MHS wins state spirit title

January 20, 2021

By James McAfee/The Knox County News-Courier— MUNDAY—Munday High School captured the Class 1A state title in the UIL State Spirit contest in Austin last week. Sponsor Mandi Perry also reported the Munday cheerleaders, joined by Jaxon Bowman and Justin Tidwell, also won the best crowd-leading and best fight song awards in the preliminary round. “The…

More detailed map planned for Munday

January 20, 2021

By James McAfee/The Knox County News-Courier— MUNDAY—The City of Munday received approval for the planning grant that will allow Public Management to do an updated and more detailed map of the city during its regular January meeting. In addition, the city will move forward with the procurement of the $350,000 Texas Department of Agriculture’s Texas…

Cedar Ridge purchases Air-Ag

January 20, 2021

By James McAfee/The Knox County News-Courier— KNOX CITY—Cedar Ridge Aviation purchased Air-Ag at the Knox City Airport from Donna and Stan Wojcik last month and will add a new airplane to its stable of 14 helicopters to improve agricultural services. Included in the purchase were four hangars and an older aircraft, which was used as…

Knox approves salary for road commissioner

January 20, 2021

By James McAfee/The Knox County News-Courier— BENJAMIN—The Knox County Commissioners Court approved a salary of $49,500 for a new county road commissioner after going into executive session last Monday morning. The following morning, Leroy Clark and Ned Jones were hired as road hands. Earlier on Monday, the commissioners approved a resolution to adopt a new…

KC Junior Live Stock Show preview

January 20, 2021

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January 20, 2021

   

Opinion: By Hunter Throckmorton

January 20, 2021

Bonus Civis Bonus Civis – “Good Citizen” in Latin. What does it mean to be a good citizen, really? I believe part of our current situation is the decided absence of good citizens, or at least a temporary absence. The hallmarks of a good citizen are many, but a few stand out above the rest,…

The 501 by Hannaba Munn Welch

January 20, 2021

Robots and bathtubs About 45 years ago a friend of mine said she planned to marry the inventor of a self-cleaning bathtub. She’s still single. If anyone has invented a self-cleaning tub, that clever person didn’t have a booth at this year’s big tech trade show in Las Vegas – the Consumer Electronics Show (CES),…

Knox Junior Livestock Show set Saturday

January 13, 2021

By James McAfee/The Knox County News-Courier— MUNDAY—Knox County youngsters will be showing their animals when the annual Knox County Junior Livestock Show is held here Friday and Saturday at the Munday Event Center. Participants can begin moving in their sheep, goats and swine at 3 p.m. on Friday. Weigh-in starts at 5 p.m. and the…

Knox treasurer Ake will retire

January 13, 2021

By James McAfee/The Knox County News-Courier— BENJAMIN—Rosie Ake has announced plans to retire as the treasurer for Knox County after 14 years, effective in March. The county is searching for a replacement that it can hire quickly to allow for time to train under Ake, said Judge Stan Wojcik. Ake will stay for training purposes…

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