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Through hurricanes and flooding, Jerry Mohn has waited a long time for the federal government to build the kind of protective barrier that could shield Galveston’s coastline from devastating storm

Eviction filings in several Texas cities are among the highest in the nation — even as millions of federal dollars aimed at helping struggling renters have sat unspent so long in some counties that

After months of preliminary courtroom skirmishes, the lines are being drawn for a full-blown legal battle to determine if hundreds of migrants have been illegally arrested under Texas Gov.

 

 

Sports

Dawson holds off Wortham

The Wortham girls basketball team fell behind in the first quarter and couldn’t catch back up in a 50-38 loss to Dawson in a District 18-2A game at Wortham on Friday.

Stevenson nets 50 points as Trinidad swamps Coolidge

Coolidge scored the first five points of the game against Trinidad on Friday night, but that was the high point for the Yellowjackets.

Ladyjackets unbeaten in district, eye postseason run

Briana Johnson is in her fourth year as the Coolidge girls basketball coach and she has four players whose high school playing careers coincided with Johnson taking the helm of the team.

Obituaries

Louise Curry

A private funeral service for Louise Curry, 92, was held Friday, Jan. 21, Bowers Funeral Home in Teague. Brother Scott Matthews officiated.

Charles ‘Charlie’ Johnson

Charles “Charlie” Johnson, 77, of Mexia passed away Monday, Jan. 17, 2022, at Providence Hospital in Waco.

James Forge Jr.

James Forge Jr., affectionately known as “Pete Forge,” “Mr. Pete” and “Daddy Pete,” was born April 17, 1936, to James “Buck” Forge and Pearlie Mae Palmer Forge in Limestone County.

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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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