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LaBelle Home Destroyed by Fire, Young Family Lost Everything

October 17, 2020

By Echo Menges, The Edina Sentinel LaBelle, MO – Saturday, October 17, 2020 – When a fire broke out near the front door of a LaBelle home early Saturday afternoon, the young couple living there and their nearly three-year-old toddler made it out of the back door unscathed. “He said, ‘the house is on fire,’”…

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Knox County Historical Society to Meet Tuesday October 20th

October 16, 2020

The Knox County Historical Society will be meeting on Tuesday, October 20. Scroll down to view the meeting agenda. Date/Time:  Tuesday, October 20, 2020 – 7:00 p.m. (Come at 6:00 p.m. if you care to dine before the meeting) Location:  Blue Room meeting room Tentative Agenda: Call to Order Approval of minutes – August 6th…

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Rutledge Renegades

October 14, 2020

   Allan Good brought his mother Anna to Zimmerman’s to celebrate her 90th birthday. (She is also Lena Mae Horning’s Aunt.) Several sang Happy Birthday. Paul Zimmerman Jr. took his mother Lydia to Macon.    I received phone call from Emery Bunting saying someone had given him a copy of Rutledge Renegades where I had…

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Local COVID-19 Coverage

Knox County Commission Distributes CARES Act Funding

September 30, 2020

By Echo Menges Over the summer months the Federal Government released millions of dollars to the State of Missouri earmarked as Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act funding. Knox County received approximately $464,000. The Knox County Commission was charged with distributing the funding and did so in two rounds of approval and disbursement.…

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Hunter Education Skills Class to be Held in Edina, Limited Space Available

August 12, 2020

Submitted by Jim Robertson The Missouri Department of Conservation will conduct a Hunter Education Skills Class in Edina, MO on September 19, 2020 from 1:00 PM-5:00 PM. This class will be held at the Knox County Community Center located just north of the court house. Due to the COVID 19 pandemic, class size is STRICTLY…

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COVID-19 HEALTH ALERTS Issued in Knox County

August 10, 2020

Knox County Health Department Issues Countwide Health Alert Knox County, MO – Monday, August 10, 2020 – Health department officials are alerting the public to high risk for Covid-19 transmission.  As cases have grown to 32 confirmed, 9 probable, 21 active, 3 hospitalized, and pages of close contacts—individuals of the county must return to practices…

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