Stock show Grand Champions recognized

From The News-Courier staff— MUNDAY—Grand champions were recognized during the annual Knox County Junior Livestock Show here last Saturday at the Munday Event Center. Braylynn Myers claimed grand champion honors in the steers division along with reserve and junior showmanship honors. Chance Baty swept grand and reserve honors in the poultry division along with senior…

Former Knox County sheriff pleads guilty

Special to the News-Courier— Dean Homstad, 64, pled guilty to Abuse of Official Capacity under Section 39.02 (2) of the Texas Penal Code in the 50th Judicial District Court on Tuesday Jan. 14, 2020. Upon receiving a complaint about questionable expenditures made by Homstad from 2016-2019, 50th District Attorney Jennifer A. Habert asked the Texas…

MHS third in state spirit contest

MCISD Supt. Troy Parton shows off the trophy that Munday High School won for its third-place finish in the State Spirit Contest. Munday was first in Band Chant in the prelims and finals. Pictured (l-r) in back row: Justin Tidwell, Karsyn Sanders, Ella Hunter, Zoe Harris, Parton, Stephanie Scott, Karley Myers, Jaxon Bowman and in…

School News and Sports, Winter 2020

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Between the Lines

Manliness is not a four-letter word There is just something disturbing about a grown man ordering a “soy vanilla latte, with three pumps.” It is right up there with tugging on Superman’s cape and spitting into the wind. I know this because I ordered one, and for the rest of the day I had an…

Mac’s View

What’s a hanging coffee? While I have not been in my office much this week because of a family matter, I did find the time to discover an interesting piece of information that I would consider doing if I owned a coffee shop or maybe a sandwich shop which I felt worth passing on. It…

Museum fundraiser scheduled Feb. 9

Special to The News-Courier— BENJAMIN—The Knox County Historical Commission and the Friends of KCHC voted to have the annual February meal fundraiser on Sunday, Feb. 9 here at the Benjamin Ex-Students Building. Serving will begin at 11:30 a.m. There will be a change in the menu, returning back to brisket, hoping that this will bring…

Benjamin News

The rain last week was very much appreciated and more was in the forecast for this week. The wheat farmers are happy, and come cotton planting time, maybe the ground will be prepared for it. The temperatures are a little more seasonable, so maybe things will get back to normal for this time of the…

The 501

Goodbye tractor, hello guitar My husband and I have a new lease on life. We are cutting our losses and selling our tractor. Our mechanic died. Seriously. Transmissions are like that. They can outsmart you. But our tractor should soon be bound for Missouri with hope itself for a new lease on life. People in…

Feb. 3 last day to register to vote

Special to The News-Courier— BENJAMIN—Feb. 3 will be the last day for you to register to vote for the March 3 primary election. To qualify, you must be a United States citizen, a resident of the county, at least 17 years and 10 months old and 18 by election day, have not been a convicted…

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