Falls County Sheriff Ricky Scaman has had a second lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court in Waco a which alleges that a former sheriff’s office employee was sexually assaulted more than 20 times.

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Mooreville United Methodist Church was destroyed by fire Thursday night, Feb. 7.  The congregation celebrated its 150th anniversary in 2017, and the structure that burned Thursday was built in 1911.

Frank Coleman photo.

Sports

Marlin freshman McKenna Johnson (2) drives in for a layup against Lovelady in a Region III Class 2A quarterfinals game at Jewett Leon High School on Monday night.
Photos by Richard Nelson/ The Mexia News

McKenna Johnson’s contributions to the Marlin girls’ basketball team are usually in a complementary role, playing in the same backcourt as University of Alabama signee Mystique Womack.

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The Marlin girls’ basketball team scored the first 14 points of the game and coasted to a 65-38 victory over Valley Mills in a bi-district game at Waco University High School on Tuesday.

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Falls County Sheriff Ricky Scaman has had a second lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court in Waco a which alleges that a former sheriff’s office employee was sexually assaulted more than 20 times.

File photo.

Falls County- Falls County Sheriff Ricky Scaman and Falls County are facing a lawsuit filed Feb. 4 in Waco District Court.

After reorganizing and introducing a new leadership team, Girl Scout Troop 21100 is back in action in Falls County. They are looking for girls from grades K-12 to join their growing community.

Marlin’s Danielle Noble (12) fights for a rebound against Wortham in a game last week. The 5-foot-11 junior averages 8 points and 10 rebounds per game.

Photo by Skip Leon

After the Marlin girls’ basketball team lost to Mount Vernon in the UIL Class 3A state championship game last season, Coach Lawrence Gullette told his team, “We’ll be back.”The Lady Bulldogs embark

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