Area News

Teen American Ninja Warrior Contestant has Family Ties to Edina

By Echo Menges Sixteen-year-old Elijah Browning made his debut on national television at the end of May as the first teenage American Ninja Warrior competitor. The popular show is a grueling physical competition where contestants compete to see who can finish the Ninja Warrior obstacle courses in the shortest amount of time. Many contestants never…

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Body Discovered in Fire Debris

Multiple Agencies Investigating By Echo Menges Knox County, MO – Tuesday, June 15, 2021 – Multiple agencies are investigating a fire and suspicious death in rural Knox County. A body was found in a burned out home north of Knox City on Monday morning, June 14, according to volunteer firefighters who responded to the trailer…

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Middle School Students Participate in 4-H SNAC Program

Across the state, 4-H is reaching new audiences through innovative programming. Recently, thirteen Knox County eighth grade health students participated in Missouri‚Äôs 4-H Student Nutrition Advisory Council (SNAC) Initiative, developed in collaboration with MU Extension Family Nutrition Education Program. Knox County 4-H Youth Program Associate Crystal Murr led the Knox County Middle School SNAC program…

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Morrow Signs With Trojan Track Team

EAGLE SENIOR SIGNS WITH TROJANS-Knox County senior Coltin Morrow has signed a National Letter of Intent to attend Hannibal- LaGrange University. The Missouri Class 1 state champion 4x400m relay team member, and Class 1 Silver Medalist in the 110m and 300m hurdles will participate in Track and Field for the HLG Trojans. Shown on the…

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Highland Boys Win Second At MSHSAA Track Championships

By David Sharp Senior Tommy Job won four medals at the May 21, 2021 Class 2 MSHSAA Track and Field Championships. The state track meet was held at Jefferson City High School. The Track and Field Championships featured one enrollment Class per day due to Covid 19 concerns. All results in this story were from…

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Graduation Ceremony Held at KCHS

By Echo Menges The Knox County High School Graduation Ceremony was held indoors and in-person on Sunday afternoon, May 23, 2021. Thirty Class of 2021 graduates took to the stage for a nearly completely traditional graduation ceremony – after the pandemic disrupted last years event. Each graduate was given ten tickets for family and friends…

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Knox County Wins Key Conference Game Over Harrisburg

By David Sharp Knox County (12-4, 6-1) scored in each of the first four innings of a critical Lewis and Clark Conference home contest with a competitive young Harrisburg team. The Eagles rode a balanced offensive attack with a 5 2/3 inning, ten strikeout performance by Knox County ace Rylan Roberts to an 11-1 win…

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