The eastern half of the country dominates per capita production of men’s major college basketball players. A line from Louisiana through Illinois and onto Maryland in the east includes states that are well above the national average (norm) in production. A little less than 13 percent of the players are foreign. Canada, Australia, Nigeria and
The Nodaway News Leader is now accepting submissions of poetry in celebration of National Youth Poetry Month in April. Young people are encouraged to submit poetry for a chance to win Chamber Bucks and the opportunity to be published in the newspaper. All types of poetry will be accepted. There are three age divisions to
Donald R. Fast, Sr., 95, Burlington Jct., died Tuesday, March 12, 2019, at his home. Funeral services will be at 2 pm, Saturday, March 16, 2019, at the Laura Street Baptist Church, Maryville. The burial will follow in the Ohio Cemetery, Burlington Jct. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 pm, Friday, March
Bettye Alice Silkett, 84, Savannah, died March 9, 2019, at LaVerna Village in Savannah. Funeral services were March 13 at Breit-Hawkins Funeral Home in Savannah. Burial followed in Bennett Lane Cemetery, Savannah. Memorial contributions can be made to Mid-City Excellence, 604 S. 20th St., St. Joseph, MO 64507. Arrangements were under the direction of Breit-Hawkins
Shirley J. Higdon, 80, Amazonia, died Saturday, March 9, 2019, at Pine View Manor in Stanberry. Funeral services will be 2 pm, Thursday, March 14, 2019, at Breit-Hawkins Funeral Home, Savannah. Burial will be in Savannah Cemetery, Savannah. Arrangements are under the direction of Breit-Hawkins Funeral Home, Savannah.
Marty Lee Hill, 63, Platte City, died Thursday, March 7, 2019, at the North Kansas City Hospice House, North Kansas City. Funeral services were March 11 at Bram Funeral Home, Maryville. Burial was in Maitland Cemetery, Maitland. Memorials are suggested to the American Cancer Society. Online condolences may be left at bramfuneralhome.com.
Paul Richard “Dick” Kiser, 91, Barnard, died Friday, March 8, 2019, at Maryville Living Center, Maryville. Funeral services were March 11 at Bram Funeral Home, Maryville. Military services followed at the funeral home. Burial will be at a later date at the Prairie Home Cemetery, Graham. Memorials are suggested to the South Nodaway R-IV School District
Hometown Food Company has initiated a limited, voluntary retail-level recall on two specific lot codes of its Pillsbury® Unbleached All-Purpose 5 lb Flour (UPC 51500-22241) because it may be contaminated with Salmonella. Only “Best If Used By Dates” of April 19, 2020, and April 20, 2020, are impacted. Roughly 12,245 cases of impacted Pillsbury® Unbleached
The Hopkins City Council met in open and closed sessions on March 11 to take care of the following business: In open session, the council tabled the water and sewer improvements discussion until Chief Operator Jack Baldwin returns. Baldwin is recovering from an earlier surgery. A resident requested the waiver of a $49.48 sewer fee
Stanberry eighth grader Grace Mattson has started a project, Giving Grace, to help homeless women and girls in the Northwest Missouri area gain access to feminine hygiene products. “This is such a basic need,” Grace’s mom, Cara, said. “It’s hard to imagine having to choose between feminine hygiene products and food.” They had seen a