Month: April

Jon Holmes

Jon Curtis Holmes, beloved husband, father, grandfather, and brother age 67 of Graham, passed away April 10, 2021, at his home surrounded by family. Jon was born in Maryville, on June 23, 1953, as the first son to Harold and Evonne (Medsker) Holmes. He graduated from Nodaway-Holt High School in 1971. On September 17, 1972

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Betty Ashford

Betty Ashford, 83, Maryville, died Tuesday, April 13, 2021 at Maryville Living Center. Services are pending at Price Funeral Home, Maryville.

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John Viau

John Mark Viau, 51, Maryville, died Monday, April 12, 2021, at his home. He was born October 4, 1969, in Fort Rucker, AL, to John Lewis and Ellen Joan Trump Viau.  He received his BA degree from Southwest Missouri State University, Springfield. On July 22, 1995, he married Rose Ellen Villmer at St. Agnes Catholic Church

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Greg Thompson

Gregory Read “Greg” Thompson, 71, Pickering, died Sunday, April 11, 2021, near Destin, FL. He was born June 19, 1949, in Denver, CO, to Harold and Betty Read Thompson. He graduated from Adel High School, Adel, IA, and from Northwest Missouri State University, Maryville, in 1994. On September 1, 1979, he married Vonda Lea West

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Kenny Kennedy

Kenneth Lee “Kenny” Kennedy, 83, Guilford, died Monday, April 12, 2021, at his home. He was born August 27, 1937, in Maryville, to Edward and Eva Buckingham Kennedy. Funeral services were held Thursday, April 15 at Roberson Funeral Home, Stanberry. Burial was in Meeker Cemetery, Island City. Memorials may be made to The Mosaic Life

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April 8, 2021

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

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Poets to read for Visiting Writers Series April 15

Northwest Missouri State University’s Visiting Writers Series hosts Bret Shepard and Yu-Han Chao at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 15, via Zoom. Individuals interested in attending should register by clicking here. Shepard is the author of poems, including “Place Where Presence Was,” “Note to Self,” “Weather,” “Skin Interims” and “Play at Being People.” He is the 2019

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Basketball national championship poster signing event set

The Northwest Missouri State University men’s basketball team will host a national championship celebration from 2 to 4 pm, Sunday, April 18, in Bearcat Arena. This free event will allow fans the opportunity to receive a national championship poster commemorating the 2021 NCAA Division II National Championship team. Fans will be limited to one other

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