Sheriff’s office holds prescription drug take back

The Nodaway County Sheriff’s Office, 404 North Vine Street, Maryville, will hold a prescription drug take back from 10 am to 2 pm, Saturday, October 28. County residents are urged to bring expired prescription medicines to the lobby of the jail. This event is sponsored by the DEA and the drugs will be safely disposed.

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Jefferson students grow food to feed school

Members of Jackie Carlson’s agricultural classes have been working all year, growing food to feed their school. This year was the second year the classes grew a garden at the school. They grew watermelon, cantaloupe, cucumbers, tomatoes, peppers and squash. All the food has been utilized in the school cafeteria, feeding the students and saving

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Council votes unanimously to tear down iconic silo

Maryville City Council members voted unanimously to tear down the iconic Mozingo silo during a special meeting on October 17. The silo will be demolished by Madget Demolition, St. Joseph, for $65,000. The leveling of the structure was part of a line item called “site improvements” listed on the fourth change order for the Mozingo

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Schieber receives national recognition as vet student

Gina Schieber from Conception Jct. has received national recognition for her outstanding work as a University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine student.  Schieber is one of 10 recipients of the $2,000 national Bayer American Royal Livestock Scholarship. She will be recognized at the American Royal Junior Premium Livestock Auction on Sunday, October 22. “I

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Elbert Otto Risser

Elbert Otto Risser, 74, passed from his earthly body on October 15, 2017. A visitation was held Monday, October 16 at the Prugh-Dunfee Funeral Home in Grant City The funeral was at 2 pm, Tuesday, October 17 at the funeral home with interment at the VanSkyock Addition to the Sheridan Cemetery, Sheridan. Jeff Blaine officiated.

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Willis Walker

E. Willis Walker, 82, Maryville, died Tuesday, October 17, 2017, at Parkdale Manor, Maryville. Funeral services will be at 10 am, Friday, October 20 at Laura Street Baptist Church, Maryville. Burial will follow at Nodaway Memorial Gardens, Maryville. The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 pm, Thursday, October 19 at Bram-Danfelt Funeral Home,

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Mark Lager

Mark Benedict Lager, 57, Maryville, died Tuesday, October 17, 2017, at his home. The family will receive friends and relatives from 5:30 to 7:30 pm, Friday, October 20 at St. Gregory’s Catholic Church. The rosary will be said at 7:30 pm. Memorials may be made to Nodaway County Special Olympics and SSM Hospice. Online condolences

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Geography with Goudge

There is lots of turnover in college football rankings as we approach the midway point of the season. This week’s proportional-symbol map displays the AP Top 25 Football Poll. Top-ranked Alabama with the largest football and #25 Memphis with the smallest football. The pattern of southern dominance picks up where last week’s FBS player map

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22nd annual Downtown Trick or Treat will see some closed streets

Streets around the square will be closed for the 22nd annual Downtown Trick or Treat event from 5 to 7 pm, Monday, October 30 in Maryville. Just before 5 pm, the Maryville Street Department will block the downtown square area, similar to the closed streets during the Nodaway County Fair. The annual event is for

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57th Annual Farm City Banquet set for November 6

The 57th annual Farm-City Banquet, hosted by the Greater Maryville Chamber of Commerce, will be held at 6 pm, Monday, November 6 at the JW Jones Student Union Ballroom on the Northwest Missouri State University campus. The evening will begin with an invocation and dinner, followed by speaker Chris Chinn, Missouri director of agriculture. Chinn,

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