Area School and Sports

Young to retire at Texas A&M

The Texas Tribune— COLLEGE STATION—Texas A&M University President Michael Young will retire at the end of the school year, he said in a letter obtained by The Texas Tribune. His retirement is expected to take effect May 31, 2021, after which he will assume a newly created role as director of the school’s Institute for…

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MSU to offer doctoral in education leadership

Midwestern State University— WICHITA FALLLS—Midwestern State University reached another historic milestone Thursday when the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) granted approval for the university’s request to begin offering a doctoral degree in educational leadership. This marks the first doctoral offering at the University. “This is a significant accomplishment for Midwestern…

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In memory of Lexi

Sheri Baty/The Knox County News-Courier— The Houndettes played in memory of Lexi Collins, wearing teal color hair ribbons, shoestrings and an L on their hand during a win over Moran last Tuesday.

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MICISD sets lower tax rate

From The News-Courier staff— MUNDAY—The Munday Consolidated Independent School District established the Maintenance and Operations tax rate at $1.0135 and the Interest and Sinking tax rate at .47 cents during a public hearing and meeting last Monday. The M&O rate is 5 cents less than 2019-2020 while the I&S is consistent with the board’s goal…

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KCOCISD approves $1.0547 tax rate

From The News-Courier staff— KNOX CITY—The Knox City/O’Brien Consolidated ISD Board of Trustees approved the adoption of the 2020-2021 budget and OKed a maintenance and operations tax rate of $1.0547 per each $100 value by unanimous vote during a special meeting last Monday night. The trustees also approved all budget amendments for the 2019-2020 school…

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