Nodaway County Cattlemen’s Association held their Annual Roundup March 13 at TriMeadows, Conception. At that time, scholarships were awarded to students from Nodaway County schools. The banquet is also the time when money is raised through silent and live auctions. This money is used to finance scholarships and many other activities that the NCCA sponsors
The Class 2 Missouri State Wrestling Championship were March 11 at the Cable Dahmer Arena, Independence. Keiren Watkins and Drew Spire qualified and represented Maryville High School in the competition. Watkins, 195 pound class, wrestled five including, Trey Ward, St. Charles, who was named state champion later. Other opponents that Watkins faced were last year’s
The undefeated Platte Valley girls basketball team faced two menacing foes during the Show Me Championship March 12 – 13 at Springfield. The team drew two-consecutive state champions, Walnut Grove, during the opening of the 2021 event. Platte Valley won with a decisive 49-44 victory and moved on to the championship match against Leeton. The
John Bul Dau, one of the “Lost Boys of Sudan,” will discuss the experiences chronicled in his book and the documentary “God Grew Tired of Us” when he visits Northwest Missouri State University. The lecture, sponsored by Northwest’s Student Activities Council, begins at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 23, in the Mary Linn Auditorium at the
The Parnell United Methodist Church will have a fish fry from 5 to 7:30 pm, Friday, March 19. Individuals are invited to dine-in or can pick up take-out meals, curbside. The freewill donation dinner includes white pollock fish, potato salad, coleslaw, baked beans, crescent rolls and desserts.
Anna Mae Bears, 90, Maryville, died Tuesday, March 16, 2021, at the Village Care Center, Maryville. She was born August 29, 1930, in St. Louis, to Eugene and Della Rutledge Wilson. She graduated from Graham High School. On August 12, 1950, she married William Bears in Maitland. He preceded her in death August 21, 1969.
Joan Levona Browning Hamilton, 88, Maryville, died Thursday, March 11, 2021, at the Maryville Living Center. She was born November 23, 1932, in Elmo, to Milo and Alice Mae Cozad Browning. She graduated from the Blanchard, IA, high school in 1950. Mrs. Hamilton’s body has been cremated under the care of Bram Funeral Home, Maryville.
Edwin Gill, 92 , formerly from Hopkins, died March 9, 2021, at Arlington, OR. He was a graduate of Hopkins High School. He was preceded in death by his mother Vella Helms; brothers, William and Robert; sisters, Anna Marie Florea and Lena Mae Wray. He is survived by his wife, Lois, and son, Randy Gill
Lester E. Barrett, 72, Rosalia, KS, formerly of Graham, died Friday, March 5, 2021, at the Susan B. Allen Memorial Hospital, El Dorado, KS. He was born September 5, 1948, to Ernest F. and Vernal E. Clardy Barrett, Skidmore. He graduated from Nodaway-Holt High School in 1966. Donations may be made to the Burr Oak
Sandra Scott Browne, 82, died Friday, February 26, 2021, in Dallas, TX. She was the daughter of Walter F. Scott and Mary Fisher Scott. She was the fifth of six children. She was married to KC Browne for 64 years. Services will be held at 2 pm, Saturday, March 27 at the First United Methodist