Month: July

Geography with Goudge

The 89th annual Major League Baseball (MLB) All-Star game is July 17 in Washington, DC. This week’s map of Major League Baseball All-Star Players over the past 10 years, a total of 342 players, is based upon where the players attended high school. States in the south and west are the leading per-capita producers of

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Parnell brings energy to annual parade, festival

Visitors flocked to the annual Parnell Duck Race and Festival July 6-8. This year’s theme was “Greased Lightning,” a tribute to the 40th anniversary of the movie “Grease.” The event featured a car show, a concert by Cory Cronk and the Outlaw Creek Band and duck race. The grand marshals of this year’s parade were

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Maryville council buys restaurant equipment

The July 9 meeting of the Maryville City Council had a short agenda with the main topic being contracts to lease restaurant equipment for the Mozingo Lake Recreation Park Conference Center’s William Coy restaurant. As a matter of delayed business, city staff proposed the city enter into a $114,231.49 contract with Index Restaurant Supply, Kansas

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Maryville High teacher starts local Moms Demand chapter

Maryville High School English teacher Jessica Piper has started a local chapter of Moms Demand Action, a national organization that aims to prevent gun violence. Shannon Watts originally founded the group after the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting; now it has taken root in communities across America, especially in areas with high crime like Chicago

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Pickering experiences KCP&L problems

At the Pickering City Council meeting July 2, City Clerk Milt Sovereign discussed his issues with KCP&L billing. Unknown to him, when KCP&L put in the LED street lights earlier this year, the company set up a fifth account for the city. Sovereign pays the city bills online and the fifth account was not linked.

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Nodaway County brings a vision of tomorrow with its fair

“Back to the Future” is the theme attendees of the 2018 Nodaway County Fair can expect to see as they stroll the Maryville downtown midway. The fair is organized by the fair board working year-round to produce the annual summer event which will be held July 17 to 21.The board is, front: Dustin Henggeler, Jill

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Construction gets underway on newest Habitat house

Habitat for Humanity of Nodaway County has begun construction on the organization’s 10th house. The house, located at 416 South Vine, Maryville, will be three bedrooms and provide a home for Chandra White and her two children, who will be moving from a two-bedroom apartment.

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Pilot relates tales at Hawk Road Flyers

Keith Mowry, ATP, CFII, will relate “Extraordinary Tales from an Extraordinary Pilot” at 6:30 pm, Thursday, July 12 at the Hawk Road Flyers EAA Chapter 1540 meeting at Northwest Missouri Regional Airport, two miles west of Maryville on Highway 46. Mowry has flown all manner of aircraft including U-1A Army Otters to B200 King Airs.

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