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 Lady Eagles Finish Regular Season With Win Over Atlanta

By David Sharp  Knox County played a solid defensive game and put 52 points on the board in their final regular season game of the season. The Lady Eagles improved to 7-16 with a 52-19 win over Atlanta. Knox County popped off an 18-3 second quarter run for a 29-6 halftime lead.  Abby Becker scored…

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No Injuries in Rock Truck Rollover North of Edina

 This tractor-trailer was hauling rock when it overturned on Highway 15 approximately one mile north of Edina on Monday, February 19, 2024, at approximately 12:30 p.m. According to the driver of the tractor-trailer, he was forced to take the ditch after coming over the crest and determining he would not be able to stop to…

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Green City Boys Race Past Brashear Tigers

By David Sharp Green City (13-2, 5-0, Ranked fifth in Boys Class 1) doubled the score on Brashear in the first quarter of their January 25, 2024 rescheduled Tri-County Conference game at Green City and powered to an 86-46 win. Asher Buggs-Tipton poured in a game high 30 Gopher points. Xander Salas fired in 25…

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Green City Girls Take Conference Game From Brashear

By David Sharp Green City cracked off a 16-4 second quarter run, blowing their girls conference game with Brashear open to a 34-15 intermission lead. Jaryn Hatcher led three Lady Gophers in double figures with a game high 15 points to a 61-39 Tri-County Conference win. The Lady Gophers held a 23-12 lead in made…

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Brashear Varsity Basketball Tournament Scheduled For February 5-10, 2024

    By David Sharp   The Marion County Lady Mustangs and North Missouri Knights drew the top seeds at the February 5-10, 2024 Brashear Invitational Basketball Tournament. Marion County will lead off tournament play on Monday, February 5 at 4:30PM against the Kirksville JV girls. Top seeded North Missouri Knights boys play the Canton…

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 Statewide Tornado Drill to be Held on March 6 

State Emergency Management Agency  Missouri’s 2024 statewide tornado drill will be held on Wednesday, March 6 at 11 a.m. This is an opportunity for Missourians to practice their sheltering plans and ensure readiness in case of a severe weather emergency while at home, work or school.  Each year, the National Weather Service chooses the date…

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Brashear Lands Three on Girls All-Tournament Team. Tiger Boys Two Members

    By David Sharp   The 95th Annual Brashear Tournament Champion Lady Tigers placed three players on the 2024 Girls All-Tournament Team. Senior Lacey Fisher was named the Most Outstanding Player. Lacey Fisher along with senior Aubrey Borgmeyer and Sophomore Heidi Lay represented Brashear on the girls all tournament team. Brooke Bond and Eden…

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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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