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All District Football Teams Announced

November 30, 2021

EIGHT-MAN FIRST TEAM OFFENSE: QB Branson Miller Senior Knox County AP Cale Stoneburner Senior North Shelby RB Braxton McCurren Junior Knox County RB Kale Windy Soph. Schuyler County WR/TE Noah Greenwell Senior North Shelby WR/TE Mayson Humphrey Soph. Schuyler County WR/TE Braydon Miller Senior Knox County OL Robert Dooley Soph. Knox County OL Elijah Ward…

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Small Business Saturday Attractions Deemed A Success

November 30, 2021

 Santa Arrived in Edina on Saturday evening, November 27, 2021, with the help of the Edina Volunteer Fire Department. The firetruck riding Santa Claus rode in and around the Edina Town Square in style before disembarking near the Magic Tree. Santa pointed to the tree, which set in motion the launching of a golden shimmering…

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COVID-19 Cases Rising Rapidly in Missouri as Cooler Weather Forces Activities Indoors

November 23, 2021

By Rudi Keller, Courtesy of Missouri Independent Wastewater test results show increase likely to continue through Christmas season For much of October, there were so few new COVID-19 cases in Knox County, Health Director Lori Moots said she began to hope the pandemic was almost over for her constituents. The early September Knox County Corn…

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Area Obituaries

MARJORIE HETTINGER WILEMAN

November 30, 2021

MARJORIE HETTINGER WILEMAN Marjorie Colleen Wileman, age 84, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away Saturday, November 27, 2021, in Kirksville Manor Care Center in Kirksville, MO. Born January 13, 1936, in Knox County, Missouri, Marjorie was the daughter of Charles Emery and Elizabeth Berryman Hettinger. She was united in marriage to James S. Wileman on June…

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DALE EDWIN HATFIELD

November 23, 2021

DALE EDWIN HATFIELD Dale Edwin Hatfield, age 73, of Quincy, died Wednesday, November 10, 2021, at 4:30 a.m., in his home. Dale was born July 16, 1948, in Edina, Missouri, the son of Hollie E. and Eva Lavon Barnes Hatfield. He married Karen Sue “Susie” Silman on December 14, 1974, in Ewing Baptist Church, and…

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ALICE ANN EWALT GIPSON

November 10, 2021

ALICE ANN EWALT GIPSON Alice Ann Gipson, age 75, of Edina, Missouri, passed away Thursday, November 4, 2021, in LaBelle Manor in LaBelle, Missouri. Born June 9, 1946, in Edina, Missouri, Alice Ann was the daughter of Fred and Nellie Rae House Ewalt. Alice Ann Ewalt was united in marriage to Roger Steven Gipson on…

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Area Sports

Highland Runner Finishes State Cross County Course

November 10, 2021

By David Sharp Highland sophomore Kaycie Stahl finished 92nd overall out of a field of 166 competitors at the November 5-6, 2021 MSHSAA Class 2 Cross Country State Championships held at the Gans Creek Cross Country Course in Columbia. Kaycie Stahl turned in a 23:00.3 second time. Riley Arnold of Blue Eye HS ran a…

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KC Eagles Win Opening District Football Game

November 10, 2021

By David Sharp Branson Miller had a hand in eight Knox County touchdowns and intercepted three Santa Fe Chief touchdowns during a 60-26 win in Missouri 8-Man football District 2 play. The November 5, 2021 contest saw Braydon Miller on the receiving end of three Branson Miller touchdown passes. Knox County (7-2) employed big plays…

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Highland Advances to District Championship Game

November 10, 2021

By David Sharp Highland (8-3) took a 16 point first quarter lead and were never headed during a 38-0 win over third seeded Westran (5-6) in Class 1, District 6 football playoff action at Highland. The November 5, 2021 contest saw the Cougars set a new school record for varsity football wins. The Cougars will…

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Video Of The Week

Take a Tour of the Clarence Cannon Wholesale Water Commission Facility

Ever wonder where you water comes from? Here is the change for people living in the footprint of the Clarence Cannon Wholesale Water Commission service area to see your water treatment plant for yourselves.

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