The Platte Valley girls defeated South Holt 50-22 in the Class 1 District 16 Championship on February 25 at Mound City. They followed that up with a sectional win over St. Joe Christian 53-40 on March 1 at the St. Joseph Civic Arena. Platte Valley advances to the quarterfinals where they will face the Mercer
The Graham Lions Club is sponsoring a fish and chicken fry from 4:30 to 7 pm, Saturday, March 5 at the community building in Graham. The menu includes carp, catfish, chicken, mountain oysters, salad and potatoes. Cost is $12 for adults and $5 for ages 11 and under. Takeout orders are available by calling 660.254.0448.
The Maryville Host and Maryville Pride Lions Clubs are hosting a pancake breakfast fundraiser from 7 am to 2 pm, Saturday, March 5 at Pizza Ranch, 215 Che Drive, Maryville. It is a buffet-style menu with pancakes, eggs, sausage, biscuits and gravy, and drink. Cost is $13.99 for adults, $6.99 for children ages four to
Beverly Jean Masters Ingels, 98, Maryville, went to heaven on Wednesday, February 23, 2022, at Oak Pointe in Maryville. She was born on February 6, 1924, to Lois McDaniel and Byron Masters in Skidmore. She graduated from Skidmore High School in 1941. Following high school, she graduated from Gard Business School in St. Joseph. She
Donnis Davis, 90, formerly of Hopkins, died Monday, February 28, 2022, at a local healthcare facility. Mr. Davis’ body has been cremated under the care of Bram Funeral Home, Maryville. Services are pending.
Billy Lee Pitts, 90, Maryville, died Sunday, February 27, 2022, at a local healthcare facility. Mr. Pitts was born July 8, 1931, in Quitman, to the late Charles E. and Virginia R. Hughbanks Pitts. He attended school in Quitman and served in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict. He was an over-the-road truck
Paul Dean Beason, 82, Pleasant Hill, died Friday, February 25, 2022, at the Pleasant Hill Health and Rehabilitation Center. He was born May 26, 1939, in Burlington Jct., to Howard and Alice Roberta Reed Beason. He was a 1957 graduate of Hopkins High School. On August 2, 1958, he married Betty Jean Wagner in Maryville.
Donald Dean “Don” Gillenwater, 81, Barnard, died Wednesday, February 23, 2022, in St. Joseph. He was born September 3, 1940, in Oregon, to Bud and Agnes Swearingen Gillenwater. He graduated from Oregon High School in 1958. Mr. Gillenwater moved to Omaha, NE, to work at the Wilson Concrete plant and later became an over-the-road truck
Jack L. Lyle, 93, Barnard, died Tuesday, February 22, 2022, at his home. He was born October 6, 1928, in St. Joseph, to William J. and Ermil Rasnic Lyle. Mr. Lyle farmed most of his life. A celebration of life was held Friday, February 25 at the Bram Funeral Home, Maryville. The burial was in
The Maryville Chamber of Commerce hosted a proclamation reading February 28 for Direct Care Worker Appreciation Week with Nodaway County and Maryville leaders at the Courthouse. The front row of Nicole Grady and Amy Gessert, Maryville Chamber, Nodaway County Presiding Commissioner Bill Walker, Maryville Mayor Pro Tem Tye Parsons and Associate Commissioner Scott Walk are