Cory and Taylor Ashford, Maryville, announce the birth of a son, Jensen Lane, born Monday, April 17, 2017, at SSM Health St. Francis Hospital, Maryville. He weighed eight pounds and seven ounces. Maternal grandparents are Ron and Karen Leader, Maryville. Paternal grandparents are Sherry Ashford, Maryville, and Rick Ashford, Rock Port.
The South Nodaway R-IV Board of Education met in open and closed sessions on April 18 to handle the following school district business: Returning board members, Rick Holtman and Janet Hilsabeck, and new member Patrick Swinford were sworn in. Macia Kemper was elected president; Janet Hilsabeck, vice-president; Rick Holtman, MSBA representative; Brandy Wolf, board secretary;
Northwest Missouri State University will close its Northwest-St. Joseph location later this year, citing the movement of programming to other locations and students’ desires for access to the experience and services provided on the university’s Maryville campus. Additionally, the university is focused on creating efficiencies amid a shifting financial landscape that is straining resources at