Area School and Sports

MCISD approves plan with School for Deaf

From The News-Courier staff— MUNDAY—The Munday Consolidated Independent School District board of trustees approved an agreement to utilize the Abilene ISD School of the Deaf if needed and the consent agenda at its regular monthly meeting lasty Thursday. Public hearings were held for the Elementary TIP program and the district’s FIRST rating. Two of the…

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KCOCISD to take bids for awnings

From The News-Courier staff— KNOX CITY—The Knox City/O’Brien Consolidated Independent School District board of trustees approved taking bids for awnings around the Knox City Elementary campus and cafeteria during its regular monthly meeting last week. These awnings will eliminate students and staff from having to walk about campus in the rain or other bad weather.…

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BISD hires architect for school project

From The News-Courier staff— BENJAMIN—The Benjamin Independent School District board of trustees authorized Moffitt & Grimes to begin architect/engineer services during its regular monthly meeting earlier in the month. The trustees officially canvassed the results of the $21 million bond election, showing 98 votes for and 28. Supt. Gordon Thomas reported on student enrollment, district…

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Send letters to Santa

From The News-Courier staff— The Knox County News-Courier is accepting letters to Santa Claus which will be forwarded to the North Pole. Children are invited to submit their wish lists to the “Jolly Old Elf” at the office located at 121 E. B street in Munday or by mail at Box 151, Munday, TX 76371…

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Munday band earns 1 rating

KC get 2 rating Knox County News-Courier— The Munday High School band received 1s from all three judges in the Region 7 marching contest last Saturday in Mineral Wells to earn a 1 rating for the seventh straight year. Meanwhile, the Knox City High School band received 1,2,2 ratings from the judges for an overall…

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Munday runners advance to state

Courtesy photo Cross country runners from Munday celebrate second-place finishes in regional at San Angelo, earning spots in the state competition Nov. 23 in Round Rock. (See related story, pg. 3)   By James McAfee/The Knox County News-Courier— SAN ANGELO—The Munday Moguls and Mogulettes both advanced to the state cross country race, scheduled Nov. 23…

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Hounds advance with 84-60 win over O’Donnell

By James McAfee/The Knox County News-Courier— KNOX CITY—The Knox City Greyhounds advanced to the second round of the playoffs for the third time in the past five years, exploding for 36 points in the third quarter to break up a close game with the O’Donnell Eagles, en route to a 84-60 bi-district win last Friday…

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