By Jacki Wood The Maryville girls tennis team will look notably different this season following the graduation of five varsity players from the 2018 squad. Head coach Nicole McGinness enters her 10th year with the Spoofhounds and said she is looking forward to the season despite how different it will be from last year. “We
By Jacki Wood The Maryville girls golf team returns last year’s Midland Empire Conference champion and All-State medalist in Emily Long. But the team also graduated three members who helped the Spoofhounds place fifth at state. “We saw a lot of success last year,” head coach Brenda Ricks said, who is in her 19th year
Dorothy E. Stiens, 88, Kansas City, and formerly of Skidmore, died Monday, August 26, 2019, at the home of her daughter. Services will be at 2 pm, Saturday, August 31 at Bram Funeral Home, Maryville. Burial will follow in the Maitland Cemetery, Maitland. The family will receive friends for one hour prior to services at the
James R. “Jim” Stiens, 93, Maryville, died Tuesday, August 27, 2019, at his home. Services will be at 11 am, Friday, August 30 at St. Gregory’s Barbarigo Catholic Church. Burial is in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Maryville. Family will receive friends and family at the church from 6 to 8 pm, Thursday, August 29. Memorials may
Gerald Arthur Ashford, 85, Maryville, died Sunday, August 25, 2019, at Parkdale Manor Care Center, Maryville. Services were August 29 at Braddyville Christian Church, Braddyville. Burial was in Braddyville Cemetery. Military funeral honors were provided by the Clarinda, IA, American Legion Post #98. Memorial contributions may be made to Maryville Mosaic Hospice Foundation, 2332 S.
Helen Goodspeed Otis, 91, Williamsburg, VA formerly of Ramsey, NJ, died Sunday, August 18, 2019. Interment will take place in Arlington National Cemetery, “ground of heroes,” in the fall. Memorials may be made to Grace Hospice, 263 McLaws Circle, Williamsburg, VA 23185; Comfort Keepers, 205 Bulifants Blvd., Williamsburg, VA 23188 or Williamsburg Presbyterian Church, 215
By Jacki Wood The Maryville girls volleyball team returns nearly intact from the 2018 season, and after going 20-11-4 and falling in the district championship to Smithville, the Spoofhounds are looking for a strong postseason run in 2019. Miranda Foster takes over coaching responsibilities for the Hounds after having previously coached for three years at
By Jacki Wood The North Nodaway volleyball team begins its second year of competition this fall. After only playing in 10 games last year, the Mustangs have a full schedule complete with conference matchups. “We saw a lot of improvement in our young girls (last year) and we plan to continue that improvement this year,”
By Jacki Wood Compete. Play hard. Have fun. That’s the team goal for this year’s Nodaway-Holt volleyball team along with head coach Tobie Bohannon, in her sixth year with the Trojans, and assistant coach Taylor Miles. Bohannon hopes her team can build on the confidence and skill they exhibited toward the end of last season.
The officials of several county law enforcement and emergency response groups gathered in the Nodaway County Commissioners’ office August 27 to continue to plan for the combining of emergency dispatch services in the county. Maryville City Manager Greg McDanel reported the bids for new equipment will be opened on September 6. The original provider of