Month: February

Judith Culp

Judith Ann Culp, 79, Skidmore, died Thursday, January 28, 2021, at Mosaic Life Care, St. Joseph. She was born March 5, 1941, in Maryville, to Boyd M. and Nydra G. Jorgenson Helzer. She was a graduate of Graham High School. On May 20, 1960, she married James B. Culp in Bedford, IA. He preceded her

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St. Francis Foundation Mental Health Ambassadors share stories

Nick Rucker Nick’s mental health journey began as a child, not always knowing how to handle the stresses of life. As he got older, the additional stress from two deployments in the Army led him down a path of addiction to alcohol. Music has played a big role in his recovery, especially through the organization,

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Junior Schmidt

Junior Ronald “JR” Schmidt, 89, Maryville, died Monday, February 1, 2021, at Mosaic Medical Center – Maryville. He was born August 14, 1931, near Graham, to Charles Pleas and Letha Deon Martin Schmidt. He graduated from Maryville High School and attended Northwest Missouri State Teachers College for two years. On November 3, 1956, he married

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Patricia Adams

Patricia Ann Spainhower Adams, 88, Maryville, died Sunday, January 31, 2021, at Oak Pointe of Maryville, Maryville. She was born December 23, 1932, in Albany, to Herschel Marion and Ella Lorraine Stark Spainhower. She graduated from Albany High School. On April 18, 1954, she married Billy Rex Adams at the First Christian Church in Albany.

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Jeanne Casteel

Wilma “Jeanne” Burns Casteel, 92, Shenandoah, IA, formerly of Essex, IA, died Saturday, January 16, 2021, at her home. She was born June 30, 1928, in Parnell, to John E. and Mable Marie Morin Burns. She spent her childhood and teen years in the Parnell area. On May 29, 1949, she married Norman G. Casteel

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St. Francis Foundation Mental Health Ambassadors share stories

Molly McVinua Molly’s mental health journey began in middle school as she began suffering from anxiety, depression and would later suffer from eating disorders and self harm. She began going to counseling, and although her mental health struggle is ongoing, she has found a bright future teaching 4th grade to inner-city students in Kansas City.

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Maryville Tourism website is live

The Maryville Tourism Committee announced the public launch of the community’s tourism website at visitmaryville.org. Development of the website was made possible through a Marketing Platform Development (MPD) grant from the Missouri Division of Tourism. The MPD is a competitive 50/50 matching grant program for one-time marketing investments that can be utilized beyond the fiscal year

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January 28, 2021

Presiding Commissioner Bill Walker called the meeting of the Nodaway County Commission to order at the commissioner’s office. In attendance: Bill Walker, Chris Burns, Scott Walk, associate commissioners, and Melinda Patton, county clerk. Burns made a motion to approve the agenda as presented. The motion passed. Walk made a motion to approve prior commission minutes

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Monday, February 1 COVID report: 4 new cases; 0 cases for January 30-31

Saturday and Sunday, January 30-31 saw zero COVID-19 cases reported. Nodaway County Health Department Administrator, Tom Patterson, announced four individuals residing in Nodaway County, tested positive on February 1 for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).   2189 confirmed cases; 336 probable cases 33 active cases 2470 released from isolation 164 total hospitalizations 3 current hospitalizations 22 deaths  

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St. Francis Foundation Mental Health Ambassadors share stories

Lyndsey O’Riley Martin Lyndsey’s journey with mental health came after the birth of her second son. It wasn’t a new concept for her, as she had seen members of her family suffer from depression. For her, it’s an ongoing struggle. After the death of her uncle two years ago, she feared that her life would

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