USDA to reopen FSA offices for limited services during government shutdown

US Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced today that many Farm Service Agency (FSA) offices will reopen temporarily in the coming days to perform certain limited services for farmers and ranchers including the Maryville office. The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has recalled about 2,500 FSA employees to open offices on Thursday, January 17 and

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SN adds winter guard flag routines

New to the South Nodaway High School music department is the student-initiated winter guard flag routines. The students are Brooklynn Bennett, Sydney Billings, Jaiden Flora, Dakota Allen, Kaci Billings, Jessica Miller and Layla Miller. Music Instructor Tamra Nally said the girls have picked the music and choreographed the performance. The first performance will be during

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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, January 24 at the Nodaway County Senior Center, 1210 East First Street, Maryville. Caregivers around the area come together to provide support, become informed and find strength in numbers while progressing forward in dementia and Alzheimer’s awareness. For more information or to RSVP, contact

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Library hosts Book Nibblers

The Maryville Public Library, 509 North Main Street, Maryville, will hold Book Nibblers, for infants to age three, from 9:45 to 10:15 am, Thursday, January 24. Children must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. To register or for more information, call the library at 660.582.5281.

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Church gives away bread, sweets

The Pickering Christian Church is conducting an outreach mission. Free bread and sweets may be picked up from 4:30 to 6:30 pm, Monday, January 21 at the east basement door.

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SCB cancels chicken dinner

Due to the inclement weather forecast for Sunday, January 20, Skidmore Community Betterment has cancelled the chicken dinner fundraiser. No makeup date has been scheduled.

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WN reschedules 10-Point Pitch Tournament

Due to potential winter weather, the West Nodaway 2019 After Prom committee’s 10-Point Pitch Tournament has been rescheduled for Saturday, February 2. The event will be held at 6 pm at West Nodaway High School in Burlington Jct. Doors will open at 5:30 pm and concessions will be available. The cost is $12 per person

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Rita Price

Rita F. Price, 52, Maryville, died Saturday, January 12, 2019, at SSM St. Francis Hospital, Maryville. Services will be at 2 pm, Thursday, January 17 at Price Funeral Home. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Memorials may be made in care of the funeral home to help defray funeral expenses.

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Harold VanSickle

Harold Gayle VanSickle, Jr., 92, Maryville, died Sunday, January 13, 2019, at the Maryville Living Center. A memorial service will be held at 11 am on Thursday, January 17, 2019, at Bram Funeral Home, Maryville. Interment will be at a later date. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 pm, Wednesday, January 16,

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Gailen Hager

Gailen Eugene Hager, 77, Maryville, died Saturday, January 12, 2019, at his residence. A memorial graveside service will be held at 2 pm, Friday, January 18 at the Miriam Cemetery, Maryville. A visitation will be held from 6 to 8 pm Thursday, January 17 at Bram Funeral Home, Maryville. Memorials can be directed to the

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