The Northwest Missouri State University community is assisting victims of Hurricane Harvey by collecting donations on the campus and at activities throughout the next week. The “Bearcats for Texas” effort began with the Bearcat football team’s season opener August 31 at Bearcat Stadium, where all fans entering the stadium were invited to make a monetary
Brody Beason beats two defenders after making the catch to score North-West Nodaway’s opening touchdown against East Atchison August 25 at Tarkio. The Wolves would go on to defeat the Muskets 66-20 to end the game early in the fourth quarter. For more information and photos, see the printed Nodaway News Leader.
On August 22, the Hopkins City Council set the tax levy rate at $1.95 per $100 assessed valuation. This includes 50¢ for the general fund with an additional 20¢ in temporary, 25¢ for the light fund and 25¢ for the street fund with an additional 75¢ as temporary. This gives projected tax revenues of $24,193.72
During its regular meeting August 28, the Maryville City Council entertained several requests from various groups in the community asking the city to provide them with funding for the upcoming year. The Northwest Missouri Enterprise Facilitation asked for funds to supplement their budget and Wine Fest fundraisers. They are currently working with 15 clients in
Dustin Strueby, Conception Jct., and other local residents are organizing efforts to haul supplies to those affected by Hurricane Harvey and flooding in Texas over the Labor Day weekend. The crew plans to drive to Houston, TX, in a 24-foot trailer. They will begin packing the trailer on Thursday, August 31 and will leave that
The Skidmore City Council approved the city budget, held the tax levy hearing and approved the tax rate for 2017 at its August 23 meeting. The tax rates are $1 per $100 assessed valuation for the general fund and $1 per $100 assessed valuation for the road and street fund. Estimated revenue from each is
The Bearcats are ranked #1 in the D2Football.com Top 25 Poll as they prepare to host the fourth-ranked Hornets from Emporia State for their season opening game. Three teams represent the MIAA Conference in the center of the map including Central Missouri at #20. This week’s proportional-symbol map displays the Bearcats with the largest football
Steven B. Hutchison, 68, Elmo, died Monday, August 21, 2017, at his home in Elmo. Services were August 26 at his residence. Online condolences may be left at bramfuneralhome.com. Arrangements were under the direction of Bram Funeral Home, Maryville.
Randall “Randy” Willis, 70, Maryville, died Wednesday, August 23, 2017, at his home in Maryville. Services were August 26 at Bram Funeral Home, Maryville. The minister was Pastor Roger Cooper from the Temple Baptist Church. Military rites were provided by members of the Missouri Military Honors detail and James Edward Gray, American Legion Post 100,
Connie Dale Backman, 61, Maryville, died Sunday, August 27, 2017, at Northcare Hospice House, North Kansas City. Services are at 10:30 am, Saturday, September 2 at the Bram Funeral Home, Maryville. Visitation with the family starts at 9:30 am at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, PO Box 22478,