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Knox County celebrating Independence Day

By Editor | July 1, 2021 | 0 Comments

By Don Thompson Knox County residents will have two chances to celebrate our national Independence Day. In Knox City, celebrations start on Saturday, July 3rd beginning at 4 p.m. until 11 p.m. at Greyhound Stadium. There will be music by the 380 Highway Band, with food vendors, a children’s play area, and fireworks starting at…

Lunches of Love

By Editor | June 24, 2021 | 0 Comments

Special to The News-Courier MUNDAY—Lunches of Love will once again be held during the month of July. This is the fourth year this program has provided meals to anyone in our community at no cost. Meals can be picked up in a drive-up format each Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 11:30 a.m. starting Wednesday, July…

KC seniors get bibles

By Editor | May 20, 2021 | 0 Comments
Sheri Baty/The Knox County News-Courier Knox City seniors received bibles from the Ministerial Alliance at last Sunday’s baccalaureate services.

Knox Prairie Ranch Rodeo starts tonight

By Editor | April 29, 2021 | 0 Comments

MUNDAY—The cowboys from nearby Thompson Ranch will see plenty of competition from 11 other teams when the Knox Prairie Ranch Rodeo kicks off today at 7 p.m. at the Munday Roping Arena. It will continue at the same time on Saturday. Thompson had to settle for third place in 2019 as the EC Cattle Company…


By Editor | April 22, 2021 | 0 Comments

From The News-Courier staff MUNDAY—The Munday Volunteer Fire Department will host the Knox Prairie Ranch Rodeo nightly at 7 p.m. on April 30 and May 1. Admission will be $5. Cowboys from different ranches will be showing off their skills in different events to determine champions and prizes. In addition, mutton busting is planned for…

Haskell car show scheduled April 24

By Editor | April 14, 2021 | 0 Comments

From The News-Courier staff HASKELL—The Haskell County Knights Club’s annual car show is scheduled to start at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 24 on the courthouse square here. Registration for entry in up to 20 categories will cost $20 and will start at 8 a.m. that day. Organizers indicated that more than 60 classic vehicles were…


By Editor | March 25, 2021 | 0 Comments

Knox City Country Club April 3: Glowball Scramble May 31: Memorial Day Scramble June 5: Ladies Wild Hog Classic July 4: 4th of July Scramble Aug. 14: Ag-Oil Sept. 6: Labor Day Scramble Sept. 18: Shank ‘Em Scramble Oct. 2: Guys and Dolls Play days every Thursday thru Sept. 30 and third Sundays until October…

Gass, Key Announce Engagement

By Editor | March 25, 2021 | 0 Comments

The engagement of Makenzie Gass and Jonathan Key is being announced by the couple’s parents Dave and Angie Merrell of Graham; James and Angela Gass of Wichita Falls; and David and Carla Key of Munday. Makenzie is a graduate of Haskell High School and a graduate of Texas Tech University with a bachelor’s degree in…

Enel Green building Throckmorton project

By Editor | March 25, 2021 | 0 Comments

Special to The News-Courier THROCKMORTON—Enel Green Power has started construction of Azure Sky Wind + Storage hybrid project in Throckmorton County. The 79 wind turbines will be combined with 137 MW of battery storage. “Texas has always been an energy leader, and now Throckmorton County will be home to an innovative plant that combines the…

New brush fire truck

By Editor | March 18, 2021 | 0 Comments
Sheri Baty/The Knox County News-Courier The new brush fire truck for the Knox City Volunteer Fire Department is proudly displayed in front of the Knox City Fire Department. Members of the KCVFD proudly stand in front of the new truck. The truck was acquired through a cooperative effort between KCVFD and the Texas A&M Forestry Service. Generous donations were received to assist in completing the acquisition.