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Christmas calendar

December 8 Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of Mary mass, 8 am and 7 pm, St. Gregory’s Catholic Church, Maryville. 44th annual Yuletide Feaste, 6:30 pm, also on Saturday, December 9, JW Jones Student Union. Tickets must be purchased in advance and are $31.50 each. Check or cash may be used in Room 101 of

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Unique, thoughtful Christmas presents are at NNL

Looking for something unique and thoughtful for family members and friends on your Christmas gift list? The Nodaway News Leader has an assortment of books by local authors suitable for all ages and all proceeds go directly to the authors. Books recommended for children are: “Isabelle’s Search for God” by Sherry Nieting; “The Boy who

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Communities celebrate Christmas

The following are some of the activities taking place in Nodaway County: November 21-December 12 Today’s Civic Women continues its collection for Toys for Tots of Nodaway County. Distribution will be from 4 to 6 pm, Monday, December 12 at the Nodaway County Administration Building, 403 North Market Street, Maryville. November 28 #GivingTuesday for St.

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Churches celebrate with services

Barnard Bethany Christian Church Advent service, 10:30 am, Sundays, December 3, 10, 17 and 24. Christmas program, 6 pm, Wednesday, December 20. Christian Church Annual Christmas dinner, 5:30 pm, Sunday, December 3. Advent services, 10:30 am, Sundays, November 26, December 3, 10, 17 and 24. United Methodist Church Christmas Eve service, 6 pm, Sunday, December

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First Christmas Homes Tour raises funds for children in Thailand

Steve and Donella Sherry have been instrumental in organizing the Christmas Homes Tour to raise money for the Gethsemane Children’s Home, Chiang Mai, Thailand. When the couple first moved to Thailand in 2011, they said they were unsure of what God was calling them to do. They made contact with other missionaries in the country

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DESE releases 2017 APR data for Nodaway County schools

The 2017 Annual Performance Report (APR) data for Missouri public school districts and charter public schools has been released by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education with all Nodaway County schools receiving the Accredited level. The APR combines five performance standards – academic achievement, subgroup achievement, college and career readiness, attendance and graduation

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Veterans dedicate Freedom Rock

Veterans Day, November 11, saw many veterans and family members turn out for the dedication of the Nodaway County Freedom Rock® in Franklin Park, Seventh and Main Streets, Maryville. Members of the American Legion Posts in Nodaway County stand at parade rest for the ceremony. The Freedom Rock® is the Centennial Legacy Project of the

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Worth County Tigers advance to 8-Man State Championship game

The Worth County Tigers including several Northeast Nodaway boys won the privilege to play in the Show-Me State Football Championships by winning 58-14 against the North Andrew Cardinals. The Tigers will face Sedalia Sacred Heart at 3 pm, Saturday, November 18 in Springfield. For more photos and information, see the printed Nodaway News Leader.

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Maryville wins 19-13 over Kansas City Center in quarterfinals

The Maryville High School Spoofhound football team was triumphant with a 19-13 Kansas City Center High School Yellowjackets on November 11. The team’s helmets had a red, white and blue sticker for commemorating Veterans Day, along with the Hounds carrying the American flags when the team took the field at the beginning. For more photos

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