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 Health Dept. Hosts Holiday Fun at Community Center 

By Echo Menges  The Knox County Health Department staff spent Sunday afternoon, December 3, 2023, welcoming families to their Christmas Kickoff at the Knox County Community Center.  Children and their families were welcomed to spend the afternoon with the Grinch posing for photos, decorating cookies, drinking hot chocolate and Christmas themed kettle corn before snuggling…

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Former Milan and Knox County HS Football Coach Enters Hall of Fame

 By David Sharp  Knox County R-I High School and Quincy University graduate John Dabney has been named to the Missouri Football Coaches Association Hall of Fame. Dabney will be inducted on Friday, December 8, 2023 at the MFCA Hall of Fame Banquet at Margaritaville on the Lake of the Ozarks.  The MFCA Hall of Fame…

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Christmas Extravaganza Held in Edina

 By Echo Menges  The Knox County Chamber of Commerce Christmas Extravaganza attracted shoppers and families on Small Business Saturday, November 25, 2023.  Chamber businesses located in Edina participated in a “passport” promotion and offered special hours to attract area holiday shoppers early on.  The Knox County Community Center hosted the annual Gift Fair.  Chamber’s annual…

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Kirksville Pulls Away From Lady Cougars in Fourth Quarter

 By David Sharp  Kirksville got eight fourth quarter points from Junior Paishynce Fouts, helping open up an even contest in the girls season opener for both teams. The Lady Tigers edged Highland by a 43-35 final score at Kirksville in November 21, 2023 varsity girls play.  The Lady Cougars started off well. Highland led 17-14…

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