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Memorial Day will start early Monday, May 25, with a ceremony at the VFW Post 4694, located at 317 S. Martin Luther King Drive.

City Council approves water rate increases

Mexia City Council’s meeting Tuesday began with a public hearing on the proposed water rate changes, but no one attended the hearing to comment on the matter.

Assisting crime victims

Some time ago, the state of Texas realized that crime victims usually need help getting through the legal system, so the Legislature established the position of Victims Assistance Coordinator withi




With end-of-year athletic banquets cancelled due to the COVID-19 epidemic, some coaches are taking to Facebook to announce sports awards.

Hullum earns Blackcat soccer team’s MVP award

The annual Mexia Blackcat Athletic Banquet was among the many activities cancelled this year amidst school closing due to the threat of COVID-19.

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Sophomore Andreya Reyna was voted the Varsity Players’ Player of the Year for the Mexia girls soccer team in its inaugural season.


Dean ‘Hindu’ Henderson

Graveside services will be held at Brown/McGhee Cemetery at 810 S. First Street in Coolidge, on May 23, at 11 a.m.; viewing starts at 10 a.m.

Ruth Hall

Graveside services for Ruth Hall were held Monday, May 18, at Post Oak Cemetery in Donie. Mr. Don Jones officiated.

Kenneth Lane

Dr. Kenneth Lane was born in Joplin, Mo., on Oct. 6, 1926, lived to the age of 93 and passed from this life on May 14, 2020.

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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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