There have been several school boards that have been pushing the envelope on the boundaries of the Sunshine Law. It’s time I call them out. Last fall, one of our Nodaway County school’s administrative personnel started sending out weekly emails updating the board of education about recent happenings. Those of you who know me will
Lily Mae Siemer was the first baby born in 2017 at SSM Health St. Francis Hospital, Maryville, staging her arrival at 8:22 am, Monday, January 2. Her proud parents are Justin and Audra Siemer, Maryville. Lily is held by her big sister, Stella, age three.
The Graham Lions Club will host an all-you-can-eat fish, mountain oyster and chicken fry from 4:30 to 7 pm, Saturday, January 7 at the Graham Community Building. The cost is $10 for adults and $5 for children.
The Northwest Missouri Beebusters is hosting a beginning beekeeping class from 1 to 4 pm, Saturday, January 7 at Northwest Technical School, Maryville. The cost is $12. To register, call 660.582.8311, or for more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org. The monthly meeting for the Beebusters is from 7 to 9 pm, Monday, January 9 at the Nodaway
The Pony Express Council of the Boy Scouts will conduct a winter conclave for the Boy Scout Tribes of Mic-O-Say, Saturday, January 7 at Central High School, St. Joseph.
Maxine Elizabeth Moran, 96, Maryville, died Friday, December 30, 2016, at Nodaway Nursing Home. Mass of Christian burial was Monday, January 2 at St. Gregory’s Barbarigo Catholic Church, with burial in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Maryville. Memorials may be made to St. Gregory’s Barbarigo Catholic Church. Online condolences may be left at pricefuneralhomemaryville.com. Arrangements were under the direction of Price
Archie Foubert Gorman, 89, Skidmore, died Wednesday, December 28, 2016, at Missouri Veterans Home, Cameron. Funeral services were Saturday, December 31 at Price Funeral Home, Maryville, with burial in Hillcrest Cemetery, Skidmore. Military services were held by James Edward Gray American Legion Post #100 and Missouri Military Honors. Memorials may be made to Cameron Veteran’s
Kathleen Marie Foster, 91, Maryville, died Thursday, December 29, 2016, at Oak Pointe Assisted Living and Memory Care, Maryville. Mass of Christian burial was Saturday, December 31 at St. Gregory Barbarigo Catholic Church, with burial in St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Maryville. Memorials may be made to St. Gregory’s School, 315 South Davis, Maryville MO 64468 or
The Pickering City Council approved the 2017 city budget at its January 2 meeting. The budget is based on the 2016 budget plus actual expenses and income. City Clerk Milt Sovereign reviewed all 2016 financial transactions with the aldermen. Sewer service revenues were lower than in years past. Sovereign said the required Department of Natural
The Hopkins City Council discussed the possibility of adding a levy to raise funds for demolishing derelict and dangerous buildings at its January 2 meeting. The aldermen reviewed Ordinance 440 pertaining to these abandoned buildings. It was estimated that an 85¢-per-$100-valuation levy would raise approximately $30,000 per year if assessed valuations don’t decline. More information