Mexia Newswire (Page 7)

Mexia Newswire (Page 7)

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  1. VFW pins veterans to show gratitudeRead the original story

    Nov 15, 2017 | Mexia Daily News

    By Roxanne Thompson Staff Writer Mexia's VFW Post 4694 honored veterans on Saturday, Nov. 11, in a special ceremony presenting the vets special pins as a token of gratitude for their service. Giving veterans the pins was just part of a ceremony highlighted by keynote speaker Joe "JoeRob" Robert, a veteran of the Air Force, telling about changes in the way he and other volunteers are providing help to veterans.

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  2. Owens takes oath to protect and to serveRead the original story

    Nov 15, 2017 | Mexia Daily News

    Mexia Police Officer Chad Owens is the new kid on the block when it comes to police officers in Mexia, but don't let his age fool you. Owens graduated Blooming Grove High School 2014 and is a recent graduate of the Navarro College Police Academy.

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  3. Limestone burn ban lifted for nowRead the original story

    Nov 15, 2017 | Mexia Daily News

    By Roxanne Thompson Staff Writer Limestone County commissioners agreed at their Nov. 14 meeting to lift the county-wide burn ban, which has been in effect since Sept. 26. The ban could return in a week or two, however, if conditions warrant, they agreed.

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  4. Ladycats win opener against GrandviewRead the original story

    Nov 15, 2017 | Mexia Daily News

    It was shaky at first, especially dealing with the Grandview Lady Zebras 2-2-1 half court trapping defense, but the Mexia Ladycats managed to break open a tightly contested basketball season opener at home late in the game to get the 61-51 win. At the start of the fourth period in Tuesday night's game, both teams were tied 43-43.

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  5. Bonifacia "Bonnie" (Cordova) ReyesRead the original story

    Nov 15, 2017 | Mexia Daily News

    Bonifacia "Bonnie" Reyes, of Mexia, passed away Monday, Nov. 13, 2017, at her home, at age 72. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Thursday, Nov. 16 at the Iglesia Monte Carmelo in Groesbeck . Officiating will be the Reverend Pedro Aguirre, Jr. of Iglesia Monte Carmelo, Rev.

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  6. WWII vet Bug Paschal honored for his service - " Part 2Read the original story

    Nov 13, 2017 | Mexia Daily News

    By Roxanne Thompson Staff Writer Part 2 In the previous issue, Mexia's Jennings Bryan "Bug" Paschal Jr. talked about his time in the Army during World War II. He was captured by the German Nazis in February 1945 and spent six weeks as a POW, nearly starving to death and being used to do utility work for the German Army.

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  7. Shoebox-gift drop-off sites open Nov. 13-20Read the original story

    Nov 13, 2017 | Mexia Daily News

    Although Christmas is still more than six weeks away, those who wish to be a part of Operation Christmas Child, in which people fill a shoebox with gifts for poor children around the world, need to do their shopping and fill their boxes now.

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  8. Courthouse ceremony honors veteransRead the original story

    Nov 13, 2017 | Mexia Daily News

    By Roxanne Thompson Staff Writer Limestone County veterans were honored for their service on Friday, Nov.10, on the south steps of the courthouse, in Groesbeck. American Legion Post No.

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  9. Big food drive is this FridayRead the original story

    Nov 13, 2017 | Mexia Daily News

    By Roxanne Thompson Staff Writer The people of Limestone County will collect non-perishable food items this Friday, Nov. 17, to help their neighbors who otherwise might go hungry. The occasion is the annual Food for Families food drive, a project to restock food pantries as winter begins and the holidays approach.

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  10. Mexia crushes Robinson 52-19: Blackcats will be No. 2 seed in District 9-4A DIIRead the original story

    Nov 13, 2017 | Mexia Daily News

    The Mexia Blackcats exploded for 31 points in the first half of Friday night's final district game of the 2017 season against the Robinson Rockets, enroute to a crushing 52-19 win. With the win, Mexia makes it back into the playoffs after missing out last year and will be the No.

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  11. Ladycats open up basketball season at home against GrandviewRead the original story

    Nov 13, 2017 | Mexia Daily News

    Hard to believe basketball season is upon us, but we are in the middle of November. Tonight, the Mexia Ladycats open up the 2017-18 season here at home against the Grandview Lady Zebras.

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  12. Freshman Mexia Blackcats end season undefeated in district playRead the original story

    Nov 13, 2017 | Mexia Daily News

    The freshmen Mexia Blackcats football team capped off their phenomenal season by beating the Robinson Rocket frosh last Thursday, 32-12, to finish the year undefeated in district play and captured the district crown in the process. Jarrell Wylie has been the workhorse out of the backfield on offense all season for the Blackcats and Thursday's game was no different for him, as he added to his touchdown total with four more against the Rockets.

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  13. Coolidge Yellowjackets dominate Penelope Wolverines 54-8Read the original story

    Nov 13, 2017 | Mexia Daily News

    Friday at the Yellow Jacket Athletic Complex, Coolidge stayed undefeated in District play by winning over the Penelope Wolverines 54-8. The Yellowjackets finished 4-0 in district and are 8-2 overall, heading into the playoffs this weekend.

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  14. WWII vet Bug Paschal honored for his service - " Part IRead the original story

    Nov 10, 2017 | Mexia Daily News

    By Roxanne Thompson Staff Writer World War II veteran Jennings Bryan "Bug" Paschal Jr., of Mexia, flew to Washington D.C., with his son Joe at the end of September to view some of the military monuments honoring veterans from different wars and conflicts. The trip was courtesy of the Honor Flight Network, a nonprofit organization whose sole purpose is to show respect for veterans in this way, providing honor for their service and closure to their experiences.

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  15. James Curtis ShiversRead the original story

    Nov 10, 2017 | Mexia Daily News

    James Curtis Shivers left this life, but began a new and everlasting life, on Nov. 8, 2017. He had just celebrated his 96th birthday last Saturday.

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  16. Freddye ThompsonRead the original story

    Nov 10, 2017 | Mexia Daily News

    Freddye Thompson was born July 30, 1924, to Iva McDaniel Fogg and Wilbur Degraffenreid Fogg in Brownwood, and died Nov. 9, 2017 in Bryan. Freddye graduated from Diboll High School in Diboll at the age of 16. She married Elmer Murel Thompson at her parents' home in Diboll on Aug. 25, 1946, after his service in the Navy.

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  17. Commissioners to canvass election votesRead the original story

    Nov 10, 2017 | Mexia Daily News

    By Roxanne Thompson Staff Writer Limestone County commissioners will canvass the precinct returns of Tuesday's Constitutional Amendment Election at their upcoming meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 14. Besides that task, the court will open requests from law firms to provide the county legal services, consider lifting the burn ban; and make many other decisions concerning county business. As for canvassing the election, this task, though required by law, is usually routine in nature and quickly accomplished.

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  18. All seven amendments passedRead the original story

    Nov 10, 2017 | Mexia Daily News

    Results of the Nov. 7 Constitutional Amendment election showed that Texas voters agreed to add seven amendments to the state's constitution. Texans were very much in favor, 85 percent, of Proposition 1 authorizing property tax exemptions for certain partially disabled veterans or their surviving spouses whose homes were donated to them by charity for less than market value.

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  19. William "Pete" KirvenRead the original story

    Nov 8, 2017 | Mexia Daily News

    The Angelic Hosts came for William "Pete" Kirven at his residence in Coolidge among loving family and devoted friends on Nov. 6, 2017. Viewing will be held at 1 p.m., Friday, Nov. 10 in the Moore's Angelic Chapel.

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  20. Limestone Jury finds ex-wife guilty of murderRead the original story

    Nov 3, 2017 | Mexia Daily News

    On Monday, Oct. 30, a Limestone County jury deliberated two hours before finding Mary Jacoby guilty of murdering her ex-husband, Raymond Keith Jacoby. The jury determined that Mary Jacoby, either acting alone or as party to the offense, shot and killed Raymond Jacoby with a firearm on March 31, 2011.

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