Month: April

Missouri’s new Opportunity Zones allows incentives to Maryville

Governor Eric Greitens and Senator Roy Blunt announced the locations of 161 Opportunity Zones in Missouri including Maryville. These zones are known to be low-income areas that will see added incentives for investment. The locations of the Opportunity Zones were determined by the state and made possible by the tax cuts and Jobs Act of

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Ambulance board welcomes Rickabaugh

Newly-elected Nodaway County Ambulance District board member Phil Rickabaugh and re-elected board member Rick Allen were sworn in during the regular meeting on April 9. Unit 139 is back in service and is working fine. The inflatable shelter has arrived. The total cost for the district, after the $21,500 insurance payment, was $500. It was

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School events for the week of April 22 to 28

Sunday • South Nodaway FFA Officer Interviews, 5 pm Monday • West Nodaway Algebra 1 testing • Jefferson FCA coaches breakfast, 7:30 am • St. Gregory’s FFF meeting, 7:50 am • MHS V golf at LeBlond Tourney, 9 am • MHS JV tennis tourney at NWMSU, 9 am • South Nodaway Señor Barrigas, 11:30 am

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Maryville hires new elementary principal

Phillip Pohren will take over the reins as Eugene Field Elementary principal beginning July 1. “Mr. Pohren is an energetic, experienced leader. His 12 years in elementary administration will serve him well in this position,” Maryville Superintendent Becky Albrecht said. Pohren has been a building administrator for 12 years, spending the last 10 years as

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Faith Coniglio

Faith B. Coniglio, 91, died Monday, April 16, 2018, at Mosaic Life Care in St. Joseph. Ms. Coniglio has been cremated under the direction of Bram Funeral Home, Maryville. A memorial service will be held at 2 pm, Sunday, April 29, 2018, at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Maryville. Online condolences may be left at bramfuneralhome.com.

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Judith Nielson

Judith Lynn Nielson, 55, Maryville, died Wednesday, April 18, 2018, at the Prairie Group Home. Services will be at 10:30 am, Saturday, April 21 at St. Gregory Barbarigo Catholic Church, Maryville. The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 pm, Friday, April 20 at Price Funeral Home, Maryville. Memorials may be made to Prairie

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Norma Kenny

Norma Jean Hilton Kenny, 77, Skidmore, died Monday, April 16, 2018, at Mosaic Life Care, St. Joseph. Services are at 2 pm, Friday, April 20 at Bram Funeral Home, Maryville, with burial in Prairie Home Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Prairie Home Cemetery. Online condolences may be left at bramfuneralhome.com. Arrangements are under the

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Ivan Hayworth

Ivan Warren Hayworth, 91, Cameron, formerly of Maryville, died Tuesday, April 17, 2018. Private burial with military honors is Monday, April 23 at Rose Hill Cemetery, Parnell. Memorials may be made to Comfort Care Hospice, 1005 West Third #4, Cameron, MO  64429; Missouri Veterans Home, 1111 Euclid Avenue, Cameron, MO 64429; and the New Nodaway Humane

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Rep. Andrews calls for Greitens to resign

By Allen Andrews – Capitol Report – 4/19/18 After the release of a report made by the House Special Investigative Committee on Oversight,and with new information that Attorney General Josh Hawley has evidence to support another felony charge on an unrelated matter, I am joining with the members of the House leadership team in calling

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Geography with Goudge

The per-capita production of collegiate bowlers by hometown is a good example of a regional sport. In this case, it’s the northeast that dominates. There are 80 NCAA bowling programs and 661 bowlers. The Vanderbilt Commodores won their second national championship, defeating McKendree in the 15th season of the sport this past weekend in St.

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