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

Tony L. Watson

Tony L. Watson, 55, of Kirksville, Missouri died Saturday evening, August, 30, 2014, at the Northeast Regional Medical Center at Kirksville, Missouri. The son of Roy and Margaret Purvis Watson,…

Mary Amanda Nickerson

Mary Amanda Nickerson

   Mary Amanda Nickerson, age 94, of Kirksville, MO died Saturday, September 6, 2014, at Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville. Mary was born December 5, 1919, at Etna Mills,…

Francis “Frank” Joseph Pianalto

Francis “Frank” Joseph Pianalto

   Francis “Frank” Joseph Pianalto, 72, died Wednesday August 27th in Sun City, AZ. He was born January 8, 1942, to George and Clara (Barenberg) Pianalto in Atwood, KS. He…

Man Seriously Injured – Charged By MSHP For Driving Under Influence Of Drugs

Man Seriously Injured – Charged By MSHP For Driving Under Influence Of Drugs

Man Seriously Injured - Charged By MSHP For Driving Under Influence Of DrugsAccording to a Missouri State Highway Patrol crash report, on Wednesday, September 24, 2014, a Knox City man…

Update: Death Investigation Ruled Suicide

Update: Death Investigation Ruled Suicide

Update: Death Investigation Ruled SuicideUpdate at 4:30 p.m., Wednesday, September 24, 2014 According to the Public Information Officer for the Missouri State Highway Patrol Sgt. Brent Bernhardt, the death investigation in…

Knox Cattlemen’s Association Hosting Field Day/Pasture Walk Saturday, Sept. 13

Knox Cattlemen’s Association Hosting Field Day/Pasture Walk Saturday, Sept. 13

Knox Cattlemen's Association Hosting Field Day/Pasture Walk Saturday, Sept. 13This upcoming weekend, on Saturday, September 13, 2014 the Knox County Cattlemen’s will hold a Field Day/Pasture Walk at the farm…

Flash Flooding In Knox

Flash Flooding In Knox

Flash Flooding In Knox By Echo Menges According to reports received at The Edina Sentinel office, Knox County has been inundated by flash flooding throughout the county after a severe…

NWS Issues Flash Flood Warnings For Knox, Adair and Macon Counties

NWS Issues Flash Flood Warnings For Knox, Adair and Macon Counties

NWS Issues Flash Flood Warnings For Knox, Adair and Macon CountiesThe National Weather Service in St. Louis has issued a Flash Flood Warning for Knox County. The warning went into…

Knox County Corn Festival 2014 – VIDEO

Knox County Corn Festival 2014 – VIDEO

Knox County Corn Festival 2014 - VIDEOSee the sights and hear the sounds of this year’s Knox County Corn Festival in Edina. More photos will be posted to our website…

Knox County Corn Festival Schedule and Carnival Information

Knox County Corn Festival Schedule and Carnival Information

Knox County Corn Festival Schedule and Carnival InformationBy Echo Menges The members of the Knox County Promotional Council have been hard a work shoring up plans for this year’s Corn…

Baring Man Seriously Injured In Motorcycle Crash

Baring Man Seriously Injured In Motorcycle Crash

Baring Man Seriously Injured In Motorcycle CrashAccording to a Missouri State Highway Patrol crash report, on Tuesay morning, September 2, 2014, at approximately 6:20 a.m. Russel Shultz, 53, of Baring…