Month: December

Half-price adoptions available at animal society

The New Nodaway Human Society is offering half price adoptions on dogs, cats and kittens through December 30 at the animal shelter, 829 South Depot Street, Maryville. The fee includes spay and neuter, vaccinations, microchip and more. Excluded are puppies under six months and high profile pets. For more information, contact the shelter at 660.562.3333.

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Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group meets at Senior Center

The Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group will meet at 6 pm, Thursday, December 27 at the Nodaway County Senior Center, 1210 East First Street, Maryville. The topic for the meeting will be the decision to transition your loved one to long-term care. Caregivers around the area come together to provide support, become informed and find strength

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Kelly Wilcox

Kelly Lee Wilcox, 56, Barnard, died Sunday, December 16, 2018. A memorial service will be held at 1 pm, Friday, December 21 at Barnard Christian Church, Barnard. Visitation will be from 5:30 to 8 pm, Thursday, December 20 at the church. Donations may be made to the Kelly Wilcox Memorial Fund at US Bank.

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Wade Steele

C. Wade Steele, 93, Des Moines, IA, and former longtime resident of Maryville, died Sunday, December 16, 2018, at Mill Pond Care Center, Ankeny, IA. Funeral services will be held at 10 am on Wednesday, December 19 at Bram Funeral Home, Maryville. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 pm on Tuesday, December 18,

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Jane Hilton

Sarah Jane Fattig Hilton, 63, Maryville, died Saturday, December 15, 2018, at the Maryville Living Center, Maryville. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 am on Wednesday, December 19 at the First Baptist Church, Maryville. A private family inurnment will be held at a later date in the Isadora Cemetery, Grant City. Memorials may be

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County officials decide against pay raises

The Nodaway County Commissioners squelched the hopes of several officeholders to receive a four percent salary increase with a report from their attorney. The salary commission was called by Circuit Clerk Elaine Wilson, as state statute required, on December 13. Present were Presiding Commissioner Bill Walker, Associate Commissioners Chris Burns and Bob Stiens, County Clerk

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Trojans lose two at home to East Atchison

The Nodaway-Holt basketball teams hosted East Atchison on December 14 and came up short in both games. The girls lost 39-73 and the boys lost 29-77. Sophomore Brilyn DeVers speeds past his defender. He was the leading scorer for the Trojans with 18 points.

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Chloe Strough

Kevin and Natalie Strough, Stanberry, announce the birth of a daughter, Chloe Elizabeth, born Thursday, November 22, 2018, at Mosaic Life Care, St. Joseph. She weighed six pounds and joins siblings Mackenzie and Carter. Maternal grandparents are Keith and Deloris Brunner, Cameron. Paternal grandparents are Steve and Gerianne Strough, Stanberry. Maternal great-grandparents are Kay Lohman,

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NOCOMO board discusses future financial earnings

During its December 4 meeting, the NOCOMO Industries Board of Directors looked over finances and holiday closures. Board President David Lawyer led the group through the current state of the organization’s financial picture. NOCOMO is in the positive and Lawyer said he has begun talking to banks in the area to find out whether or

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NHS students complete projects at Northeast Nodaway

The eight students in National Honor Society (NHS) at Northeast Nodaway are each responsible for a community service project as part of their membership in the organization. So far this year, three of the students have completed a project. Senior MaKayla Adwell conducted a food drive in September with the elementary students. The students collected

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