Wilbert Francis “Willie” Zirfas, 91, Maryville, died Monday, January 8, 2018, at Parkdale Manor, Maryville. Services are at 10 am, Friday, January 12 at St. Gregory Barbarigo Catholic Church, Maryville, with burial in St. Columba Cemetery, Conception. Rosary will be at 5:30 pm, Thursday, January 11 at St. Gregory’s, with the family receiving friends following
Merlin Laverne Davison, 93, Clarinda, IA, died Sunday, January 7, 2018, at Westridge Care and Rehab Center, Clarinda. Services were January 10 at Ritchie Funeral Home, Clarinda, with Scott Davison officiating and burial in the Shearer Cemetery near Braddyville. Memorials may be made to the Merlin Davison Memorial Fund. Online condolences may be left at
Members of the Maryville City Council approved the partnership with Nodaway County Economic Development for another year for $62,000 during their regular meeting on January 8. Highlights of the partnership over the past year include making the top 10 micropolitians, creating a manufacturing technician program through partnerships with North Central College and Northwest Technical School,
The National Football Foundation announced the 2018 College Football Hall of Fame class on January 8. This week’s map looks at the 187 players who played since 1980 and have been inducted. This per-capita map based on where the hall of famers went to high school indicates predominately rural states led by Nebraska and Mississippi
January is National Blood Donor Month and there is an urgent need for blood donors of all blood types to give now and help address a winter blood donation shortage. Severe winter weather has had a tremendous impact on blood donations already this year, with more than 150 blood drives forced to cancel, causing more
An Alzheimer’s Support Group will meet at 6 pm, Wednesday, January 17 in the chapel at Oak Pointe Assisted Living and Memory Care, 817 South Country Club Road, Maryville. For more information, contact Stephanie Reed, 660.562.2799.
The Maryville Public Library, 509 North Main Street, Maryville, will hold the following activities: • Sign up is underway through Saturday, January 13 for the Children’s Business Fair for youth age eight through high school. It’s for youth interested in creating a product or service and earning a profit. • Story Hour, “Snow White and
The Crosswinds Chapter of the Christian Motorcycle Association will meet at 7 pm, Monday, January 15 at Pizza Hut, 732 South Main Street, Maryville. Freedom of Road Riders, Local 26, will meet at 6 pm, Tuesday, January 16 at Pizza Hut. All interested motorcyclists are invited to attend the meetings.
American Legion Post 464 will sponsor a pancake breakfast from 7 to 11 am, Sunday, January 14 at the legion post, Conception Jct. Pancakes, sausage, eggs, biscuits and gravy, juice and coffee will be served. Cost is a $7 minimum donation per person; children six and under are free. Proceeds will benefit the Jefferson High
The Elmo Fish Fry is from 5 to 7 pm, Saturday, January 13 at the Elmo Community Building. Besides fish there will be fried chicken, potatoes, salads and drink. Cost is $9, children 12 and under is $5. Gift certificates are available. Proceeds go towards community service projects and is sponsored by the Elmo Community