The NFL season is now in full swing. Which region of the country produces the highest quality football players? The ‘Southern Slant’ is very evident in this week’s professional football players map. This per capita map is based on where the current active roster players went to high school. The leading southern states account for
Northwest Missouri State University has named John Coffey the station manager of its award-winning National Public Radio affiliate, KXCV-KRNW. Coffey has 36 years of experience in the broadcasting field, including the last 20 at KXCV-KRNW, where he has served as the station’s news and sports director, playing a central role in its news reporting and
After a closed session for the topic of personnel, the Maryville City Council opened its September 23 meeting with three public hearings. No citizen spoke on any of the issues. Public hearing number one was the franchise agreement with KCP&L. Company representative Royal Turner spoke briefly. The ordinance to execute the franchise contract was approved.
September is National Honey Month and to celebrate the Northwest Missouri Beebusters had members bring samples of their honey, harvested this year, for everyone to try. “It was fun comparing everyone’s honey,” Erin Mullins, Beebuster member, said. “Even though we all live relatively close to each other, the honeys all tasted a little bit differently.
The Burlington Jct. area food pantry will be open from 2:30 to 6 pm, Tuesdays, October 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29 at the First Christian Church in BJ. For more information, call 660.253.0823.
The Skidmore Community Betterment will hold a chicken dinner from 11 am to 1 pm, Sunday, September 29 at Newton Hall, Skidmore. The menu is fried chicken, ham, mashed potatoes, green beans, corn and desserts. A free will donation will be accepted with funds going toward community betterment projects.
The West Nodaway FFA will hold a free will donation breakfast from 8 am to noon, Sunday, September 29 at the Burlington Jct. American Legion. The group will be serving pancakes, biscuits and gravy, potatoes, bacon and scrambled eggs.
There will be a fish fry from 11 am to 1 pm, Sunday, September 29 at the Pickering Community Building, Pickering. Proceeds will benefit the community building.
The Friends Caring group will meet at 4 pm, Thursday, October 3 in the Friendship Hall, First United Methodist Church, 102 North Main Street, Maryville. Friends Caring is for individuals of all ages who find themselves alone, either by choice, divorce, death or other circumstances. The hour of sharing, scripture with Reverend Kim Mitchell and
The Maryville Kiwanis will hold its monthly meeting at 5:30 pm, Wednesday, October 2 at Molly’s Party Club, 309 North Market, Maryville. New members are welcomed. For more information, visit Facebook at Kiwanis Maryville.