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William Huffman

William “Dale” Huffman, 66, of Munday passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020. A graveside service was held Saturday, Oct. 24 at the Goree Cemetery with Cody Dykes officiating. Dale was born Oct. 13, 1954 in Knox City to Arvis Glenn “Billy” Huffman and Joyce Faye (Shahan) Huffman. He graduated from Goree High School where…

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Johnnie Pearl Smith

Johnnie Pearl Smith Johnnie Pearl (Carver) Smith, 92, went to be with our Lord after a long battle with Alzheimers and Covid. Johnnie was born June 21, 1928 to Carl and Vera Mae Carver. She married Bill Ray Smith Sept. 20, 1947. She attended school at O’Brien and lived in Hutto. She was a member…

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USDA reminds producers of Sept. 11 CFAP deadline

U.S. Department of Agriculture— WASHINGTON—The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) reminds farmers and ranchers that the deadline to apply for the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP) is Sept. 11. This program provides direct relief to producers who faced price declines and additional marketing costs due to COVID-19. “FSA offers several options…

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Veterans will get more assistance

Special to The News-Courier WASHINGTON, DC—The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) in collaboration with the Departments of Defense and Homeland Security have introduced a new program to ensure veterans are contacted during initial transition. VA Solid Start will engage contact with about 200,000 veterans each year and is part of an executive order to…

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Hounds touchdown

Sheri Baty/The Knox County News-Courier Anthony Hernandez catches pass for one of his three touchdowns. 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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Gloria will assist trustees in transition

                    James McAfee/The Knox County News-Courier—Olivia Gloria receives card from student during reception.   Special to The News-Courier BENJAMIN–After 13 years of service as Superintendent of the Benjamin Independent School District and 34 years in public education, Olivia Del Hierro Gloria announced her retirement as Superintendent…

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Blood drive April 3

KNOX CITY—Knox County hospital will host a blood drive on Wednesday. The Hendrick Regional Blood Center bloodmobile will be there from 1-6 p.m. Hendrick Regional Blood Center supplies all of the blood used for patient care at Knox County Hospital and 16 other area hospitals. Donors will receive a T-shirt.

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