Month: April

Elmo Christian Church to celebrate 90th anniversary

The Elmo Christian Church will celebrate the 90th anniversary of the current church building’s dedication at 8 am, Sunday, April 30 at the church. Pastor Ron Ford is asking for old photos, news articles and stories about the church for the celebration. For more information, contact Ford at 660.623.0993. Also, a revival will be held

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Preschool students explore safety equipment

Head Start preschool students climbed on local safety vehicles and talked with first responders during their transportation day on April 6. Representatives from Maryville Public Safety, University Police, Nodaway County Sheriff’s Department, Missouri Highway Patrol, MoDOT, Walker Towing, Maryville Fire Department and Nodaway County Ambulance District were in attendance.

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Wolf continues Weldon Tree Service

By Kathryn Rice Weldon Tree Service is under new management, but still in the family. After her father, Kurby Weldon, died of lung cancer in July 2016, Amy Wolf talked to her mother, Vickie Weldon, and her husband, Brad Wolf, about buying Weldon Tree Service. Wolf had helped her father the last two years by

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Longhorns take conference doubleheader wins over Rockets

By Dustin Henggeler The Platte Valley Longhorns picked up two conference victories over West Nodaway in back-to-back fashion as they defeated the Rockets in a doubleheader April 17 at Beal Park. The victories were by scores of 6-1 in game one and 15-10 in game two. “We’re a young team that still has a lot

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Heart transplant patient recovers at CH-F cardiac rehab

There is only one word to describe how Bart Young is feeling these days. That word is grateful. Young has had his fair share of difficulties. It started back in 2009 with his first heart surgery, a bypass. Procedures followed in 2014 for an implanted heart defibrillator. And again in 2015 when he had an

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Maryville Farmers Market comes back to same location

The Maryville Farmers Market is preparing to start operating at 7:30 am, Saturday, May 6 at the parking lot at Buchanan and Fourth Streets, Maryville. The weekly Saturday market will feature locally-grown food by local vendors along with homemade and repurposed items. Farmers market committee member Sam Mason is expecting asparagus, hot house tomatoes, early

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Lady Spoofhounds lose from penalty kicks

The Maryville girls soccer team lost to Chillicothe, 3-4, April 18 in penalty kicks. Sophomore Kate Yocum steals the ball from Chillicothe. For more photos see the April 20, 2017 printed Nodaway News Leader.

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South Nodaway sixth graders create food pantry for students

The sixth grade class at South Nodaway created a school-wide food pantry in time to send home food to families for Easter. Every year, South Nodaway Counselor Nick Wray helps the sixth grade class come up with a service project for the year. In the past, the class has volunteered with the New Nodaway Humane

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Gene Appleby

Howard Eugene Appleby, 94, Chillicothe, formerly of Maryville, died Saturday, April 15, 2017, at Indian Hills Nursing Home, Chillicothe. Graveside services will be held at 2:30 pm, Saturday, April 22 at Nodaway Memorial Gardens, Maryville. Visitation will be prior to the service from 1 to 2 pm at Price Funeral Home Chapel, Maryville. Memorials may

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Jerry Morlock

Gerald A. “Jerry” Morlock, 65, Maryville, died Sunday, April 16, 2017, at his home. Mr. Morlock’s body has been cremated. Memorial services will be held at a later date and will be announced on Facebook. Memorials may be made to the family to help with final expenses and sent to Patty Morlock, 904 East Cooper,

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