Clean energy

Student volunteers, from left, Terrance Freeman, Jeremy Price and Ariel Ballard pick up trash from the creek that runs through Hughes Park, in Mexia, as part of a clean-up effort May 9. The event saw 95 members of HERO, a program at Mexia High School that channels students efforts in volunteer charitable activities, take part in the day’s activities.

Mexia News photos/Roxanne McKnight