The WNBA Playoffs are underway with the ‘best of five’ semi-finals starting this week. The Phoenix Mercury will take on the #2 seeded Las Vegas Aces in one semi-final while the Chicago Sky play the #1 seeded Connecticut Sun in the other. There are 145 players on the twelve teams that make up the WNBA.
The Maryville High School Marching Spoofhounds competed at the Carrollton Band Day September 25. The band placed second in the 3A field show competition and fourth in the parade. The color guard placed third in their indoor event. Other bands participating in the various 3A category events were: Boonesville, California, Chillicothe, Clinton, Hallsville, Holden, Knob
The West Nodaway Food Pantry is open to people living in the school district from 4 to 6 pm, Tuesdays, October 5, 12, 19 and 26 at the First Christian Church, Third and Ballard, Burlington Jct. There is also a food drop at 5 pm, Wednesdays, October 13 and 27. There are no income guidelines
Fourth Circuit Presiding Judge Roger Prokes is presented the Hon. Theodore McMillian Judicial Excellence Award by the Missouri Bar Association, represented by John Gunn, president, during the Annual Missouri Judicial Conference in St Louis, September 23. “The McMillian Award was established by The Missouri Bar Board of Governors to recognize: a state, federal or administrative judge,
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. Walk made a motion to approve the agenda as presented. The motion passed. Walk made a motion to approve prior commission minutes dated 9/23/2021.
The local Masons will meet at 7:30 pm, Monday, October 4 for degree work at the Masonic Lodge, 1622 North Main Street, Maryville.
When the local Special Olympics team was unable to travel to the Missouri State Special Olympics Bocce Tournament, Organizer Shirley Heideman held a local “state” tournament in Maryville’s Franklin Park. The medals were donated by the Nodaway County Sheriff’s Department and two deputies gave out the awards to the Special Olympic athletes.
North Nodaway, Nodaway Valley and Platte Valley Cross Country teams competed September 25 at the 275 Conference meet held in Rock Port. Platte Valley’s Andrea Riley took third in conference and fifth overall.
Nodaway Valley Thunder couldn’t stay ahead of the Mound City Panthers September 24. The final score was 58-14.
National 4-H Week is a yearly celebration by millions of youth, parents, volunteers and alumni coming together to promote the many positive youth development opportunities offered by 4-H. The theme for this year’s National 4-H Week is “Find Your Spark” and is a campaign created by National 4-H Council to celebrate the resiliency of young