Lifestyle

KC Chamber banquet canceled

KNOX CITY— Mark Tucker, president of the Knox City Chamber of Commerce, announced last week that the group’s annual banquet where a citizen of the year was named had been canceled because of COVID-19.

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Pregnancy center fundraiser under way

By James McAfee— HASKELL—The Pregnancy Care Center of the Northern Big County is giving churches and residents of Knox County along with six other nearby counties opportunities to assist with their fundraiser until Feb. 14. Center director Reba Waggoner reports that coin banks in the shape of baby bottles have been distributed to all who…

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New year, new resolutions

By Ryan Bowman/Special to The News-Cpourier— Happy New Year! The ball has dropped; 365 days, 365 new chances. All the cliches associated with ringing in a new year have made their appearance as we leave 2020 behind and take the first steps into a new year. Wait, all but one lingering expectation, the infamous New…

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Look back at 2020

By James McAfee/The Knox County News-Courier— While Knox County wasn’t hit as hard as other parts of the country with outbreaks of COVID-19, the pandemic turned 2020 into an unusual year. The three schools were shut down in March and again for two weeks in the fall. In the March primary election, Hunter Embesi and…

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Mac’s Views

Resolutions might look different Let’s face the fact, many of us have been waiting for this year to end since March when the COVID-19 pandemic interrupted our daily lives. When we sit down to make our New Year’s resolutions, I’m sure they might look a little different compared to what our goals and wishes were…

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Shopping extravaganza

James McAfee/The Knox County News-Courier Ben Sanford of Bears for Kids! in Childress assists a young girl getting a new toy for her birthday at the fourth annual Holiday Shopping Extravaganza at the Knox City Community Center last Saturday.

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Family and low airfares too much of temptation

By Paul Schattenberg /Texas A&M AgriLife — In spite of various medical warnings and other attempts to persuade people to remain at home during the holidays, the draw of family and of discounted airfares is proving to be too much of a temptation for many. The roads have already been busy with people going to…

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Angel Tree extras

James McAfee/The Knox County News-Courier Stuffed animals, donated by Dollar General, will be part of the gifts distributed for Angel Tree children in Munday.

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Send letters to Santa by Dec. 10

Thursday is the deadline for children in Knox County to submit their wish lists to the “Jolly Old Elf” at The Knox County News-Courier by mail at Box 151, Munday, TX 76371 or by email at [email protected] When submitting letters, parents should make sure that their children have clearly printed their names so that Santa…

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