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
Wednesday, June 21, 2017
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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, June 19, 2017
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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

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Monday, 06/19/17
By Roxanne Thompson Staff Writer When Limestone County commissioners court voted 3-2 at its June 13 meeting to move almost all the $300,000 from the Road and Bridge Contingencies Fund – also called the Priority Roads Fund – into the Road and Bridge Materials Fund, it was far from the usually... + continue reading
Friday, 06/16/17
Mexia News Staff Report Parole has been denied again for Frank Moon and Vernon Moon, brothers who were convicted, along with a third man, Robert Wayne Spikes, of sexual assault of a 17-year-old Mexia girl in 1984. Roy DeFriend, county attorney for Limestone County, reported the news on... + 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
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
Wednesday, 06/14/17
By Roxanne Thompson Staff Writer Top, professional rodeo action will be on display next week at the 87th Annual Mexia Rodeo on Thursday, June 22, through Saturday, June 24. This year’s event will be double the fun with two rodeos each day, one at 11 a.m. and a second at 7:30 p.m. The three-day... + continue reading
Wednesday, 06/14/17
By Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports The sound of clanking weights and the thud of heavy machinery tires (these are not your dad’s John Deere tires) filled the air in and around the Mexia Blackcats weight room Tuesday morning, during the first week of coach Frank Sandoval’s “True Defenders”... + continue reading

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Wednesday, 06/21/17
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, 06/09/17
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