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Knox County Advances To District Championship Game

By David Sharp Third seeded Knox County and second seeded La Plata (15-4) squared off in a classic pitcher’s duel in the May 16, 2022 championship semifinal round of Class 1, District 13 baseball at North Shelby. La Plata pitcher Tanner Pipes tossed a brilliant game. Pipes did not allow a hit until Rylan Roberts…

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Knox Places High; Green City Boys Finish Third In Class 1

By David Sharp Green City took third place in the overall boys Class 1 Team Standings at the May 20-21, 2022 Class 1-2 Track and Field Championships held at Jefferson City High School. Asher Buggs- Tipton continued his dominance, winning gold medals in the boys Long Jump, Triple Jump along with the 110 and 300m…

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KCHS Class of 2022 Graduation Held

By Echo Menges The Knox County High School Class of 2022 graduation ceremony was held in-person and without restrictions on Sunday afternoon, May 22. Hundreds of people again gathered in the high school gym for the occasion to see 26 seniors receive their diplomas. Music Teacher Lisa Blake opened the ceremony playing the traditional song,…

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Highland Names New Football Coach

By David Sharp The Lewis County C-I School District has announced the hiring of Caleb Arnsman as their head varsity football coach for the 2022-23 school year. Caleb Arnsman replaces David Degarmo who will remain at Highland as an assistant Principal. Coach Arnsman has been a member of the Highland High School faculty since the…

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DELORES (DUDE) ELAINE WILLIER

DELORES (DUDE) ELAINE WILLIER Delores (Dude) Elaine Willier, age 83, of Edina, Missouri, passed away Sunday, May 15, 2022, at her home surrounded by her loving family. Dude was born March 8, 1939, in Sparta, Missouri. She was the daughter of Howard and Effie Troutt. Dude attended school in Sparta, Missouri, and Novelty, Missouri. While…

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BRENDA LOUISE (COMPTON) STURM

BRENDA LOUISE (COMPTON) STURM Brenda Louise (Compton) Sturm, 63 years old, of Green City, MO, passed away on Sunday, May 15th, 2022, at home surrounded by family. Brenda was born September 1st, 1958, in Columbia, MO, to James Palmer Compton and Violet Adaline Compton. Brenda graduated from St. Charles High School in 1976. After Graduation,…

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Conference Baseball Championship

Knox County Wins 2022 Lewis And Clark Conference Baseball Championship Over Tigers By David Sharp Knox County (12-3, 8-0) scored six third inning runs then added three more in the fifth inning of their May 9, 2022 conference baseball game with Marceline for a 10-0 run rule win. The Eagles won what amounted to their…

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4-H Achievement Day Makes a Comeback in Knox County

By Crystal Murr, Knox County 4-H Youth Program Associate The Knox County 4-H Council hosted an Achievement Day on Sunday afternoon, April 24, 2022 in the Knox County R-1 cafeteria. “After a three year hiatus, a committee of valuable volunteers have reinstated the Achievement Day,” says Murr. “Participation numbers doubled from 2018 for this year’s…

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NEMO Major Case Squad Honors the Late Mike Kite

By Echo Menges Members of the Northeast Missouri Major Case Squad presented a plaque to the family of the late Mike Kite, former Knox County Sheriff, for his service and dedication to the organization, his time as Sheriff and as a local law enforcement officer. The plaque was presented in the courtroom at the Knox…

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MARGERY SUSAN “SUE” FORSBERG-BRYANT

MARGERY SUSAN “SUE” FORSBERG-BRYANT Sue Bryant died peacefully on Thursday, May 12, surrounded by family in the Kirksville Manor Care Center. Sue was born in Evanston, Illinois, on April 9, 1937. She is survived by her husband of 46 years, John Bryant, and their four daughters and son-in-law, Suzan and Alan Mahoney, Catherine Sawyer-Munger, Ruth…

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