Month: May

Geography with Goudge

“Beach volleyball is the 90th and newest NCAA sport.  The 5th National Championship was played last weekend in Gulf Shores, AL. The USC Trojans won their third title. The per capita production of Div. I beach volleyball players is greatest in coastal states with the exception of Nebraska. Hawaii leads followed by Nebraska, California, Arizona and Alabama.

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52 FCS community improvement grants awarded to 4-H, FFA Chapters in 2021

Raised bed gardens, building picnic tables and benches, creating an outdoor classroom, and landscaping main streets are a few of the community projects that 4-H and FFA youth will be doing this spring as recipients of a Shaping Rural Missouri Grant. Fifty-two 4-H clubs and FFA chapters received a $500 Shaping Rural Missouri Grant to

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Maryville council hears of downtown summer events

The Maryville City Council heard about three downtown events planned this summer. The events’ leaders all requested specific streets and parking lots to be closed for the safety of the participants. The council approved the Maryville Chamber’s annual summer concert series with the first being Kids Block Party, Thursday, May 27, the preliminary round of

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County tracksters hit the turbo for season final events, qualify to advance    

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AL Post 464 to hold pancake breakfast

American Legion Post 464 will hold a pancake breakfast from 7 to 11 am, Sunday, May 16 at the Conception Jct. post. The breakfast features pancakes, sausage, eggs, biscuits and gravy. There is a minimum $7 donation per person. Children six and under are free. Proceeds will go to various veterans programs and upkeep of

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May is Motorcycle Awareness Month

During Motorcycle Awareness Month, the Missouri Coalition for Roadway Safety wants to remind motorists and motorcyclists alike to “Watch for Motorcycles” in order to help prevent motorcycle crashes, deaths and injuries on Missouri roadways. “Preliminary reports indicate that 13 percent of all Missouri traffic fatalities in 2020 involved a motorcycle, with 117 motorcyclist lives lost,”

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AL sponsors fish, chicken dinner

An “All You Can Eat” fish and chicken dinner with all the fixings will be served from 5 to 7 pm, Saturday, May 15 at the American Legion Post 100, 1104 East Fifth Street, Maryville. Carryout is available. Cost is $12 for adults and $5 for children age 11 and under. All proceeds go to

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Diana Pope

Diana Lynn Leipard Pope, 69, Maryville, died Tuesday, May 11, 2021. She was born February 21, 1952, in Kansas City, to L.H. and Lila June Jeffrey Leipard. She received her bachelor’s degree in geography and geology from Northwest Missouri State University, Maryville, in 2007 and then her master’s in G.I.S., Geographic Information Systems, also from

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Terry Nicholas

Terry E. Nicholas, 68, Burlington Jct, died Monday, May 10, 2021, at Clarinda Regional Health Center, Clarinda, IA. He was born August 3, 1952, in Maryville, to Robert L. and Neva L. Evans Nicholas. On June 6, 1987, he married Kay Bennett in Burlington Jct., in the old church. Service will be at 2 pm,

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