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
Nodaway-Holt John Furhman placed seventh in the 800-meter race 2:28.52 at the Indian Relays in Tarkio on April 14. North Nodaway Saryn Brown competed in the high jump taking fourth place.
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
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
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
With 30 entries, the Maryville Optimist Club recently awarded the top three winners in the Optimist Essay Contest. Using the theme, “Reaching Your Dreams by Using Optimism,” students submitted a 700-800 word essay. The essays were judged by a panel of five judges. Winners included Leanna Roush, first place; Grace Ozanne, second; and Garrett Dumke,
Northwest Missouri State University concluded its commemoration of Women’s History Month March 31 by recognizing three individuals as “Influential Women of Northwest” and six others as outstanding nominees. The Northwest community is annually invited to nominate female students, faculty and staff at the university who have positively influenced lives and made outstanding contributions to the
Abigail Seipel, a Maryville High School sophomore, has been accepted to participate in the 2021 Missouri Scholars Virtual Academy. Due to COVID-19, the academy activities will be virtual. Seipel, along with 300-plus other students can choose her course preferences from the 26 classes. Due to lack of state and institutional funding, Missouri Scholars Academy must
April is Child Abuse Awareness month and on April 6 a ceremony was held outside of the new Maryville Public Safety facility. Pinwheels were set out to commemorate the 808 children who had received therapy or forensic interviews during 2020 in the Northwest Missouri nine county area. Jill Gockel, Maryville, brought her four children to
The Skidmore Community Betterment will meet at 6 pm, Monday, April 12 at Newton Hall, Skidmore.