There were 102 high school students participating in Missouri’s 54th annual Missouri Electric Youth Tour to Washington, DC, June 9-15. The local delegate was Makaylah Jones, Maryville, sponsored by United Electric Cooperative. The seven-day tour provided an action-filled week, offering students opportunities to learn what it is like to be involved in politics, leadership positions
July is the peak of summertime activities in Nodaway County. Here are some of the events scheduled: • July 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 – Maryville Farmers Market, Fourth and Buchanan Streets, 7:30 am to noon or sell-out. • July 1, 15, 22, 29 – Art Farm Ceramics, Barnard, one-day workshops, Momoko Cotter instructor. July
The Maryville R-II School Board conducted the following business during its regular meeting June 21: The final balance for all funds in the district budget was $10,020,411 and the final balance for activity accounts was $560,574. Northwest Audio, Maryville, was awarded the $100,305 bid for new surveillance cameras throughout all of the district buildings. Hy-Vee,
West Nodaway volleyball players met June 26-28 to dust off the cobwebs and learn new skills during volleyball camp. Members of the team discuss the upcoming season as they build up their leg muscles. For more photos, see the printed Nodaway News Leader.
Last night’s storms and continued rain today have saturated the ground in northwest Missouri, prompting road closures including ones in Nodaway County and the surrounding area. Crews from the Missouri Department of Transportation, working with law enforcement and regional emergency services, are monitoring many areas for rising waters. Situations can change quickly, especially during flooding.
Corey and Cassie Weatherd, Stanberry, announce the birth of a son, Clayton Ray, born Wednesday, June 7, 2017, at SSM Health-St. Francis Hospital. Maryville. He weighed seven pounds and 15 ounces and joins a sister, Chelsea. Maternal grandparents are Gene and Lynn Noble, Stanberry. Paternal grandparents are Danny and Tammy Weatherd, Darlington, and Janette Walker,
Amy and Clint Bowe, Maryville, announce the birth of a daughter, Alyssa Rae, born Friday, June 16, 2017, at SSM Health -St. Francis Hospital, Maryville. She weighed eight pounds and one ounce and joins sisters, Abigail, nine, and Addison, eight. Maternal grandparents are Wyatt McClamroch, Lewistown, MT, and Brenda Hill, Maryville. Paternal grandparents are Charles
Elmo continued the tradition of celebrating the 4th of July on the last Saturday in June with a day of festivities ending in a fireworks display enjoyed by many. Cousins of the Hull family were in the parade. They included, front: Maggie Miller, Kailyn Baller, Matthew Adkins; back: Grant Adkins and Katy Miller. For more
The 2017 Miss Missouri Pageant earlier this month in Mexico, MO, saw three contestants from the past Miss Northwest Missouri Scholarship Pageant. Miss Northwest Marissa Jarnagin, Miss Maryville Madison Horner and Miss Northwest Outstanding Teen Chloe Mitchell all competed. Mitchell took to the Miss Missouri stage for the first time and it was Horner’s first
The Heart of America Tractor Club held its 12th annual tractor cruise on June 24. Some of the 127 tractors involved in the approximately 50-mile cruise pull out onto College Avenue, Maryville, to start the cruise. Money collected from the participants will be donated to children’s charities including Camp Encourage, Lettuce Dream, the new SSM