Friday, April 21, 2017
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By Roxanne Thompson Staff Writer Nearly a dozen people gathered at the Mexia State Supported Living Center’s old cemetery last week to dedicate new headstones for those interred there. The MSSLC Volunteer Council was at the center of the project, as is often the case when something special is... + continue reading
Friday, April 21, 2017
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Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports The Mexia Blackcats needed a big win against the Athens Hornets, an upset at the least, as their east Texas counterpart was undefeated in district play and especially since the Fairfield Eagles were also playing a game Wednesday night as well. What was on... + continue reading
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
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By Stephen R. Farris The Mexia News Sports With the final playoff spot in District 18-4A on the line Friday afternoon, the Mexia Blackcats were looking to repeat their March 28 performance against district rival Fairfield. In that game, the Blackcats walked away with a 13-3 road win over the... + continue reading
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
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By Roxanne Thompson Staff Writer Mexia area artists of all kinds of media put their work on display Saturday in an art contest, part of the Mexia Artsfest – what is hoped by its organizers to be the first of many celebrations of the arts in Mexia. The main feature of the event was an art... + continue reading
Friday, April 14, 2017
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By Roxanne Thompson Staff Writer Limestone County Sheriff’s Office dispatchers were recognized at commissioners court for the service they provide in emergencies. Four Dispatch Department employees – Sheila Shockley, Jessie Barton, Kit Waldrop and Sgt. William Barton – representing all the... + continue reading

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Friday, 04/21/17
By Roxanne Thompson Staff Writer Limestone County commissioners are expected to have a short meeting Tuesday since apart from the standing items their agenda contains few action items: confirmation of retirement benefits, approval of salary changes for three employees and a budget adjustment.... + continue reading
Friday, 04/21/17
By Timothy J. O’Malley Managing Editor Mexia City Council put a stop to ONCOR’s rate increase request at the city council meeting Tuesday, suspending the effective date of the increase for at least 90 days from the requested date of April 21, while the City can prepare an effective response to... + 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, 04/14/17
Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports The Mexia Ladycats closed out the regular season of softball play Thursday evening against the Fairfield Lady Eagles at home. Fairfield ended up with a 6-3 win, but the Ladycats didn’t go down so easily in the game. The game was scoreless until the top of... + continue reading
Wednesday, 04/12/17
Mexia News Staff Report Rainy weather didn’t slow down the Mexia Blackcats and the Madisonville Mustangs from getting in their baseball game Tuesday evening. Unfortunately for Mexia, it would be the home team Mustangs coming out on top, 11-1. Madisonville broke a scoreless tie in the bottom of... + continue reading
Wednesday, 04/12/17
By Roxanne Thompson Staff Writer A program that uses a DUI simulator to show how difficult safe driving can be while impaired was used in a presentation to Mexia Hugh School students Tuesday, April 11. The Watch UR BAC (Blood Alcohol Content) – pronounced “Watch Your Back” – program was created... + continue reading

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Friday, 04/21/17
Stephen R. Farris Mexia News Sports The Mexia Blackcats needed a big win against the Athens Hornets, an upset at the least, as their east Texas counterpart was undefeated in district play and... + continue reading

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Monday, 02/20/17
Dear Editor: We would like to take an opportunity to express our thanks to The Mexia News for its coverage of the Second Annual Community Health... + continue reading