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Mexia council finalizes budget, tax rate

Mexia City Council finalized the budget and tax rate Sept. 21 for the upcoming fiscal year, which begins Oct. 1. Hearings on these two matters were held Sept. 16.

Mexia City Council held public hearings recently to receive comments from Mexia residents on the proposed budget and tax rate for the upcoming fiscal year, which begins Oct. 1.

Emergency classes

Wortham High School’s new Emergency Medical Technician classes are full, with 48 students; and they are being taught by a highly qualified paramedic instructor, Teresa McLaughlin, formerly with the

 

 

Sports

No. 5 is alive ... China Spring races past Mexia 56-7

China Spring brought its No. 5 state ranking to Blackcat Field on Friday night and showed why it is one of the top Class 4A teams in the state.

On Course: Eves makes transition to competitive running

Oliver Eves began walking and then jogging and running last spring as a way to relieve stress and clear his head at night after a day of negotiating the rigors of being a hard-working, driven high

The Wortham volleyball team ran its District 14-2A record to 4-0 with a three-set sweep at Axtell on Tuesday.

Obituaries

Jettie Rose Isadore Mullen

Mrs. Jettie Rose Isadore Mullen passed away Sept. 13, 2021. Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 25, at Moore’s Angelic Funeral Home Chapel, 406 Monroe St., Teague. The Rev.

Herman Lee Pinkard

Herman Lee Pinkard was born in Mexia on March 28, 1942, to Jewel Gee Jones and Roddie Pinkard. As a child, Herman was a member of the Boy Scouts and later became an Explorer Scout.

Ray Dean Parks

Ray Dean Parks passed away Sept. 10, 2021. His funeral service will be held Sunday, Sept. 19, at 1 p.m. at True Vine Doxa Center, 917 S. Fairway in Fairfield. Pastor Michael Daniels Sr.

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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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