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Sisters enjoy their ‘brown bag’ quilting challenge

The four Thornton sisters – Janice, Betty, Bonnie and Carolyn – like a challenge.

American Legion announces winners of oratorical contest

American Legion Post 288 hosted the 6th District Oratorical Scholarship contest on Saturday, Jan 9 at First Presbyterian Church of Mexia.

Altercation includes 2 wrecks, gunfire

An altercation last week in the parking lot of a Mexia convenience store ended in a two-vehicle wreck, gunfire, a chase and another wreck of the same two vehicles farther up the street.

 

 

Sports

The Mexia boys’ soccer team was competitive against larger schools in its first two matches at the Temple Tournament last week.

Air Woolf: LaVega junior scores 32 in win over Mexia

Things went swimmingly for the Mexia Blackcats in the opening minute of their first District 18-4A basketball game at home against Waco LaVega on Tuesday.

LaVega hands Ladycats first district loss, 41-32

In a battle for first place in District 18-4A, Waco LaVega scored nearly half its points in the second quarter and held on to defeat Mexia 41-32 at LaVega on Tuesday.

Obituaries

Doris Mae PoPe

Doris Mae Pope, of Mexia, passed away Jan. 11, 2021, in Waco, at the age of 83. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m., Saturday, Jan. 16, at Calvary Baptist Church, with the Rev.

William Alfred Sims

William Alfred Sims, of Mexia, passed away in New Braunfels, on Jan. 11, 2021, from COVID-19 complications, at the age of 81. Graveside services will be held on Friday, Jan. 15, at l p.m.

Gene Ray Dolen

Gene Ray Dolen passed away Jan. 11, 2021, in Mexia at the age of 57. Graveside services were to be held at 4 p.m., Jan. 12, in the Seale-Round Prairie Cemetery.

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Mexia Mayor pro tem Geary Smith, who was the District 3 Council member, was sworn into office as Mayor by City Secretary Christi Shivers after he was appointed to the office by the rest of the Coun

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