Preliminary talks begin on revising CAFO ordinance

Nodaway County Commissioners met with Nodaway County Health Department Administrator Tom Patterson on June 18 to discuss the county’s Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (CAFO) ordinance. The current county ordinance places stricter regulations on large agricultural operations in the county than the state of Missouri requires. The topic has been an area of contention for many

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Skidmore puts audit on hold

At the June 14 Skidmore City Council meeting, the council approved putting the audit conducted by Arthur White and Associates on hold. Mayor Tracy Shewey said the matter pertaining to past City Clerk Jennifer Poland had been referred to Nodaway County Prosecutor Robert Rice. He contacted the Missouri State Auditor’s office. The city is now

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Annual tractor cruise sets route

The Heart of America Tractor Club is hosting its 13th annual tractor cruise, Friday, June 22 and Saturday, June 23. The event will begin on Friday afternoon with registration opening at 3 pm at the Stanberry Community Center. The Gentry County Cattlemen’s Association will grill hamburgers for the evening meal, beginning at 5:30 pm. Saturday

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Flag Day celebration at Lions Freedom Rock Plaza

The second annual Lions Freedom Rock Plaza Flag Day celebration was held at Franklin Park, Maryville, June 14. American Legion Post 100 played Taps and conducted the flag ceremony and a 21-gun salute. Here, they respectfully lower the American flag and prepare to raise the replacement flag. Maryville High School Vocal Music Instructor Vanessa Parsons

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James Lance

Andrew and Jenny Lance, Barnard, announce the birth of a son, James Owen, born Friday, June 1, at Mosaic Life Care, St. Joseph. He weighed eight pounds and three ounces and joins sisters, Audrey, six, and Emma, three. Maternal grandparents are Jerry and Robin Holmes, Graham. Paternal grandparents are Tim and Cindy Lance, Barnard. Maternal

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Jerry Morrow

Jerry Laverl Morrow, 61, Clarinda, IA, died Tuesday, June 19, 2018, at his home. Services are Saturday, June 23 at Graham United Methodist Church, Graham, with visitation from 9:30 am to service time. Arrangements are under the direction of Walker-Merrick-Eickemeyer Funeral Chapel, Clarinda.

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Brian Meyer

Brian Joe Meyer, 57, Denver, died Thursday, June 14, 2018, at his home. Services were June 20 at the Roberson-Polley Chapel, Albany. Memorials may be made to Albany Animal Shelter in care of the Roberson-Polley Chapel, 403 North Hundley, Albany, MO  64402. Online condolences may be left at robersonpolleychapel.com. Arrangements were under the direction of

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Rosalie Jackson

F. Rosalie Jackson, 91, Bolckow, died Thursday, June 14, 2018, at her home. Graveside services were June 19 at Nodaway Memorial Gardens, Maryville. Online condolences may be left at bramfuneralhome.com. Arrangements were under the direction of Bram Funeral Home, Maryville.  

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Betty Buhman

Elizabeth L. “Betty” Buhman, 66, Darlington, died Thursday, June 14, 2018, at her home. Services were June 18 at St. Columba Catholic Church, Conception Jct., with burial in St. Columba Cemetery, Conception. Memorials may be made to St. Patrick’s Catholic Church or St. Columba Cemetery. Online condolences may be left at pricefuneralhomemaryville.com. Arrangements were under

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Library lists week’s activities

The Maryville Public Library, 509 North Main Street, Maryville, will hold the following activities: • Summer Reading Program for ages birth to 18, now through July 28. • The Spoon Man program for all ages, 9:45 am, Tuesday, June 26. • Book Nibblers, 9:45 to 10:15 am, Thursday, June 28. For infants to age three

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