Pumpkin Center Charlie’s Girl: Looking for a few good citizens

Posted July 31, 2015 at 1:00 pm

by Kay Wilson

It’s time, or maybe way-past-time, to have some citizenship action from the grassroots.

Township form of government needs to reside in the history books as a way to meet the needs of rural people back in the day. The leadership of our 15 townships in the county are tired. Many have served for multiple terms, even decades. Most of the township equipment that is still operational is old and not reliable. The personnel needed to keep the equipment going and to actually grade the roads, plus to work on other challenges as life presents, is thin to say the least.

To make our infrastructure out in the county better for all, we desperately need to advance to the 21st Century. County governance would be more efficient in

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    Pumpkin Center Charlie’s Girl: 1995- ‘It was a very good year’

    by Kay Wilson

    Mozingo Lake Recreation Park is celebrating its 20th birthday this weekend.

    It’s hard to fathom that 20 years have hit the history books since the reliable water source and recreational experience of Mo-ZING-o has become a huge part of our life here in Nodaway County. The blood, sweat and tears of Maryville leaders and citizens through the years, even decades, before the first bulldozer fired up contains lessons of determination and grit.

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    Great addition to your fair time

    by Kay Wilson

    The Nodaway News Leader is proud to offer a new feature to your 2015 Nodaway County Fair experience.

    The Second Annual Nodaway News Leader Photo Contest was a great success with over 80 photographs submitted by young people and adults. We’ve seen pictures of nature, people and places; some were black and white and digitally

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