The 2021 Platte Valley football team came to the season ready to play facing their ominous foe of Mound City. It had been nearly a decade since the opening game of the season-winning team was someone other than the Mound City Panthers.
The 2021 Graham Street Fair had the traditional heatwave with temps in the high 90s. But the crowds of participants and spectators were not deterred for the August 26 through 28 events. Jette Wolfe, along with her and the late Rick Wolfe’s family members, were honored as the grand marshals for the Saturday parade.
The Nodaway County Historical Society will celebrate Mary Graham’s 200th birthday at 2 pm, Saturday, September 4 at the museum, 110 North Walnut, Maryville. Graham is the namesake of two Nodaway County communities, Maryville and Graham. There will be cake and a short presentation.
The first-ever Nodaway Valley Thunder football team routed the Stewartsville Osborn Wildcats with a 60-14 score at Burlington Jct.
Presiding Commissioner Bill Walker called the meeting of the Nodaway County Commission to order at the commissioner’s office. In attendance: Walker, Chris Burns, Scott Walk, associate commissioners, Melinda Patton, county clerk. Walk made a motion to approve the agenda as presented.The motion passed. Burns made a motion to approve prior commission minutes dated 8/26/2021. The
Elizabeth “Betty Jo” Lewis, 89, Kansas City, formerly of Maryville, died Monday, August 23, 2021, at McCrite Plaza at Briarcliff in Kansas City. She was born December 7, 1931, in King City, to Lawrence and Helen Lynch Freeman. She was a 1949 graduate of Hopkins High School. Graveside memorial service will be at 2 pm,
The new athletic cooperative of Nodaway-Holt and West Nodaway presented a community tailgate at Skidmore Wildcat park, August 21. The Nodaway Valley Thunder attracted an estimated 500 people to welcome the teams. Head Coach Alan Calfee introduces the Nodaway Valley Thunder Football team. There are 34 athletes on the high school team.