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Free swimming this summer

By James McAfee/The Knox County News-Courier— Good news for youngsters! The swimming pools in Knox City and Benjamin will be open for the summer. Even better news, it will not cost anything because of generous sponsors. The Knox City swimming pool will open Saturday while the one in Munday will wait until June 13 so…

50 Knox seniors receive diplomas

From The News-Courier staff— The three Knox County high schools managed to dodge the storms last week and honored their classes of 2020 in outside ceremonies at their respective football stadiums. A total of 50 seniors—23 from Munday, 19 from Knox City and 8 from Benjamin—received their diplomas while friends and family watched. In addition,…

Playing Taps

Benjamin, Munday opt not to open

Special to The News-Courier— AUSTIN—While Texas public school districts may offer summer school in their classrooms as early as June 1, Benjamin and Munday indicated they would not be offering the classes. The state is encouraging school districts to prioritize making on-campus summer school available for their most vulnerable students, including students with disabilities who…

LK announces new deadlines

LK Media has decided to have The Knox County News-Courier printed in Lufkin instead of Wichita Falls, effective with the June 4 issue. This will result in earlier deadlines for advertising at 5 p.m. on Friday and editorial at noon p.m. on Sunday going forward as the paper will be printed on Mondays instead of…

Munday can continue its golf cart ordinance

By James McAfee/The Knox County News-Courier— MUNDAY—City attorney Lina Trevino presented the Munday City Council with legal updates about its golf cart ordinance and how to handle pay issues for its one-man police department in a special meeting last Tuesday at the Volunteer Fire Department Conference Room at City Hall. Trevino indicated that the city…

School News and Sports, Spring 2020

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UIL announces summer guidelines

Special to The News-Courier— AUSTIN—The University Interscholastic League (UIL) released requirements and guidelines for its member schools to begin limited UIL summer strength and conditioning and marching band practice starting June 8 as restrictions due to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic begin to be lifted across the state of Texas. Schools may use discretion when considering…

Mac’s View

Swim lessons important Summer is here now that Memorial Day is over and more people will be enjoying going out to a pool to cool off with a swim, especially after hearing the good news that both the Knox City and Munday pools will not be charging fees since locals supported the pools with donations.…

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