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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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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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Knox City, Munday school bands headed to State

High school bands from both Munday and Knox City will be heading to the Alamodome soon to compete in the UIL state marching contest. Both received the coveted “1” rating at a regional event last Saturday, Oct. 16, in Wichita Falls. The Greyhound Pride Band under Knox City High School Principal Mark Tucker will be…

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Lady Stangs tied for first in volleyball district

BENJAMIN – The Lady Stangs avenged an early season loss to Vernon Northside last week by winning in three straight sets over their volleyball foes. Benjamin is now 28-7 overall and 7-1 in district play, having handed Northside its first district loss of the season. The Lady Stangs won 25-19, 25-22 and 25-22 to take…

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Baxter shines as Hounds drop Paducah 72-56

PADUCAH – The Greyhounds survived a late surge from Paducah to outlast the Dragons 72-56 last Friday. Knox City (3-4) takes a pivotal 1-0 stance in their district. The Hounds have now won three games in a row after a slow season start, heading into this Friday’s home showdown against Crowell (0-6, 0-1). Paducah and…

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Weinert homecoming a big success

By Don Thompson WEINERT – The homecoming celebration on Saturday Oct. 2 was well attended by Weinert exe’s, families, and friends. 101 attendees registered, with many more attending the different functions. “The tiny town of Weinert put on quite a celebration for three days,” said organizer Mary Murphy, “and we’re tickled so many people came…

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