Business

Legendary 6666 Ranch for sale

The News-Courier staff— The legendary 6666 Ranch in King County is available for purchase at a price in excess of $192 million, according to the brokerage firm Middleton and Son. It is being sold in accordance with the will of Anne Burnett Marion, who passed just last February. Anne, was the granddaughter of the ranch’s…

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DLs waiver ends April 14

Texas Department of Public Safety— AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) today announced that the waiver on expiration dates for driver licenses (DLs) and identification cards (IDs) ends on April 14, 2021. Customers who need to renew are urged to make an appointment. The waiver, granted by Governor Greg Abbott in March…

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Coalition launches statewide effort to close digital divide

Digital Texas— DALLAS—A new effort to increase digital connectivity across the state was announced last week. The broad coalition of organizations across the state includes Texas 2036, the Greater Houston Partnership, Texas Rural Funders, the Texas Association of Community Schools, United Ways of Texas, Methodist Healthcare Ministries of South Texas, Inc., Texas e-Health Alliance, Texas…

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Smok’n Pit BBQ open in Munday

By James McAfee/The Knox County News-Courier— MUNDAY—There’s a new place in town to find food thanks to Brenda Johnson and Ray Herring. They have opened the Smok’n Pit BBQ food truck at 820 Main Street, beside Herring Insurance, serving brisket and pulled pork plus hamburgers from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. each Tuesday, Thursday and…

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KCOCISD to take bids for awnings

From The News-Courier staff— KNOX CITY—The Knox City/O’Brien Consolidated Independent School District board of trustees approved taking bids for awnings around the Knox City Elementary campus and cafeteria during its regular monthly meeting last week. These awnings will eliminate students and staff from having to walk about campus in the rain or other bad weather.…

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DCOM takes over new properties

From The News-Courier staff— MUNDAY—The Development Corporation of Munday board announced that it had assumed ownership of the old Munday Chamber of Commerce building, now the office of The Knox County News-Courier, and the park across the street from City Hall following a meeting last week. Travis Floyd also reported general liability insurance had been…

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Bodkin wins Edward Jones award

Edward Jones Financial— SEYMOUR—Jared Bodkin of the financial services firm Edward Jones in Seymour recently received the firm’s Edward Jones Sr. Founders Award for his exceptional achievement in building client relationships. Bodkin was one of 2,169 financial advisors to receive the Edward Jones Sr. Founders Achievement Award. The award is named after Edward Jones Sr., who founded the firm in 1922 under…

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Christmas shopping

James McAfee/The Knox County News-Courier Perry Kuehler unveiled his collection of Christmas merchandise at an open house at Buds for You in Munday last Saturday.

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Virtual job fair set Thursday

Special to The News-Courier— ABILENE—Workforce Solutions of West Central Texas, in partnership with the Texas Workforce Commission, Texas Veterans Commission and Texas Medical Center, will host the 9th Annual Hiring Red, White, & You! Job Fair virtually from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Thursday. This event is free to attend and open to the public…

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Retiring

    Courtesy photo Pharmacy director Debbie Curd retires after 37 years with Haskell Memorial Hospital.

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