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BARKING UP THE NO. 14 TREE

A post oak tree in Limestone County was determined in September to be the 13th largest post oak in Texas last month, but has already been displaced to 14th-largest when another tree was determined

Navarro College is to receive a portion of a Department of Agriculture grant to improve distance learning in five counties in Central Texas.

Early voting for the Nov. 3 General Election started extra early this time, Tuesday, Oct. 13, after Gov. Abbot ordered an extra week for early voting.

 

 

Sports

Goats clinch playoff spot with 51-41 win over Teague

The Groesbeck football team has shown that resilience leads to success. And this year, it’s also led the Goats back into the playoffs after a two-year absence.

Eagles victorious in return to action

In the team’s return to the field after a several-week absence, the Fairfield Eagles’ varsity football squad picked up a Wednesday night victory in Eustace, 27-6.

Blackcats down Van 40-28; undefeated in district

Mexia’s defense bent a bit, but it didn’t break in a 40-28 victory at Van on Friday night.

Obituaries

Leroy reed

Mr. Leroy Reed was born Sept. 14, 1952. He was the fourth of 11 children born to Isom and Vivian Morgan Reed in the Sandy Community in Limestone County. Leroy passed away on Friday, Oct.

Kenneth “Larry” Fortson passed away on October 16, 2020 at his home in Shiloh at the age of 78. Services are pending at this time.

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Mr. Leroy Reed was born Sept. 14, 1952. He was the fourth of 11 children born to Isom and Vivian Morgan Reed in the Sandy Community in Limestone County. Leroy passed away on Friday, Oct.

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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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