Month: October

Maryville soccer stomps Savannah 10-0

The Maryville High School boys soccer team played through the rain, beating Savannah 10-0 during the October 3 game. Jaxon Pettlon drives the ball down the field. For more photos, see the printed Nodaway News Leader.

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MHS softball triumphs over North Platte 11-9

Maryville High School softball pitcher Riley Gray had four strikeouts in the October 2 game against North Platte. MHS came out on top in the 11-9 victory on the Spoofhound home ball field. For more photos, see the printed Nodaway News Leader.

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St. Gregory’s preschoolers experience apple fest

St. Gregory’s preschoolers attended the first-ever preschool apple fest on September 29. Isaac James and Landon Tapps eat apples and caramel during snack time. The students also participated in a pedal pull, decorated pumpkins donated by Matt and Kylie Rosenbohm, looked at a tractor and more. For more photos, see the printed Nodaway News Leader.

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Platte Valley crowns Homecoming royalty

The Platte Valley Longhorns faced the DeKalb Tigers during a Homecoming game September 30. The final score saw the Longhorns coming up short 64-68. However, the day was filled with additional events enjoyed by students, parents and alumni. There were two sets of royalty crowned with the crown bearer duties falling to Claire Clements, daughter

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South Nodaway BOE

The South Nodaway R-IV Board of Education met in open session on September 21 to handle the following school district business: The Guilford Sports Complex project is progressing. The fence is being put in and concrete pouring is planned for the dugouts and field house. Once the fence is up, Game Time Athletics, Weston, will

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Light delays prolong Lions halftime victory over Muskets

The St. Joseph Christian Lions put away a 52-6 halftime win over the North-West Nodaway Muskets September 29 in Hopkins during North Nodaway’s Homecoming. The 2017 North Nodaway homecoming king and queen are Wade Torres, son of Ismael and Jennifer Torres and Taylor Combs, daughter of Mike and Shelley Combs. Little Mr. Hopkins Trenton Roberts,

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School events for the week of October 8 to 14

Sunday • Jefferson Renaissance Festival Monday • Horace Mann, Maryville, North Nodaway, West Nodaway No School • St. Gregory’s No Preschool • Jefferson 8th DARE, 4th hour • NWN, Platte Valley XC – 275 Conf at Rock Port, 4:30 pm • MMS 7th VB vs Savannah, 5 pm • MMS 8th VB at Savannah, 5

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Remember these breast cancer signs, symptoms

The American Cancer Society gives these tips for early detection of breast cancer. Knowing how your breasts normally look and feel is an important part of breast health. Finding breast cancer as early as possible gives you a better chance of successful treatment. But knowing what to look for does not take the place of

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Nodaway-Holt falls to Mound City volleyball in two sets

It took just two sets for the Mound City Panthers to sweep the Nodaway-Holt Trojans during their senior night October 3 in Graham. That didn’t mean the Trojans went down without a fight. Both sets were within reaching distance, 22-25 and 17-25, but Nodaway-Holt just couldn’t swing the momentum its way enough. An early kill

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Dusty grates, mold, uncovered food found in food establishments

Nodaway County Health Department Environmental Health Specialist Larry Wickersham found mold, uncovered food and dusty grates during routine inspections of various food establishments including schools throughout the month of September. Maryville Middle School, 525 South Hills Drive, high priority Routine inspection on September 5. Critical: Observed individual-sized bowl of sliced ham being held on salad

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