Track athletes from Platte Valley, Nodaway-Holt and West Nodaway competed in Class 1 MSHSAA sectionals on May 12 at Lathrop High School. Northeast Nodaway senior Dylan Mildfeldt won the 100-meter dash to advance to the Class 1 MSHSAA state championship on May 18 and 19 in Jefferson City.
By Kay Wilson There are just a few points I need to draw to your attention from my recent escapades, otherwise known as newspapering. Elected leaders need to follow the rules. There is a standard of how you operate a meeting. It’s called Robert’s Rules of Order. An agenda that truly speaks to the topics
May 13 graduation ceremonies across the county bring smiles, tears Reflecting on the speeches they are about to give are MHS seniors Patrick Baker, who spoke on “Today and Tomorrow,” Delanie Vinzant, whose topic was “Letting Go,” Chad Sullivan delved into “Our Destination” and Madison Holtman spoke about “Memories.” For more photos and information, see
Burlington Jct. City Mayor Justin Plymell presented the city council with a preliminary budget during the regular meeting May 14. Plymell estimated the total income for next year at approximately $370,000, with $250,000 coming from water sales, $24,000 from KCP&L Franchise, $21,000 from gasoline tax and $75,000 from taxes. The total estimated expenses were listed
John T. Byland, 75, Maryville, died Tuesday, May 15, 2018, at St. Francis Hospital. Services are at 10 am, Monday, May 21 at St. Gregory Catholic Church, with burial in St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Maryville. The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 pm, Sunday, May 20 at Bram Funeral Home, Maryville. Memorials may be
Dennie Roscoe McCourt, III, 27, died Saturday, May 12, 2018, in Oregon. Services were May 17 at Chamberlain Funeral Home, Oregon, with Tammie McKelvey and Elizabeth Woosley officiating, and burial in Rulo Cemetery, Rulo, NE. Memorials may be directed to the funeral home to help with expenses. Online condolences may be left at chamberlainfuneral.com. Arrangements were
Richard A. Carter, 71, Independence, died Saturday, May 12, 2018, at the Belton Regional Medical Center, Belton. Services will be at 2:30 pm, Friday, May 18 at Prairie Home Cemetery, Graham. Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association. Online condolences may be left at pricefuneralhome.com. Arrangements are under the direction of Price Funeral
Thomas Chester White, 71, Maryville, died Monday, May 14, 2018. Mr. White donated his body to science.
Ervin Dean Hawk, 78, Ravenwood, died Tuesday, May 15, 2018, at his home. Services will be at 11 am, Friday, May 18 at Price Funeral Home, Maryville, with burial in Oak Lawn Cemetery, Ravenwood. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service. Casual dress is preferred. Memorials may be made to Oak Lawn Cemetery, Ravenwood.
The Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group will meet at 6 pm, Thursday, May 24 at the Nodaway County Senior Center, 1210 East First Street, Maryville. Caregivers around the area gather 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 Autumn