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Reporter for The Edina Sentinel Covering Knox County, Missouri Since 2010

Knox Commission Takes Up Fight Against Mark Twain Transmission Line Project – VIDEO of Vote

Knox Commission Takes Up Fight Against Mark Twain Transmission Line Project – VIDEO of Vote

Knox Commission Takes Up Fight Against Mark Twain Transmission Line Project - VIDEO of VotePosted Saturday, October 18, 2014 @ 5:00 p.m. Over the past several weeks opposition to the…

Norma Jean Baskett Dodds

   Norma Jean Baskett Dodds, 73, of Springfield, Missouri died on September 14, 2014.  Norma was born on January 20, 2014 in Hurdland, Missouri.  Norma was the daughter of Charles…

Guilty Pleas Entered In Federal Drug Case

Guilty Pleas Entered In Federal Drug Case

Guilty Pleas Entered In Federal Drug CaseSix of the seven individuals accused of being part of a local drug ring have entered guilty pleas in federal court. On May 28,…

Maurine Elizabeth Myers

Maurine Elizabeth Myers

   Maurine Elizabeth Myers, 84, of Edina, Missouri, died Friday morning, October 3, 2014 at the Knox County Nursing Home in Edina, Missouri. Maurine was born in Keokuk, Iowa, on…

William Leo (Bill) Berberet

William Leo (Bill) Berberet

   William Leo (Bill) Berberet, age 88, of Edina, MO, died Thursday evening October 2, 2014, at his home in Edina.    He was born February 16, 1926, at Edina,…

Melvin “Frizz” E. Pontnack

Melvin “Frizz” E. Pontnack

   Melvin “Frizz” E. Pontnack, age 75, Mt. Morris, IL, died Thursday October 2, 2014, in Swedish American Hospital, Rockford, IL.    Melvin was born November 10, 1938, in Freeport,…

More Drama In Second Circuit Budget Dispute

More Drama In Second Circuit Budget Dispute

More Drama In Second Circuit Budget DisputeBy Echo Menges For the better part of this year Adair and Lewis County Commissioners and Second Circuit Judge Russell E. Steele have been…

Soup Supper Fundraiser At Knox County Nutrition Site Saturday Oct. 11

Soup Supper Fundraiser At Knox County Nutrition Site Saturday Oct. 11

Soup Supper Fundraiser At Knox County Nutrition Site Saturday Oct. 11There will be a freewill donation soup supper at the Knox County Nutrition Site in Edina on Saturday, October 11,…

Fire Destroys Home In Knox County – Photos/Raw Video

Fire Destroys Home In Knox County – Photos/Raw Video

Fire Destroys Home In Knox County - Photos/Raw VideoA Knox County home was destroyed by fire on Tuesday, October 7, 2014. Fire fighters were called to the home, located three…

Proposed Routes For High Voltage Power Lines Narrowed Down

Proposed Routes For High Voltage Power Lines Narrowed Down

Proposed Routes For High Voltage Power Lines Narrowed DownKnox County officials have received information from planners of the Mark Twain Transmission Project indicating the proposed routes of the 345,000-volt transmission…

Dancing Rabbit Ecovillage Open House Photo Gallery

Dancing Rabbit Ecovillage Open House Photo Gallery

Dancing Rabbit Ecovillage Open House Photo GalleryOn Saturday, September 27, 2014, members of the Dancing Rabbit Ecovillage hosted an open house and street fair. The public was invited to visit…