Area Breaking News

Cardiac rehabilitation can reduce future heart attacks

By Ronda Thompson KNOX CITY— Heart disease continues to be the leading cause of death in the United States, accounting for one in every four deaths. For more on this story, read The Knox County News-Couier  this week, or subscribe to the pdf version online. ©Copyright 2019 The Knox County News-Couier.

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‘72 state 6-man champs honored

Courtesy photo.—C.H. Underwood prepares to toss coin. From The News-Courier staff O’BRIEN—The 1972 O’Brien Bulldogs, winners of the very first Texas state six-man football title, were honored here last Friday night prior to the Knox City-Border County game. For more on this story, read The Knox County News-Couier  this week, or subscribe to the pdf…

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Career Day attracts 320 area students

Special to The News-Courier GOREE—Three hundred and twenty high school age youths, representing 16 school districts and 10 counties within the Rolling Plains of District 3, attended the annual Career Day, hosted by Texas A&M Agrilife… For more on this story, read The Knox County News-Couier  this week, or subscribe to the pdf version online.…

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Moffitt and Grimes named as provider

Special to The News-Courier BENJAMIN—The Benjamin Independent School District board of trustees approved the selection of Moffitt and Grimes as the provider for pre-bond services, new construction, additions and renovations,… For more on this story, read The Knox County News-Couier  this week, or subscribe to the pdf version online. ©Copyright 2019 The Knox County News-Couier.

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School News and Sports

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Mac’s View

Read the fine print It’s time to share some tips from Bob Sullivan, author of “Stop Getting Ripped Off and and Gotcha Capitalism. Sullivan reminds everyone, including readers of AARP’s Bulletin, that they need to be sure and read the fine print in all consumer contracts and service agreements. Remember, nothing is really free. “If…

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The Paperboy

Do you trust the MSM? Hello friends, it’s been awhile! We have a lot to cover, so let’s get to it! Remember when the mainstream media was fair and objective? Yeah, me neither. It’s a total joke and their collective approval rating says it all. According to Gallup, over 80 percent of the U.S. public…

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Financial Focus

Can “AI” help you become a better investor? For the past several years, artificial intelligence – or AI – has increasingly found a place in many walks of life. Almost certainly, you use some form of AI, whether it’s your time on social media, your use of mobile banking, the navigation system you rely on…

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Benjamin News

By Gladene Green It’s been another hot week for Benjamin. We just can’t seem to get the clouds to gather up and drop any rain on this part of Texas. But as the saying goes, “It will rain one of these days—always has.” I say the sooner the better. News about our ill Reports are…

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The 501

Funeral at 2 a.m. If you wake up at 2 a.m. and can’t go back to sleep, maybe it’s time to watch something someone has sent you on Facebook. Like a funeral video. Be sure to invite all your friends to watch too. The link came from a good friend whose mother-in-law had died in…

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