Approximately 100 people, including more than two dozen motorcyclists, attended First Christian Church in Burlington Jct. on September 10 for a biker Sunday. The congregation invited members of the local Christian Motorcycle Association Chapters (CMA) to come. CMA area representatives David and Kim Sampson, Trenton, shared their testimony. A collection was taken for the CMA
Maryville High School running back Tyler Houchin reaches with the football trying to gain extra inches during the Spoofhound’s 54-6 victory over Bishop LeBlond on September 8. For more photos and the story, see the Nodaway News Leader.
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
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
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
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.
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
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.
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.
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