Five women from Nodaway County presented their diabetes research at the 2017 National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) annual conference held in November in Atlanta, GA. The road to this accomplishment began with SSM Health St. Francis Hospital Diabetes Educator Debra Hull speaking to classes at Northwest Missouri State University, including classes
Sunday • South Nodaway FFA Skating and Christmas party, 1 pm Monday • Nodaway-Holt Elementary Movie Day • West Nodaway Elementary Formal Christmas Dinner • Jefferson Doughnuts with Dad, 7:45 am • St. Gregory’s FFF meeting, 7:50 am • Jefferson FFA Blood Drive, 1 pm • West Nodaway NW play, 2 pm • St. Gregory’s
National numbers are showing an early increase in flu cases, but Nodaway County has only had a handful of cases, a normal amount for this time of year, Tom Patterson, director of the Nodaway County Health Center, said. “We’re seeing it increasing earlier than normal, but that doesn’t mean it will be worse than normal,”
Brad and Heather Horn, Kansas City, announce the birth of a son, Ethan Bradley, born Thursday, November 16, 2017. He weighed nine pounds and 11 ounces and joins a brother, James. Maternal grandparents are Curtis and Debbie Lawson, Maryville. Paternal grandparents are Artie and Connie Horn, Richmond. Maternal great-grandparents are Joe and Beverly Auten and
The Jefferson girls basketball team held on to its first quarter lead in a nail-biter on December 8. They won 30-27 against the Mound City Panthers. Senior Josie Deen, surrounded by Panther defense, shoots for the basket. The Jefferson boys basketball team took a commanding lead in the first half and went on to achieve
The Maryville boys Spoofhounds beat Worth County 56-36 at home on December 8. Zachary Patton reaches for the ball on a rebound. For more information, see the printed Nodaway News Leader.
Nodaway-Holt freshman Shaina Culp drives to the basket around South Nodaway’s Liz Turpin and Miya Wiederholt. The Longhorns defeated the Trojans 53-35 on December 8 at Graham. For more information, see the printed Nodaway News Leader.
The 2017 NCAA Women’s Volleyball National Championship is this weekend in Kansas City. Florida, Nebraska, Penn State and Stanford are the Final Four teams. Over the course of 36 years, 1981-2016, only 10 different teams have been crowned champions. During the first 18 years, 1981-1998, schools with a view of the Pacific won 16 titles.
The Nodaway County Health Center Board of Directors met December 6 to begin work on the 2018 budget and other year-end projects. The board reviewed a working draft of the 2018 budget based on 2017 income and expenditures. Administrator Tom Patterson estimated 2018 income at $432,353, down from $448,586.24 projected in 2017. The health center
George Irvin Williams, 92, Maryville, died Saturday, December 9, 2017, at the Veterans Home in Bellevue, NE. Funeral services will be at 10 am, Saturday, December 16, 2017, at the First United Methodist Church, Maryville. The burial will follow with full military honors in the Miriam Cemetery, Maryville. The family will receive friends from 5-7 pm, Friday,