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Seniors volunteer for Spoofhound Service Day

Posted October 17, 2014 at 7:16 pm

Maryville High School seniors spent the morning of October 15 as volunteers at area facilities. The students were given one of three choices for the day’s work. At The Ministry Center, the students sorted 30 bushels of apples. Merlin Atkins, Ministry Center board member, welcomes the assistance of Allison Stiens, Riley Elliott, Nathaniel Alexander and Jack Macias.

    Local survey, recycling plan project complete

     The NW Missouri Recycles Survey and Recycling Plan project sponsored by a grant from the USDA Rural Utilities Solid Waste Management Program was completed at the end of September.

    The project began last year with a survey to collect data about recycling practices and attitudes that led to writing of recycling plans for the cities of Hopkins and Skidmore and one partnership recycling plan for Grant City and Worth County. Interest was expressed from several other communities that

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    Nixon announces local man named to the energy plan steering committee

     More than 50 leaders in business, labor, education and energy have been named to the Comprehensive State Energy Plan steering committee.

    Among those leaders appointed by Gov. Jay Nixon was Kevin Van de Ven, Nucor Corp.

    The steering committee held its inaugural public meeting on October 1. Six additional meetings will be held throughout the month of October including one in Maryville.

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    Volunteers aid Children and Family Center

    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.

    Linda Steinke, volunteer coordinator said, “Our program would not work without volunteers; they are priceless.” Steinke, who started as a volunteer, remarked on how much the program has grown during the nine years she has been with the Children and Family Center.

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    SN students focus on Diversity Week

     The Greater Southern Nodaway County Community Foundation (GSNCCF) will present the third annual Week of Diversity at South Nodaway R-IV school in Barnard, October 20-24.

    The presentations are open to the public and area schools are invited to attend.

    Scheduled are:

    • October 20 – Carl Stafford, director of forensics at Truman and Van Horn High Schools, community activist; talking about the N word, 8 am

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    Maryville Mayor Renee Riedel and City Treasurer Denise Town

     Maryville Mayor Renee Riedel made two official declarations during the October 12 Maryville City Council meeting.

    She issued a proclamation recognizing October 19-25 as Business Women of Missouri Week. The second honor she bestowed was a certificate of achievement for excellence in financial reporting to City Treasurer Denise Town for her financial record keeping.

    After approval of the minutes from the September 8, September 22 and September 29 meetings, the council heard

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    Maryville council hears from public safety officers on bar, party patrol

     After the Maryville City Council had made the request to see data regarding bar and party patrol, the Maryville Public Safety leaders have began presenting quarterly reports to the council.

    The first report was made during the October 13 council meeting. Public Safety Director Keith Wood and Sergeant Rick Smail both addressed the data. Smail is in charge of all alcohol, bar and house party-related patrol matters at public safety.

    The reports, which date from July through

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    Pickering City Council

    Pickering

    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.

    Concern was voiced by the council on people driving fast through the town on their way to work and around the school in the mornings. The legal aspects of stray dogs in Pickering were addressed. White has promised to post deputies on random days to try to slow down traffic.

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    Burlington Jct. City Council

    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.

    City Secretary Angie Lightner reported that a resident was interested in renting the city hall for three consecutive days. The individual inquired about the charge. No action was taken.

    Another resident asked one of the councilmen

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    American Legion Post 100 recognizes members’ service

    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.

     The American Legion Post 100, Maryville, held a member recognition and reception on October 12 at the legion hall.

    The Legion recognized members with 55, 60, 65 and 70 years of membership in the American Legion.

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    North-West Nodaway gets week 9 win over Nodaway-Holt

    Posted October 21, 2014 at 7:05 pm

    North-West Nodaway quarterback Koby Reynolds gets the pass off before Nodaway-Holt’s Gus Coffelt can get the sack as North-West Nodaway goes on to win 66-34 October 17 at Burlington Jct. Reynolds threw for 267 yards and seven touchdowns in

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  • Maryville, MO
  • Temperature: 55°F
  • Wind: SE at 12 mph
  • Sunrise: 8:37 am GMT-5
  • Sunset: 7:31 pm GMT-5