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TCW reaches 30 years of gathering Christmas toys

Posted November 26, 2014 at 2:00 pm

Today’s Civic Women has reached the 30-year anniversary of the group organizing the local toy drives for Toys for Tots of Nodaway County.

The TCW group started in Maryville as Jaycettes, an organization for the wives of Jaycee members. The group started out collecting and refurbishing toys, but soon moved to collecting new toys.

“The reason we can undertake such a large project is teamwork and good planning,” said Kathi Ridenour, a 26-year member. “Over the years, we have fine tuned the best way to approach facilitating the project, pretty much divide and conquer.”

“We have such a varied membership,” she explained about the 20-25 members of the club. “And we all pitch

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    Northwest to begin construction on new fitness center

    Posted November 26, 2014 at 2:00 pm

     The Northwest Missouri State University Board of Regents on November 19 approved a proposed construction budget and authorized university leaders to execute a construction contract, allowing Northwest to move forward on a plan to remodel its former aquatic center into a state-of-the-art fitness

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    Maryville approves Kawasaki annexation

    Posted November 26, 2014 at 2:00 pm

     Kawasaki Motors Vice President Steve Bratt was at the November 24 Maryville City Council to explain the company’s recent decision to annex the 800,000 square foot corporation into the city of Maryville.

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    Conception Abbey joins #GivingTuesday movement

    Posted November 26, 2014 at 2:00 pm

     Conception Abbey and Tri-C Partners 4 Progress join #GivingTuesday to transform how people think about and participate in the giving season.

    Coinciding with the Thanksgiving holiday and the kickoff of the shopping season, #GivingTuesday is

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    Area man honored for diligent blood donations

    Posted November 21, 2014 at 3:24 pm

    Area Community Blood Drive Representative Betty Tinker presented Charles Bottiger, Ravenwood, with a cake during the November 18 blood drive at the First United Methodist Church in Maryville for donating his 100th unit. Bottiger has been donating

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