Jason McDowell will be Northeast Nodaway’s head principal for the 2017-18 school year. He will follow current Principal Ken Grove who was hired to become the superintendent. McDowell earned his bachelor’s and his master’s degrees from Northwest Missouri State University and is currently working on his specialist’s degree also through Northwest. He started his education
Maryville’s Northwest Technical school recently received several donations from area citizens. Dakota Shield donated a Dodge Dakota pick up to Steve Holtman’s automotive technology class. The truck has engine troubles but is otherwise in good condition with low miles. The class, consisting of approximately 32 students, will be installing a new engine. The students spend
A group of Northwest Missouri State University education students have partnered with a Maryville church program. The students in Northwest’s School of Education recently worked with children at the Maryville First United Methodist Church’s COOL Kids program to create and plan a project that resulted in purchasing turkeys to help local families with their holiday
Nodaway County Sheriff Randy Strong asked Nodaway County Commissioners to approve contracting for a jailhouse healthcare program during their meeting January 11. The commissioners heard from Art Rose, Advanced Correctional Healthcare representative. The family-owned company based in Peoria, IL, bid the job for $36,000 per year to be paid in monthly installments. This number was
Newly-elected Nodaway County Sheriff Randy Strong plans to make multiple changes to department policies and procedures. According to Strong, the department has not had a standard, adopted operating policy. He has been working with his administrative team to create a standard operating procedure manual. He is contacting another sheriff in the state and using his
Sixteen-year-old “Mint” Pitchakorn Chitpiboonsuk calls Nonthaburi, Thailand, home. But during the 2016-17 school year, she’s living in Conception Jct. and attending high school at Jefferson. Nonthaburi has a population of 539,504 but is part of the city of Bangkok which has a population of 6.355 million. street vendors, tok-tok and temples “It’s a very big
The filing period for board of education and city council seats on the April 4 General Municipal Election ballot ended January 17. The following is a list of those who signed up to run: Jefferson BOE Seat is up: Travis Angle, Jeff Farnan and Laura Galbraith Filed to run: Travis Angle, Jeff Farnan and Laura
Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) crews worked around the clock starting in the wee hours of Saturday morning, January 14, to keep roads in usable condition. Crews all over the county were divided into two 12-hours shifts, allowing salt trucks and snow plows to run continuously, making sure the roads stayed safe for drivers. This
Nodaway County Lady Democrats will meet for a luncheon at 11:30 am, Thursday, January 26, at A&G Restaurant, Maryville. For more information, contact Julie Farnan, 660.541.1824.
Shirley Anne Thompson Allee, 79, Sheridan, died January 14, 2017. Services were Wednesday, January 18 at Prugh Dunfee Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the Sheridan Cemetery or SSM Hospice.