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Knox County Boys Win Conference Game At Scotland County

February 24, 2021

By David Sharp    Knox County opened a 14-9 first quarter lead and steadily pulled away, taking a February 19, 2021 Lewis and Clark Conference boys game at Scotland County by a 54-35 final score.    The Eagles won a low scoring second quarter by a 7-3 margin for a 21-12 halftime lead. Scotland County…

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Local Electric Cooperatives Proactive in Cold Snap

February 24, 2021

By Mike Scott “We have not seen cold temperatures like this for an extended period of time since the 1980’s” said Travis Mathes, Manager of Member Services for Lewis County REC. During the “height” of last week’s cold snap, Lewis County REC, and every other electric cooperative across the state put out an unusual plea…

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Lady Eagles Rally For Conference Victory At Harrisburg

February 24, 2021

By David Sharp    Knox County (10-9, 3-1) survived a 15-4 Harrisburg first quarter run, winning on a buzzer beating field goal by Lady Eagle senior Kylee Woods. The Lady Eagles took the win by a 49-48 final score. Knox County trailed by ten points at halftime.    The Lady Eagles pulled themselves up by…

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Local COVID-19 Coverage

KCHD Begins Vaccinating First Responders, Tier 1b Individuals Can Get on Waiting List

January 27, 2021

By Echo Menges   The Knox County Health Department identified 13 more cases of COVID-19 in Knox County last week and another three cases at beginning of this week. The seven day positivity rate over 40 percent and the risk level is “high”.   Knox Countians who are over age 65 or who meet the…

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COVID-19 Vaccinations Available to At-Risk Individuals at Hannibal Regional Hospital

January 20, 2021

Hannibal Regional Health Care Systems Message On Thursday, January 14, 2021, Missouri Governor Mike Parson announced that the state of Missouri will be moving in to Phase 1B – Tier 2 of Missouri’s COVID-19 Vaccination Plan on Monday, January 18. Phase 1B – Tier 2 focuses on protecting those who are at increased risk for…

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Health Department Admin: Stay Vigilant

December 9, 2020

By Lori Moots-Clair, KCHD Administrator December 6, 2020 – Good morning Knox County.  I have never been more certain that there a many active cases of Covid-19 in our community, so I can’t celebrate our decrease in positivity rate and our low level of active cases (believe me, I wish I could).   These cases…

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Electric School Bus Arrives in Knox County, Missouri

The Lion Electric School Bus arrived at the Knox County R-1 School District on Wednesday morning, February 10, 2021. Video by Echo Menges

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