By Roxanne Thompson Staff Writer One of the most elegant events of the year in Limestone County, the Navarro College Foundation’s annual gala fundraiser to benefit Navarro College South, is days away. Those who value education as well as a pleasant evening socializing with the gracious guests... + continue reading
Monday, February 20, 2017
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By Roxanne Thompson Staff Writer But then the farmer surprised them. “When y’all want a watermelon, come up to the house, and I’ll give y’all one,” he told the teens. “I know y’all have been getting my watermelons, so I’m trying to teach you: come up to the house and I’ll give you a watermelon... + continue reading
Monday, February 20, 2017
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By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports A basket by Liberty Hill’s 6’ 7” forward Sedona Prince with 1:05 to go sealed the game for the Lady Panthers as Mexia’s season came to a close, 50-41. The Mexia Ladycats “never give-in” mentally was probably the worst scare of the season for the No. 4-... + continue reading
Friday, February 17, 2017
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By Roxanne Thompson Staff Writer In the previous issue, we read of Lewis High’s start in life, born in Freestone County, Texas, along with his twin sister, Louise, in 1932, to sharecroppers Joe Willie and Annie Matilda (Franklin) High. The family lived on a succession of farms of landowners,... + continue reading

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Wednesday, 02/22/17
Mexia News Staff Report The Teague Lions (22-8) broke a 9-9 tie after the first period and never looked back as they defeated the Keene Chargers in the bi-district round of the Class 3A Reg. III boys basketball playoffs Monday night, 70-49. Teague exploded for 19 points in the second period,... + continue reading
Wednesday, 02/22/17
Mexia News Staff Report Class 3A No. 10 ranked Teague Lady Lions continue to roll on as they picked up their third playoff win Tuesday night, defeating No. 17 Franklin in Centerville, 58-55. Lion Nation flooded the stands with orange to root for the Lady Lions as the team took a 12-6 lead by... + continue reading

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Friday, 02/17/17
By Roxanne Thompson Staff Writer Another Limestone County Sheriff’s Deputy will be protected from gunfire, thanks to Point Enterprise’s Good Will Club, which donated $600, the cost of a bullet-proof vest, to the county for that purpose. Limestone County commissioners accepted the donation at... + continue reading
Thursday, 02/16/17
By Roxanne Thompson Staff Writer The home of 84-year-old Lewis High Sr., of Mexia, is pretty quiet these days, but memories of long ago come back to him. Lewis and his twin sister, Louise, were born in September 1932 to Joe Willy High and his wife, Annie Matillie (Franklin) High, in a rural... + continue reading
Wednesday, 02/15/17
By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports Keke Keith had one of the best scoring nights of her high school career Tuesday evening, pumping in a game high 29 points to help lead the Mexia Ladycats to a 54-41 bi-district playoff win over No. 15 ranked China Spring. After a close first three... + continue reading

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Wednesday, 02/22/17
Mexia News Staff Report The Teague Lions (22-8) broke a 9-9 tie after the first period and never looked back as they defeated the Keene Chargers in the bi-district round of the Class 3A Reg. III... + continue reading

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Monday, 02/20/17
Dear Editor: We would like to take an opportunity to express our thanks to The Mexia News for its coverage of the Second Annual Community Health... + continue reading