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October 15, 2021

Close-knit Benjamin volleyball team outperforming expectations despite youth

October 15, 2021

Zach Duncan Special to Big Country Preps   The Benjamin volleyball team’s theme this season is “Believe in We.” It’s a three-word motto the Lady Mustangs have taken to heart during a successful 2021 campaign despite depending on a heavy dose of underclassmen. That belief in each other has forged a dynamic team chemistry that…

Lady Stangs tied for first in volleyball district

October 15, 2021

BENJAMIN – The Lady Stangs avenged an early season loss to Vernon Northside last week by winning in three straight sets over their volleyball foes. Benjamin is now 28-7 overall and 7-1 in district play, having handed Northside its first district loss of the season. The Lady Stangs won 25-19, 25-22 and 25-22 to take…

Baxter shines as Hounds drop Paducah 72-56

October 15, 2021

PADUCAH – The Greyhounds survived a late surge from Paducah to outlast the Dragons 72-56 last Friday. Knox City (3-4) takes a pivotal 1-0 stance in their district. The Hounds have now won three games in a row after a slow season start, heading into this Friday’s home showdown against Crowell (0-6, 0-1). Paducah and…

Weinert homecoming a big success

October 8, 2021

By Don Thompson WEINERT – The homecoming celebration on Saturday Oct. 2 was well attended by Weinert exe’s, families, and friends. 101 attendees registered, with many more attending the different functions. “The tiny town of Weinert put on quite a celebration for three days,” said organizer Mary Murphy, “and we’re tickled so many people came…

Junior High Lady Stangs – 1st Place Team at Quanah Cross Country meet.

October 8, 2021

Early detection of breast cancer is key to effective treatment

October 8, 2021

Knox County Hospital District KNOX CITY – Although treatment has improved, early detection remains key to beating breast cancer. The number of women who die from breast cancer has been steadily decreasing, but much of that decline is due to early detection thanks to frequent screening. In recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Knox County…

Greyhounds get the win with Bryson in Bryson

October 1, 2021

Staff reports   BRYSON – The Knox City Greyhounds defeated Bryson last Friday with a Bryson of their own as the KC quarterback had a hand in five touchdowns as part of a 58-12 Hounds victory. Bryson Callaway was 10-for-11 on passing with 171 yards through the air for three touchdowns. He also ran for…

Covid cases decreasing in area schools

September 30, 2021

By Don Thompson KNOX COUNTY – Supt. Colin Howeth advised the Knox City – O’Brien CISD is experiencing no Covid cases at this time.  There were more cases a few weeks ago that cumulated with eight combined staff and students out, but since that time these have recovered and there have not been any more…

1961 KC High class reunion

September 23, 2021

By Lou Vail KNOX CITY—The Knox City High School Class of 1961 had a wonderful time celebrating the 60th year since they graduated. They met Friday and Saturday, Sept. 17 and 18 for visitation and food at classmate Glen Dell Large’s 57 Heaven Museum and Memorabilia in Knox City. Friday night the class attended KC’s…

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