Troy Brady, Burlington Jct., gave his 100th and 101st units of blood on February 28 at the West Nodaway FFA Blood Drive in Burlington Jct. He was honored with a blood drop crystal and cupcakes. Brady is able to give two units by use of the Alyx machine, which takes out the red blood cells
The West Nodaway Food Pantry is open to people living in the West Nodaway school district from 4 to 6 pm on Tuesdays, March 8, 15, 22 and 29 at the First Christian Church, Third and Ballard, Burlington Jct. There is also a food drop at 5 pm on Wednesdays, March 9, 23 and 30.
Mosaic Medical Center – Maryville has been granted funds raised by the St. Francis Foundation from the 2021 Gala to hire a new licensed master social worker, Madison Emery. For the past month, she has been working at the outpatient behavioral health clinic as a family counselor and helping to change the lives of children
Maryville High School freshman Raymond Zhao continues to challenge himself mathematically. He recently earned first place in the ninth grade MathLeague.org contest which will allow him to compete at the state level in Columbia on April 23. If he qualifies, he will then move on to a national competition in May. He has competed in
On a rather blustery February day, tractors manned by Northeast Nodaway FFA Chapter members pulled into the school driveway for the annual Drive a Tractor to School Day.
The FCS Financial Rural Community and Agriculture Foundation recently granted $15,000 to the Elmo Betterment Corporation to assist with the construction of a community building at the Elmo Park. The building will provide a climate-controlled, handicap-accessible space for the community which hosts regular fish fries and a Fourth of July celebration where it will be
The Spirit of St. Francis Award embodies the five values of the hospital’s founding sisters: compassion, respect, stewardship, community and excellence. Recently, at the 2022 St. Francis Gala, the St. Francis Hospital Foundation’s Board of Directors was honored to present their fourth annual award to Donna Holt. Many years ago, when Holt’s daughter was in
The Maryville High Dazzlers came home from the Missouri State Dance Team Championships in St. Charles with trophies from their February 26 performance: third place in lyrical, fourth in pom and fifth overall in the state. They are: front, Kensley Wood, Kiah Bennett, Anna Adwell, Maggie Webb and Kaylee Harkrider, manager; back, Emma Nolte, Teagan
By Jacki Wood Barb Farnan was working at Corner Drug in Maryville when the business closed in the late 1970s. She had a one-year-old child at the time and thought it would be nice to be able to stay home with him while earning money. During the summer of 1979, she opened her daycare. 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. Burns made a motion to approve prior commission minutes