The Maryville Pride Lions Club recently donated $135 to the Business Women of Missouri, Maryville, to adopt a family this Christmas season. Pride Lions Treasurer Lester Keith and President James Pedersen present Kay Dew, Elaine Wilson and Tara Myers with the money, with Lions Linda Primm and Lewis Rice. The BWM have adopted seven families
These past few weeks, area schools have been full of lessons about caring. Here are three schools’ compassionate December projects. Maryville Maryville Middle School held a food drive in early December. Classes competed to gather the most food and Brenda Ricks’ seventh grade TA class won the competition. Through its collective effort, the school gathered
During its regular meeting on December 14, the Burlington Jct. City Council discussed placing a question before voters on the April election ballot. The question would pertain to a street and road tax to help fund street re-pavement projects. City officials discussed how a revenue increase would guarantee project completion and possibly accelerate the timeline,
The West Nodaway R-I Board of Education met in regular and two closed sessions on December 14 to take care of the following school district business: Superintendent Shannon Nolte discussed policies concerning part-time attendance, early graduation and student work release. He said all three policies are related and they will now require school board approval.
The following events will be held this week in Nodaway County: December 23 Christmas candlelight service, 6:30 pm, First Baptist Church, Maryville. December 24 Christmas Eve services, 3 pm, 5 pm and 11 pm, First United Methodist Church, Maryville. Children’s program, 3:45 pm; Children’s mass, 4 pm; Christmas Eve mass, 6 pm; Christmas vigil mass,
North Nodaway students Mya Hansen and Havyn Wolfe duck while competing in surfing limbo during a Thanksgiving luau. Each year North Nodaway showcases a different culture during Thanksgiving week. Students participated in coconut bowling, hula dancing, pin the coconut on the tree and surfing limbo and ate homemade ice cream.
By Dustin Henggeler The South Nodaway Longhorns boys and girls teams played complete games in their double-digit victories over the North Nodaway Mustangs on December 20 in Barnard. The girls built an early lead to coast to a 69-39 win while the boys combined strong defense with steady shooting to put away a 51-25 win.
The annual Elks Hoop Shoot was December 11 at St. Gregory’s gym. First place winners in each age division were, front: Jaden Atkins, Ravenwood; Emma Tipton, North Andrew; Drew Dack, Ravenwood; Elias Alarcon, Worth County; and Adam Patton, St. Gregory’s. Not pictured, Madison Lillard, North Andrew. Second place winners were, back: Paige Hanson, Nodaway Holt;
At their regular meeting on December 14, Skidmore City Council members expressed their appreciation for how quickly new hire Jennifer Poland, city clerk, was learning her responsibilities. Mayor Tracy Shewey said she would be willing to shorten the 120-day review period on Poland to give her the pay raise associated with that review. The matter