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Rural Electric Coop Uses Matching Grant to Buy EKG Machine for Edina Clinic

June 23, 2021

By Alisa Kigar, Scotland County Hospital and Clinics The Edina Medical Services (EMS) opened its doors last June providing primary healthcare services for residents in and around the Knox County, Missouri, area. The clinic is a partnership between Blessing Health System in Quincy, IL, and Scotland County Hospital in Memphis, Missouri. Recently, the clinic received…

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Cougar Golfer Beats Cancer To Play In Class 2 Golf Championships

June 23, 2021

By David Sharp Junior golfer Kyle Benson placed 14th in Highland’s Class 2 District Golf Meet at Hannibal during the recently completed Spring 2021 season. Benson qualified as an individual for the Class 2 MSHSAA Golf Championships, held at the Silo Ridge County Club at Bolivar, Missouri. The Cougar’s lone representative at this season’s state…

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Two Men Arrested Following Fire and Suspicious Death North of Knox City

June 21, 2021

It was not known that a person was inside the burned out residence until the fire had been nearly extinguished, and firefighters began clearing debris to extinguish hot spots still smoldering at the scene.

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Area Obituaries

RICHARD A. BLOOM

June 22, 2021

RICHARD A. BLOOM Richard Alexander Bloom, 80, of Edina, Missouri, passed away Friday, June 18, 2021, at the University of Missouri Hospital in Columbia, Missouri. He was born on January 22, 1941, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, the son of Richard George and Myrtle Henrietta Otto Bloom. Richard attended school in Freeport, Illinois and graduated in the…

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MARY DAUGHERTY MCCRACKEN

June 22, 2021

MARY DAUGHERTY MCCRACKEN Mary Rena McCracken, age 87, of Lewistown, Missouri, passed away Wednesday, June 16, 2021, in Country Aire Retirement Estates in Lewistown, Missouri. She was born February 18, 1934, in Shelby, County, Missouri, the daughter of John Porter and Frances Benjamin Vanskike Daugherty. She was untied in marriage to Samuel McCracken on July…

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RAY DEAN DRAGE

June 22, 2021

RAY DEAN DRAGE Ray Dean Drage, 87, of Edina, Missouri, passed away Monday evening, June 14, 2021, at his residence in Edina, Missouri. Ray was born on March 19, 1934, at Perry Illinois, the son of Arthur Tandy and Elsie May Icenogle Drage. He was raised in the Perry, Illinois area, attended Perry and Chambersburg…

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Area Sports

Morrow Signs With Trojan Track Team

May 26, 2021

EAGLE SENIOR SIGNS WITH TROJANS-Knox County senior Coltin Morrow has signed a National Letter of Intent to attend Hannibal- LaGrange University. The Missouri Class 1 state champion 4x400m relay team member, and Class 1 Silver Medalist in the 110m and 300m hurdles will participate in Track and Field for the HLG Trojans. Shown on the…

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Highland Boys Win Second At MSHSAA Track Championships

May 26, 2021

By David Sharp Senior Tommy Job won four medals at the May 21, 2021 Class 2 MSHSAA Track and Field Championships. The state track meet was held at Jefferson City High School. The Track and Field Championships featured one enrollment Class per day due to Covid 19 concerns. All results in this story were from…

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Knox County Wins Key Conference Game Over Harrisburg

May 19, 2021

By David Sharp Knox County (12-4, 6-1) scored in each of the first four innings of a critical Lewis and Clark Conference home contest with a competitive young Harrisburg team. The Eagles rode a balanced offensive attack with a 5 2/3 inning, ten strikeout performance by Knox County ace Rylan Roberts to an 11-1 win…

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Video Of The Week

VIDEO: Knox County Commission Answers Questions About Their Role in Wind Farm Agreements

Knox County, MO – The Knox County Commission answered questions from Echo Menges/The Edina Sentinel about their role in making agreements with Tenaska about the Knox County Wind Farm Project. This video was recorded Friday morning, March 26, 2021, at the Knox County Courthouse in Edina, MO.

 

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