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Tree-lighting kicks off Christmas in Mexia

Some of the many Christmas events during Mexia’s mega-Christmas celebration this week are less well-known than the parade and market, but are just as fun and filled with treats and times of fun and

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While some Limestone County residents tend to take for granted the presence of historic local sites like Old Fort Parker, those who travel to visit these sites often consider them favorite vacation

The results of the marching band results are in, and the local high schools did well, though not as well as expected in some cases.

Mexia High School Band Director Eric Wharton

 

 

Sports

Jarrell Wiley, District MVP

Mexia won the District 7-4A, Division II championship with an unblemished 4-0 record. So, it is no surprise that the Blackcats also dominated the end-of-season, all-district awards.

Quarantine sets back Mexia basketball teams

The Mexia boys’ and girls’ basketball teams’ preparation for their district seasons had already been more difficult than in the past when it was deemed all scheduled tournaments in the state would

There are high school football teams in the state of Texas that are expected to play for state championships well into December every year.

Obituaries

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Gracie Lewis Potter passed away Nov. 23, 2020, in Houston, at the age of 86. She was born Aug. 15, 1934, in Navarro County, to Henry Clyde and Grace Eady Lewis.

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Raymond Loyd Pevehouse, of Mexia, passed away Dec. 3, 2020, at the age of 85. Raymond was born Feb. 19, 1935, in Personville, to James William and Lillie Reynolds Pevehouse.

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William “Bill” George McCullough, longtime Mexia businessman and civic leader, passed away at his home on Dec. 1, 2020, at the age of 71.  Bill was born April 26, 1949, in Mexia, to V.A.

Photo Galleries

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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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