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The Navarro College Foundation is holding Legacy: A New Voice, where local talent will compete in a singing competition for the annual fundraiser.

Poster art winners, from left, Michael Villasenor, 8, first place winner at A.B. McBay Elementary School; Danika Aristride, 11, second place winner at R.Q. Sims Intermediate School; and Gabriel Gutierrez, 11, first place winner at Sims, show the artwork t

Hundreds of Mexia residents turned out for the city’s annual Martin Luther King Jr.

New property tax information has been completed by the Limestone Appraisal District and is available now to assist taxpayers.

 

 

Sports

Mexia’s Natali Zamarripa, tries to control the ball during a match against Manor New Tech at Blackcat Field on Friday night. More photos published at www.themexianews.com . Photo by Arthur DeVitalis/ The Mexia News

With only a half-dozen matches under their belt, the fledgling Mexia girls soccer team is making strides in its inaugural season.

The Mexia boys basketball team opened District 19-4A play on a positive note with a 50-42 victory at Palestine on Friday night.

The Mexia girls’ basketball team showed what it could do on the defensive end of the court when it’s clicking on all cylinders in a game at Palestine on Friday night.

Obituaries

Ronny Floyd Duke

Ronny Floyd Duke, of Garland, passed away Jan. 19, 2020, at the VA Hospital in Dallas, at the age of 84. There will be a visitation with the family from noon until 2 p.m., Sunday, Jan.

Leslie Ann Hancock Gill

Leslie Ann Hancock Gill, 43, of Lorena, went peacefully to be with our Lord on Jan. 13, 2020. A Come and Go Celebration of her life will be from 1-5 p.m., Sunday, Jan.

Karen Greer Bounds, of Mexia, passed away Jan. 20, 2020, in Waco, at the age of 72. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m., Saturday, Jan. 25, at Blair-Stubbs Chapel with the Rev.

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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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