Starting March 29, all people 16 and older are eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine in Texas. The state has joined several others in opening eligibility to all adults. But getting the vaccine may be even more difficult now that about 22 million Texans are eligible.
During the first week of April 1829, Sam Houston sent his teenaged bride home to mother, decided to resign as governor of Tennessee and prepared for a self-imposed exile among his boyhood friends, the Cherokees.
Rotary Club of Mexia President Jake Cherry, left, presents a certificate of membership to Mexia News Publisher Richard Nelson at the Club’s March 18 meeting.
ABOVE: Admiring the entries in the coloring contest at the Limestone County Fair and Youth Livestock Show on Friday, March 26, are from rear, Terry and Jeanette Howell, of Mexia, and grandchildren Drew Smiley, 8, and his sister Brooklyn, 12, of Coolidge.
Emergency helicopter service PHI Helicopter recently gave refresher training to Mexia Fire Department personnel.