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Carr named outstanding employee

The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) recognized Brandon Carr, the NRCS plant materials center manager at the James E. “Bud” Smith Plant Materials Center in Knox City, with the Outstanding Employee Award for 2020…For more on this story, read The Knox County News-Courier this week, or subscribe to the pdf version online. ©Copyright 2021…

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Newspaper Delay

The unprecedented winter storm that affected all of Texas and other parts of the country last week caused a delay in the production and delivery of last week’s issue of the The Knox County News-Courier. We appreciate your patience.      Sincerely, Hicks Media

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MCISD extends Bufkin, Josselet, Singleton contracts

The Munday Consolidated Independent School District Board of trustees approved contract extensions for Munday Elementary…For more on this story, read The Knox County News-Courier this week, or subscribe to the pdf version online. ©Copyright 2021 The Knox County News-Courier.

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Young Hounds unbeaten

The Knox City Greyhounds junior varsity basketball team finished the season unbeaten at 14-0…For more on this story, read The Knox County News-Courier this week, or subscribe to the pdf version online. ©Copyright 2021 The Knox County News-Courier.

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Bi-district champions

The Benjamin Mustangs celebrate with bi-district victory over Rotan…For more on this story, read The Knox County News-Courier this week, or subscribe to the pdf version online. ©Copyright 2021 The Knox County News-Courier.

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County requests disaster relief – No active virus cases reported

COVID-19 took a back seat in the minds of most people here in Knox County last week because of the unprecedented winter storms that caused some residents to lose power or have issues with water pipes…For more on this story, read The Knox County News-Courier this week, or subscribe to the pdf version online. ©Copyright…

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District champions

The Knox City Greyhounds celebrate winning the District 15-1A boys basketball championship after a win over Roby last Saturday…For more on this story, read The Knox County News-Courier this week, or subscribe to the pdf version online. ©Copyright 2021 The Knox County News-Courier.

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County hires new road commissioner

The Knox County commissioners’ court has hired Michael Brady Hansen to serve in the newly-created position of county road commissioner. Hansen was one of 12 people who applied for the position. County officials say Hansen is very experienced, and they look forward to him getting to work. He is expected to begin…For more on this…

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Knox City, Munday seek engineers

Both Knox City and Munday are seeking qualified engineering/architectural/surveying firms to prepare plans and specifications for infrastructure improvements in their respective cities…For more on this story, read The Knox County News-Courier this week, or subscribe to the pdf version online. ©Copyright 2021 The Knox County News-Courier.

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Quilt how expecting 100 entries

GOREE—Organizers of Going for Greatness in Goree are expecting to have up to 100 or more quilts on display at the Cotton Pickin’ Quilt and Cooking Show on Feb. 27 from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the Knox Prairie Center…For more on this story, read The Knox County News-Courier this week, or subscribe to…

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