Month: September

Maryville Fire Department holds 9-11 memorial service

The Maryville Fire Department hosted a memorial service honoring firefighters and first responders who lost their lives due to the terrorist attacks on the twin towers in New York City on September 11, 2001. The service also honored the men and women who serve in the armed forces. In his speech, Fire Chief Phil Rickabaugh

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Ministerial Alliance needs donations for families in need

The West Nodaway Ministerial Alliance is in need of donations to help families in need through the winter. The Ministerial Alliance works to share the light of Christ throughout the community by offering families in need financial emergency assistance, funding the angel tree project which provides food boxes for families at Christmas and giving Bibles

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Falcons send cards and money to hurricane victims

St. Gregory’s student ambassadors supported a Hope for Harvey campaign to help those impacted by Hurricane Harvey. The students sent cards with prayers and hopeful messages to those affected and held a prayer assembly. St. Gregory’s students, Brinley Conn, Wesley Snead, Tye Halley and Anna White, pause for a moment during the Taco John’s Crunch

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Unicorns grace Lollipop Parade

Unicorns were spotted at the 17th annual Lollipop Parade in Conception Jct. on September 10. Emersyn McCrary rode Spirit and led Shimmer Shine, both outfitted as unicorns. Emersyn’s mother, Lisa McCrary, was on Axle. For more photos and information, see the printed Nodaway News Leader.

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School events for the week of September 17 to 23

Sunday • Jefferson FFA BTS Bash, 4 pm • MHS International Club potluck, 6 pm Monday • All County Public Schools No School • MHS V soccer vs Lafayette, 4 pm • MHS V tennis vs LeBlond, 4 pm • MHS C FB at Cameron, 5 pm • MHS F/JV/V VB vs Lafayette, 5 pm

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Guilford Fun Day is a family affair

The annual Guilford Fun Day, September 9, celebrated the town’s 130th birthday with the traditional parade led by Winnie Negaard, a long-time educator, as the grand marshal. For more photos and information, see the printed Nodaway News Leader.

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SHNH handle Platte Valley in halftime shutout

Spartan running back Westyn Williams takes a handoff from quarterback Eric Ottman against Platte Valley September 8 at Graham. Williams led the team with four touchdowns as the Spartans went on to defeat the Longhorns 54-0 by halftime. For the full story and more photos, see the printed Nodaway News Leader.

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Jane Lager

Barbara “Jane” Elmore Lager, 58, Maryville, died Monday, September 11, 2017, at her home. Services are at 11 am, Friday, September 15 at St. Gregory’s Catholic Church, Maryville, with burial to follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Maryville. Memorials may be made to the Jane Lager Memorial Fund in care of Bank Midwest, Maryville. Online condolences

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Historical arts come to museum

In celebration of Nodaway County residents who create materials using crafts from the past, the Nodaway County Historical Society Museum will be open at 2 pm, Saturday, September 16, at 110 North Walnut Street, Maryville. Visitors can enjoy demonstrations of weaving, tatting, chair caning and other interesting old crafts. This program will end at 4

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NW’s career program offers students, employees, community members workplace-related learning opportunities

Northwest Missouri State University and the Maryville Chamber of Commerce are inviting students, faculty and staff and area residents to the university’s career pathing program, which includes eight presentations featuring professional development topics. “We are excited to offer these interactive and engaging development opportunities to the students, staff and community,” Northwest Coordinator of Student Employment

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