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MUNDAY—The Munday CISD and Benjamin ISD have announced they will continue their policy to operate the Community Eligibility Program (CEP) under the National School Lunch Program and School …
KNOX CITY – The heat is no joke this summer, and the fall cool-down is still a couple of months away. Whether you are planning to spend some time by the pool or out tending to the yard, …
MUNDAY – At the regular monthly meeting of the Board of Trustees on July 26, the school district’s special legal counsel, Dr. Fred Stormer, presented options and information for the …
Schools & Sports

2022-2023 MES Faculty and Staff

Principal Kristi Bufkin Secretary Marie Gonzalez Early Childhood Special Education teacher Jenni Stoddard Pre-Kindergarten teacher Shelbye Josselet Kindergarten teachers Skye Urbanczyk …

Munday band directors meet the Lions

MUNDAY – At the noon Lions Club meeting on July 26, new Band Director Dr. Russell Pettitt and returning Assistant Band Director Lee Brossette met the Lions and talked about the Purple Cloud …

KC-O’Brien CISD lunch program

KNOX CITY—The Knox City-O’Brien CISD has announced it will continue its policy to operate the Community Eligibility Program under the National School Lunch Program for the 2022-2023 …
Lifestyle

Knox County Aging Center Menus

Menus for week of Aug. 15-19 Monday: Soft beef taco, salad, pinto beans, Spanish rice, pineapple chunks.  Tuesday: Meatloaf, mashed potatoes, green beans, cornbread, fresh fruit.  …

Knox notes 7-29-22

Alzheimer Caregiver Support Group  MUNDAY—Group meets second Thursday of each month 12:30-1:30 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall at United Methodist Church. Feel free to bring your …

Deadline extended for producers

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced that it will indefinitely extend the deadline for producers to return the pre-filled applications for Phase One of the …

Knox notes

Alzheimer Caregiver Support Group  MUNDAY—Group meets second Thursday of each month 12:30-1:30 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall at United Methodist Church. Feel free to bring your …
Obituaries
Funeral services for Robert Weston Arthur Davila, 41, of Haskell, formerly of Bridgeport, were held July 28 at Hudson & Torres Family Funeral Home in Bridgeport with burial followed at Thomas …
Frances Lynelle Tankersley Williams, 82, of Abilene, peacefully passed away in her home on July 16, 2022. Nell’s life was marked by a rich faith in God, an unwavering devotion to her family, …
  Raymond Redder, 94 of Seymour, passed away Friday, July 8, 2022 in Seymour. Funeral Mass was held on Thursday, July 14, 2022 at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Seymour with Father …
Glenda Gayle (GG) Givens Headen (March 4, 1940 – June 21, 2022) was known by GG while growing up in Knox City.  When she married and moved to Plano she became “G”, although her …
News
WASHINGTON— The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is increasing the amount of funding available for the Spot Market Hog Pandemic Program (SMHPP) and expects to issue approximately $62.8 …
TRUSCOTT – Last week the annual Circle Bar Ranch Music Camp concluded with the students participating in a jam session that was open to musicians from the area. The music camp was originally …
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Agriculture

Reminder of available drought assistance

COLLEGE STATION – USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) reminds drought-impacted producers that they may be eligible for financial assistance through the Emergency Assistance for Livestock, …

Business

1983 Café opens in Knox City

KNOX CITY – Mike and Melissa Burkham opened the 1983 Café June 22 after leasing the historic Bud’s Café location from Lee and Stefany Rowland.  The Burkham’s …

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