BOE South Nodaway

The South Nodaway R-IV Board of Education met in open and closed session November 15 to handle the following school district business: Superintendent Johnnie Silkett announced that the school district scored 100 percent on the annual performance rating for public schools in Missouri. The district has averaged 98.275 percent in the last four years. “This

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BOE North Nodaway

The North Nodaway R-VI Board of Education met in open and closed sessions November 15 to handle the following school district business: The annual performance rating was discussed by the board and Superintendent James Simmelink. The school district scored 78 percent. To remain accredited, the district must score 70 percent or higher. Because of the

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School events for the week of 11/27 to 12/2

Monday • Jefferson V BB – Albany Tourney begins • Nodaway-Holt, North Nodaway V BB – Mound City Tourney begins • Northeast Nodaway, South Nodaway, West Nodaway V BB – PVI begins • South Nodaway PTO Santa Shop opens • St. Gregory’s FFF Advent meeting, 7:50 am • MMS wrestling at Savannah, 4:30 pm •

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Library offers book fair

The Maryville Public Library, 509 North Main Street, will host a special “buy one, get one free” book fair during normal library hours from Friday, December 1 through Tuesday, December 12. All types of books for children and teens, plus posters, journals and school supplies, are included in the sale. For more information, contact the

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Alzheimer’s support group meets at senior center

The Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group will meet at 6 pm, Thursday, November 30 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 in dementia and Alzheimer’s awareness. For more information or to RSVP, contact Autumn

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Paws at The Pub event supports shelter

Paws at The Pub is a monthly social event to benefit the New Nodaway Humane Society. The event will be from 5 to 8 pm, Wednesday, November 29 at The Pub, 414 North Main Street, Maryville. This is a chance for pups and owners to meet in a friendly, relaxed setting while raising awareness and

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Wear Blue meet-up runs to remember

Wear Blue: run to remember, Maryville meet-up will be at 9 am, Saturday, November 25 at the Raymond J. Courter College Park Pavilion at Northwest Missouri State University. The event is an informal gathering where runners honor the service and sacrifice of the American military. For more information, visit the Facebook page Wear Blue Maryville

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Russell Taylor

Russell R. Taylor, 67, Platte City, died Thursday, November 16, 2017. Graveside services will be held at 10 am, Friday, November 24 at Miriam Cemetery, Maryville. A celebration of life will be held at 11 am, Friday, November 24 at the Maryville Country Club. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Folds of

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John Dragoo

John Kenneth Dragoo, 66, Burlington Jct., died Sunday, November 19, 2017, in Maryville. Funeral services will be at 10:30 am, Monday, November 27 at the First Christian Church, Burlington Jct. Burial will follow in Ohio Cemetery, Burlington Jct. Military rites at the cemetery will be by the Missouri Military Honors Detail and members of the

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