Meet the Bearcats scheduled for Thursday

Posted August 25, 2015 at 8:25 pm

 The Northwest Missouri State University football team will hold its final scrimmage of the 2015 fall camp at 7 pm, on Thursday, August 27 at Bearcat Stadium.

Thursday’s scrimmage will also feature the annual “Meet the Bearcats” event, where fans can meet and get autographs from members of the 2015 team prior to the scrimmage. The free event will start at 5:45 pm, with an autograph session on Herschel Neil Track inside Bearcat Stadium. The autograph session will last until approximately 6:15 pm, with the scrimmage slated for a 7 pm start.

Northwest was ranked fifth in the AFCA Preseason Coaches Poll to begin the season. The 2015 season begins at 7 pm, the following Thursday, September 3 at Nebraska-Kearney. The home opener will take place at

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    Eagles take to the nation’s capitol

    Six students from the Jefferson FFA Chapter were given the opportunity to participate in the Washington Leadership Conference earlier this summer. Kelli Schieber, Emily Mattson, Ben Jermain, Bryce Deen, Grant Meyer, Caden Farnan and Advisor Jackie Carlson flew out of Kansas City International Airport early Monday morning and spent the rest of the day touring Washington, DC, before the conference started.

    On the first day of the conference, the students checked in and started to mingle, meeting new people

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    Jefferson BOE


    The Jefferson School Board of Education met August 17 to address the following:

    The tax rate hearing for the district was held prior to the meeting where Superintendent Tim Jermain discussed the process of coming to the district’s tax rate for the 2015 year. The unadjusted levy was set at $5.8259 per $100 of assessed valuation, and after the Proposition C reduction of $0.3638, the adjusted levy for the district for was set at $5.4621. With a district total

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    Albrecht settles into Maryville

    Becky Albrecht, Maryville R-II superintendent, settles into her new position. To familiarize herself with the community, she held an open house on August 11, where she greeted Sandy Wood, high school Spanish teacher.

    Events for the week of August 17 to 21


    • Nodaway-Holt first day of school

    • St. Gregory’s first day of school; early dismissal, 12:30 pm

    • Nodaway-Holt JH Football and Volleyball practices begin

    • West Nodaway Elementary Sneak a Peek, 4 to 6 pm

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