Month: June

Pickering to repair storm sirens

At the Pickering City Council meeting on June 4 it was announced the parts to repair the storm sirens have been acquired and will be installed. After the sirens’ backup batteries were replaced, the system was tested and it was found the sirens wouldn’t function on the batteries. City Clerk Milt Sovereign determined what parts

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Mold, expired medications found in food establishments

Nodaway County Health Department Environmental Health Specialist Larry Wickersham found several instances of mold along with expired medications in local food establishments throughout the month of May. Maryville Middle School, 525 South Hills Drive, high priority Routine inspection on May 3. Critical: Observed can of sliced apples with deep dent along seam; corrected on site.

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School discusses ballpark lighting with Hopkins City Council

North Nodaway Superintendent James Simmelink and Board of Education President Jerime Bix approached the Hopkins City Council at the June 4 meeting about the need for new lighting for the ball fields. The combination football and baseball field lighting failed at the final 2017 football game. The school district is looking to form a partnership

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Bill Martz

Bill “Sandman” Martz, 75, Bethany, formerly of Burlington Jct., died Friday, June 1, 2018, at a Bethany nursing home. Services and burial were June 4 at Miriam Cemetery, Bethany. Memorials may be made to the Miriam Cemetery and/or donor’s choice in care of Roberson Funeral Home, PO Box 46, Bethany, MO 64424. Online condolences may

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Maryville Young Players presents Alice in Wonderland, Jr.

The White Rabbit. The Cheshire Cat. Tweedle Dum and Tweedle Dee. Talking flowers. A crafty Caterpillar. The Mad Hatter. The Queen of Hearts. And, of course, Alice! One of the most famous children’s books of all time and a Disney classic film comes to life as Maryville Young Players (MYP) presents Alice in Wonderland, Jr.

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Jury convicts Ravenwood man in death of former Parnell mayor

An Atchison County jury found a Ravenwood man guilty of Felony Involuntary Manslaughter in the 2nd Degree on June 6 before Fourth Circuit Associate Judge Corey Herron. Marlin F. Meyer, 72, was found guilty of criminal negligence and could face up to four years in prison. In August 2017, a Nodaway County grand jury indicted

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Maryville council works through annexation properties

The Maryville City Council held three public hearings dealing with annexation of properties prior to the May 30 regular meeting. The properties were: an acreage owned by Nodaway County near South Depot; land along Leigh Wilson Industrial Drive owned by the city; and 63 acres owned by the Vinardi Trust laying east of Wal-Mart. No

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Geography with Goudge

Soon an NBA Champion will be crowned. This choropleth map is based on where the current 450 NBA roster players attended high school. Two areas in the eastern half of the US, that is the Mid-Atlantic urban core and rural south central states, standout as leading per capita producers of players. Professional basketball is truly

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NNHS Animal Shelter announces summer hours

The New Nodaway Humane Society has announced new hours for summer at the animal shelter, 829 South Depot, Maryville. The shelter will be open from noon to 4 pm on Tuesdays and Saturdays and 3 to 6 pm on Wednesdays and Fridays. Appointments may be made to view the animals on Thursdays by calling 660.562.3333.

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Memory Cafe provides social outing

Memory Cafe will be held from 10 to 11 am, Thursday, June 14 at the Gathering Space, First United Methodist Church, 102 North Main Street, Maryville. The cafe is a social outing for people with memory loss and their care partners. Reservations are welcome, but not required. To register or for more information, call SSM

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