Month: April

Show Me Green Sales Tax Holiday is upcoming

The Show Me Green Sales Tax Holiday, from April 19-25, will allow consumers to purchase “Energy Star” appliances exempt from state, county and city sales taxes. Included are clothes washers, water heaters, dishwashers, air conditioners, furnaces, refrigerators, freezers and heat pumps. For more information, contact local appliance dealers.

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Skidmore to add walking trail at park

At the April 12 Skidmore City Council meeting, Skidmore Community Betterment was approved to build a walking trail around the water tower and city park. SCB has raised $10,000 and is applying for grants. The group members are deciding between recycled rubber and gravel for the surface and landscape timbers or edging material for the

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Janet Jelavich 

Janet Ellen Stuck Jelavich, 64, Kansas City, formerly of Maryville, died Sunday, April 16, 2018, at the University of Kansas Hospital. Mass of Christian burial will be at 10 am, Friday, April 20 at St. Joseph Cathedral Catholic Church. Interment will be in Mt. Olivet Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Kansas City Pet

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Leroy McIrvin

Leroy J. “Mac” McIrvin, 92, Maryville, died Saturday, April 14, 2018, at Maryville Living Center, Maryville. Graveside services were Tuesday, April 17 at Oak Hill Cemetery, Maryville. Military funeral honors were provided by the James Edward Gray American Legion Post #100. Online condolences may be left at pricefuneralhomemaryville.com. Arrangements were under the direction of Price

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Delores Volner

Dolores Edyss Volner, 86, Maryville, died Thursday, April 12, 2018, at Maryville Living Center, Maryville. Services were Monday, April 16 at Price Funeral Home, Maryville. Burial was in Prairie Home Cemetery, Graham. Online condolences may be made to the family at pricefuneralhomemaryville.com. Arrangements were under the direction of Price Funeral Home.

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Maryville Young Players to hold auditions for summer productions

Maryville Young Players has announced auditions for its upcoming musical theatre production “Alice in Wonderland Jr.” Any student in grades second through ninth interested in performing in MYP’s first show of the 2018 season are invited to audition April 19, 20 or 21 at the fine arts building on the Northwest Missouri State University campus.

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White reclaims barn wood

Cindy White, a Maitland resident, creates pieces of art using local barn wood, a popular trend in home decor. White began building her workshop in the fall of 2016 and retired as manager of the Hy-Vee floral department in 2017, officially expanding her business, The Potters Garden. She started her floral career at Easter’s Flower

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Volunteers staff AL honor guards

American Legion members volunteer for honor guard duties throughout Nodaway County and beyond as the need arises. In addition to the traditional funeral honor guard, members honor service, the military and veterans at parades, Flag Day, Memorial Day and Veterans Day ceremonies and other occasions where they are asked to participate. This year, the honor

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B&G Catering is a family affair

B&G Catering’s motto, “just like Mom used to make,” emphasizes the Sunday after church dinner quality of their meals and the family members who pitch in to complete those meals. Sisters Pat Giesken and Rose Buholt officially started B&G Catering four and a half years ago. “Well, we had been doing a few events for

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County schools compete in Blue Jay Relays

North-West Nodaway, Platte Valley, South Holt-Nodaway-Holt and Northeast Nodaway participated at the Blue Jay Relays on April 10 in Rock Port. Northeast Nodaway athlete Blair Stoll winds up to throw the discus. For more photos and information, see the printed Nodaway News Leader.

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