The Maryville Public Library, 509 North Main Street, will host a book fair featuring seven area authors, Usborne Children’s Book Fair and two award-winning sculptors from 1 to 3 pm, Saturday, December 11. Authors are from St. Joseph, Savannah, Grant City, Cosby and Maryville. They will offer a selection of titles for all ages, including
Nodaway County Sheriff Randy Strong announced the formation of the Northwest Missouri Children’s Advocacy Task Force on November 24. The task force will serve Nodaway, Atchison, Holt, Gentry and Worth counties. The facility will be housed on the lower floor of the Nodaway County Administration Center with entrance available on the east side of the
Warm fall weather and lights everywhere brought out shoppers to the Makers’ Monday event on November 29. Downtown Maryville marked the evening with the lighting of the square. Lights along the top of the buildings joined lighted wreaths, snowflakes and bulbs around each light pole. Businesses joined in by decorating windows with holiday cheer.
Platte Valley Head Boys Basketball Coach Tim Jermain was honored at the first home basketball game on November 23. Holding the plaque commemorating his 2020 Missouri State Sports Hall of Fame induction, Jermain is joined by his sons, Ben and Nate. Jermain’s current record is 822-236. His teams have won four state championships and been
The Rolla Dicks American Legion Auxiliary will hold a spaghetti supper from 5 to 7 pm, Saturday, December 4 to benefit Nadine Clark. The free will donation meal will feature spaghetti, salad, bread, dessert and drink. The Clark benefit will be held at the AL building in Burlington Jct.
The Graham Lions Club will host an all-you-can-eat fish, mountain oysters and chicken fry from 4:30 to 7 pm, Saturday, December 4 at the Graham Community Building. The cost is $12 for adults and $5 for children age 11 and younger. For takeout orders, call 660.254.0448.
From December through February, Missouri’s winter eagle watching is spectacular. Discover nature with the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) through Eagle Days events around the state or enjoy watching bald eagles on your own. On Saturday, December 4, Loess Bluffs National Wildlife Refuge near Mound City will host a modified event from 9 am to
Sean Wiedmaier, president of the Maryville R-II School Board, announces that the 2022/23 superintendent vacancy has been filled by Dr. Logan Lightfoot. Dr. Lightfoot is currently the Superintendent for Anselmo-Merna Public School District in Merna, Nebraska. “We are very pleased that Dr. Lightfoot has accepted this position. His vision and dedication to students, staff and
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
The Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks 760, Maryville, continued its Thanksgiving tradition of feeding the Northwest Missouri State University Bearcat football team November 24. Because the team was in the second round of the playoffs, the players were unable to go home for Thanksgiving. The menu included two and a half turkeys, 36 pounds of