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Oz is Coming Back to Missouri

October 13, 2021

All the magic, entertainment and camaraderie of MO Wizard of Oz Days returns October 23. The MO Wizard of Oz Days has appeared in many small Missouri towns, and on our 7th year makes its way to Macon. The weekend promises to delight fans of all ages like never before; both live and virtual, indoor…

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Hayes Retires, Auto Parts Store to Continue

October 13, 2021

By Echo Menges Larry Hayes, 77, of Edina, officially retired from Hayes Auto Parts on Thursday, September 30, 2021, which served as his last day at the store. Hayes began his career in the Edina auto parts business in 1991 working for J. Bergman then R&L Auto Parts before taking ownership of the business around…

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Highland Wins Non-Conference Softball Game Over Knox County: Payton Miller Sets New Doubles Mark

October 13, 2021

By David Sharp Highland (9-14) took a two run first inning lead in October 7, 2021 non-conference varsity softball play at Highland and powered to an 11-4 win over Knox County. Highland junior Payton Miller tossed her third game in as many days. Miller went the seven inning distance with seven strikeouts and one walk…

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Area Obituaries

KEITH MANYX

October 13, 2021

KEITH MANYX Keith “Mud Duck” Manyx, 65, of rural Knox City, Missouri, passed away Thursday, October 7, 2021, at the Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville, Missouri. Keith was born on October 19, 1955, in Quincy, Illinois, the son of Lawrence Pat and Sally Jean Stutsman Manyx. He attended school in Colony, Knox City and…

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WALTER SEARS DAVISON, JR.

October 6, 2021

WALTER SEARS DAVISON, JR. Walter Sears Davison, Jr, 89 of Kirksville, Missouri, went home to his heavenly father on Friday, October 1, 2021, at the Knox County Nursing Home in Edina, Missouri, where he had been a residing following a stroke. The son of Walter Sears and Mary Christina (Umbarger) Davison, he was born on…

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BRAXTON XAVIER LINEBAUGH

October 6, 2021

BRAXTON XAVIER LINEBAUGH Braxton Xavier Linebaugh, 4 years-old, of Memphis, Missouri, passed away on Saturday morning, September 11, 2021, at his home in Memphis, Missouri. Braxton was born on February 23, 2017, in Kirksville, Missouri, the son of Bryan Barnard and Jessica Nicole Linebaugh. He most recently lived in Memphis, Missouri, and attended the Head…

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Area Sports

Lady Eagles Take Louisiana Tournament Consolation

October 13, 2021

By David Sharp Eighth seeded Knox County won the consolation championship of the Louisiana Bulldog Invitational Softball Tournament on September 25, 2021 by a 13-0 final score in six innings. Agnes Reel and Daniela Dooley combined for a six inning no hitter. Daniela Dooley, Shalee Zuccarini and Baila Miller had three hits each. Taylor Walker…

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Canton Seeded First In District 9 Softball

October 13, 2021

By David Sharp Canton (15-4, Ranked first in Class 1) was seeded first for the MSHSAA Class 1, District 9 softball tournament scheduled from October 13-16, 2021 at Canton. Knox County (7-12) was seeded fourth. The Lady Eagles will play fifth seeded Marion County (8-6) in the lone District 9 first round game on Wednesday,…

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Monroe City Top Seed at Class 2 Palmyra District

October 13, 2021

By David Sharp Monroe City (14-7) drew the first seeding at the October 13-16, 2021 MSHSAA Class 2, District 5 Softball Tournament at Palmyra. The Lady Panthers drew a first round bye in the seven team district. Palmyra (11-5) was the second seed. The Lady Panthers will take on seventh seeded Louisiana (2-16) at 6PM…

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