Eugene Field students are getting fit and healthy during the GoFit afterschool program. In its fourth year, the GoFit program has 60 students participating, double the amount from last year. Staff members said the goal is to get children to exercise and create friendships through fun, healthy competition. The club meets twice a week for
By Christina Rice The Benedictine Sisters of Perpetual Adoration in Clyde have been serving members of the community for many years through their altar bread and handmade soap ministries. The group originally came to Maryville from Switzerland in 1874 to teach English to German immigrant children. The sisters did not know how to speak English
By Brent Johnson In what turned into a defensive battle, the Maryville defense made the necessary plays to send the team to the state semifinal. The Spoofhounds (13-0) forced three turnovers in the second half to hand Kansas City Center (12-1) its first loss of the season, giving Maryville a match-up with Miller Career Academy, St. Louis,
Mark Alan Armentrout, 56, Elmo, died Sunday, November 13, 2016, near Elmo. Funeral services will be Thursday, November 17 at the Bram-Danfelt Funeral Home, Maryville. Inurnment will be at a later date at the Home Cemetery, Tarkio. Memorials are suggested to the Dream Factory of St. Joseph, for chronically ill children. For online condolences and
Marlin David Abbott, 85, Burlington Jct., died Saturday, November 12, 2016, at his home. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, November 16 at the Bram-Danfelt Funeral Home, Maryville. Burial will follow in the High Prairie Cemetery, Elmo. Memorials are suggested to the SSM Hospice of Northwest Missouri. For online condolences and guestbook, visit ramfuneralhome.com. Arrangements were
Merel Dean Poppa, 85, Maryville, died Friday, November 11, 2016. Graveside services were held Tuesday, November 15 at Memorial Park Cemetery, St. Joseph, with Pastor Ernestine Blakley presiding. Military honors were provided by the Missouri Military Honors. Online condolences may be left at pricefuneralhomemaryville.com. Arrangements were under the direction of Price Funeral Home, Maryville.
Mary Jane Dew Merriett, 95, Burlington Jct., died Friday, November 11, 2016, at Oak Pointe, Maryville. Funeral services are Tuesday, November 15 at the Bram-Danfelt Funeral Home, Maryville. A celebration of life was held at the American Legion Hall, Burlington Jct. Inurnment will be at a later date in the Ohio Cemetery, Burlington Jct. Memorials are
Northwest Missouri State University’s Department of Language, Literature and Writing will host author Maxine Chernoff for its next installment of the Visiting Writers Series at 7 pm, Thursday, November 17 in the JW Jones Student Union Living Room. The event is free and open to the public. Kawasaki and Greentower Press will sponsor the reading.
A community Thanksgiving service sponsored by the Maryville Area Ministerial Fellowship will be held at 7 pm, Thursday, November 17 at the First United Methodist Church, Maryville. Speakers include the Reverend Wendy Deering-Poynter, interim pastor of the First Christian Church and Dr. Richard Iske, chaplain at the Maryville Treatment Center. A third speaker will be
West Nodaway student Eli Johnson asks Chuck Fox about his decorations before a Veterans Day ceremony on November 11. Fox, an airforce veteran, is a paraprofessional at West Nodaway. He spoke about his military experience and the honor it has been bringing home the remains of veterans. He said he served his country willingly and