For those who say there's never anything going on around here, here's a list of events, all being held today, Saturday, June 25.
Saturday, June 25
The 86th annual Mexia Rodeo, a UPRA/CPRA-sanctioned event, wraps up today at the city arena on Shiloh Road, with gates open at 6 p.m. There is $15,000 in added money; $2,500 added for wild cow milking, $1,500 for double mugging. First 180 slack Saturday. Open events are wild cow milking, double mugging, youth breakaway roping, youth barrels, ribbon roping and mutton bustin’. This Mexia Area Chamber of Commerce-sponsored event, produced by Champion Rodeo Company, has been UPRA Rodeo of the Year for 10 years in a row.
Mexia Peer Support Center hosts a table during the annual Mexia rodeo, featuring valuable, free information for veterans and their families. For more information, call the center at 254-562-5062, ext. 3636