The University of Missouri is undertaking a restructuring of the statewide, 114-county Extension program. The last restructuring of Extension took place in the 1980s, and the organization is making sure that Extension services stay relevant by taking into account the changes in technology and communities in the last 30 years. The MU Extension determined that
The Northwest Missouri Regional Council of Governments (RCOG) is hosting the first gathering in a series of meetings focusing on Nodaway County’s Hazard Mitigation Plan. The kickoff meeting will be at 6 pm, Wednesday, January 24 at the Nodaway County Administration Building in the conference room. All interested citizens and public officials of Nodaway County
The Small Business and Technology Development Center (SBTDC) at Northwest Missouri State University will host a free sexual harassment seminar Thursday, January 18, featuring a trial lawyer and counselor who specializes in hostile work environment issues. The seminar is scheduled for 8:30 to 10 am at the SBTDC’s office, 3003 Frederick Avenue, St. Joseph. Presenter
The Maryville Public Library, 509 North Main Street, Maryville, will hold the following activities: • Adult Reading Program, sign-up begins now; program ends Wednesday, February 28. To participate, read one to three books from each of four categories. Contact library for more information. • De-stress and detox for adults, 3 pm, Saturday, January 20. It’s
The Comedy Machine, a high energy, tasteful comedy show for adults, will be presented at 7:30 pm, Saturday, January 20 at the Maryville Elks Lodge #760, 115 North Main Street, Maryville. The event is open to the public. Cost is $12 in advance and $15 at the door. Tickets may be purchased from the Elks
The Skidmore Community Betterment will hold a spaghetti dinner from 11 am to 1 pm, Sunday, January 21 at Newton Hall, Skidmore, weather permitting. A free will donation will be accepted with funds going toward community betterment projects. Carry out dinners will be $6.
January Jazz will be presented at 7 pm, Sunday, January 21 at the First Christian Church, 201 West Third Street, Maryville. The public is invited to see the performance of Bill Richardson with the Northwest Jazz Combo. Dessert will be served afterward. Free will donations will be collected for the student performers.
The Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group will meet at 6 pm, Thursday, January 25 at the Nodaway County Senior Center, 1210 East First Street, Maryville. Caregivers around the area come together to provide support, become informed and find strength in numbers while progressing forward in dementia and Alzheimer’s awareness. For more information or to RSVP, contact
Nina Mae Kelley Holt-McClure died Friday, January 12, 2018, at the Ambassador in Sidney, IA. Funeral services were held Monday, January 15 at Price Funeral Home, Maryville. Burial was in Miriam Cemetery, Maryville. Memorials may be made to United Faith Church or Sidney Fire and Rescue. Online condolences may be left at pricefuneralhomemaryville.com. Arrangements were
Zelma Beatrice Leona Munsey Shackelford, 100, Blockton, IA, formerly of Maryville, died Wednesday, January 10, 2018, at SSM Hospital, Maryville. Funeral services will be 11 am, Wednesday, January 17 at Bram Funeral Home, Maryville. Burial will follow in Miriam Cemetery, Maryville. Visitation will be from 6 pm to 8 pm, Tuesday, January 16 at Bram