The Law Enforcement Torch Run will begin at 8:45 am, Tuesday, May 10 with a proclamation reading. The run will start on the west side of the Nodaway County Courthouse and run along Main Street to Kawasaki.
Northwest Missouri State University alumna Emily Tillman Hougland is advancing her education and interest in public history with foundational skills and profession-based experiences she gained at the university. Hougland obtained a bachelor’s degree in history at Northwest last year and now is completing her first year at Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU) in Murfreesboro, TN,
The Iowa Aviation Museum at Greenfield, IA, recently announced Connie Rex Younger as a 2022 inductee into the Hall of Fame. An induction program for Younger, who is deceased, and another man, Nicholas A. Turner, Rhodes, IA, will be held on August 27 in conjunction with a fly-in. Connie Rex Younger was born in 1939
Skidmore Community Betterment will meet at 6 pm, Monday, May 9 at Newton Hall, Skidmore.
The next Beebusters meeting will be from 7 to 9 pm, Monday, May 9 at Laura Street Baptist Church, 120 South Laura, Maryville.
At the May 2 Hopkins City Council meeting, it was decided to raise the water and sewer rates 10 percent across the board. Chief Operator Chris Bird said the costs of supplies for both the water and sewer plants had gone up sharply. The base water rate will increase from $33.99 to $37.33; sewer rates
At the April 20 Nodaway County Health Center Board of Trustees meeting, it was decided to refrain from posting about COVID-19 in the newspapers unless numbers significantly increase and instead just post to social media. “COVID-19 cases are holding down,” Director Tom Patterson said. “We have not seen the spike discussed in the news. We
Celebrating with the residents, nursing facilities create activities recognizing National Nursing Home Week
National Nursing Home Week is May 8 through May 14 with a theme of “Creating and Nurturing Connections.” The following Maryville senior living facilities have prepared fun activities for residents and their families. Parkdale Manor • Sunday, May 8, Mother’s Day and National “Have a Coke Day.” • Monday, May 9, Connect with Nature. •
The Maryville Public Library announced the winners of the 2022 Children’s Art Contest. The children were asked to illustrate a scene from their favorite book. A total of 60 drawings and one shadow box were entered. There were five age categories. All submitted artwork is on display at the library through Wednesday, July 27.
The Nodaway County Cattlemen’s Association cooked lunch for over 500 third, fourth and fifth graders April 28 and 29 at the Northwest Technical School’s Safety Acres. NCCA donated funds for the meal and cooked hamburgers. NCCA members cooking were Joe Drake, Kyle Schieber and Shelby Lager. The first day saw students from Jefferson, St. Gregory,