Local Events

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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Breakfast With Santa canceled

From The News-Courier staff— MUNDAY—The Munday Church of Christ elders announced they decided to cancel Breakfast with Santa, scheduled for Dec. 6, because of safety precaution concerns related to COVID-19. The annual event where children and families could come for breakfast, visit with Santa and learn about crafts had been held for the past 10…

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Thanksgiving meal canceled

From The News-Courier staff— MUNDAY—The First Methodist Church of Munday announced that the traditional Thanksgiving feast has been canceled this year, another victim of the COVID-19 pandemic. The event has been held for the past eight years. It started as part of an outreach program for those alone at the holiday to enjoy a meal…

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Clay shoot scheduled on July 18

From The News-Courier staff— GOREE—The 7th annual Big County Clay Shoot, in loving memory of Kole Gray, will be Saturday, July 18 at a new location, one mile South of Goree, exiting on FM 266, turning South for 200 yards and then turning on the dirt road behind store as shown on signs. Registration will…

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Area News

Knox County News-Courier has New e-mails— With the transition from BMG Media Group to LK Media Group, everyone should make a note of new e-mail addresses: for James McAfee ([email protected])… for Vonda Carter ([email protected]). Send all editorial inquires to James and all advertising inquires to Vonda. _______________________________________________________________________ Wild Horse Prairie Days in Haskell HASKELL—The annual…

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Knox notes

Please notify the News-Courier about your upcoming events. Emailed submissions to [email protected] are preferred. Miller Creek will close June 15-21 MUNDAY—The North Central Texas Municipal Water Authority has announced that Miller Creek Reservoir will be closed from June 15-21 for maintenance work. No one can be on or around the lake at that time. Free…

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Sagerton HeeHaw show cancelled

From The News-Courier staff SAGERTON—The Sagerton annual HeeHaw production, scheduled here March 26-28, has been cancelled because of concerns about COVID-19. For additional information, call 936 662-4263 or email [email protected]   For more on this story, you can read this week’s Knox County News-Courier, or you can subscribe to the E-Edition online. ©Copyright 2020 The…

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Museum fundraiser scheduled Feb. 9

Special to The News-Courier— BENJAMIN—The Knox County Historical Commission and the Friends of KCHC voted to have the annual February meal fundraiser on Sunday, Feb. 9 here at the Benjamin Ex-Students Building. Serving will begin at 11:30 a.m. There will be a change in the menu, returning back to brisket, hoping that this will bring…

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