Month: November

Tigers bring home the state champion trophy

The Worth County Tigers captured the Missouri 8-man state title by defeating the Sacred Heart Gremlins, 64-21, on November 18 at Plaster Stadium on the Missouri-State University campus in Springfield. The Northeast Nodaway players on the co-op include Austin Welch, Reed McIntyre, Colton Wilmes, Brayden Welch, Dakota Auffert and Chase Atkins. For more photos and

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Hounds advance to Show-Me Championship game

The Maryville Spoofhounds will head back to the Class 3 State Championship for the fourth time in six years after defeating Blair Oaks 49-20 during the state semifinals November 18 at Jefferson City. The Hounds will face Mt. Vernon at 11 am on November 25 at Faurot Field on the University of Missouri campus in

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Geography with Goudge

This proportional-symbol map displays the all-time major college football consensus all-Americans. The largest symbols include Notre Dame, 83; Southern Cal, 72; Michigan, 68; Alabama, 64; Ohio State and Oklahoma, 62 each; followed by Texas, 50; Nebraska, 45; Pittsburgh, 44; Penn State, 38; and Florida State and UCLA, 37 each.

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Holiday activities are bright at area schools

Horace Mann Winter music program from 7 to 8 pm, Tuesday, December 12 at Ron Houston Center for the Performing Arts, Northwest Missouri State University, Maryville. Leet Center winter program, 6 pm, Thursday, December 14 at the Student Union. Winter break begins at 3:15 pm, Friday, December 15. Jefferson Parents as Teachers Christmas Sale, 1:30

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Communities celebrate Christmas

The following are some of the activities taking place in Nodaway County: November 21-December 12 Today’s Civic Women continues its collection for Toys for Tots of Nodaway County. Distribution will be from 4 to 6 pm, Monday, December 12 at the Nodaway County Administration Building, 403 North Market Street, Maryville. November 28 #GivingTuesday for St.

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Churches celebrate with services

Barnard Bethany Christian Church Advent service, 10:30 am, Sundays, December 3, 10, 17 and 24. Christmas program, 6 pm, Wednesday, December 20. Christian Church Annual Christmas dinner, 5:30 pm, Sunday, December 3. Advent services, 10:30 am, Sundays, November 26, December 3, 10, 17 and 24. United Methodist Church Christmas Eve service, 6 pm, Sunday, December

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First Christmas Homes Tour raises funds for children in Thailand

Steve and Donella Sherry have been instrumental in organizing the Christmas Homes Tour to raise money for the Gethsemane Children’s Home, Chiang Mai, Thailand. When the couple first moved to Thailand in 2011, they said they were unsure of what God was calling them to do. They made contact with other missionaries in the country

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BOE Nodaway-Holt

The Nodaway-Holt R-VII Board of Education approved a sports co-op and conducted the following business during its regular meeting November 15: The school board approved the co-op agreement with South Holt for junior high and high school football and track for two years with a contingency. They want South Holt to consider a co-op for

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BOE Maryville

The Maryville R-II School Board approved the sale of land and personnel items during the November 15 regular meeting. The school board approved the sale of 1.8 acres located at the corner of First Street and Vine Street for $157,000 to the City of Maryville for the construction of a new public safety facility. The

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BOE Jefferson

The Jefferson C-123 School Board accepted a resignation and conducted the following business during its regular meeting on November 15: The resignation from Nancy Lewis, Title I coordinator, was accepted. Wendy Riley gave the school board an overview of the special education program. She told them how many students she worked with and what they

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