The Maryville R-II Board of Education has hired Dr. Logan Lightfoot as superintendent to replace Dr. Becky Albrecht who is retiring at the end of the school year. Lightfoot is currently the superintendent at Anselmo-Merna Public School District in Merna, NE. “We are very pleased that Dr. Lightfoot has accepted this position,” Sean Wiedmaier, Maryville
The Northwest Missouri Beebusters monthly meeting is from 7 to 9 pm, Monday, December 13 at the Laura Street Baptist Church, 120 South Laura, Maryville. Anyone who is interested in bees is welcome to attend.
The Skidmore Community Betterment will meet at 6 pm, Monday, December 13 at Newton Hall.
Numbers from the Nodaway County Health Department’s daily COVID-19 report for December 6 indicated 20 people residing in the county tested positive on that day for the novel coronavirus. There are currently 10 people hospitalized with 208 active cases in the county. There have been 37 deaths since April 2020. The age breakdowns for positive
The American Legion Fourth District meeting will be at 1:30 pm, Sunday, December 12 at the Rolla Dicks American Legion Post 315, Burlington Jct. A meal will be served.
After a COVID-caused hiatus in 2020, the First Baptist Church, Maryville, invites the public to attend this year’s presentation of its Living Christmas Tree. First performed in 2016, this year’s performances will be at 6:30 pm, December 10, 11 and 12. The Living Christmas Tree is a 30-foot tree constructed in the church’s sanctuary. It
The annual Nodaway County Fort Leavenworth Hunt will be held Saturday, December 11 near Mozingo Lake. The event is organized under the auspices of the Fort Leavenworth Army Base in Fort Leavenworth, KS, and is hosted by Ravenwood residents David and Brenda Lewis. “The original purpose of the organization was to keep the US Cavalry
Holiday adventures await in the ‘good life’ state By Jacki Wood ‘Tis the Season to take a day trip. After the COVID-19 pandemic canceled many holiday events last year, a host of holly jolly activities await a quick trek north to Nebraska. Nebraska City Christmas at the Mansion returns to the Arbor Lodge Mansion, 2600 Arbor
The Maryville Downtown Improvement Organization sponsored this year’s annual Christmas Parade on December 3. Among the floats and entries was this sprayer. Even though the outdoor temperature during the parade was not even close to snow degrees, this agricultural sprayer provided the parade route with some white, fluffy stuff to resemble snowflakes.