Area School and Sports

Stock show Grand Champions recognized

From The News-Courier staff— MUNDAY—Grand champions were recognized during the annual Knox County Junior Livestock Show here last Saturday at the Munday Event Center. Braylynn Myers claimed grand champion honors in the steers division along with reserve and junior showmanship honors. Chance Baty swept grand and reserve honors in the poultry division along with senior…

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MHS third in state spirit contest

MCISD Supt. Troy Parton shows off the trophy that Munday High School won for its third-place finish in the State Spirit Contest. Munday was first in Band Chant in the prelims and finals. Pictured (l-r) in back row: Justin Tidwell, Karsyn Sanders, Ella Hunter, Zoe Harris, Parton, Stephanie Scott, Karley Myers, Jaxon Bowman and in…

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MCISD extends Parton’s contact

Special to The News-Courier— MUNDAY—The Munday Consolidated Independent School District Board of Trustees extended the contract of Supt. Troy Parton for an additional year after completing an evaluation during an executive session during their regular monthly meeting Monday night. Earlier, the board approved the extension of the STAAR/EOC stipend for Mrs. Parton to travel with…

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School News and Sports, Winter 2020

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It’s time for Knox Junior Stock Show

Special to The News-Courier— MUNDAY—The Knox County Junior Livestock Stock Show is scheduled here Friday and Saturday at the Munday Event Center. The annual event is a collaborative effort of the Knox County Junior Livestock Association, the FFA organizations at the county schools, the Knox County 4-H Club and the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service…

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Grand champions recognized at KC

From The News-Courier staff— KNOX CITY—Grand champions were crowned at the Knox City Junior Livestock Show last Saturday. Emily Shaver took honors in goats while Ray Shaver took reserve honors. Emily and John Shaver claimed junior and senior showmanship awards for goats. Grayson Utley showed the champion in the sheep division and also claimed the…

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Senior Expo planned Feb. 20

ABILENE—Older adults and others with an interest in aging are invited to attend the free Senior Expo on Feb. 20 here at the Abilene Convention Center. Doors will open at 8 a.m. for complimentary coffee and donuts. Vendors with a wide array of products and services will be ready to visit with you until 4…

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Knox Junior Stock Show adds livestock skillathon

Special to The News-Courier— MUNDAY—Youngsters are busy making final plans about their projects and animals and doing studying about the livestock industry for the Knox County Junior Livestock Stock Show and Project Fair, scheduled to be held here Jan. 17-18 at the Munday Event Center. The annual event is a collaborative effort of the Knox…

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Lowe selected All American Ace

Special to The News-Courier— KNOX CITY—Jaylee Lowe of Knox City recently was honored to be selected as one of 48 players in the United States to participate at the All American Softball games, sponsored by Softball Youth the last week of December in Round Rock. She was a member of the Patriots team that finished…

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