By Carolyn Schroeder, Maryville Garden Club Fall is a good time to plant perennials, which are those plants which return each year. Planting in the fall gives the plants a head start on the spring growing season as they are able to get a good root system established before winter. The Maryville Garden Club will
Harold Lee Poynter, Jr., 99, died Saturday, August 17, 2019, at Parkdale Manor, Maryville. Funeral services will be at 10:30 am, Wednesday, August 21 at the First Christian Church, Maryville. The family will receive friends at the church on Wednesday from 9 am until the service time. Graveside services will be at the Nodaway Memorial
Cheryl Anita Piveral Pierson, 64, Maryville, died Wednesday, August 14, 2019, at Mosaic Life Care, St. Joseph. Mrs. Pierson’s body has been cremated under the care of Price Funeral Home. Graveside services and burial were held Monday, August 19 at White Oak Cemetery, Pickering. Online condolences may be left at pricefuneralhomemaryville.com.
Edith G. “Ebie” Chitwood, 82, Clearmont, died Wednesday, August 14, 2019, at her home. Services were Saturday, August 17 at the Clearmont Baptist Church. Burial was in Oak Hill Cemetery, Clearmont. Memorials may be made in care of the funeral home. Online condolences may be left at pricefuneralhomemaryville.com.
The Burlington Jct. Kiwanis recently donated $10,000 to finish phase III and complete the BJ City Park ballfield. The money will be used for ballfield safety features including fence toppers and a warning track before the fence. It will also provide roofs for the dugouts, backstop padding, a windscreen on the outfield fence and a
The new Skidmore city clerk, Meagan Morrow, attended the August 8 Skidmore City Council meeting. Morrow was hired at the July 15 meeting after the aldermen interviewed, in closed session, five candidates for the position. During the open part of that meeting, the council discussed putting the new park shelter house in the northeast corner
At the August 13 Burlington Jct. City Council meeting, Deb Hull spoke about the upcoming Farmers Fall Festival. The event is slated for Saturday, September 14 with a tenderloin dinner kicking off the festival on Friday, September 13 at the legion building. Saturday events include a parade, 5K run, tractor cruise, smoker contest, vendors and
Gov. Mike Parson has announced the appointment of Mel Tjeerdsma, Maryville, to Northwest Missouri State University’s Board of Regents. As an interim appointment, Tjeerdsma can begin serving immediately but must be confirmed by the Missouri Senate for his appointment to become official. Tjeerdsma, a Republican, fills the Board seat of Dr. Patrick Harr (D), for
A culvert replacement will close US Route 136 next week. Local maintenance crews from Missouri Department of Transportation will close US Route 136 between Route P, south of Clyde, to 310th Street at Conception Jct. on Tuesday, August 20 from 8:30 am to 3 pm, weather permitting. During this closure, motorists will need to use an
By Jacki Wood This is the last in a series on former Spoofhound athletes who are now Bearcats. Frequently called townies, a number of former Maryville High School athletes decided to stay in town and continue their academic and athletic careers at Northwest Missouri State University. Debrielle Patee-Merrill, daughter of David and Jean Merrill, graduated