Concert, fundraiser features Sarah Davison

Sarah Davison, Nashville, TN, will be in concert joined by the Cowboy Church Band at Braddy Hall/Park, Braddyville, Iowa at 7 pm, Wednesday, June 20. Braddy Hall opens at 5:30 with food and refreshments. Proceeds of the concert will go to the Braddyville Betterment Committee for improvements to the hall and will be sponsored in

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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, June 21 at the Nodaway County Senior Center, 1210 East First Street, Maryville. The topic this month is “Wandering Awareness and Prevention.” Caregivers around the area come together to provide support, become informed and find strength in numbers while progressing forward in dementia and

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Second Stage holds auditions, informational meeting

The Second Stage summer production of “How to Succeed in Business without Really Trying” is getting underway with an informational meeting, doors opening at 12:30 pm, Saturday, June 16 at the Maryville High School Performing Arts Center. Everyone who is interested in being a part of the production is invited. After the hour long meeting

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Maryville council begins next budget discussion

The Maryville City Council met June 11 for a regular meeting with an abbreviated agenda. The council granted the Maryville Chamber of Commerce’s Ambassadors’ request for street closures during the Nodaway County Fair parade July 21. The one-page agenda had three discussion items: sanitary sewer infiltration, the fiscal year 2019 budget and the use-tax ballot

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Maryville Parks and Rec offers summer of fun and activities

Summertime in Maryville provides a wide variety of activities, events and facilities to enjoy through Maryville Parks and Recreation. Youth Activities Camp Experience Registration runs week by week from June 25 through July 30. A parent information night will be at 6 pm, Thursday, June 14. The camp is for ages six to 12. Campers

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Commission joins national opioid lawsuit

The Nodaway County commissioners met with attorneys from Wagstaff and Cartmell, Kansas City, and agreed to enter into a national opioid lawsuit. Wagstaff and Cartmell are going up against prescription drug manufacturers and distributors, claiming negligence in prescribing certain drugs to the general population, attributing to the rise of opioid addiction and related deaths. If

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Pickering to repair storm sirens

At the Pickering City Council meeting on June 4 it was announced the parts to repair the storm sirens have been acquired and will be installed. After the sirens’ backup batteries were replaced, the system was tested and it was found the sirens wouldn’t function on the batteries. City Clerk Milt Sovereign determined what parts

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Mold, expired medications found in food establishments

Nodaway County Health Department Environmental Health Specialist Larry Wickersham found several instances of mold along with expired medications in local food establishments throughout the month of May. Maryville Middle School, 525 South Hills Drive, high priority Routine inspection on May 3. Critical: Observed can of sliced apples with deep dent along seam; corrected on site.

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School discusses ballpark lighting with Hopkins City Council

North Nodaway Superintendent James Simmelink and Board of Education President Jerime Bix approached the Hopkins City Council at the June 4 meeting about the need for new lighting for the ball fields. The combination football and baseball field lighting failed at the final 2017 football game. The school district is looking to form a partnership

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Bill Martz

Bill “Sandman” Martz, 75, Bethany, formerly of Burlington Jct., died Friday, June 1, 2018, at a Bethany nursing home. Services and burial were June 4 at Miriam Cemetery, Bethany. Memorials may be made to the Miriam Cemetery and/or donor’s choice in care of Roberson Funeral Home, PO Box 46, Bethany, MO 64424. Online condolences may

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