Month: July

All Stars Majors win district, Advance to state at DeSoto

The 2017 Northwest All Stars Majors team won the district tournament last week and is headed to the state tournament this week. The district tournament was July 8-13 in Eagleville. The Northwest All Stars went undefeated in tournament play and outscored their opponents 66-3. They will now play in the state tournament, Thursday through Monday,

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Health board to move forward on projects

The Nodaway County Health Center board of directors voted to move forward on two projects that have been under consideration. On the LAGERS retirement program, a motion was approved to move forward with the actuarial valuation or cost study. The second project is making the center’s lobby area ADA handicapped accessible to the second floor.

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Bluejays learn to elbow their way through softball camp

Northwest Missouri State University Head Softball Coach Ryan Anderson and Head Strength and Conditioning Coach Joe Quinlin worked with Northeast Nodaway students, giving them tips and feedback during their softball camp. Anderson instructed the girls to keep their elbows up, especially the back elbow, when throwing or catching and then let the arm snap forward.

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Jefferson students explore the magic of summer reading

Area youth listen to Angie Lane as she reads two stories about magic during Jefferson’s reading hour July 17. Afterward, the students watched Lane perform a few magic tricks of her own. Allie Spinnato, Cade Redden, Whitney Redden and Jenna Pappert watch as Lane mixed baking soda with different liquids. For more photos, see the

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“Hello, Dolly!” to premiere in Maryville

Maryville Young Players: Second Stage will present the musical production of “Hello, Dolly!” at 7 pm, Saturday, July 29 and at 2 and 7 pm, Sunday, July 30 at the Schneider Center for the Performing Arts at the Maryville High School. Scott Yocum, Grace Wright and Brewer Wheeler practice the choreography while singing during a

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Dementia simulator offered by Oak Pointe

By Christina Rice Oak Pointe Memory Care, Maryville, hosted a dementia simulation on July 12 for community members. Dr. Sue Myllykangas, NWMSU health science and wellness associate professor, received an internal grant from the university three years ago to purchase equipment and supplies that simulate the symptoms of dementia. The simulation Participants were suited up

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Church provides late-night breakfast for carnival workers

The First Christian Church, Maryville, provided Nodaway County Fair carnival workers a hearty late-night breakfast on July 12. Helping with the meal were, front: Sandi Mull, Barbara York, Jacob Duty, John Schenkel; back: Bob Severson, Lori Mahoney, Sue Schenkel, Muriel Simmerman, Jim York and Merle Pierce. Not pictured: Wendy Deering-Poynter, Marcia Jordan, Lynn Felton and

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Schools list registration dates for next year’s students

Nodaway-Holt High school registration for new students and those entering the eighth grade is noon to 3 pm, Tuesday, August 8. Must bring proof of immunizations. Registration for returning high school students is 8:30 am to noon and 1 to 3 pm, Wednesday, August 9. Incoming seniors must present proof of required immunizations at registration.

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Marvin Bartlett

Marvin Carl Bartlett, 73, Melvern, KS, died Wednesday, July 19, 2017, at St. Francis Hospital, Topeka, KS. He was born June 5, 1944, to Garland and Lena Brandon Bartlett. On January 18, 1964, he married Linda Meye. Mr. Bartlett was an over-the-road truck driver for many years. He was preceded in death by his sons,

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Caty Argo

Catherine “Caty” Roseanne Sharp Argo, 37, Ottumwa, IA, formerly of Maryville, died Tuesday, July 11, 2017, in Iowa City, IA. Services will be at 4 pm, Sunday, July 30 at Calvary Chapel, Maryville, with JD Dirks officiating. A potluck dinner will follow. Memorials may be made to SSM Hospice, St. Francis, 2016 South Main, Maryville,

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