Participants in the DAR Christopher Columbus essay contest receive recognition

Maryville High School tenth grade students set a record for participation in the DAR Christopher Columbus essay contest with more than 60 students submitting an essay, according to Belva Dawson, contest chairman. Participation certificates were presented to 20 students with the top-rated essays. The winning essay was written by Mason Walk, who received a bronze

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Marriott takes over young Musket football team

By Jacki Wood When the North-West Nodaway Muskets take the field this season, they will look quite differently from last year’s team that went 2-7. With eight starters graduating – obviously a lot for eight-man football – and only one senior, the Muskets will have to grow up quickly. But first-year Head Coach Cody Marriott,

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Spoofhounds set sights on ‘one game at a time’

By Jacki Wood Maryville and football go together like peanut butter and jelly. Or Batman and Robin. Or Kansas City and barbecue. It’s that way from the Northwest Hounds youth team all the way up to the college ranks with the national champion Bearcats. Title Town, as some call it. And at Maryville High School,

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Library announces summer challenge winners

The Maryville Public Library announced the results of its annual summer reading program held May 30 through July 29. More than 330 youth from birth to 17 took part in the program. A total of 10,641 books were checked out during the challenge. In addition to reading, some of the participants elected to complete challenges

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County properties to be sold at tax sale

Approximately 24 properties in Nodaway County will be auctioned off in the annual tax sale at 10 am, Monday, August 28 in the Nodaway County Administration Center meeting room. Nodaway County Collector Marilyn Jenkins began the process of notifying property owners who were delinquent on their taxes in April, working hard to decrease the list

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Northwest announces football gameday parking and tailgate update for 2017

Northwest Missouri State University and the Department of Athletics have announced changes to football gameday parking in 2017. These changes will take effect for all five home games to help accommodate fans visiting campus during the construction of the Carl and Cheryl Hughes Fieldhouse. Please note the following options for 2017: Tailgate lots will open

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Siblings smile on first day of school

Going to school at St. Gregory’s is a family affair. These kindergartners face the first day of school with back-up from their older siblings on August 16. They are, front: Chloe Casteel, Dominic Badami, Ryver Stiens, all kindergarten; middle: Cole Casteel, second grade; Vincent Badami, second grade; Bernadette Badami, third grade; Ryesen Stiens, fifth grade;

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Strange horticulture abounds in Nodaway County

Grace, Paige and Shiloh Bray, daughters of Melissa and Scott Bray, pose with the “duck potato” they grew in their Maryville garden, which looks remarkably like a duck. Grace stated she wanted to eat the potato mashed after they enter it into the Graham Street Fair competition. Save

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Vincent Jelavich

Michael and Amanda Jelavich, Rahway, NJ, announce the birth of a son, Vincent Mark, born Monday, August 14, 2017, at St. Peter’s University Hospital, New Brunswick, NJ. He weighed six pounds and 11 ounces. Maternal grandparents are Mike and Kathy Powers, St. Louis. Paternal grandparents are Mark and Janet Jelavich, Kansas City.

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James Colville

James Edgar Colville, 84, Pickering, died Monday, August 14, 2017, at Mosaic Life Care, St. Joseph. Services were August 17 at the First Christian Church, Maryville, with burial in Hopkins Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the First Christian Church, 201 West Third Street, Maryville, MO 64468. Online condolences may be left at pricefuneralhomemaryville.com. Arrangements

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