Month: October

Training money awarded to five county businesses

The Department of Economic Development’s Division of Workforce Development announced earlier this week the award of $5.1 million to 186 companies across Missouri to help train workers for new and existing positions. “Not only will this funding help Missouri workers gain new skills, it delivers value to Missouri businesses in an area of critical need

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Maryville topples Benton at home

Maryville football’s Eli Dowis breaks past Benton’s defense on his way to a 53-yard touchdown run in the first quarter as the Spoofhounds go on to win 58-8. Dowis finished with 138 rushing yards and three touchdowns in the September 28 game at MHS.

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Pickering discusses street repairs

Street repairs and finances were the topics of conversation at the October 1 Pickering City Council meeting. A water leak caused the Nodaway County Public Water Supply District to repair the water line running under Harmon Street. Mayor Charles Smith stated the agreement between the water district and Pickering said the district would repair streets

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Prosecuting attorney asks for help in Hopkins dog death case

Nodaway County Prosecuting Attorney Robert (Bob) L. Rice is asking people with first-hand information on the death of a Hopkins family’s pet dog that occurred in April to contact the Nodaway County Sheriff’s Department at 660.582.7451. “A witness that initially claimed knowledge of the persons involved with killing the dog later recanted in court,” Rice

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Memory Cafe provides social outing

Memory Cafe will be held from 10 to 11 am, Thursday, October 11 at the 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 Health at

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Library offers Book Nibblers

Book Nibblers, for infants to age three, will be from 9:45 to 10:15 am, Thursday, October 11 at the Maryville Public Library, 509 North Main Street. Children must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver.

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Hospital hosts book fair

The St. Francis Hospital Auxiliary is hosting a book fair from 10 am to 5 pm, Tuesday, October 9, and 7 am to 1 pm, Wednesday, October 10 in the St. Francis Hospital Lobby. There will be more than books, as gift items will also be available. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the

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Democrats to meet

The Nodaway County Democrats monthly meeting will be from 6 to 8 pm, Monday, October 8 at the Wesley Student Center, 549 West Fourth Street, Maryville. For more information, contact Elyssa Ford at NodawayCountyDems@gmail.com.

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FOOD support group to meet

The Feeling Overwhelmed on Diet or FOOD support group for those with food allergies and intolerance will meet at 5 pm, Monday, October 8 at Northwest Chiropractic, 206 West Second Street, Maryville. A special guest will be featured.

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