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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…

Benjamin Mustangs honored as first ‘Team of the Week’

September 23, 2021

BENJAMIN – The Mustangs were tapped as Dave Campbell’s Team of the Week to open the 2021 football season after their gutsy win over Crowell. “Dave Campbell’s Texas Football is proud to honor one team from each classification with the Ozarka Fueled by Nature Team of the Week award,” stated information from the statewide magazine.…

Greyhounds fall to 0-3 with road loss at May

September 16, 2021

MAY – The Greyhounds are still searching for that first win after a loss to May on Sept. 10 dropped Knox City to 0-3. May was ahead 16-0 before Bryson Callaway found Kobe Roberts on an 8-yard scoring pass. With a good point-after kick from Devin Guillory, the Hounds trailed only 16-8 in the second…

Munday Fellowship of Christian Athletes formed

September 16, 2021

By Don Thompson MUNDAY – Rick Moeller with the Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) hosted a luncheon at the church of Christ in Munday last Friday Aug. 10 to establish the Munday chapter of the FCA. Minister Leroy Torres of the church of Christ and Pastor Cody Dykes of the Methodist Church assisted Moeller. Moeller…

McAfee retires

September 16, 2021

By Don Thompson MUNDAY – After more than seven years as editor of the Knox County News-Courier, and a career as newspaper and magazine writer and editor that began in 1959 as the sportswriter at the Wichita Falls Times-Record New, James McAfee is finally ending his work here. James and wife Betty are moving to…

New Family Dollar / Dollar Tree store in Munday

September 10, 2021

By Don Thompson MUNDAY –The Family Dollar / Dollar Tree store under construction in Munday is progressing on schedule.According to City Manager David Trevino, in meetings with the Munday City Council earlier this year, construction manager Randal Baker informed the council the schedule for the construction of the building is to be finished by mid-September,…

Greyhounds fall to 0-2

September 10, 2021

Staff Report KNOX CITY—For the second consecutive week, Knox City struggled to stop the opposing offense as Motley County handed the Greyhounds a 68-22 loss. The defeat at home dropped Knox City to 0-2 on the season.Greyhounds quarterbackBryson Callaway completed 9 of 13 passes for 120yards, with two touchdowns and two interceptions. Devin Guillory also…

Plant Materials Center assists north Texas farmers

September 10, 2021

By Don Thompson KNOX CITY –The United States Department of Agriculture –National Resources Conservation Service at the James E. “Bud” Smith Plant Materials Center researches native grasses and plants and provides information to seed companies, farmers and ranchers in the north Texas area with the mission to control erosion, improve range and pastures, and conserve…

Ribbon cutting at Hospice of Wichita Falls

September 2, 2021

WICHITA FALLS – On Aug. 20, Hospice of Wichita Falls and Mayor Santellana, representatives from the Chamber of Commerce, donors, staff and volunteers officially opened the Dillard Family Meeting Center and the Fain Foundation Grief Support Center additions to the main campus at 4909 Johnson Road in Wichita Falls, according to Jake Truett, Director of…

Hospice of Wichita Falls to conduct Volunteer Training

September 2, 2021

Wichita Falls—Hospice of Wichita Falls will be conducting a Hospice Volunteer Training in Wichita Falls beginning Monday, September 13th with an orientation.  Due to COVID safety precautions class size will be limited, and pre-registration is required at www.howf.org/volunteer Who are volunteers? People 18 years and older who give time and talents to support and broaden…

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