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Like most any other town, Mexia constantly has new businesses opening, and now and then one or two closing.

Anyone in Mexia who enjoys eating a good sandwich has probably noticed the Subway formerly located down Milam Street has now moved west and is located next to H-E-B.

Sports

As a member of select baseball teams the past six years, B.J. Sunday has played in tournaments throughout the state of Texas.

Mexia’s Jennifer Williams has been voted the Texas Sports Writers Association All-State first-team shortstop.

Among the 74 runners in the Firecracker 5K at the Boomin’ on the Fourth festival last week was a contingent of about a dozen wearing Crossfit Mexia shirts.

Obituaries

Betty Joyce Johnson went home to her Heavenly Father on July 12, 2018, at the age of 87.

Jonathan Franklin Hughes (Jon as known to his friends) was born Sept. 9, 1965, in Dallas, Texas, to Carlton (Pete) and Bonnie Hughes. He died in his home on July 10, 2018, at the age of 52.

Betty Johnson, 87, passed away July 12, 2018 in Mexia. Services are pending with Blair-Stubbs Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

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