Early voting offered at several locations

From The News-Courier staff— Early voting for the Nov. 3 general election started Oct. 19 and continues through Oct. 23 at the Knox City Community Center and the Perry Patton Community Center in Munday and also continues from 8:30 a.m. until 4 p.m. through Oct. 31 at the Ex Students building in Benjamin. Knox County…

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Eight active cases in Knox

From The News-Courier staff— BENJAMIN—Knox County Judge Stan Wojcik reported Monday morning that the county had eight active cases of the virus. In addition, two other Munday residents tested positive while in the Metroplex and were in quarantine at their daughter’s home in Richardson.

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KCHS wins horseshoe title

Trevino takes individual champ From The News-Courier staff— KNOX CITY—Knox City High School agriculture teacher Taylor Martinez brought her students prepared and ready to pitch horseshoes, and it paid dividends as Knox City captured the Texas State Horseshoe championship at Weatherford last Saturday, blowing out second-place Howe, 210-110. Freshman Nicholas Trevino emerged as the overall…

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Knox City defense slows down Crowell

Hounds set pace in 3-1A football                                   From The News-Courier staff— KNOX CITY—The Knox City Greyhounds took control of the District 3-1ADI football race with another great defensive effort that produced an unexpected bonus, a 55-8 “mercy-rule” win over the Crowell Wildcats at Dick Todd Stadium in Crowell before a disappointed homecoming crowd. The Hounds are…

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Munday extends early voting hours

Oct. 20 and Oct. 27 From The News-Courier staff— MUNDAY—The Munday City Council approved extending the hours for early voting on two days during its regular monthly meeting Oct. 13. Extended early voting hours will be 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. on both Oct. 20 and Oct. 27. Early voting continues until Oct. 30 at…

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MVFD hosts skeet shoot

Special to The News-Courier— GOREE—The Munday Volunteer Fire Department will host a clay shoot from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 24, at the range located near Goree. There will be three divisions for adults. Entry fee will be $100 and includes a brisket and sausage lunch. Non-shooters can purchase a meal for $12.…

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Knox accepts jail roof bid

From The News-Courier staff— BENJAMIN—The Knox County Commissioners Court accepted a bid of $10,000 from Booe Roofing to repair the Knox County Jail during its regular monthly meeting last Monday. In addition, the commissioners adopted a resolution for the 2021 Indigent Defense grant program and accepted a bid of $5,001 from Tyrone Phillips Investments for…

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Help the Ledesma family

Efforts are being made to assist the Ledesma family after Cassandra was paralyzed in a car accident recently. Cedar Ridge Aviation is holding a raffle offering a helicopter hog hunt, valued at $4,800 and includes a night’s lodging, meals, weapons and two hours of flight time. Tickets are $100 each and 100 will be sold.…

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Opinion: Walter Williams

Racial Deception During slavery, many black women, often in a forcible union with a white man, bore mixed-race children. Based on their percentage of white blood, they were deemed “mulattos,” “quadroons,” “octoroons” or even “hexadecaroons.” Depending on skin color, they could pass as white and avoid the gross racial discrimination suffered by their darker skinned…

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