Month: October

Senior Center initiates punch cards, angels program

The Nodaway County Senior Center is weathering the first month of the privatizing pilot program with several changes at the center. Director Amie Firavich stated that the amount of money lost from the Northwest Missouri Area Agency on Aging was closer to $150,000 than the $100,000 she had originally thought. The senior center is losing

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Rock Port’s offensive weapons too much for SHNH

The South Holt/Nodaway-Holt Spartans were unable to match the offensive intensity of the Rock Port Blue Jays October 6 in Graham. The Blue Jays would defeat the Spartans 82-32 late in the fourth quarter to enforce the mercy rule with 3:49 still to play. South Holt/Nodaway-Holt quarterback Eric Ottman scrambles for a much-needed first down in

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Jo Gill

Jo Ella Gill, 81, Maryville, died Sunday, October 8, 2017, at Maryville Living Center. Services will be at 10:30 am, Tuesday, October 17 at Price Funeral Home, Maryville. Online condolences may be left at pricefuneralhomemaryville.com. Arrangements are under the direction of Price Funeral Home, Maryville.

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Peggy Shaw

Peggy Sue Shaw, 44, Burlington Jct., died Tuesday, October 10, 2017, at Pleasant View Nursing Home, Rock Port. Services will be at 1 pm, Monday, October 16 at Price Funeral Home, Maryville. Online condolences may be left at pricefuneralhomemaryville.com. Arrangements are under the direction of Price Funeral Home, Maryville.

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BJ UMC celebrates with Lord’s Acre

A Lord’s Acre silent auction and dinner will be held with dinner from 11:30 am to 1 pm, Saturday, October 14 at the Burlington Jct. United Methodist Church. The country store and candy booth will open at 10 am. The free-will donation dinner will feature beef and noodles, chicken and noodles, mashed potatoes, vegetables, salads,

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Burlington Jct. City Council ready for Halloween

During its regular meeting October 9, the Burlington Jct. City Council voted to purchase treats and juice boxes to pass out to West Nodaway students during the school’s trick-or-treating event throughout downtown. In other business, delinquent water payment letters will be sent to renters and landowners warning of potential shut-off. There was a report of

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Geography with Goudge

The FBS or Football Bowl Subdivision (formerly Division IA) consists of 128 teams that have been known as Major College through the years. This player-production map, based on where the players attended high school, indicates a strong regional concentration in the Deep South. This area forms the core or footprint of the SEC, the Southeastern

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Miss Missouri comes to Maryville

A&G Restaurant and the Miss Northwest Pageant Board are hosting Miss Missouri Jennifer Davis with a meet and greet session from 2 to 4 pm, Saturday, October 14 at the restaurant, 208 North Main Street, Maryville. During the event, the public can receive autographed photos from Davis.  This event is a prelude to the Miss

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