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Drake honored for commitment to the sport of wrestling in Missouri

Posted October 31, 2014 at 1:00 pm

Former Maryville High wrestling coach Joe Drake was recognized at the Missouri Chapter National Wrestling Hall of Fame ceremony held October 26 in Kansas City. Drake was also inducted into the National Wrestling Hall of Fame for Lifetime Service to Wrestling.

Drake’s wife Barb, his sons Joseph and Jay and several former wrestlers and family members were present at the ceremony. Drake coached wrestling at Maryville High School for 40 years and currently holds the most program dual wins in state history.

Pictured are Matt Twaddle, Bryan Twaddle, Mike Flanagan, Dave Lawyer, Joseph Drake, Joe Drake, Brad Twaddle, Phil Schreck, Jay Drake, Mike Nickolaison and Craig Durfey.

    Mozingo master plan at a glance

     As recommended by the Mozingo Advisory Board, the Maryville City Council adopted the 2014 Mozingo Lake Recreation Park Master Plan which gives a 20-year outlook for the park in a multitude of facets. The city council in 1995 approved a similar plan that reflects very closely what Mozingo looks like coming into 2015. Below is a breakdown of the Mozingo master plan.

    Goals of the master plan:

    • Chart a course for

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    November Provides Plenty of Events

     Here are some of the scheduled events that will be happening in Nodaway County during the month of November:

    • November 2 - Tower Choir concert with Staley High School Falcon Chorale, Ron Houston Center for the Performing Arts, Mary Linn Auditorium, Northwest Missouri State University, Maryville; 3 pm

    • November

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    NW Hunting Supply, LLC opens doors

    Fulfilling a need of hunters in Northwest Missouri, Doug Steiner and Jamie Snead have opened NW Hunting Supply, 1626A East First Street, Maryville.

    “Maryville needs something like this,” said Snead about the reason the business has opened. “We were tired of not being able to get stuff of good quality at a good price.” Both Snead and Steiner are avid bow and rifle hunters.

    The store carries rifles, shotguns and handguns.

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    Council approves second change order for Fourth Street project

     The Maryville City Council voted to allow a second change order for Orr Wyatt Streetscapes in the amount of $124,408.80 at the October 27 meeting. The change order will allow increased water system improvements to be completed along Fourth Street before the street and trail system are poured.

    “Our original plans called for the complete waterline replacement of the 1940 water system,” said City Manager Greg McDanel. “But due to time constraints and trying to save some money

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    NEN bus slides off road, tips on side

     During the morning route on October 23, a Northeast Nodaway School bus driven by Amy L. Page-Cline, 36, Ravenwood, slid off a mud roadway and came to rest on its right side.

    Four children riding on the bus received minor injuries, according to the Missouri Highway Patrol. They were Stephanie M. Price, 16, Parnell; Tessa Privett, eight, Parnell; Tierney Privett, 11, Parnell; and Cassy A. Redden, 11, Ravenwood. Price was transported to St. Francis Hospital, Maryville, by Nodaway County Ambulance District while the Tierney girls

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    County official notes potential property fraud can be handled

     Nodaway County Recorder of Deeds Sandy Smail recently reported her office offers a free property fraud detection system.

    When individuals register for the free online service of tracking property, offered by the recorder’s office, their name or business name will be tracked so if that name is activated, an email will alert the individual or business.

    “This will allow for notification of possible property fraud,” said Smail. “When the individual

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    Famous People with Disabilities: ‘New Deal’ for a barrier-free NWMO

    As America celebrates its 238th birthday Midland Empire Resources for Independent Living (MERIL) looks to the leaders of this great and progressively evolving humanitarian nation for our “Famous People with Disabilities” candidate, “FDR.” This choice towered over all the rest as the best example and embodiment of the spirit of independence and humanitarianism the people of MERIL, of Missouri, and of America represent.

    Franklin Delano Roosevelt, America’s 32nd president, was disabled with poliomyelitis (polio) at age 39. Born January 30, 1882, he died April

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    KCP&L offers cold weather tips

     The Cold Weather Rule in Missouri and Kansas goes into effect in November. During this time period, KCP&L offers eligible residential customers a 12-month payment plan to help make their bills more manageable.

    This Cold Weather Budget Billing is in addition to other payment options. Customers who are interested in these should visit www.kcpl.com/financialassistance.

    Not only does KCP&L have payment assistance available, but assistance agencies across the region will as

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    Area preschools team up with Maryville Public Library for literacy

    Maryville area preschools and the Maryville Public Library teamed up to host an October Literacy Night on October 23 in St. Gregory’s school gym. Parents and children explored literacy preparedness stations after the meal and presentation by Elizabeth Argo, from the library, which is utilizing an early literacy grant.

    Three more literacy nights are planned during this school year in Maryville. Argo is doing presentations at Nodaway County schools as part of the grant.

    Nodaway-Holt ends season in district opener

    Posted October 28, 2014 at 8:24 pm

    Zach Walker runs up the middle for the Nodaway-Holt Trojans in the district opener. Nodaway-Holt would suffer a 32-47 loss at the hands of the Panthers to end their season at 2-8.

    Jefferson girls softball win Class 1 State Championship

    Posted October 28, 2014 at 8:23 pm

    The Jefferson Lady Eagles softball team surrounds their Class 1 State Softball trophy after winning the state championship softball game against the Dora Falcons October 25 in Springfield. The Eagles capped off their 22-7 season with being named the

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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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  • Sunrise: 7:48 am GMT-5
  • Sunset: 6:18 pm GMT-5