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Hounds keep up the pressure with another district win

By Zach Maxwell zach@hicksmediagroup.com   Tristin Baxter’s four touchdowns helped pace another district win for the Knox City Greyhounds, this time a 76-28 home decision over Crowell. The Hounds put up 40 points in the first quarter, paced by Baxter’s scoring runs of 10, 46 and 32 yards in sequence. Knox City led 40-12 after…

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Funds raised for local food pantry

By Don Thompson MUNDAY – The Fruittaria on Main Street in Munday hosted a fund-raising event Oct. 14 in memory of Jacob Alexis Armendariz with all donations going to the local food pantry. Armendariz was an ambitious young man who wanted to become a chef and feed the world.  He was lost in a traffic…

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Moguls have big second quarter but fall to Quanah

QUANAH – Despite a big second quarter from the Moguls, Munday fell 42-14 at Quanah last week. Quanah raced out to a 21-0 start before the Moguls got 14 back in the second quarter and held Quanah scoreless through halftime. But Quanah got 21 more in the second half while the Moguls went scoreless. Moguls…

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Mustangs move up to No. 9, return to gridiron Friday

After a week off, the Benjamin Mustangs will return to the gridiron this Friday (Oct. 22) to open a short three-game district schedule at home against Chillicothe. The Mustangs are 7-0 coming into the game, while the Eagles are 1-6. Benjamin will finish the season with games against Rule on Oct. 29 and Harrold on…

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FINANCIAL FOCUS, Short-term investments offer liquidity – and more

Generally speaking, investing is a long-term process. You invest in your IRA and 401(k) to reach a long-term goal – retirement. You may invest in a 529 education savings plan for many years to reach another long-term goal – college for your children. But is there also a place in your portfolio for shorter-term investments?…

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Munday CISD considering change to 6-man football

By Don Thompson MUNDAY – The Board of Trustees discussed the possibility of the realignment from 11-man football to 6-man at the monthly meeting this past Monday. The impact of this change on the students, the staff, the parents and the citizens were reviewed. The consensus of the coaches, the administration, and trustees is the…

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Parkland Memorial and Knox County Hospitals join effort to modernize hospital reporting infrastructure across Texas

Special to The News-Courier BALTIMORE, AUSTIN – The Texas Health Services Authority (THSA), HASA (a health information exchange in Texas covering multiple regions), and Audacious Inquiry, a national industry-shaping health IT company, today announced the addition of Parkland Memorial Hospital and Knox County Hospital as pilot hospital partners. The partnership is focused on the U.S.…

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Traveling Man, Lessons from a foot massage

Foot massage has long been a part of Chinese tradition and culture.  It is maintained that a foot massage promotes good health, and if you’ve had this, you know it is relaxing and enjoyable.  I treated myself to this occasionally and enjoyed it. About 15 years ago, on a working trip through China, I finished…

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Development Corp of Munday to assist new business

By Don Thompson MUNDAY – The Development Corporation of Munday met last week and voted to assist Lee Rowland remodel a building on Main Street in which to set up production of essential oils and candles. The assistance will be in the form of a loan with favorable terms, while the benefit to Munday is…

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Benjamin runners show well at Districts

The Lady Stangs Varsity cross country team placed 3rd at the District Cross Country Meet on Wednesday, Oct. 13 at Copper Breaks State Park. Celestte Doran placed 9th individually, followed by Syriana McCown placing 10th. The girls team will advance to the regional cross country meet in San Angelo on Oct. 26. Varsity Lady Stangs pictured left…

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