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Train Collides with Tractor-Trailer North of Knox County

  By Echo Menges Gorin, MO – Thursday, January 26, 2023 – The tiny town of Gorin, population 62, was overrun by emergency crews after a BNSF freight train collided with a tractor-trailer in the middle of the rural community. Emergency responders were dispatched to the crash site at approximately 10:30 a.m. Wednesday morning, January…

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Blue Room Staff Send Heartfelt Thank You Cards to Chamber

Submitted by Shannon Downing, Secretary Knox Co. Chamber Board of Directors January Meeting Minutes DRAFT – January 10, 2023 – The Knox County Chamber of Commerce Meeting at the Eagle’s Nest in Edina. President Lisa Bosch called the meeting to order at 6:13pm. Those in attendance were President Lisa Bosch, Vice President David Bugh, Secretary/…

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Knox Co. Boys Advance With Win Over La Plata

By David Sharp Knox County used a stifling ball pressure defense and scored the first ten points during January 19, 2023 boy’s consolation semifinal play from the 34th Annual North Shelby Tournament for a 63-25 win. Kellen Parrish scored a game high 22 points. Blake Parrish fired in 20 Eagle points. Rylan Roberts added seven…

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CANTON BOYS COACH INDUCTED INTO HALL OF FAME

CANTON BOYS COACH INDUCTED INTO HALL OF FAME-Long time Canton boys basketball coach Andy Anderson (shown on the left) accepts a trophy basketball from Canton Athletic Director Clint Smith during the January 10, 2023 Top Cat games between Highland and Canton. Andy Anderson won ten district championships during his tenure at Canton. Anderson was recently…

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Eagles Rally For LCC Win Over Fayette Boys

By David Sharp Knox County and Fayette played a relatively even first half in their January 13, 2023 conference match at Knox County. The Falcons (4-8, 0-4) erased a 23-18 Knox County lead, scoring the final five first half points for a 23 all draw after 16 minutes of basketball. Fayette defended the lane well…

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USB Donates $10K to Culver-Stockton College

Submitted by USB USB recently presented Culver-Stockton College on December 22, 2022, with a $10,000 donation. The funds benefit the school’s Johnson- Turner IDEA Center. United State Bank is a major sponsor of the Center and is grateful for the opportunities C-SC brings to our community. C-SC Provost Dr. Lauren Schellenberger accepted the gift on…

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KTVO TV Executives Visit Knox County

By Echo Menges Representatives of KTVO-TV, Channel 3 in Kirksville, visited Knox County on Thursday evening, January 12, 2023. The four person team gave a presentation during the Chamber of Commerce Small Business Thursday event, which was held at the Knox County Community Center. During their visit, KTVO CEO Carol Kellum introduced some of the…

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