“The Northwest Bearcats are preparing for the much anticipated 2021 season. The pandemic resulted in cancelling the 2020 NCAA Div. II Championship Football season. This proportional symbol map is based on team success over the past decade. One point is awarded for each round a team makes during the post-season playoffs. Six points are possible
By Kathryn Rice A Nodaway-Holt graduate, Zach Lamer, arranged for a drone spraying demonstration, August 11 on a 10-acre plot of soybeans owned by the school district. Lamer, an employee of Lewis Hybrids, a regional company of Bayer Crop Science, had donated the seed for the plot for the first time this year. The drones
The Greater Maryville Chamber of Commerce has announced Amy Gessert has been appointed the new executive director. Gessert, an experienced business leader, will succeed Lily White and assume responsibilities September 1. Gessert has several years of experience as the director of development for Nodaway County Services and is the co-owner of Gessert Retail Enterprises. She
The Maryville Spoofhound Booster Athletic Club is hosting the 2021 Community Pep Rally at 6:30 pm, Thursday, August 26 on the Downtown Square. The Community Pep Rally will kick-off the upcoming school year. Spoofhound fans can expect to see their favorite teams and players announced at the rally, and are encouraged to come and cheer
Presiding Commissioner Bill Walker called the meeting of the Nodaway County Commission to order at the commissioner’s office. In attendance: Walker, Chris Burns and 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
The Second Harvest Community Food Bank Fresh Mobile Pantry will be from 10 am to noon or while supplies last, Thursday, August 26 at the Skidmore Wildcat City Park at 100 Adams Street, Skidmore. This program is open to the general public. There are no income guidelines to utilize this program.
The Ravenwood Community Breakfast will be held from 8 am to noon, Sunday, August 22 at the Ravenwood Community Center. The all-you-can-eat breakfast of eggs, bacon, hashbrowns, biscuits and gravy and pancakes. The cost is $8 for adults and $6 for children.
The Nodaway Valley Thunder fall sports teams will hold a meet and greet, along with a tailgate meal beginning at 6 pm, Saturday, August 21 at the Skidmore Wildcat Park. The team members, coaches and sponsors of the Nodaway-Holt and West Nodaway athletic co-op, will be there.
The Maryville Garden Club will hold its annual fall plant and bake sale from at 7 to 11 am, Saturday, August 21 at the Nodaway County Senior Center, 1210 East First Street, Maryville. It features locally grown iris, daylilies and other perennials.
Charles H. “Charlie” Kay, Jr., 70, Maryville, died Friday, August 13, 2021, at his home. He was born March 16, 1951, in Elma, WA, to Charles H. and Virginia A. Melbourne Kay, Sr. Mr. Kay served in the US Army, serving two tours in Vietnam. He worked for Ace Hardware for many years while living