Football Maryville 18 Monett 27 November 26 at Springfield Top Spoofhound performers: Trey Oglesby was 6-17 passing for 120 yards and two TDs; John Zimmerman had two receptions for 57 yards and a TD and four carries for 26 yards; Eli Dowis had four carries for 13 yards and a TD and one reception for
The Northwest Missouri State University Bearcat football team defeated the Emporia State University Hornets 44-13 on November 26. The Thanksgiving weekend crowd numbered 5,119 and witnessed the Bearcats 27th straight win. The Bearcats take on Harding University, Arkansas, on Saturday, December 3 at Bearcat Stadium. The Harding Bison are 13-0 on the season.
Father Benedict Neenan, OSB, was elected as the new abbot of the Benedictine monks of Conception Abbey, Conception, on November 22. He becomes the 10th abbot in Conception Abbey’s 143-year history, succeeding Abbot Gregory Polan, OSB, who was elected Abbot Primate of the Benedictine Confederation in early September. Polan had served as abbot since November
During a ceremony held November 25, Dr. Kanti and Kokila Havaldar were recognized for their gift of $25,000 to the St. Francis Hospital Foundation. The Havaldars’ gift will support current and future facility plans. Plaques will be placed at the entrances of the St. Clare Room on the medical/surgical floor of SSM Health St. Francis
Dr. Margie Vandeven, Missouri commissioner of education, will address Northwest graduates during the winter commencement ceremonies Friday, December 16. “We are so pleased to have Dr. Vandeven joining us for our winter commencement ceremonies,” Northwest President Dr. John Jasinski said. “She is student-centric and champions high expectations and she has been a champion for education
The 38th annual Eagle Days at Squaw Creek National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) will be from 9 am to 4 pm, Saturday, December 3 and 10 am to 4 pm, Sunday, December 4. Wildlife like bald eagles, trumpeter swans, snow geese and ducks will be visible in their natural habitat. The event is hosted by the
The Graham Lions Club will host an all-you-can-eat fish, mountain oysters and chicken fry from 4:30 to 7 pm on Saturday, December 3, at the Graham Community Building. The cost is $10 for adults and $5 for children.
The Parnell American Legion Post 528 will hold a fundraiser breakfast from 8 am to noon on Sunday, December 4, at the Legion Hall. Free will donation.
The local Masons will gather at 7:30 pm, Monday, December 5 at the Masonic Lodge on North Main, Maryville.
Hopkins Community Betterment will hold it’s monthly meet at 6:30 pm, Wednesday, December 7, at the Christian Church meeting room, Hopkins. The church is handicapped accessible if entering from the east side. All interested individuals are invited to attend.