The West Nodaway FFA will hold a freewill donation breakfast from 8 am to noon, Sunday, February 25 at the Burlington Jct. American Legion building. Pancakes, biscuits and gravy, potatoes, bacon and scrambled eggs will be served.
The Pickering Lions Club will host a pancake breakfast from 7 to 11 am, Saturday, February 24 at the Pickering Community Building. Pancakes and sausage will be served. Cost is $6 for adults, $3 for ages 11 and under. Proceeds support community projects.
Sr. Mary Audrey Jones, OSB, 92, died Saturday, February 17, 2018, at Our Lady of Rickenbach, Benedictine Convent of Perpetual Adoration, Clyde. Vigil will be 7 pm, Wednesday, February 21 at Our Lady of Rickenbach. Mass of Christian Burial will be 11 am, February 22 at the monastery chapel with burial at Mount Calvary Cemetery,
Wilma Jean LaMaster, 90, Guilford, died Friday, February 16, 2018, at Pine View Manor, Stanberry. Services were February 19 at Bram Funeral Home, Maryville, with burial in Weathermon Cemetery, Guilford. Memorials may be made to the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Awareness, 5005 LBJ Freeway, Suite 526, Dallas, TX 75244. Online condolences may be left at
Ethan and Jessi Oelze, Maryville, announce the birth of a daughter, Dallis Renee, born Sunday, February 4, 2018, at SSM Health St. Francis Hospital, Maryville. She weighed seven pounds and six ounces and joins siblings, Gracie and Paizley. Maternal grandparents are Dennis VanFossen and Christie Swalley, Clarinda, IA. Paternal grandparents are Chris and Cathy Oelze,
Northwest Medical Center (NMC) broke ground for renovations and improvements for the hospital February 16 with a ceremony to officially kick off construction. This renovation will expand the Albany hospital’s same-day surgery, outpatient and emergency services. Those wielding shovels for the event were: Jon Doolittle, Mark Parman, Serena Naylor, Dixie McGinley, Denise Manion, Bonnie Noble,
Several highway construction projects are planned across Northwest Missouri during the 2018 construction season. These projects, administered by the MoDOT Northwest District, range from resurfacing to bridge reconstruction to safety improvements. With more than 35 projects planned to begin this season, the department is making an investment of more than $64 million to infrastructure improvements
Maryville High School senior Shelby Wolters is the recipient of a $250 Missouri Pork Industry scholarship from the Missouri Pork Association. Wolters is a member of the National Technical School Honor Society, A+ Program, Future Business Leaders of America and the Maryville 4-H Saddle Club. She also serves as the reporter for the Maryville FFA
Makaylah Jones, Maryville High School senior, placed third in the VFW district Voice of Democracy contest and second in the American Legion Zone Oratorical contest. Jones is the daughter of Aaron and Angie Jones, Maryville. The Voice of Democracy topic was “My Vision for America.” Each contestant produced an original, typed essay delivered on a
Roger Prokes, Maryville, announced February 8 that he will again run for circuit judge on the 2018 Primary/General Election ballots. He is completing his third term, December 2018, as circuit judge for the Fourth Judicial Circuit of Missouri. This circuit is comprised of Atchison, Gentry, Holt, Nodaway and Worth counties. Prokes has served in this