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CHARLES EDWIN PIGG, SR.

CHARLES EDWIN PIGG, SR. Charles Edwin Pigg, age 81, of rural Hurdland, Missouri, passed away Wednesday, October 20, 2021, at his home north of Hurdland. Born January 3, 1940, in Newtown, Missouri, Charles was the son of James Wilford and Anna Mae Church Pigg. Charles was married to Glenna Crossgrove Leavitt on February 10, 2000.…

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KC Eagles Upend Seventh Ranked St. Paul Lutheran

By David Sharp Knox County (5-2) took advantage of St. Paul Lutheran (6-2) turnovers and held off a last ditch Saints rally for a 58- 54 win in October 15, 2021 eight man football action at Knox County. The contest featured 16 scoring plays. The Eagles were able to stay close on the scoreboard despite…

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Lady Cougars Advance To District Title Game

Highland vs. Mark Twain Peyton Miller gave up only two hits and struck out ten Mark Twain batters in Highland’s Class 2 District 5 opening round matchup on Thursday, October 14, at Flower City Park in Palmyra. The Lady Cougars put runners on base early. In the bottom of the first, Emma Harshberger popped out…

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SHARON KAYE DAILING

SHARON KAYE DAILING Sharon Kaye Dailing, age 77, of Edina, Missouri, passed away Saturday, October 9, 2021, at Sullivan County Memorial Hospital in Milan, Missouri. She was born December 4, 1943, in Edina, MO the daughter of James Bertus and Jewell Rose Leigh Walker. Sharon was united in marriage to Dick Hopkins and to this…

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LAWRENCE MARION BAKER

LAWRENCE MARION BAKER Lawrence Marion Baker, age 91, of Downing, Missouri, formerly of Knox County, passed away Monday, October 11, 2021, in Scotland County Memorial Hospital in Memphis, Missouri. He was born August 2, 1930, in Knox City, Missouri, the son of Fred B. and Gracie May Dyer Baker. He was united in marriage to…

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JAMES WENDELL WISEMAN

JAMES WENDELL WISEMAN James Wendell Wiseman, age 90, of Knox City, Missouri, passed away Thursday, October 14, 2021, at the Putnam County Care Center in Unionville, Missouri. He was born in Maywood, MO on April 19, 1931, the son of Willie Franklin and Freda Belle (Dillard) Wiseman. He was united in marriage to Lotis Marie…

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Lady Eagles Take Louisiana Tournament Consolation

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

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

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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