The open meeting of the Maryville R-II board of education on December 19 was held in the district’s administration building conference room followed by closed session. Kim Walker, elementary school assistant principal, and members of SWAT, Spoofhounds Working As a Team, provided a student showcase for the board members. Within the meeting was the approval
Eldon Leon Clayton, 96, Guilford, died Monday, January 1, 2019, at his home. Services will be at 2 pm, Saturday, January 5 at the Guilford United Methodist Church, Guilford. Burial will follow at the Weathermon Cemetery, Guilford. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 pm, Friday, January 4 at Bram Funeral Home, Maryville. Memorials
Norma R. Stites, 81, Hopkins, died Friday, December 28, 2018, at Parkdale Manor, Maryville. Services were Thursday, January 3 at Hopkins Cemetery, Hopkins. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or AseraCare Hospice. Online condolences may be left at pricefuneralhomemaryville.com.
Just like most of you, I have given up on embarking on annual resolutions to mark the beginning of a new year. While the flipping of the calendar from December to January has a bit different feel than the turning of the months other times, it seems to be a bit of a blur at
Deanna Mae “Dede” Funderburg, 78, Savannah, died Thursday, December 20, 2018, at her home. Funeral services were December 24 at the First Baptist Church, Savannah. Memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church. Arrangements were under the direction of Breit-Hawkins Funeral Home, Savannah.
The 87th annual Fairfax Basketball Tournament will be held from January 7 to 12. Several Nodaway County teams will be competing including Nodaway-Holt, North Nodaway and West Nodaway.
Rosalyn Townsend-Kinder, 95, Maryville, formerly of Braddyville, IA, died Sunday, December 30, 2018, at the Maryville Living Center. Funeral celebration of life services were held Thursday, January 3, 2019, at Ritchie Funeral Home in Clarinda, IA. Interment was held at the Braddyville Cemetery in Braddyville, IA. Memorials may be directed to Alzheimer’s Association. Online condolences
This week’s major college football map features players by hometowns from the 10 teams that played in the five New Year’s Day Bowl games. This group included the Citrus, Outback, Fiesta, Rose and Sugar Bowls representing college teams from 10 different states. The leading states include Mississippi, Iowa, Louisiana, Georgia and Florida. This distribution verifies that the
Sarah Ann Miller Campbell, 64, Lee’s Summit, died Friday, December 28, 2018. Services will be at 11 am, Monday, January 7 at The Summit Church-Downtown Campus, Lee’s Summit. Interment is in Swan Lake Memorial Park, Grain Valley. Visitation will be from 10 to 11 am at the church. Memorials can be made to the Parkinson’s
Michael Herman “Mick” Thompson, 73, Exira, IA, died Wednesday, December 26, 2018. Services were held January 4 at Kessler Funeral Home, Exira. Inurnment was in the LaMar Cemetery near Elmo. Gifts in memoriam will be distributed to the Exira Community Club, the Quitman Cemetery, the LaMar Cemetery and online to the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation. Arrangements