Month: October

Northwest announces bell ringing ceremony for David Nkenchor

Northwest Missouri State University has announced details for a bell ringing ceremony to remember a student who died on the campus earlier this month. The university will host the bell ringing for David Nkenchor at 11 am, Thursday, October 19, at the Bell of ’48. The ceremony is open to the public. Nkenchor, 18, a

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Hopkins wins state community betterment award

Lorrie Schatz, Missouri Community Betterment Regional Director Teresa Keller and Donna Spalding are holding the Missouri Community Betterment Category II first place award that the Hopkins Community Betterment organization received in October. The award was for projects undertaken in the Hopkins community including the walking trail at the Hopkins City Park, the barn quilt trail

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Miss Northwest Scholarship Pageant crowns three

On October 15, the Miss Northwest Scholarship Pageant in the Mary Linn Auditorium at Northwest Missouri State University saw 13 ladies compete for crowns. Winners at the end of the evening were 2018 Miss Maryville Angela Luna, 22, from Wentzville, who attends Northwest Missouri State University; 2018 Miss Northwest Outstanding Teen Faith Whatley-Blaine, 17, from

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Northwest Homecoming will be ‘Bearcats Around the World’

The Northwest Missouri State University community will celebrate its Homecoming this week with “Bearcats Around the World.” The week began October 15 with the hanging of the banners at the JW Jones Student Union. The festivities close Monday, October 23 with the presentation of awards in the Charles Johnson Theater. Highlights include the Homecoming parade

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Scarecrow contest gets underway in Downtown Maryville

The Downtown Maryville organization is once again sponsoring the Scarecrow Contest. To promote community spirit, businesses and organizations in the downtown area will have themed scarecrows outside their place of business or in business windows starting at noon, Friday, October 20. Judging will take place on Friday, October 27, with the scarecrows remaining up until

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Paws at The Pub event supports shelter

Paws at The Pub is a monthly social event to benefit the New Nodaway Humane Society. The event will be from 5 to 8 pm, Wednesday, October 25 at The Pub, 414 North Main Street, Maryville. This is a chance for pups and owners to meet in a friendly, relaxed setting while raising awareness and

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Hopkins to have beef with noodles dinner

The Hopkins Community Club will sponsor a beef and noodles dinner from 11 am to 1 pm on Sunday, October 22 at the Hopkins Community Building. The menu of homemade beef and noodles, mashed potatoes, green beans, salads and drinks is $8 for adults and $3 for children. Proceeds support community projects.

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Preschool sponsors pancake breakfast

The parent committee of the new SSM Health Preschool & Child Care Center is hosting a flapjack fundraiser from 8 to 10 am, Sunday, October 22 at Maryville’s Applebee’s. Tickets are $8 and include all-you-can-eat pancakes, bacon and a drink. Advance tickets may be purchased by contacting Terra Feick, 660.528.1774, or via email, feick676@gmail.com.

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Ravenwood breakfast to be held

The Ravenwood Community Betterment breakfast will be held from 8 am to noon on Sunday, October 22 at the Ravenwood Community Building on West Hawk Street. Cost is $8 for adults and $5 for children. The breakfast includes bacon, hash browns, biscuits and gravy, fried and scrambled eggs, pancakes, coffee and juice. Proceeds go for

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