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KNOX COUNTY—The Wichita-Brazos Soil and Water Conservation District would like to commend Krystabel Vasquez, Will Pierce, and Emily Silva on their outstanding contributions to the Texas Soil …
MUNDAY—Chris Flis and Holly Simon, paleontologists from the Whiteside Museum of Natural History, visited the High School to view the display case of the student's Fossil Dig findings.  In …
MUNDAY – Rhonda Rogers was promoted to Postmaster in Munday effective May 9.  Rogers is a 17-year veteran in the postal system, with the last 10 years served as Supervisor in the …
Schools & Sports

2022 Graduation

  BENJAMIN HIGH SCHOOL TOSCA KUEHNE Valedictorian CLAIRE ENDY Salutatorian KNOX CITY HIGH SCHOOL KAYLEE KINNEY Valedictorian KENDALE SMITH Salutatorian MUNDAY …

MHS Theatre makes school history

The Munday High School theatre just finished an amazing year of first-time accomplishments as well as their continued success in one act play.  A first for MHS theatre was entering the UIL …

Regional Academic UIL results

SAN ANGELO—15 students from Munday competed in the Regional Academic UIL meet in San Angelo March 22-23rd. Catalina Perry placed 4th in editorial and A'nyce Swearengin placed 5th in computer …

KCE “Superheroes” music program

KNOX CITY—Knox City Elementary presented their spring program themed “Superheroes” to their family and friends on Tuesday, April 12, 2022 at the Knox City gym.  The students …
Lifestyle

Armed Forces Day May 21

KNOX COUNTY - Armed Forces Day is observed on the third Saturday in May and is different from the two other similar holidays because this day focuses on those who are currently in uniform and …

Knox County Aging Center Menus

Menus for week of May 23-27 Monday: Honey garlic chicken, mashed potatoes, mixed vegetables, bread, escalloped apples.   Tuesday: Beef pasta casserole, vegetable medley, salad, garlic …

Knox notes 5-20-22

One day VBS scheduled   WEINERT—Join us for HayDay! One-Day Vacation Bible School on Wednesday, June 1 from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Weinert First Baptist Church Fellowship Hall. …

USDA Accepts two Million Acres in Offers

COLLEGE STATION– Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is accepting more than 2 million acres in offers from agricultural producers and …
Obituaries
On Wednesday, May 11, Mildred Owens Robertson, age 102, had an exciting reunion with her family in heaven. Mildred was born in Bonham on Feb. 13, 1920 to Edgel and Opha Morgan Owens.  When …
Martha Caroline Fough, 78, of Knox City, passed away Tuesday, May 10, 2022. She was born May 26, 1943, in Midland, to Samuel and Hazel (Hulsey) Bryan. Martha loved spending time with her family. …
On Sunday May 15, 2022, Ivalene Bruce Pierce, loving wife, mother and grandmother, left us to be eternally with God The Father. She is now forever whole. Ivalene was born on Sept. 11, 1936 in Lake …
The family and friends of Bobby Glen Day celebrated his life of 83 years at 11 a.m. on Monday, May 2, 2022, at the First United Methodist Church in Lubbock. His family hosted a time of fellowship and …
News
BENJAMIN – At the monthly Commissioner’s Court meeting on May 9, commissioners learned the Sheriff’s Department will receive a radio and communications package for vehicles that …
The Joint Republican/Democrat March 2022 Primary Run Off is Tuesday, May 24.  The Polls will be open 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Knox City Community Center (Precincts 101 and 201), the Munday …
Our columnists
As I wrote in The Traveling Man column back in the June 16, 2021 edition, I have a good friend from Australia that I worked with in China a few years ago.  We keep in contact from time to time …
When you hear the word “budgeting,” your first thought might be that it’s mostly for young people starting out in their careers and adult lives. Yet, budgeting can be important for …
Life doesn’t always go as planned. For example, you might think you’ll retire at 65 or later, when you’ll be eligible for Medicare. But if you retire before then, how will you pay …
Agriculture

USDA to provide approximately $6 billion First wave of payments based on crop insurance data

WASHINGTON – The U. S Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced that commodity and specialty crop producers impacted by natural disaster events in 2020 and 2021 will soon begin receiving …

Business

Co-op to honor front-line workers on Lineman Appreciation Day

ALEDO – If the power is on wherever you’re reading this, you can thank a lineman. Linemen are on call 24/7, and when they go out, it’s often in the very worst weather Mother …

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Get Outside and Celebrate National Trails Day
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Big Tobacco And The Microplastics Problem
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(BPT) - If you're one of the 53 million Americans who are caregivers for a relative or friend, you already know it’s a challenging job that often goes unrecognized. But you also know something …