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Knox Places High; Green City Boys Finish Third In Class 1

By David Sharp Green City took third place in the overall boys Class 1 Team Standings at the May 20-21, 2022 Class 1-2 Track and Field Championships held at Jefferson City High School. Asher Buggs- Tipton continued his dominance, winning gold medals in the boys Long Jump, Triple Jump along with the 110 and 300m…

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KCHS Class of 2022 Graduation Held

By Echo Menges The Knox County High School Class of 2022 graduation ceremony was held in-person and without restrictions on Sunday afternoon, May 22. Hundreds of people again gathered in the high school gym for the occasion to see 26 seniors receive their diplomas. Music Teacher Lisa Blake opened the ceremony playing the traditional song,…

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Conference Baseball Championship

Knox County Wins 2022 Lewis And Clark Conference Baseball Championship Over Tigers By David Sharp Knox County (12-3, 8-0) scored six third inning runs then added three more in the fifth inning of their May 9, 2022 conference baseball game with Marceline for a 10-0 run rule win. The Eagles won what amounted to their…

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NEMO Major Case Squad Honors the Late Mike Kite

By Echo Menges Members of the Northeast Missouri Major Case Squad presented a plaque to the family of the late Mike Kite, former Knox County Sheriff, for his service and dedication to the organization, his time as Sheriff and as a local law enforcement officer. The plaque was presented in the courtroom at the Knox…

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MoDOT Hierarchy Credits U.S. Rep. for Rural Bridge Program

By Echo Menges US Rep. Sam Graves (R-MO, District 6), the top Missouri Department of Transportation official, most of the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission, MoDOT District, Area and Project Engineers, and representatives of the companies contracted to complete millions of dollars worth of Missouri bridge replacement work made the trek to Lewis County last…

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Edina Auto Shop Burglarized, Vehicles and Loaded Handgun Stolen

“We had reports about the suspect vehicle containing three occupants and that three people were seen walking toward Kirksville at approximately 6:30 a.m.,” EPD Chief Ryan Bishop told The Edina Sentinel. “The suspects are known to be in possession of firearms. Citizens should not try to make contact with them and call law enforcement to report any activity.”

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Strong Winds Whip Up Multiple Fires at Sawmill

By Echo Menges High winds helped sawdust embers ignite the building, some equipment and huge piles of timber at the old sawmill located about a mile southwest of Brashear. Adair County firefighters were called to the property of Ervin Miller at 32802 Twin Oaks Lane at approximately 2:00 p.m. Thursday afternoon, April 14, 2022. Multiple…

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Edina’s Forgotten Underground Revealed During Collapse Cleanup

By Echo Menges Edina’s long forgotten underground was briefly uncovered last week during the cleanup of the building collapse site on the south side of Edina’s historic town square. For just a few days, the outer wall of the underground corridor was laid bare during the digout of debris and brought into view by sunlight.…

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Whiles Appointed Knox County Emergency Management Director

By Echo Menges The Knox County Commission has appointed a new Emergency Management Director (EMD) for the county. EMD’s throughout the state are responsible for planning and preparing for natural disasters and other emergencies within the county or jurisdiction they serve. During a large scale emergency, EMD’s coordinate between first responders, the State Emergency Management…

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