Maryville preschools to partner for literacy night

Posted October 21, 2014 at 6:33 pm

Maryville-area preschools are teaming up with the local library to host October Literacy Night – Every Child Ready to Read to help parents create a strong foundation of reading for their young children.

October Literacy Night, which welcomes parents and their children ages infancy to five years, is sponsored by St. Francis Preschool and Childcare, St. Gregory’s Preschool, Maryville Head Start, Northwest Missouri State University’s Leet Center, Maryville R-II Parents as Teachers and the Maryville Public Library, which recently received an early literacy grant.

“I think it’s simply wonderful how our community’s library and schools are working together to offer this event for parents and their children. It is a true example of teamwork,” St. Gregory’s School Principal Susan Martin said. “Studies routinely show the impact and the importance

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    Northwest Regents

    Posted October 21, 2014 at 6:33 pm

     The Northwest Missouri State University Board of Regents gathered for a meeting amid the 2014 Bearcat Homecoming activities on October 17.

    Agenda items addressed included:

    • Student and

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    Volunteers aid Children and Family Center

    Posted October 17, 2014 at 7:10 pm

    October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month and the volunteers at the Children and Family Center of Northwest Missouri, 1220 East Second Street, Maryville, are helping to make a difference to victims of domestic violence.

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    Pickering City Council

    Posted October 17, 2014 at 7:08 pm


    The Pickering City Council invited Nodaway County Sheriff Darren White for a conversation about speeding and stray dogs in the city limits during the October 6 meeting.

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    Burlington Jct. City Council

    Posted October 17, 2014 at 7:08 pm

    Burlington Jct.

    At the October 8 Burlington Jct. City Council meeting, Brad Mather, a local business owner, requested an update on the city’s liability of the his building’s wall soundness. No action was taken.

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    American Legion Post 100 recognizes members’ service

    Posted October 17, 2014 at 7:01 pm

    Members of the Military Honor Guard received recognition. Those who attended the ceremony were: Amos Clampit, Bill Young, Tim Conover, Bob Westfall, Kevin Stark, Gene Spire, Ronnie Van Fosson, John Zech, Bob Robertson, Dale Mathis and Jerry Colffelt.

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