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Train Collides with Tractor-Trailer North of Knox County

January 26, 2023

  By Echo Menges Gorin, MO – Thursday, January 26, 2023 – The tiny town of Gorin, population 62, was overrun by emergency crews after a BNSF freight train collided with a tractor-trailer in the middle of the rural community. Emergency responders were dispatched to the crash site at approximately 10:30 a.m. Wednesday morning, January…

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Knox County Community Rallies to Support Teenager Injured in ATV Crash

January 26, 2023

Western’s family and friends took to social media asking for prayers from the community, which ignited a massive prayer chain that reached far beyond Knox County. Just 24-hours after the crash, efforts to raise money to help with the teen’s medical expenses were moving forward.

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Blue Room Staff Send Heartfelt Thank You Cards to Chamber

January 25, 2023

Submitted by Shannon Downing, Secretary Knox Co. Chamber Board of Directors January Meeting Minutes DRAFT – January 10, 2023 – The Knox County Chamber of Commerce Meeting at the Eagle’s Nest in Edina. President Lisa Bosch called the meeting to order at 6:13pm. Those in attendance were President Lisa Bosch, Vice President David Bugh, Secretary/…

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Area Obituaries

JANET SUE (PARSONS) SULLIVAN

January 24, 2023

JANET SUE (PARSONS) SULLIVAN Janet Sue (Parsons) Sullivan, age 62, of Mattoon, Illinois, passed away surrounded by loved ones on Thursday, January 12, 2023, at her residence. Janet was born on January 3, 1961, in Kirksville, Missouri, to the late Grant and Grace (Campbell) Parsons. Janet grew up on a farm in rural Edina, Missouri.…

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LARRY E. MCKINNEY

January 24, 2023

LARRY E. MCKINNEY Larry E. McKinney, age 80, of Macon, Missouri, formerly of Newark, Missouri, passed away Monday, January 16, 2023, in Samaritan Hospital in Macon, Missouri. He was born September 27, 1942, in Kirksville, Missouri, the son of Dallas Elwood and Dolly Esther Pruett McKinney. He was united in marriage to Sharon D. Miller…

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BETTY JEAN SCOTT

January 24, 2023

BETTY JEAN SCOTT Betty Jean Scott, age 95, of Mesa, Arizona, passed away January 16, 2023, in Mesa, Arizona. Betty was born November 21, 1927, in Knox County, Missouri, the daughter of Alfred and Elva Maude Whiteaker Boltz. She was united in marriage to James Leroy Scott on May 31, 1947, in Edina, Missouri, and…

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Area Sports

Knox Co. Boys Advance With Win Over La Plata

January 25, 2023

By David Sharp Knox County used a stifling ball pressure defense and scored the first ten points during January 19, 2023 boy’s consolation semifinal play from the 34th Annual North Shelby Tournament for a 63-25 win. Kellen Parrish scored a game high 22 points. Blake Parrish fired in 20 Eagle points. Rylan Roberts added seven…

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Tiger Boys Beat Mustangs

January 24, 2023

By David Sharp Marion County took a 15-9 lead during their January 3, 2023 varsity boy’s game with Brashear. The Tigers (8-8) answered the bell with a 14-5 run for a 23-20 halftime advantage. Brashear started the second half strong and held on for a 62-57 win. The Tigers outscored Marion County (7-8) 19-13 in…

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Tigers Surge in Second Half For Win Over North Missouri Knights

January 24, 2023

By David Sharp The North Missouri Knights Home School Association boys’ basketball team took a three point first half lead in January 5, 2023 varsity boy’s action at Brashear. The Tigers pounded the ball in the lane, overtaking a very good offensive Knights ball club for a 74-66 win. The Knights are one of the…

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Video Of The Week

VIDEO: U.S. Senator Roy Blunt Visits the Knox County R-1 School District on 10-12-22

U.S. Senator Roy Blunt (R-MO) toured the Knox County R-1 School District on Wednesday afternoon, October 12, 2022, in Edina, MO.

This video was recorded by Echo Menges for The Edina Sentinel.

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