Area News

Hounds return to playoffs against Spur

From The News-Courier staff The Knox City Greyhounds, champions of District 3-1A DI return to the playoffs after a one-year absence at 7:30 p.m. Friday in Guthrie against the Spur Bulldogs, the No. 2 seed in District 4-1A DII. For more on this story, read The Knox County News-Couier  this week, or subscribe to the…

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Knox honors its veterans

James McAfee/The Knox County News-Courier—Knox veterans listen to Taps performed by Knox City High band. By James McAfee The Knox County News-Courier BENJAMIN—Knox County honored its veterans during a special ceremony here Monday morning at the Benjamin Ex-Students Building instead of the Knox County Veterans Memorial because of the weather. James McAfee/The Knox County News-Courier—…

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Munday runners 8th,15th

From The News-Courier staff— MUNDAY—The Munday Mogulettes finished eighth with 186 points in the Class 1A state cross country race at Old Settlers Park in Round Rock last Saturday morning while the Moguls placed 15th with 314 points. For more on this story, read The Knox County News-Couier  this week, or subscribe to the pdf…

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Aqua4All water station added

Special to The News-Courier— O’BRIEN— Communities Unlimited, Inc. unveiled the first of several new water bottle filling stations being installed as part of the Agua4All initiative at O’Brien Middle School Tuesday. 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…

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Texans approve nine amendments

From The News-Courier staff— Voters approved all but one of the 10 proposed amendments to the Texas Constitution in last Tuesday’s election. 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-Courier.

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Area champions

Courtesy photo—Father John Perikomalayil of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in The Benjamin Lady Stangs show off the area volleyball trophy after beating Lingleville in four sets last week. (See story, pg. 6) For more on this story, read The Knox County News-Couier  this week, or subscribe to the pdf version online. ©Copyright 2019 The Knox…

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Purple Cloud Band advances to state

From The News-Courier staff Knox County will be represented in the 1A state marching contest on Nov. 5 at the Alamodome in San Antonio by the Munday High School Purple Cloud Band. For more on this story, read The Knox County News-Couier  this week, or subscribe to the pdf version online. ©Copyright 2019 The Knox…

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Benjamin ISD will seek construction proposals

From The News-Courier staff BENJAMIN—The Benjamin Independent School District Board of Trustees approved Construction Manager At Risk (CMAR) as construction delivery method for bond project to include new construction, additions, and renovations at its regular meeting last week. For more on this story, read The Knox County News-Couier  this week, or subscribe to the pdf…

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Army helicopter landing

Sheri Baty/The Knox County News-Courier— After one of its five helicopters experienced technical difficulties, a fleet of five landed Sunday at the Knox City Airport to make repairs before continuing a journey from Nevada to Fort Hood.

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