The annual Salvation Army bell ringing campaign began December 1 in Maryville and volunteers are needed for the fundraising drive which keeps all donations in Nodaway County. The money raised in the red kettle drive is distributed in partnership with Community Services, Inc., and is used to benefit the local community. Funds provide emergency assistance
The Maryville Ministerial Fellowship donated $843.37 to the Nodaway County Senior Center’s Angels for Seniors program. For more than 40 years, the fellowship has held an annual ecumenical community Thanksgiving service. The service had 115 participants with members representing nine dominations in Maryville: Baptist, Episcopal, Methodist, Presbyterian, Catholic, Disciples of Christ, Community of Christ, Latter-day
The Maryville R-II School Board will discuss expanding the district’s preschool program during its regular December meeting. The board heard an initial idea presentation from Superintendent Dr. Becky Albrecht during its November 15 meeting. The proposal called for a focused early childhood center that would work with families in the community from the prenatal stage
Landon Wiederholt, 11, son of Coby and Danyell Wiederholt, Guilford, harvested this deer outside of Guilford. He shot the deer on the final day of the youth firearms season November 26.
Conception Abbey and Tri-C Partners 4 Progress held their annual #GivingTuesday event November 28 on the Conception Abbey campus. Just over 100 people attended the event helping to do the following: donate and wrap gifts for eight adopted local families, make more than 100 Christmas tree ornaments for the adopted families; assemble, cut and tie
On December 5, the West Nodaway girls and boys basketball teams suffered losses against the South Holt Knights. The girls final score was 32-43, the boys, 59-67. Dylan Carden goes over the Knights defender. He scored seven points and had four rebounds. For more photos and information, see the printed Nodaway News Leader.
Nodaway County Health Department Environmental Health Specialist Larry Wickersham found expired medications during routine inspections of various food establishments throughout the month of November. American Legion Post 100, 1104 East Fifth, low priority Routine inspection on November 1. Critical: None observed. Non-critical: Observed chlorine sanitizer behind sink testing above 200 ppm and men’s restroom missing
The Nodaway-Holt girls lost 31-43 to the Northeast Nodaway team on December 5 as did the N-H boys with a score of 61-79. Nodaway-Holt freshman Shaina Culp’s shot fell short with a hands-up defense by NEN freshman Madelynn Mattson. For more photos and information, see the printed Nodaway News Leader.
December 8 Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of Mary mass, 8 am and 7 pm, St. Gregory’s Catholic Church, Maryville. 44th annual Yuletide Feaste, 6:30 pm, also on Saturday, December 9, JW Jones Student Union. Tickets must be purchased in advance and are $31.50 each. Check or cash may be used in Room 101 of
Maryville R-II School District has been accused of excluding an elementary student with Down Syndrome from participating in a school event. According to the student’s grandparents, James and Alma Clodfelter, who posted on social media, the child’s parents received a letter from the school district one week before the Thanksgiving program informing them she was