• Photos: Summer Activities Ramp Up In Edina – Saturday, June 8, 2013

    Photos: Summer Activities Ramp Up In Edina – Saturday, June 8, 20130

    Perfect weather and a pile of things to do, City of Edina’s annual yard sale day, opening of the Knox County Swimming Pool and Knight’s of Columbus’ Car Cruse and Barbecue got many Knox countians out and about on Saturday, June 8, 2013.     Scroll down for enlarged images. Photos were taken by Echo

  • Former Deputy Sentenced In Knox Circuit Court0

    By Echo Menges On Thursday afternoon, June 6, 2013, Judge Russell E. Steele sentenced former Knox County Sheriff’s Deputy, Howard Allen Smith, 41, of Edina in Knox County Circuit Court. The sentencing marked the final chapter of a long drawn out legal gauntlet for the community at large, the KCSO, the Knox County Court system,

  • Dr. Floyd Walker0

    Dr. Floyd Walker formerly of Novelty area died Monday, June 3, 2013 in Warrensburg MO.  He was 88 years old. Floyd served in the Army Air Corps in WWII in the China-Burma-India campaign and was part of “the Greatest Generation”. Floyd served as Director of Athletics at Central MO State U during the 70s. He

  • Bonnie B. Mann

    Bonnie B. Mann0

       Bonnie B. Mann, 76, of Edina, Missouri, died Saturday morning, June 1, 2013, at the Knox County Nursing Home in Edina, Missouri. Bonnie was born in Petersburg, Illinois, on October 25, 1936, the daughter of King LeBeryl and Grace Ellen LeMaster Tuttle. She attended Shipley grade school in Petersburg, Illinois and graduated from the

  • Lady Eagle Coach Moves

    Lady Eagle Coach Moves0

    By David Sharp Knox County second year head girl’s basketball coach Ron Lebel has announced he will leave Knox County for the head varsity boy’s coaching job at Montgomery County. Ron Lebel cited family considerations as well as an opportunity to return to coaching boy’s basketball as reasons for his decision. Ron Lebel was part

  • Lavenia Mae (Brantner) Coffman0

    Lavenia Mae (Brantner) Coffman, 96, of Shenandoah, Iowa, died May 28, 2013 at Shenandoah Medical Center. The daughter of Custer and Grace (Baker) Linhart was born October 20, 1916 in Browning, Missouri. She married Erman Brantner on September 4, 1933, who preceded her in death on March 15, 1984. To this marriage, one son and