Fifteen-year-old Emery Black has been interested in ranching for most of her life, early on watching her father taking care of the livestock at their home in Dew.
Mexia ISD has been chosen as one of five rural school districts in Texas to receive a $30,000 grant to combat hunger and improve nutrition.
The U.S House impeached President Donald Trump for the second time on Wednesday afternoon, a week to the hour after supporters of Trump mobbed the U.S. Capitol and caused many members of Congress, their families and journalists to flee for their lives.
An altercation last week in the parking lot of a Mexia convenience store ended in a two-vehicle wreck, gunfire, a chase and another wreck of the same two vehicles farther up the street.
The following news announcements are from the Office of Gov. Greg Abbott (gov.texas.gov) or Attorney General Ken Paxton (www.texasattorneygeneral.gov). They have been summarized for space considerations, but the full press releases are available at the respective websites.