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Oz is Coming Back to Missouri

All the magic, entertainment and camaraderie of MO Wizard of Oz Days returns October 23. The MO Wizard of Oz Days has appeared in many small Missouri towns, and on our 7th year makes its way to Macon. The weekend promises to delight fans of all ages like never before; both live and virtual, indoor…

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Hayes Retires, Auto Parts Store to Continue

By Echo Menges Larry Hayes, 77, of Edina, officially retired from Hayes Auto Parts on Thursday, September 30, 2021, which served as his last day at the store. Hayes began his career in the Edina auto parts business in 1991 working for J. Bergman then R&L Auto Parts before taking ownership of the business around…

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Highland Beats Palmyra

By David Sharp Robert Goehl scored a fourth quarter Highland touchdown on a two yard run, providing the winning margin in a hard fought 24- 20 Highland win over Palmyra (3-4, 3-2) in week seven Clarence Cannon Conference football at Highland. Highland (5-2, 3-2) was more productive in their passing game. Palmyra limited Highland to…

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Palmyra Blanks Highland In Conference Softball Play

By David Sharp    Jozlyn Gottman pitched a one hit shutout and Abbey Redd went 4-5 at the plate with three runs scored and five batted in leading Palmyra (10-4) to a 10-0 win at Highland in September 27, 2021 Clarence Cannon Conference varsity softball action.    The Lady Panthers took advantage of Highland fielding…

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Centralia Rolls Over Cougars In Clarence Cannon Football Play

By David Sharp Centralia played one of their few home football games in the last two seasons in week five Clarence Cannon Conference action with Highland. The Panthers unleashed their powerful rushing attack, outgaining the Cougars 338-70 on the ground in a 40-6 Centralia win. Kyden Wilkerson and quarterback Beau Gordon accounted for at least…

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South Shelby Downs Knox County on Eagle Senior Night

By David Sharp     Knox County’s September 28, 2021 softball Senior Night was like two games in one. The Lady Birds pressured Knox County’s defense, scoring seven times in the first four innings on the way to an 8-4 South Shelby win.    Seniors Daniela Dooley and Taylor Walker were honored along with their…

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Eagles Win Homecoming Game With St. Joseph Christian

By David Sharp Knox County (4-2) got back on the winning track with an impressive 72-20 win over St. Joseph Christian in Week 6 area high school football action. The victory made for a Happy Homecoming at Knox County. Knox County played turnover free football. The Lions (0-6) turned the ball over four times. Braydon…

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KCHS Students Named to All-District Choir

On Saturday September 18, 2021, seven members of the Knox County High School Choir and students from 41 other schools traveled to Hannibal High School to audition for All-District Choir. Every single student from the Knox County group earned a spot in the ensemble. This is quite an accomplishment because the students don’t only compete…

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Missouri Lt. Governor Kehoe Visits Jared’s Jams in Edina

By Echo Menges A very special visitor came to Edina on Friday morning, October 1, 2021. Missouri Lieutenant Governor Mike Kehoe and his team dropped in on Jared Niemeyer and his parents, Dan and Brenda, for a visit and tour of the up-and-coming Jared’s Jams storefront on the east side of the Edina Town Square.…

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