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Knox Prairie Ranch Rodeo starts tonight

MUNDAY—The cowboys from nearby Thompson Ranch will see plenty of competition from 11 other teams when the Knox Prairie Ranch Rodeo kicks off today at 7 p.m. at the Munday Roping Arena. It will continue at the same time on Saturday. Thompson had to settle for third place in 2019 as the EC Cattle Company…

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RANCH RODEO STARTS APRIL 30

From The News-Courier staff MUNDAY—The Munday Volunteer Fire Department will host the Knox Prairie Ranch Rodeo nightly at 7 p.m. on April 30 and May 1. Admission will be $5. Cowboys from different ranches will be showing off their skills in different events to determine champions and prizes. In addition, mutton busting is planned for…

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Haskell car show scheduled April 24

From The News-Courier staff HASKELL—The Haskell County Knights Club’s annual car show is scheduled to start at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 24 on the courthouse square here. Registration for entry in up to 20 categories will cost $20 and will start at 8 a.m. that day. Organizers indicated that more than 60 classic vehicles were…

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GOLF SCHEDULE

Knox City Country Club April 3: Glowball Scramble May 31: Memorial Day Scramble June 5: Ladies Wild Hog Classic July 4: 4th of July Scramble Aug. 14: Ag-Oil Sept. 6: Labor Day Scramble Sept. 18: Shank ‘Em Scramble Oct. 2: Guys and Dolls Play days every Thursday thru Sept. 30 and third Sundays until October…

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Gass, Key Announce Engagement

The engagement of Makenzie Gass and Jonathan Key is being announced by the couple’s parents Dave and Angie Merrell of Graham; James and Angela Gass of Wichita Falls; and David and Carla Key of Munday. Makenzie is a graduate of Haskell High School and a graduate of Texas Tech University with a bachelor’s degree in…

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Enel Green building Throckmorton project

Special to The News-Courier THROCKMORTON—Enel Green Power has started construction of Azure Sky Wind + Storage hybrid project in Throckmorton County. The 79 wind turbines will be combined with 137 MW of battery storage. “Texas has always been an energy leader, and now Throckmorton County will be home to an innovative plant that combines the…

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Knox City Spring Fling set March 27

From The News-Courier staff KNOX CITY—After missing last year because of the pandemic, the Knox City Spring Fling returns here Saturday, March 27 to the Knox City Community Center. More than 60 vendors will be showing their products, ranging from handmade jewelry to homemade candy, salsa and jelly, from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. from…

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Quilt show scheduled Saturday

GOREE—Attendees at Saturday’s Cotton Pickin’ Quilt Show and Cooking Show in Goree will pick a Viewer’s Choice award from the up to 100 or more quilts on display from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the Knox Prairie Center. Admission is $5. Door prizes will be given during the day. Organizers of Going for Greatness…

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Only two boards will need elections

By James McAfee Most of the Knox County boards will have no need for elections on May 1 as only the incumbents filed by the Feb. 12 deadline. Munday Consolidated Independent School did get an additional candidate in Michael Loper, who will join incumbents Keith Kuehler, Kevin Myers, and Pate Stewart for three positions. The…

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