Graves reacts to US Fish and Wildlife report regarding Missouri River

Recently, the US Fish and Wildlife Service submitted their biological opinion on the Missouri River to the US Army Corps of Engineers. The opinion stated that the Missouri River Recovery Plan (MRRP) is justified by science. Representative Sam Graves, (MO-06), released the following statement: “This is tone deaf at best. Just last month, a court

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Kinsley Umbarger

Tanner and Tara Umbarger, Burlington Jct., announce the birth of a daughter, Kinsley Rae, born Friday, April 20, 2018 at Community Hospital, Fairfax. She weighed eight pounds and six ounces and joins brother Jaxon, two years old. Maternal grandparents are Pam Mather and Mike and Angie Lightner. Paternal grandparents are Duane and Kristy Umbarger.

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Brenda Long

Brenda Lou Long, 54, Graham, died Monday, April 23, 2018, at Mosaic Life Care, St. Joseph. Services will be 11 am, Thursday, April 26 at Bram Funeral Home, Maryville. Burial was in Prairie Home Cemetery, Graham. Visitation will be from 6 pm to 8 pm, Wednesday, April 25 at Bram Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to

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Thelma Runyan

Thelma Durbin Runyan, 81, Andover, KS, died Monday, April 16, 2018. Services were held in Wichita, KS, Saturday, April 21, 2018.

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Karol Crouch

Karol Renshaw Crouch, 75, Lenexa, KS, died January 10, 2018. A memorial service was held January 16 in Fairway, KS and burial was in Miriam Cemetery, Maryville. Donations may be made to the ALS Association Mid-American Chapter, 6950 Squibb Road, Mission, KS 66202.

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MoWest hosts 2 planetarium shows

The Bushman Planetarium inside Agenstein Hall on the campus of Missouri Western State University will have public showings of “Africa: The Serengeti” at 7 pm, Thursday, April 26, and at 7 pm, Tuesday, May 8 the “Wonders of the Universe.” Tickets are $5 for adults and $3 for children, students and senior citizens. Tickets must

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Mozingo restaurant lease finalized

The Maryville City Council approved the lease for the Mozingo Lake Recreation Park farm-to-table restaurant during its regular meeting April 23. The approved lease with Brown Bread LLC will allow Owner Michael Foust to begin setting up his dining facility, William Coy, at the Mozingo Conference Center. Foust is also the owner of The Farmhouse

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Spoofhounds host tournament at Mozingo

The Maryville boys golf team braved the cold weather to play in the MEC a tournament on April 18 held at Mozingo Lake Recreation Park. Other participating schools included Smithville, Benton, Bishop LeBlond, Cameron, Chillicothe, Lafayette and Savannah. The hounds took fifth with a 376. Connor Durbin follows through with his swing, watching the ball

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West Nodaway BOE

The West Nodaway R-I Board of Education met in open and closed sessions on April 11 to handle the following school district business: During the vote to approve the cooperative sponsorship of high school and junior high school athletics, confusion reigned when only three board members voted for approval. Board President Jason Hull halted the

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