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  1. J D LambRead the original story

    Aug 2, 2017 | Mexia Daily News

    J D Lamb, 89, of Mexia, went home to be with the Lord on Monday July 31, 2017. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m., Thursday, Aug. 3 at Rock Creek Church, 12640 Rock Creek Rd. in Waco.

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  2. Fairgrounds improvements slowly moving forwardRead the original story

    Aug 2, 2017 | Mexia Daily News

    By Roxanne Thompson Staff Writer Plans for installing additional horse stalls in the show barn of the Limestone County Fairgrounds are moving slowly, but moving forward. Also, a committee whose goal is to find ways to improve the Fairgrounds is proceeding with plans to add two dressing rooms at the show barn.

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  3. Andre LaTouche: Parole officer to coachRead the original story

    Aug 2, 2017 | Mexia Daily News

    Third-year Mexia coach Andre LaTouche returns this season for the Blackcats and will be an assistant defensive line coach for the football team under head coach Frank Sandoval. LaTouche was an assistant football coach last season and served as the head basketball coach for Mexia.

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  4. Count down - " 78 hours before two-a-daysRead the original story

    Aug 2, 2017 | Mexia Daily News

    At the close of today, there will be approximately 78 hours before the start of two-a-day practices for most high school football teams here in the state, and fans can't be more excited right now especially over in Wortham, where the Bulldogs look to surprise a lot of folks. In District 11-2A Division II, Wortham is predicted by Dave Campbell's Texas Football magazine to finish fifth in the six-team district this season, but according to Bulldog head coach Chris Tobola, his players know they're now a fifth-place team going in.

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  5. Street repairs, landfill complaints hot topics at City council meetingRead the original story

    Jul 31, 2017 | Mexia Daily News

    Street repairs, the possibility of widening North Ross Street and the Mexia Landfill were the hot topics of the evening during the regular scheduled Mexia City Council meeting on July 18 at city hall. Starting with the topic of the Mexia Landfill, in July 1994, the City of Mexia entered an agreement with Browning-Ferris, Inc., to operate, on its behalf, the sanitary landfill, owned by the City, for the disposal of waste materials.

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  6. Katy Callis aids in finding missing elderly womanRead the original story

    Jul 31, 2017 | Mexia Daily News

    An elderly Daingerfield woman, Setsuko Lee, went missing on July 18 only to be located with the help of administrative assistant Katy Callis of the Department of Public Safety office in Groesbeck. Setsuko Lee, a septuagenarian, had been living her life independently, in Daingerfield, about 135 miles east of Dallas.

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  7. Jordan Heusinkveld: Pushed in the right directionRead the original story

    Jul 31, 2017 | Mexia Daily News

    His last name may be a little hard to pronounce, but for assistant football coach Jordan Heusinkveld, he's ready to get down to the business of helping the Mexia Blackcat football team make the turn towards success this season. Coach J - deemed by Mexia head football coach Frank Sandoval - had a little unusual path that led him into coaching.

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  8. Jack YeldellRead the original story

    Jul 31, 2017 | Mexia Daily News

    Jack Yeldell, 89, passed away on July 30, 2017 in Mexia. Funeral services will be 2 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 2 at First Baptist Church with the Reverend Ed Spivey and Rev.

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  9. An unmatched seasonRead the original story

    Jul 28, 2017 | Mexia Daily News

    For the most part, one might think pulling off a baseball season where a team finishes 21-2 in the regular season and then goes undefeated in back-to-back tournaments - one being a state championship tourney - would have been a piece of cake with a squad that strictly concentrates on baseball and nothing else. However, it's not as easy as it seems, especially when the team members are still in high school and hold down jobs during the day/night and sometimes weekends.

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  10. New area of Lake Limestone eroding near county roadRead the original story

    Jul 28, 2017 | Mexia Daily News

    By Roxanne Thompson Staff Writer Limestone County commissioners learned of a new section of LCR 750A, which runs very close to Lake Limestone, that is being threatened by water erosion. Resident Don Middleton, who lives near the lake, appeared at commissioners court at its July 11 meeting, requesting that the county do something to repair the erosion.

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  11. $1M extra funds on line in proposed MISD electionRead the original story

    Jul 28, 2017 | Mexia Daily News

    By Roxanne Thompson Staff Writer Mexia Independent School District has a chance to use a technique that would allow it to generate an extra $1 million a year - every year - from state funds if voters approve the move. The school district considers this step so important it would hold a special election on Oct. 14 rather than running the proposal in the November election.

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  12. Overview of District 14-1A Six-ManRead the original story

    Jul 26, 2017 | Mexia Daily News

    With two-a-days approaching rapidly, area teams will be getting ready to do battle on the gridiron once again and high school football fans are getting excited about the 2017 fall season. With that in mind, I will be taking a look at each of the districts involving football teams in Coolidge, Wortham, Mexia and Groesbeck over the next few weeks.

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  13. Marie Petery HendersonRead the original story

    Jul 26, 2017 | Mexia Daily News

    Marie Petery Henderson passed away May 27, 2017 in Mexia, Texas at the age of 84. A memorial service will be 2 p.m., Saturday, July 29 at St. Mary's Catholic Church. Marie was born Sept.

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  14. Evan Simpson: A drawing cardRead the original story

    Jul 26, 2017 | Mexia Daily News

    Growing up in the small town of Dew in Freestone County, third-year Mexia assistant coach Evan Simpson seemed to always draw a crowd of younger kids while competing in athletics during his middle school years. So much so, that in the back of his mind coaching might be something he'd like to do in the future.

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  15. District AgriLife Manager commends LC agentsRead the original story

    Jul 26, 2017 | Mexia Daily News

    By Roxanne Thompson Staff Writer AgriLife District Extension Administrator Donald Kelm commended Limestone County AgriLife agents David Groschke and Gabrielle Washington to Limestone commissioners at their July 11 meeting, listing the duo's many activities over the past year. Kelm said part of the reason for his annual visit was to let the court know how much he appreciates the members' support for the agents' work in the county.

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  16. Cindy Walker tribute concert wows crowdRead the original story

    Jul 26, 2017 | Mexia Daily News

    By Roxanne Thompson Staff Writer The Cindy Walker tribute concert this past weekend was everything it was intended to be - and then some - and organizers say they hope to produce a similar tribute concert to the Mexia songwriter annually from now on. Turnout was heavy, as expected, as fans of the popular songwriter, including many who knew her personally, packed the Mexia Civic Center Saturday night, July 22. KWTX-TV's news anchor Gordon Collier was an easy-going, friendly emcee, speaking to the crowd as if he knew them personally and making jokes on himself as he introduced the various acts.

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  17. Pickin' circle draws Walker fans, musical talentRead the original story

    Jul 24, 2017 | Mexia Daily News

    By Roxanne Thompson Staff Writer The Saturday afternoon temperature in Mexia was 98 in the shade, but the heat didn't keep musicians or fans of Cindy Walker songs away from the pickin' circle in front of the Cindy Walker mural on McKinney Street. Nine musicians took part, ranging in age from teenagers to seasoned citizens.

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  18. Fisher family receives plaque, praise, thanksRead the original story

    Jul 24, 2017 | Mexia Daily News

    By Roxanne Thompson Staff Writer When Tom and Rosie Fisher were recognized upon his retirement as superintendent of Fort Parker State Park, people from across the county thanked both of them for all the service they had contributed to the people of Limestone County over the years. Commissioners presented the Fishers a plaque of appreciation at their July 11 meeting; and with the Fishers to receive the award were three of their four children: Laura, Becky and Jacob.

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  19. continue readingRead the original story

    Jul 24, 2017 | Mexia Daily News

    In less than 10 days, the Mexia Outsiders High School Eligible baseball team has compiled a record of 12-0 and this past weekend in Buffalo, they added the title of Texas Teenage Association of Baseball state champions! The Outsiders swept through the Athens tournament last weekend, going 5-0 with three of those wins by shutout. The past weekend at the state tournament, Mexia outscored their opponents in Friday's pool play games by a total of 37-6, defeating North Texas Pride , Dekalb and Blooming Grove, 11-1.

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  20. Jordan Kersh: Giving backRead the original story

    Jul 24, 2017 | Mexia Daily News

    The 2017 football season is quickly approaching, with less than two weeks before equipment is handed out to Mexia Blackcat players and two-a-days begin. For second-year coach Jordan Kersh, there's no other place he'd rather be right now than in Mexia.

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