USDA to host Farm Bill listening session March 26

WASHINGTON–U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Under Secretary for Farm Production and Conservation Bill Northey announced that USDA is hosting a listening session here at 9 a.m. Feb. 26 for initial input on the 2018 Farm Bill. For more on this story, read The Knox County News-Couier  this week, or subscribe to the pdf version online.…

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Nurses will speak about drug dangers

KNOX CITY—A group of registered nurses will provide a presentation on the health risks and hazards of the use of synthetic marijuana and other illegal drugs at 5:30 p.m. today at the Knox City High School Auditorium. If you have a student in any of the schools in Knox County, you may not want to…

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New hours set

Bud’s Café in Knox City has announced new hours from 6 a.m. to 3 p.m. while Farmhouse Grill in Munday changed its hours to 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. earlier. Both are open every day except Saturday.

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Musicians to perform

KNOX CITY—The Knox County Aging Center will host a performance by local musicians at 7 p.m. on April 1. Bring a snack or finger food. Donations accepted for the use of the building.

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Mac’s View

Let’s quit flipping back, forth on time Is it time to do away with Daylight Saving Time again? I have to agree with state Sen. Jose Menendez, D-San Antonio, that we should eliminate the “spring forward” and “fall back” system now being used here in Texas. Proving that members of both political parties can agree…

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Financial Focus

What should you do with an inheritance? If you were to receive a sizable inheritance, what should you do with it? This money could help you achieve some of your important financial goals – so you’ll want to think carefully about your choices. Of course, everyone’s needs are different, so there’s no one “right” way…

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Opinion

Medicare for all, quality care for none By Janet Trautwein Medicare for All has emerged as a defining issue in the race for the White House. Several contenders for the Democratic nomination for president support expanding Medicare to cover all Americans. But the idea may not play well with the public. Medicare for All would…

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The 501

I may be cracked Spring break. I didn’t take one. I opted for a fracture instead. OK. Maybe it’s not a fracture. Nothing shows up on the x-ray, but for days I assumed I had a stress fracture in one foot – a painful ailment that goes with athletics. And also arthritis. I prefer the…

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Schools and Sports

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Marvin Jones

Marvin Jones, Jr., 93, a longtime resident of Knox City passed away Saturday, March 16, 2019. A graveside service was held on Tuesday at the Knox City Cemetery with Rev. Andy Needham officiating. Services were under the direction of Smith Family Funeral Homes. Marvin was born April 4, 1925 in Orthto Regina (Williams) and John…

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