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COVID-19 Cases Rising Rapidly in Missouri as Cooler Weather Forces Activities Indoors

November 23, 2021

By Rudi Keller, Courtesy of Missouri Independent Wastewater test results show increase likely to continue through Christmas season For much of October, there were so few new COVID-19 cases in Knox County, Health Director Lori Moots said she began to hope the pandemic was almost over for her constituents. The early September Knox County Corn…

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Knox County Magic Tree Lighting to be held Saturday, Nov. 27th

November 23, 2021

By Echo Menges The Knox County Courthouse Courtyard in Edina will be a main attraction this holiday weekend on Small Business Saturday, November 27, 2021. This year new events have been added to the annual Chamber of Commerce Christmas season event to encourage the community to spend their gift giving dollars locally. In the past,…

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Interactive Map of Knox County’s “Christmas Extravaganza” on Small Business Saturday

November 23, 2021

Here’s the interactive map of the Christmas Extravaganza in Edina on Small Business Saturday, November 27, 2021! Click on the each photo to learn about each event. A text version of the schedule is also included below.    An interactive Google map has been created featuring all of the Small Business Saturday locations and…

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Area Obituaries

DALE EDWIN HATFIELD

November 23, 2021

DALE EDWIN HATFIELD Dale Edwin Hatfield, age 73, of Quincy, died Wednesday, November 10, 2021, at 4:30 a.m., in his home. Dale was born July 16, 1948, in Edina, Missouri, the son of Hollie E. and Eva Lavon Barnes Hatfield. He married Karen Sue “Susie” Silman on December 14, 1974, in Ewing Baptist Church, and…

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ALICE ANN EWALT GIPSON

November 10, 2021

ALICE ANN EWALT GIPSON Alice Ann Gipson, age 75, of Edina, Missouri, passed away Thursday, November 4, 2021, in LaBelle Manor in LaBelle, Missouri. Born June 9, 1946, in Edina, Missouri, Alice Ann was the daughter of Fred and Nellie Rae House Ewalt. Alice Ann Ewalt was united in marriage to Roger Steven Gipson on…

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MARY LYNN WILSON LANEY

November 10, 2021

MARY LYNN WILSON LANEY Mary Lynn (Wilson) Laney, 74, of Columbia, Missouri, passed away on October 30, 2021. She was born May 14, 1947, in Knox County, Missouri, to Shelton and Marjorie (Killen) Wilson. Mary was a 1965 graduate from Knox County R-I High School in Edina, Mo. She furthered her education at Northeast Missouri…

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Area Sports

Highland Runner Finishes State Cross County Course

November 10, 2021

By David Sharp Highland sophomore Kaycie Stahl finished 92nd overall out of a field of 166 competitors at the November 5-6, 2021 MSHSAA Class 2 Cross Country State Championships held at the Gans Creek Cross Country Course in Columbia. Kaycie Stahl turned in a 23:00.3 second time. Riley Arnold of Blue Eye HS ran a…

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KC Eagles Win Opening District Football Game

November 10, 2021

By David Sharp Branson Miller had a hand in eight Knox County touchdowns and intercepted three Santa Fe Chief touchdowns during a 60-26 win in Missouri 8-Man football District 2 play. The November 5, 2021 contest saw Braydon Miller on the receiving end of three Branson Miller touchdown passes. Knox County (7-2) employed big plays…

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Highland Advances to District Championship Game

November 10, 2021

By David Sharp Highland (8-3) took a 16 point first quarter lead and were never headed during a 38-0 win over third seeded Westran (5-6) in Class 1, District 6 football playoff action at Highland. The November 5, 2021 contest saw the Cougars set a new school record for varsity football wins. The Cougars will…

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Video Of The Week

Take a Tour of the Clarence Cannon Wholesale Water Commission Facility

Ever wonder where you water comes from? Here is the change for people living in the footprint of the Clarence Cannon Wholesale Water Commission service area to see your water treatment plant for yourselves.

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