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
Lowell “Robie” Robison, Bolckow, died Saturday, June 24, 2017, at his home. A celebration of life will be at 10:30 am, Wednesday, June 28at the Word of Life Church, St. Joseph followed by Interment at Hunter Cemetery in Rock Port. The family will receive friends prior the service from 9 to 10:30 am at the
Lawrence “Larry” Joseph Tobin, 78, Maryville, died Friday, June 23, 2017, at St. Luke’s Hospital, Kansas City. Mass of Christian burial was Monday, June 26 at St. Gregory Barbarigo Catholic Church. Burial was in St. Patrick’s Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be sent to Rural Polk Township Fire Board or Big Brother’s Big Sisters. Online condolences
The membership of the Pickering Lions Club brought a woman into its membership rolls for the first time on June 12. Gary Vogel, club secretary, far right, welcomed Donna Smith into the club while Donna’s husband, Charles, looked on. The club was chartered in February 1963 with 33 members; the Hopkins Lions served as sponsor.
By Christina Rice Medical missionaries from Zimbabwe visited the Maryville United Methodist Church in June. Dr. Emmanuel Mefor and his wife, Florence, originally from Nigeria, are missionaries with the Board of Global Ministries of the United Methodist Church. They are stationed at a mission facility in Zimbabwe where they work in the Mutambara Hospital. Emmanuel
Chloe, Kinley and Logan Wenger take advantage of the five-week Nodaway-Holt summer reading program on June 15. The children’s grandmother brings them to the school library. Chloe, eight, likes to read the Junie B. Jones series. Kinley, six, said she likes to read everything. Logan, three, is holding “Animiximals,” a book written by his mother,
A record-setting number of men have played in the Tuesday morning Mozingo Seniors league this summer. Nearly 100 golfers would like to show their support for saving the Mozingo silo as an icon of the past farming community of Mozingo valley. Longtime Mozingo Senior golfer Jim Cline, Pickering, has been taking the pulse of fellow
Tradewind Energy, Lenexa, KS, received the green light for building a wind farm in Nodaway County this past week. Development Manager Reed Bartels approached the Enhanced Enterprise Zone (EEZ) Board during its meeting June 15. The board approved the company’s application for a tax incentive on the White Cloud Wind Project LLC for Nodaway County.
By Christina Rice Maryville youth have been quenching their thirst for emergency crisis involvement with basic firefighting training through the youth program Fire Explorers, which is expanding this year. The program has seen a lot of interest in its first year of operation, with nine youth regularly attending the bi-monthly Monday meetings. Program coordinators, Matt
Members of the girls and boys Maryville High School tennis team practiced a variety of skills during tennis camp. Mitchell Meyers volleys the ball across the net to score a point. For more photos, see the June 22, 2017, Nodaway News Leader.