Northwest Missouri State University’s Board of Regents unanimously approved the university’s 2019-20 budget totaling about $123.3 million during its regular meeting on June 20 and began the process to place a possible bylaw amendment to the rule of succession of the Regents. The budget reflects projected increases in enrollment as well as a $1 million increase
The City of Maryville and the Greater Maryville Chamber of Commerce have been selected to receive funding from the Missouri Division of Tourism to enhance tourism efforts. Each agency will receive funding from the Marketing Platform Development (MPD) program to support projects identified by the local Tourism Committee. The MPD is a competitive 50/50 matching
The 14th Annual Heart of America Tractor Cruise was held on June 22. The 62-mile event began and ended at the Raymond J. Courter College Park Pavilion on the Northwest Missouri State University campus. Despite the rain, the parade featured 105 tractors with many different brands and ages. The money raised from the tractor cruise
In less than 30 minutes on June 24, the Maryville City Council addressed the late June business of the town. Agenda items included: • Appointed Lewis Rice to the Maryville Public Library Board. • Approved liquor licenses for all applicants with the permits from Walmart and The Pub being contingent on upcoming life safety inspections
Hopkins Community Betterment will hold its monthly meeting at 6:30 pm, Monday, July 1 at the Hopkins Baptist Church basement. All interested individuals are invited to attend.
Invisible Illness Support Group meets at 7:30 pm, July 1 at Laura Street Baptist Church, 120 South Laura Street, Maryville. The meetings are open to the public.
The Maryville Public Library, 509 North Main Street, Maryville, will hold the following activities: • Signup is underway for all-ages summer reading program, “A Universe of Stories.” It runs through Wednesday, July 31. • Story Hour for ages two to eight, 9:45 am, Tuesday, July 2. • Library will be closed, Thursday, July 4 for
Today’s Civic Women will meet at 5:30 pm, Tuesday, July 2 in the Maryville Public Library basement meeting room. Everyone is welcome.
The Pickering Christian Church is conducting an outreach mission. Free bread and sweets may be picked up from 2 to 4 pm, Monday, July 1 at the east basement door.
The Nodaway County Fair Quilt will be on display during normal business hours now through Friday, July 5 at Meyer Auto Center, 204 North Market, Maryville. The Krazy Quilters picked Maryville as the theme for this year’s quilt. The auction will be held at 7 pm, Friday, July 19 on the main stage at the