The Skidmore City Council heard from three gentlemen interested in reviving the Skidmore Punkin Show at the June 13 meeting. Luke Coffelt, Clint Coffelt and Matt Brown talked of their plans for the two-day event on August 2 and 3. The projected events include a Little Mr. and Miss contest, children’s games and a band
Leslie “Vern” Carroll, 68, Bolivar, died Wednesday, June 12, 2019, at Mercy Hospital, Springfield. Services were June 18 at the Butler Funeral Home, Bolivar, with burial in the Slagle Cemetery, Boliver. Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society. Arrangements were under the direction of Butler Funeral Home, Boliver.
Marvin Edison Palmer, 94, died Wednesday, June 12, 2019, at Meeker Manor Rehabilitation Center, Litchfield, MN. Services will be held at 1 pm, Tuesday, June 25 at Oak Hill Cemetery, Maryville. Military services will be conducted at the graveside. Online condolences may be left at pricefuneralhomemaryville.com.
The Pickering Lions will be sponsoring the first Midwest Percentage Pony Pullers event starting at 7 pm, Saturday, June 29 at the Pickering Horse Arena. The event was postponed from the June 1 date because of rain and poor field conditions. “We’re really excited to bring this new event to Pickering and Nodaway County,” Lion
The Hopkins City Council moved to send a letter to residents with unmowed lawns and tall weeds at the June 17 meeting. The list of properties was compiled by Chief Operator Jack Baldwin. The owners will be given seven days to mow, after which time the city will mow the property at a rate of
Thomas Leroy Smith, 79, Red Oak, IA, died Sunday, June 16, 2019, at Methodist Hospital, Omaha, NE. Graveside services and burial will be at 2 pm, Wednesday, June 19 at White Oak Cemetery, Pickering. Online condolences may be left at pricefuneralhomemaryville.com.
Maralee Matheny Almquist Prather, 92, Clarinda, IA, died Thursday, December 20, 2018, at Clarinda Regional Health Center, Clarinda. Memorial services will be held at 2 pm Saturday, June 22 at Ritchie Funeral Home, Clarinda. Interment of ashes will be at the Essex Cemetery, Essex, prior to the service. Memorials may be given in her name.
Lindsey Rue Allee, 16, Maryville, died Thursday, June 13, 2019, near Barnard. Services were Monday, June 17 at Laura Street Baptist Church, Maryville. Burial was in the Sheridan Cemetery, VanSkyock Addition, Sheridan. Memorials may be made to the Children’s Tumor Foundation, 120 Wall Street, 16th Floor, New York, NY 10005-3904, Attn: Gift Processing or go to join.ctf.org. Online
Darlene Collier Davidson, 70, St. Joseph, died Wednesday, June 12, 2019. Services were Monday, June 17 at Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory, St. Joseph. Interment was in Memorial Park Cemetery, St. Joseph. Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, American Cancer Society or KU Medical Center. Online condolences may be left at meierhoffer.com.
4 His Love, a southern gospel quartet from Kansas City, will be appearing at the 8:15 and 10:45 am, Sunday, June 23 services at the Laura Street Baptist Church, 120 South Laura Street, Maryville. There is no admission charge, however, a freewill offering will be received.