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Slight Price Increases to Begin at Clothes Closet in Edina

By Echo Menges The Knox County United Methodist Parish Clothes Closet in Edina has announced a slight price increase for items on the racks and on the shelves of the community non-profit thrift store. For many years, since about 1989, the prices for many items offered at the store have remained close to the same.…

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Vehicle Overturns Off Highway, Hurdland Woman Injured

By Echo Menges A Hurdland woman was moderately injured in an ice covered roadway crash on Monday, January 10, 2022. According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol Crash Report, Marlene L. Caldwell, 61, of Hurdland, was driving a 2011 Dodge Dakota southbound on Highway 11 approximately 11 miles north of Kirksville. Caldwell lost control of…

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Harrisburg Boys Stop Eagle Win String

Sixth ranked in Class 2 Harrisburg (11-3, 4-0 in the Lewis and Clark Conference) snapped a three game Knox County boys winning streak with a 60-43 win at Knox County on January 11, 2022 conference play at Knox County. The Bulldogs took a ten point lead on a pair of Tanner Lanes free throws with…

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Knox County Boys Top Indians For Highland Consolation Championship

By David Sharp Knox County (5-7) fired out to a 9-2 lead in January 8, 2022 Highland Tournament boys’ consolation championship play and went on to a 50-36 win. The Eagles paced a 15-4 first quarter score. Drayson Daniels hit a Clark County (3-9) three ball for a 21-9 Knox County edge with 3:30 remaining…

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Act now to prepare your home before the next blast of winter weather

Ameren Missouri shares tips to help reduce unpleasant surprises when temperatures plunge KIRKSVILLE (Jan. 13, 2022) – Ahead of the forecasted round of freezing temperatures, Ameren Missouri is reminding customers to plan for severe winter weather in advance. This includes having proper supplies on hand for a winter storm. “Dropping temperatures come with an increased…

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Police Ask Public to Help Find Missing Woman

Hayes Missing Since Mid December Submitted by Monroe County Sheriff’s Office Thursday, December 30, 2021 – The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office is asking the public for assistance with a missing person investigation. On Friday, December 17, 2021 around 4:24 PM, 88-year-old Betty Hayes was reported missing. The last known contact with Ms. Hayes was by…

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Looking Back on 2021, Year In Review Part 2

By Emilie Rumble July July 7 – The Kentucky Headhunters drew a huge crowd of 2,000 to 3,000 people for the 149th annual Hurdland Fourth of July celebration. Hurdland Fourth of July Parade winners included Best Band – Knox County Community Band; Best Fire Truck – Hurdland Fire Truck # 707; Best Auto – Y2K…

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Highland Boys Down Knox County

By David Sharp Highland and Knox County put on an entertaining, competitive basketball game in the first half of their December 17, 2021 varsity boys’ contest at Knox County. Alex Meyer jump started the Cougar offense with a home run ball at the 2:05 mark of the third quarter. The Cougars (7-3) took the lead…

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The Edina Sentinel 2021 Year in Review Part 1

Compiled by Emilie Rumble January Jan. 6 – Knox County elected and re-elected officials took the oath of office from Knox County Associate Circuit Judge Tom Redington in the courtroom on Thursday morning, December 31, 2020. Newly elected to office was Western District Commissioner Luther Green and those re-elected included Coroner Alan Rimer, Public Administrator…

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