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Mexia City Council held a public hearing Aug. 7 to allow residents to comment on its application for a grant for the Hughes City Park Sports Complex.

Lately there has been dissension at the rancho. I have overheard murmurings in the barnyard, in particular regarding my stock trailer.

Mexia Woman’s Friday Club elected its new officers for 2018-20 recently, including, from left, Parliamentarian Shelli Killingsworth, Treasurer Brandi Jones, Secretary Wendy Simmons, Vice Preside


Andre Welch told himself he could never be a coach. He was too emotional.

The Mexia volleyball team opened its season Tuesday with a three-set sweep at Wortham. Scores were 25-16, 25-23, 25-18.


Services celebrating the life of Peggy Williams Bloomer, age 84, will be held 10:30 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018, at Christ Episcopal Church, 505 East Commerce Street in Mexia.

Jada Shirl Allen-Dugas was the fifth child born to Johnnie (Mims) Johnson and Oscar Allen on May 22, 1964.

Jacob Levi Thompson, 57, of Mexia, passed away on Aug. 9, 2018, at Providence Medical Center in Waco. Funeral services will be held on Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018, at 3 p.m.

Mexia News

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