Area 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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BCBS wants case moved to federal court

Special to The News-Courier— KNOX CITY—Tuesday’s hearing on the Temporary Restraining Order (TRO) issued against Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas (BCBS) by the 50th District Court of Texas has been postponed pending the BCBS effort to have the case moved to federal court. … For more on this story, read The Knox County News-Couier …

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Transparency can be hazardous for some Texas lawmakers

By Ross Ramsey/The Texas Tribune— Texas Sen. Royce West, as it turns out, does a lot of government business. Not that you’d know that from reading the disclosures he’s required to make as a state lawmaker. … For more on this story, read The Knox County News-Couier  this week, or subscribe to the pdf version…

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Gentry honored

James McAfee/ The Knox County News-Courier– Bridge named in honor of Corporal David Anthony Gentry. (See related item in Benjamin News, pg. 3)

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KCOB CISD updates policies, procedures after bus incident

Special to The News-Courier KNOX CITY—Knox City/O’Brien Consolidated Independent School District Supt. Colin Howeth sent the following letter to parents and guardians in response to a recent incident: Dear Parents and Guardians, I wanted to inform you about an incident that occurred on one of our route buses last week. … For more on this…

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Leadership program opens enrollment

BENJAMIN—The Knox- Haskell Rural Leadership Program is gearing up for its sixth year. … 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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First day at Munday

James McAfee/The Knox County News-Courier Munday Elementary Principal Kristi Bufkin greets students getting off the bus for the first day of school last Wednesday morning. … 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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