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Bring Hope Send Love to Amari Brandon

 Benefit to be Held for Baby Amari on February 24  Submitted by Rev. Mike Myers, Knox City Assembly of God Church  Meet Amari Brandon  Amari was born on October 17, 2023 to his parents, Malik and Skylar Brandon of Edina Mo. He joined a happy family of 5 brothers and sisters. The joy this family…

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Lady Eagles Win Back and Forth Game with Scotland Co.

 By David Sharp  Two improving teams took the court in February 6, 2024 Lewis and Clark Conference girls play at Knox County. The Lady Eagles countered a game high 18 point effort from Kwyn Hamlin for a 37-30 win.  The Lady Tigers took a 9-8 first quarter lead. Adison Strong and Myleigh Miller led a…

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Highland Gets By Clark County

 The Highland Cougars were on the road at Kahoka on Tuesday, February 6, for a Clarence Cannon matchup with the Clark County Indians.  Clark County’s Callan Wheeler was hot in the opening quarter, propelling the Indians to a 14-8 first quarter lead.  The second quarter belonged to the Cougars, who outscored the hosts 12-5 to…

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 RONDA LOUISE WOLTER 

 RONDA LOUISE WOLTER  Ronda Louise Wolter, age 62, of LaBelle, Missouri, passed away Monday, February 5, 2024, at her home in LaBelle, Missouri.  She was born March 8, 1961, in Kirksville, Missouri, the daughter of Charles William and Ida Mae Tjaden Sparrow. She was united in marriage to Scott Wolter on November 27, 1981, in…

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Knox County Kut-Ups Quilt Club Invites New Members to Join

 By Echo Menges  The ladies of the Knox County Kut-Ups Quilt Club hosted their first meeting of 2024 at the Hudson-Rimer Funeral Home on Monday afternoon, January 29. The meeting was rescheduled to avoid snowy and frigid weather conditions earlier in the month.  The quilt club meets at 1:30 p.m. on the third Monday of…

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Rimer Featured at Art Show in St. Louis

 The artwork of Bebe Rimer of Edina was featured during an art show at the McKnight Place in St. Louis. Rimer has been working on new sketches and had the chance to show her work on Monday afternoon, January 29, 2024. Rimer is shown with art work featured at the show (above) and with her…

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 F. MICHAEL MCMAHON 

 F. MICHAEL MCMAHON  F. Michael McMahon, age 82, of Edina, Missouri, passed away peacefully Tuesday, January 30, 2024, at The Kirksville Manor in Kirksville, Missouri, with his loving family by his side.  He was born in Kirksville, Missouri, on April 3, 1941, son of Bernard Richard and Mary Bashabe White McMahon. He was united in…

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KCHS Courtwarming Queen and King

 The 2024 Knox County High School Courtwarming Queen and King were crowned on Friday night, January 26, 2024, in the KCHS gymnasium. This years royalty are Savanna Schrage and Collin Hayes. Photo by Echo Menges 

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Superintendent Announces Retirement

 Knox County R-I School District Announces Retirement of Superintendent and Transition of High School Principal to Superintendent Role  Submitted by Marsha Burton  Edina, Missouri – January 25, 2024. Superintendent Andy Turgeon announced his retirement effective June 30, 2025. “After much reflection and prayerful consideration, I have given notice of my plan to retire from public…

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Kelby Hagerla Retires from U.S. Air Force

 Submitted by Hagerla family  A retirement ceremony was conducted at the Edina Assembly of God Church on Sunday, Jan. 14, 2024, for Lt. Col. Kelby Hagerla, a former Knox County resident and 1999 graduate of the Knox County High School. His wife of 20 years, Becca, and their children, Haley (15) and Aaron (12) were…

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