Dana Austin

Dana Lynn Austin, 51, St. Joseph, formerly of Maryville, died Friday, January 11, 2019, at her home. Funeral services were Tuesday, January 15 at Bram Funeral Home, Maryville. Burial was in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Maryville. Memorials are suggested to the American Cancer Society/Hope Lodge, Kansas City. Online condolences may be made to bramfuneralhome.com.

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Dwight Maxwell

Dwight T. ‘Max’ Maxwell died Friday, January 11, 2019, at Oak Pointe, Maryville. Memorial services will be at 10:30 am, Saturday, January 19 at the First United Methodist Church, Maryville. Online condolences may be left at bramfuneralhome.com.

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Maryville council sets 2019 action items

Maryville City Council members gave the nod to place the use tax on the April 2 Municipal Election ballot during the January 14 meeting. The ballot issue, which went down in November by a slim margin, 1,396 to 1,704, will authorize a 2.375 percent sales tax on items purchased from out-of-state vendors. Without a use

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Jefferson Eagles squads take second in Stanberry Tournament

The Jefferson boys and girls basketball teams placed second in their respective brackets of the Stanberry Tournament. After a delay in the championship games due to weather, the tournament concluded January 14. The girls fell to Stanberry 22-58 and the boys took second to Mound City after a 53-55 loss.

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Lady Trojans take second in Fairfax Tournament

By Dustin Henggeler The Nodaway-Holt Trojans girls basketball team fell 29-48 to the East Atchison Wolves on January 11 in the Fairfax Tournament Championship for a second place finish in the week-long tournament. In the third showdown between the two teams this season, the Trojans entered the matchup Friday night with an 0-2 record against

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Geography with Goudge

The National Football Foundation announced the 2019 College Football Hall of Fame class on January 7. This week’s map looks at the 200 players who played since 1980 and have been inducted. This per capita map based on where the Hall of Famers went to high school indicates predominately rural states, led by Nebraska and

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2019 Health & Fitness Fair slated for January 26

The 12th Annual Health & Fitness Fair, sponsored by Rogers Pharmacy, Maryville Parks and Recreation and SSM Health St. Francis Hospital, will be from 8 to 11 am, Saturday, January 26, at the Maryville Community Center, 1407 N. Country Club Road. The goal for the event is to help area residents live healthier and happier

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NEN Foundation gives classroom awards

The Northeast Nodaway Foundation announced the NEN recipients of the foundation’s mini grants recently. The teachers are Taylor Blevins, Denise Henggeler, Carrie Coulter, Katlyn Meiners, Kila Henry, Katie Jenkins and Barb Bredlow. The grants are awarded to help teachers purchase items to assist with classroom instruction. The teachers submit applications describing how purchases would impact

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Maryville’s Mike Baumgartner appointed Regional President of SSM Health

SSM Health has announced that Mike Baumgartner, president of SSM Health St. Francis Hospital – Maryville, has been appointed Regional President of SSM Health in Mid-Missouri. He will replace Phil Gustafson, who has been serving as Interim President for the region. Baumgartner assumes the role immediately and will be working with Gustafson over the next several

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Hopkins starts new water, sewer rates with January billing

During a quiet meeting on January 7 of the Hopkins City Council, Mayor Kelly Morrison reminded citizens the new water and sewer rates are reflected on the January billing statement. Also, a reminder about the 2019 city dog tags was put on the billing statement. All residents with dogs are required to register each animal

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