Volunteers contribute over 8,000 hours to The Ministry Center

Posted February 27, 2015 at 3:19 pm

 Without the support of volunteers, The Ministry Center in Maryville could not exist.

In 2014, Nodaway County residents volunteered over 8,000 hours to the food pantry and clothing room. Included in that amount were volunteer students from Northwest Missouri State, St. Gregory’s School and Maryville R-II Schools.

Jenni Halley, St. Gregory’s director of youth ministry, said their students volunteer approximately 500 hours during the school year and approximately 65 to 75 hours during the summer. She has one class that goes every Tuesday morning to stock shelves and other times throughout the year as needed.

“I think it is important for youth to get involved with the community,” Halley said, “in particular, in helping

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    Prosecutor to ride with lawmen

    Posted February 27, 2015 at 3:18 pm

     Nodaway County Prosecuting Attorney Robert (Bob) L. Rice has announced a series of weekend night shift ride-alongs with every law enforcement agency in the county.

    Rice will check in with the agency after the Courthouse

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    NOCOMO board backs manager

    Posted February 27, 2015 at 3:17 pm

     At the NOCOMO Board of Directors meeting on February 24, David Lawyer, president, made the statement that the board backs Nicki Samson, workshop manager, 100 percent.

    Lawyer went on to say that NOCOMO “is the

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    Ambulance district leaders write off bad debts

    Posted February 27, 2015 at 3:16 pm

     The Nodaway County Ambulance District board gathered February 11 to speak to the following business items:

    • Adjusted the accounts receivables by $24,816.14 with a 3-2 vote. Board members Brian McPherson and Julia Crady voted no.

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    Community health heroes recognized

    Posted February 24, 2015 at 7:47 pm

    St. Francis Hospital recognized two individuals for their work as a volunteer toward community health outcomes in Nodaway County. Margaret Pierson and Teri Harr were honored during the annual gala on February 21 for their extended time

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    Relay for Life announces event schedule

    Posted February 24, 2015 at 7:37 pm

     The Relay for Life of Nodaway County has announced the schedule of events for the March 6-7 event held at Bearcat Arena, Lamkin Activity Center on the Northwest Missouri State University campus.

    These events are

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