Monday • Jefferson No School • South Nodaway Elementary fundraiser kickoff • St. Gregory’s picture retakes, 10:30 am • West Nodaway Homework Club, 3:15 pm • Maryville High F volleyball at Falls City Tourney, 3:30 pm • Maryville Middle 8th volleyball at Atchison, 3:30 pm • Maryville High V softball at North Platte, 4:30 pm
Following are Nodaway County October events: • October 1 – Skidmore Town Picnic at the Park, horseshoes, 9 am, free will donation lunch, noon, and music to follow. Bring lawn chairs. • October 1 – Bearcat Football vs Central Missouri at Arrowhead Stadium, Kansas City, 5 pm. • October 1 – Keepin’ it Classy 5K
By Kathryn Rice Early morning practices have been underway since the beginning of school for the Maryville High School Marching Spoofhound Band. During summer rehearsals, the 59 band members put in a combined 6,400 hours of rehearsal to prepare for the fall competitive season and to support Spoofhound football with halftime performances. Band practices are
The Maryville City Council approved the 2017 balanced budget during its regular meeting on September 28. Revenue equaled expenses for a total of $24,195,597. Budget goals are to implement South Main Street improvements, maintain and improve city infrastructure, continue implementing the Mozingo Master Plan with a focus on maintenance and construction of a new public
During the Maryville City Council meeting September 28, former Mayor Keith Walburn spoke against several items in the proposed budget. Walburn advised the council not to terminate the Northwest Missouri Regional Airport airport manager position. He stated that there is great potential liability at the multi-million facility and urged the council to re-evaluate. Proper maintenance
With fall firearms turkey season running Oct. 1-31, the Missouri Department of Conservation advises hunters it could be a challenging season. This year’s annual wild-turkey brood-survey shows statewide turkey production in 2016 was lower than the five-year average – likely due to poor nesting success. “Although we didn’t have many days with heavy rainfall in
The third annual Pars for Polio fundraiser saw 18 golfers tee off at the Maryville Country Club on September 22. The event, sponsored by the Maryville Rotary Club, raised $550 to help eradicate polio. Players were front: Sue Dorrel, Casey Dupree, Mike Herring, Harvey Mills, Wes Rockwood, JR Kurz, Natalie Bade and Curtis Behrend. Back:
The Maryville High School Spoofhound Football team continued its winning streak with a 48-6 victory over the Benton Cardinals on September 23. Quarterback Trey Oglesby gets the touch down on a keeper.
Lions 64 Tigerss 40 Dakota Auffert, center, gets ready to snap the ball.
West Nodaway’s Homecoming queen was Paige Hagey, daughter of Ron and Angela Hagey, and king, Jacob Dow, son of Doug and Shelley Dow. The crownbearers were Braxton McGinness, son of Skyler and Jennifer McGinness, and Gracie Larabee, daughter of Nathan and Shayli Larabee.