L&L Holdings, LLC, acquires former Energizer facility

Posted May 29, 2016 at 1:00 pm

 Logan Walker, CEO of L&L Holdings, St. Joseph, announced the purchase of the former Energizer facility on Maryville’s east side on May 25.

The purchase price was disclosed as less than the $1.8 million asking price. The new owner has plans to employ 60-100 workers.

L&L Holdings owns and operates Midwest Warehousing in multiple facilities throughout St. Joseph. The business is a commercial warehousing facility specializing in the trans loading, distribution and storage of freight for customers across the United States. They are able to provide their customers with rail freight service to and from the area and handle the loading and unloading of freight from rail cars which move through their facility in St. Joseph. They provide commercial warehouse space and the distribution of materials both

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    County delegates attend Republican State Convention

    This past weekend, the Missouri Republican Party held its state convention in Branson. Attending as delegates from Nodaway County were Joe and Ella Cornelison, Maryville, and Kathy DeVault, Graham.

    These three were elected to represent Nodaway County at the county caucus held in April. They joined other delegates from all of Missouri’s other counties to elect 25 at-large delegates and alternates to the Republican National Convention set in Cleveland, July 18-21.

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    Working to show respect, honor: Boy Scout troop restores White Cloud Cemetery

    The White Cloud Cemetery at 315th and Icon Roads in Nodaway County is being restored by the 12-member Boy Scout Troop 190 as a service project.

    Scoutmaster John Campbell says the project is so large that it has been broken down to include Eagle Scout projects for four boys, Kaleb Chittum and brothers, Logan, Ryan and Chad Wilmes.

    The cemetery was overgrown to the point where the stones could not be

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    Polk Township seeking signatures to terminate planning, zoning

     Members of the Polk Township Board, along with township planning and zoning employee Eric Couts, are currently seeking signatures of registered voters who reside in the township to put an issue on the ballot that would terminate the township’s planning and zoning program.

    The group has gathered 178 votes, which was 20 more than they were originally told was necessary for the question to be placed on the August 2 ballot. But Nodaway County Clerk Karen Leader said that state

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    County’s summertime activities start in June

    June signals the start of summer activities in Nodaway County. Here are some of the events that are scheduled:

    • June 1-30Conception Jct. Flower Bed Cleanup and Revitalization by Tri-C Partners 4 Progress’ Community Action Renewal Team (CART) and Jefferson FFA members. Anyone wanting to pull weeds to get some bending and reaching exercise on your own timetable. For more information,

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    Good times come to Maryville Downtown

    Art, Rhythm and Brews sponsored by the Maryville Public Arts Committee had the inaugural event, May 20 on the square, Maryville. Attendees gathered to listen to the duo of Hendrix and Craig play classic acoustic hits at the beginning of the evening. Music, craft beers, cocktails, appetizers and art activities surrounded the four new art sculptures. The art is Embrace, East Fourth Street; Cultural Pedestrians, West Fourth Street; Fat Tire #4, North Main Street; and School’s Out, East Third Street.


    Legislative breakfast gives session report

    State Representative Allen Andrews visits with Lori Talley, Northwest Technical School, while State Senator Dan Hegeman talks with Tony Brown, Maryville Daily Forum after the Maryville Chamber of Commerce’s legislative breakfast May 19. The event, which was sponsored by KCP&L, saw nearly 50 in attendance who posed questions to the legislators concerning action on transportation, education, E-911 consolidation and healthcare topics.

    Maryville’s Memorial Day Ceremony is at AL, Posts to hold cemetery functions

     The Annual Memorial Day Ceremony will be at 11 am, Monday, May 30 at the American Legion Post 100 Hall, 1104 East Fifth Street, Maryville.

    Members of Post 100 will conduct the ceremony starting with Bill Young, commander, providing the welcome. Following will be the performance of “Amazing Grace” sung by Marlin Kinman, accompanied by Anita Dew. The posting of the colors will be done by the honor guard, under the direction of Commander Amos Clampit.


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    Chamber begins summer with children

    Maryville Chamber’s Downtown Sounds kicked off the summertime events with the Kids Block Party May 19. Children of all ages enjoyed several booths set up by Maryville business and organizations including, TriState Ford, Bearcat Boogie, Pizza Ranch, Kool Kids and the Maryville Fire Department. Later in the evening David Sandy, magician, provided entertainment to the attendees.

    A petting zoo gave the children an experience of growing up on the farm. Bryna Grow, Braelyn Hannigan and Cailyn Auffert enjoyed the sheep’s soft wool.

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