Month: October

Maryville softball falls to Lafayette in districts

The Maryville Spoofhounds softball team held on, but were unable to defeat the Lafayette Irish October 7 in the Class 3 District 16 opener. The Irish pulled a 12-4 win in St. Joseph to advance in the tournament while ending Maryville’s season. Maryville’s Summer Swalley swings at a pitch in the first inning against Lafayette

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Ravenwood tax rate leads the state again this year

Nodaway County property owners have the esteemed honor to pay the highest tax rate in Missouri again this year. Ravenwood real and personal property owners are paying $10.0214 per $100 assessed valuation, topping the state. Those entities and taxes are: state, 3¢; sheltered workshop, senior center and health center, 5¢ each; Jackson Township, 4.92¢; Jackson

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Worth County Tigers take it to the North Andrew Cardinals

The score was 56-6 at halftime in Grant City on October 6 when the North Andrew Cardinals went up against the Worth County Tigers. Photo submitted by Dana Auffert. Brayden Welch and Caleb Parman tackle a the Cardinal line. For more photos, see the printed Nodaway News Leader.  

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Maryville volleyball loses to Smithville

The Maryville High School volleyball team lost to Smithville during senior night in two sets scoring 25-21 and 25-22 on October 10. Maryville seniors Haley Akins and Abby Loe both get into position to volley the ball. For more information and photos, see the printed Nodaway News Leader.

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Andrews relays legislative activities concerning senior services

Missouri State Representative Allen Andrews reported on the recent legislative special session concerning local senior services. The Missouri House and Senate leadership are still in meetings on how to restore in-home healthcare services for low-income residents. “I am continuing to fight for our seniors in hopes the House and Senate special budget committee will present

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Hounds hold on to streak with 14-3 win over Savages

The Maryville High School Spoofhound football team held on to its 49 straight winning streak at the Hound Pound on October 6 with a 14-3 win over the Savannah Savages. Homecoming for the Hounds proved to be a battle with muddy field conditions. Inclement weather did hold off, although the sky to the north was

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Trojans perform at Renaissance Festival

Members of the Nodaway-Holt choir sang at the Renaissance Festival, Kansas City, on October 7. They sang “The Coventry Carol” and “Canon of Ring-Around-The-Rosie.” Members pictured are, front: Director Crystel Walsh and Ruel Jeffries; back: Mikala Hankins, Rian Anderson, Chase Sportsman, Thomas Herr, Sidney Leeper and Sarah Noble. Save

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School events for the week of October 16 to 21

Monday • Horace Mann Picture Makeup Day • NH, WN V VB – Districts begin at Mound City • West Nodaway Project Fit Kickoff, 9 am • Northeast Nodaway JH Pep Rally, 11:30 am • Jefferson 8th DARE, 5th hour • St. Gregory’s Pizza Ranch Fundraiser, 5 to 9 pm • MHS C FB vs

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Area youth compete in trapshooting

Maryville High School students, Jacob Ginther, Michael Immel, Beau Gillispie, Tobin Cordell and Fritz Lager, compete as part of the Northwest Technical School FFA chapter in a trapshooting event in Smithville on October 7. The school took 37 students to the meet with Justin Firavich earning the highest score by shooting 49/50. Nodaway-Holt’s FFA chapter

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