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Mexia City Council voted Tuesday to consolidate the city’s Police Dispatch Department with the county’s dispatchers but the vote was not unanimous, and almost every member of the council expressed

Rolling up the sidewalk

Many of Mexia’s sidewalks need repair, but the one immediately in front of Caritas Thrift Store is getting a makeover this week.

Limestone County commissioners plan to receive and approve the 2019 Tax Roll at next week’s meeting, an action that happens annually once the new fiscal year begins.

Sports

Blackcat runners second at district, head to regional

If it wasn’t for a dominating performance by state-ranked Palestine, the Mexia boys’ cross country team would have been the talk of the District 19-4A meet at Fairfield on Tuesday.

Freshman Toscano leads Ladycats to regional qualification

Mexia freshman Celeste Toscano might have needed a little push to spur her on at the District 19-4A cross country meet at Fairfield on Tuesday.

Mexia freshmen, JV football teams beat Fairfield Eagles

Junior Varsity:

Mexia 6, Fairfield 0

Obituaries

Alton James Small

A service of praise and thanksgiving was held to celebrate the life of Deacon Alton James Small, Saturday, Oct. 12, at First Baptist Church, 303 N. Mount St. in Fairfield. The Rev.

Bert Lynn Harrison Sr.

Bert Lynn Harrison Sr., 81, of Mexia, left this earth to be with his Heavenly father on Oct. 13, 2019. Funeral services will be at Northcrest Church of Christ at 10 a.m. Thursday, Oct.

Verna Ree Jones Calhoun Daniels

Ms. Verna Ree Jones Calhoun Daniels was the second child born to the late Harvey Lee Jones and Lizzie Mae Word Jones on April 10, 1951, in Madisonville.

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