At the January 6 meeting of the Pickering City Council, City Clerk Milt Sovereign announced one person has filed for alderman and one for mayor. There are two alderman positions and one mayoral position which will be in the April 7 election. Interested individuals may file for the positions from 9 am to 5:30 pm
At the January 6 meeting, Mayor Kelly Morrison asked the Hopkins City Council aldermen to think about whether or not Hopkins needs a livestock ordinance. The city does not currently have a livestock ordinance and livestock is not covered under the current animal ordinance pertaining to dogs. The topic has been on the meeting agenda
The DARE auction and dinner will be on Saturday, April 4 at the St. Gregory School gym. Nodaway County DARE Officer Rick Smail is collecting items for the silent and live auctions to be held during the event. The dinner and auction benefits all schools in the county, including Maryville. Businesses and individuals may donate
This month’s Maryville Public Library’s Lego Club will meet at 5:30 pm, Thursday, January 16. Children in kindergarten through sixth grade will explore the challenge of building robots. Children younger than eight should be accompanied by a caretaker. The library supplies the Legos. Registration is appreciated. For more information, contact the library at 660.582.5281.
On January 6, the Burlington Jct. City Council listened intently to officials from Public Water Supply of Nodaway County, commonly known as rural water, on their offer concerning the future of the town’s water plant. The meeting was not regularly scheduled; however several other items of business were attended to while the council met. The
The following is a list of the seats that are up in April and the candidates who have filed to date: Jefferson BOE Seat is up: Laura Galbraith, Jeff Farnan, Travis Angle Filed to run: none. Maryville BOE Seat is up: Roger Baker, Jason Haer, Sean Wiedmaier Filed to run: Sean Wiedmaier, Jason Haer, Penni
A fundraising supper which was to be held Friday, January 10 at the American Legion Hall in Burlington Jct., has been canceled due to the projected inclement weather forecast.
Eldon R. McPike, 83, Maitland, died Friday, January 2, 2020, at his home. He was born November 5, 1936, in Skidmore, to Oscar Kenneth and Mildred V. Larason McPike. He was a graduate of Maitland high school. On March 20, 2010, he married Geniece L. Hansford in Excelsior Springs. Mr. McPike’s body has been cremated
T. Delores Stoll, 71, Maryville, died Sunday, December 29, 2019, in Maryville. She was born March 9, 1948, in Clyde, to Francis and Julia Riley Stoll. A memorial Mass of Christian burial was held Tuesday, January 7 at St. Gregory Catholic Church, Maryville. Inurnment was in St. Columba Cemetery, Conception. Memorials may be given to
Lawrence Albert “Larry” Schreck, 80, Maryville, died Thursday, January 2, 2020, at Mosaic Medical Center – Maryville. He was born August 20, 1939, in Alvin, TX, to Albert Maurice and Anna Mae Hayden Schreck. He was a graduate of the Kahoka High School and received his bachelor’s degree from Kirksville State Teachers College. On June