The South Nodaway R-IV Board of Education met on July 17 to handle the following school district business. Superintendent Johnnie Silkett reviewed the interest earned on the district’s five year CD which comes due in December. He wants the board to look at investment opportunities for the money. The interest earned has been 2012-13, $1,633.31;
FEMA approves state’s request to provide disaster assistance to local governments recovering from flooding
Governor Mike Parson announced on July 29 the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has agreed to the state’s request to provide federal assistance to local governments and nonprofits in 68 counties including Nodaway County recovering from flooding and severe storms which occurred between April 29 and July 5. The approval of Missouri’s July 16 request
There will be city-wide garage sales throughout Ravenwood on Saturday, August 3. Maps will be available at each garage sale site.
The antique tractor show will begin with registration at 9:30 am and show starting at 11 am, Saturday, August 3 at the Hopkins Park.
The Parnell American Legion Post 528 will hold a fundraiser pancake breakfast from 8 am to noon, Sunday, August 4 at the Legion Hall. Freewill donation.
The Pickering Christian Church is conducting an outreach mission. Free bread and sweets may be picked up from 2 to 4 pm, Monday, August 5 at the east basement door.
Hopkins Community Betterment will hold its monthly meeting at 6:30 pm, Monday, August 5 at the Hopkins Baptist Church basement. All interested individuals are invited to attend.
Invisible Illness Support Group meets at 7:30 pm, August 5 at Laura Street Baptist Church, 120 South Laura Street, Maryville. The meetings are open to the public.
One of the fascinating aspects of horticulture is the amazing number of plants which are grown as crops for income. Many growers keep an eye out for new crops, which may offer revenue potential for their operations. While hops are not a new crop at all, the idea of growing them commercially in Missouri is
The Maryville Public Library, 509 North Main Street, Maryville, will hold the following activities: • Story Hour for ages two to eight, 9:45 am, Tuesday, August 6. • Final day to pick up summer reading program prizes, Saturday, August 17. To register or for more information on these events, call the library at 660.582.5281.