Month: June

Community Blood Center declares blood emergency

  Community Blood Center (CBC), St. Joseph, has declared a blood emergency and is asking the public to find time to donate blood at a CBC donor center or convenient mobile blood drive to help replenish the community’s blood supply. Recent national tragedies are reminders that it is imperative for the CBC to always have

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Northwest Regents approve 2017-18 budget

Northwest Missouri State University’s Board of Regents during its regular meeting June 23 approved the university’s 2017-2018 budget totaling about $117.5 million. University staff emphasized Northwest’s focus on balancing the budget with an eye on ensuring access, affordability and quality as well as overall student success. The budget reflects a 6.6 percent decrease in state

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MPS to transition to 12-hour shifts

The Maryville City Council approved the transition for Maryville Public Safety (MPS) to switch to 12-hour shifts during its regular meeting June 26. In January, MPS Director Keith Wood was approached by the officers who requested changing the length of the shifts. Currently, the department works eight-hour shifts. The current rotation allows for one full

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Hopkins Community Betterment to meet

Hopkins Community Betterment will hold it’s monthly meet at 6 pm, Wednesday, July 5, at the Christian Church annex room, Hopkins. The church is handicapped accessible if entering from the east side. All interested individuals are invited to attend.

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Motorcycle group announces supper rides

Freedom of Road Riders®, Local 26, Maryville, invites all interested motorcyclists to participate in Tuesday evening supper rides. Special July 4 ride to St. Joseph Mustangs baseball game, hot dogs, fire works, leave at 5 pm from Break Time, 1517 East First Street, Maryville. On other rides, kickstands go up at 6 pm at Break

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Beth Richards

Mary Elizabeth “Beth” Richards, 58, died Sunday, May 28, 2017. A memorial service will be held at 10 am, Saturday, July 1 at the United Methodist Church with Reverend Scott Moon officiating. Donations may be made to the New Nodaway Humane Society, PO 185, Maryville, MO 64468 or to the Northwest Foundation with stipulation on

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Carolyn Wells

Carolyn Wells, 72, Haltom City, TX died Wednesday, December 14, 2016 at North Hills Hospital. A memorial service will be held January 7 in Haltom City. A graveside memorial service will be held at 2 pm, Sunday, July 2 at the Prairie Home Cemetery in Graham followed by refreshments and remembrances at the Graham Community

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