The Pickering Christian Church is conducting an outreach mission. Free bread and sweets may be picked up from 4:30 to 6:30 pm, Monday, December 17 at the east basement door.
The local Masons will gather at 7:30 pm, Monday, December 17 for regular communications at the Masonic Lodge on North Main, Maryville.
Phillip Eugene Messner, EdD, 77, Prairie Village, KS, died Thursday, December 6, 2018, at his home. A memorial and celebration of life service is planned for 2 pm, Sunday, December 16 at the Kenneth Wiliford Agricultural Building, 1007 West Highway 136, Albany. Memorials may be made to the Gentry County Library, Stanberry 304 N. Park,
The 2017 NCAA Women’s Volleyball National Championship is being held this weekend in Minneapolis. BYU, Illinois, Nebraska and Stanford are the final four teams. Over the course of 37 years, 1981-2017, 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.
Despite the cold temperatures, spectators and entries lit up Main Street during the Maryville Chamber of Commerce Christmas parade on December 7. The parade stretched from Second Street to Winter Wonderland at Franklin Park. The Grinch Grand Marshall was Nick Sowards, Boy Scouts Troop 75 scoutmaster. Troop 75 was awarded the $702.15 which was collected.
Maryville City Council approved multiple ordinances including the creation of the Tourism Grant Program during its regularly scheduled meeting on December 10. Following the creation of the Transient Guest Tax, the city needed to establish exactly where the funds would go. A portion of the tax was used for construction of the Hughes Fieldhouse. The
Mosaic Life Care, a healthcare system based in St. Joseph, and St. Louis- based SSM Health, have finalized the purchase agreement to transfer ownership of SSM Health St. Francis Hospital – Maryville. The agreement includes St. Francis Hospital and its affiliated outpatient, home care, hospice and medical group services and locations as well as SSM
The Hopkins City Council decided to give City Clerk Dee O’Riley a 19 percent pay raise effective January 1, 2019, at the December 3 meeting. The council went into closed session to discuss pay increases for city employees. After returning to open session, the council approved O’Riley’s pay raise and voted for a five percent
Congressman Sam Graves, incoming Ranking Member for the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, announced December 6 that the City of Maryville has received a Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development (BUILD) Transportation Discretionary Grant or BUILD grant. The City of Maryville will receive a $10.4 million BUILD grant for its South Main Corridor Improvement Project.
The Pickering City Council confirmed the appointment of Juliana Judd as an alderman at the December 3 meeting. Juliana is stepping in to fill Brad Judd’s position on the city council. She will serve until the April 2020 election. Brad’s position became open when he moved outside of Pickering’s city limits. Juliana is Brad’s mother.