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KC Eagles Down Cougars

April 8, 2021

By David Sharp Cameron Bringer led off Highland’s April 1, 2021 baseball contest at Knox County with a home run. The lead was short lived. Knox County (2-2) scored five times in the bottom of the second and four more in their third inning for an 11-1, five inning win. Conner Hayes pitched four innings,…

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Radio Man Reflects on Hall of Fame Career

April 7, 2021

By Troy Treasure, NEMOnews Media Group KMEM-Memphis Sports Director Donnie Middleton’s family loved St. Louis Cardinals baseball of the 1950s and 60s – especially his mother, Elaine. Broadcasts of then mostly daytime games brought the voice of St. Louis play-by-play man Harry Caray into the Middleton’s Downing residence. Donnie Middleton eventually went to broadcasting school.…

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Local Officials Gather to Discuss Combining Forces to Address Needs Ahead of Funding from the American Rescue Plan Act

April 7, 2021

By Echo Menges Edina, Missouri – Friday, April 2, 2021 – State Senator Cindy O’Laughlin (R-Dist. 18) hosted a meeting at Edina’s Knox County Community Center to bring local government officials together and begin the processes of thinking of ways to best use millions of dollars being distributed through the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA)…

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Area Obituaries

DAX RYLAN KAYLOR

April 8, 2021

DAX RYLAN KAYLOR Dax Ryland Kaylor, precious baby boy of Mackenzie Kaylor was born into the arms of angel’s March 30, 2021, at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, MO. He was 38 weeks and weighed 6lbs. 5.2 oz and was 18 ½ inches long. Although Dax never spent any time with us on earth,…

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ELIZABETH ANN BETTY GOODWIN

April 8, 2021

ELIZABETH ANN BETTY GOODWIN Elizabeth Ann Betty Goodwin, age 89, of LaBelle, Missouri, passed away Monday, March 29, 2021, in LaBelle Manor in LaBelle, Missouri. Born February 21, 1932, in Kirksville, Missouri, Elizabeth Ann was the daughter of Elton Oliver and Martha E. Blair Goodwin. Betty attended schools in Knox City and LaBelle, MO and…

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SHERRY RITTER LAY

April 8, 2021

SHERRY RITTER LAY Sharon Kay (Sherry) Ritter Lay, age 75, of LaBelle, MO, passed away Sunday, March 28, 2021, in Hannibal Regional Hospital in Hannibal, MO. She was born May 27, 1945, in Chillicothe, MO the daughter of Pearl Estil and Minnie Effie Piester Ritter. She was united in marriage to Donnie Ray Carper and…

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Area Sports

KC Eagles Down Cougars

April 8, 2021

By David Sharp Cameron Bringer led off Highland’s April 1, 2021 baseball contest at Knox County with a home run. The lead was short lived. Knox County (2-2) scored five times in the bottom of the second and four more in their third inning for an 11-1, five inning win. Conner Hayes pitched four innings,…

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Radio Man Reflects on Hall of Fame Career

April 7, 2021

By Troy Treasure, NEMOnews Media Group KMEM-Memphis Sports Director Donnie Middleton’s family loved St. Louis Cardinals baseball of the 1950s and 60s – especially his mother, Elaine. Broadcasts of then mostly daytime games brought the voice of St. Louis play-by-play man Harry Caray into the Middleton’s Downing residence. Donnie Middleton eventually went to broadcasting school.…

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Harrison Holds Highland Hitless

March 31, 2021

By: Corey Stott MEMPHIS, Mo.- 3/22/21- The Scotland County Tigers (1-0) got the season off to a great start with a 9-0 shutout of the Highland Cougars (0-3). Senior infielder Carson Harrison was on the mound for the Tigers and he had a phenomenal outing. He faced 25 Highland batters on his way to an…

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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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