Events for the week of November 17 – 22

Posted November 14, 2014 at 7:54 pm


• Jefferson Blood drive, 2-6 pm

• Jefferson Collaboration Session 2-eMints, 3:30 pm

• Jefferson, Maryville MMS, South Nodaway, St. Gregory’s basketball at Northeast Nodaway Tourney through November 22

• Maryville EFE Spoofhound Time

• Nodaway-Holt JH basketball at South Holt basketball tournament through November 22

• North Nodaway Elementary Saving Sight assembly, Pre-K and Kindergarten, 10:15 am

• Northeast Nodaway JH Basketball Tournament through November 22

• St. Gregory’s Synergy Anti-Bullying Program, Parish Hall, 7 pm


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    St. Gregory’s Alexander advances in international poster contest

    Ashlyn Alexander, a sixth-grade student at St. Gregory’s School in Maryville, has advanced to the next level in the Lions International Peace Poster Contest. Maryville Pride Lions member Pam Dougan, left, presented Alexander with a $50 check and the news her poster will move onto the district competition. They are joined by Betsy Nielson, St. Gregory’s sixth-grade teacher. The annual competition invites students ages 11 to 13 to use art to express their visions of peace. This year’s theme was Peace, Love and Understanding.

    Local Calvary Chapel prepares for 10th year of serving through Operation Christmas Child

    “God is able to bless you abundantly, so that in all things at all times, having all that you need, you will abound in every good work. As it is written, they have freely scattered their gifts to the poor; their righteousness endures forever.” 1 Corinthians 2:8-9.

    While department stores across the nation are preparing for holiday specials and families buckle down their budget to save up for those same specials, Calvary Chapel of Maryville is gearing up for their 10th year of involvement

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    N-H Head Start enjoys fall fun

    What is brown, orange, red, yellow and full of excitement? The Nodaway-Holt Head Start students playing in the leaves. The children had a good time throwing the leaves in the air and covering each other.

    Events for the week of November 10 – 15


    • Jefferson Math games K-2, 3 pm

    • Jefferson Collaboration Tools-eMints, 4 pm

    • Jefferson 4-H meeting, 6 pm

    • Maryville EFE CTA meeting, 3:15 am

    • Maryville EFE CNN 360 Session I & II, 3:45 pm and 4:45 pm

    • Maryville MMS girls/boys basketball against South Harrison, 4:30 pm

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    Northwest to host Family Math Night

     Students in grade levels two through six and their families are invited to a Candyland-themed Family Math Night from 6 to 7 pm, Tuesday, November 11 in the JW Jones Student Union Ballroom on the Northwest Missouri State University campus.

    Stations will engage elementary-aged students and their families in an evening of mathematics fun. Topics will include probability, graphs, symmetry, place value, addition, subtraction, multiplication, polygons and measurement.

    The event, which is free and open to the

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    Nodaway County honors veterans with several events

     The Annual Nodaway County Veterans Day Observance will be at 11 am, Tuesday, November 11, at the American Legion Hall, 1104 East Fifth Street, Maryville.

    The event is coordinated by the James Edward Gray American Legion Post 100’s Americanism Committee. The welcome and introduction of dignitaries will be by Bob Bohlken. “Proud to be an American,” sung by Joyce Tinsley and accompanied by Anita Dew, will be followed by the posting of the colors by the National Guard Color Guard.

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    World Series pitcher shares his journey of faith, baseball

    Fresh off his two starts during the 2014 World Series, Kansas City Royals pitcher Jeremy Guthrie shared his personal story at an event on November 1 in Platte City.

    Standing before an audience of about 750 members and friends of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, including several from Maryville, Guthrie talked about his personal journey with baseball and how his faith has made a difference along the way.

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    Eugene E. Frueh is 2014 Nodaway County Agricultural Hall of Fame inductee

     This was the introduction of Eugene Frueh, deceased, as the 2014 Agriculture Hall of Fame, presented by Bev Schenkel.

    Gene Frueh was a lifetime resident and farmer of Nodaway County and was one of 12 children born to Leonard and Lucy (Walk) Frueh, April 8, 1933, in rural Maryville.

    His parents had previously moved to Nodaway County in 1924 shortly after Gene’s grandparents had made the move to the county

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    Encore series to feature Rani Arbo & daisy mayhem Nov. 6

     Northwest Missouri State University welcomes a unique string band as the next performer of its 2014-2015 Encore performance series.

    Rani Arbo & daisy mayhem, a group of four skilled singers and instrumentalists, will perform at 7:30 pm, Thursday, November 6 in the Ron Houston Center for the Performing Arts.

    Tickets may be purchased between 8 am and 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday, at the Student Services Center on the first floor of the Administration Building or online

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