Month: April

Thunder use big inning to outlast Mustangs

By Morgan Guyer The Nodaway Valley Thunder defeated North Nodaway 14-4 on April 4 in Burlington Jct. After North Nodaway scored three runs in the top of the fourth inning to tie the game at 4-4, it was looking like it would be a close game heading into the final innings. That was until Nodaway

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Fish Fry comes to Elmo

The Elmo Fish Fry will be from 5 to 7 pm, Saturday, April 13 at the Community Building in Elmo. The menu is fried fish, chicken, potatoes, salads and drink. There is indoor seating and carryout. Cost is $13 for ages 12 and up; Children 11 and under are $6. Money raised goes to community

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Museum hosts ‘Second Saturday’

Second Saturday at the Nodaway County Historical Society Museum will be from 9 to 11 am, Saturday, April 13. Visitors are welcomed to stop by for coffee, snacks and the opportunity to explore the museum.

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Downtown Maryville schedules Clean-up day 

Downtown Maryville is holding a clean-up day from 8 to 10 am, Saturday, April 13. Volunteers are to meet by 8 am in the Downtown Pocket Park, Third and Main Streets. They will be picking up litter, pulling weeds, spreading mulch and other activities to beautify the area.

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Nodaway County Farm Bureau takes message to second graders

Mary Beth Shipps, representative Nodaway County Farm Bureau, traveled to several local schools, Maryville and Ravenwood to share a planting activity with rye seeds donated by Williams Lawn Seed and to present “Thank a Farmer” book donated by Nodaway County Farm Bureau board.

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Betty Bliley

Elizabeth Alice “Betty” Bliley, 95, Stanberry, formerly of Conception Jct, died Tuesday, April 9, 2024, at the Pine View Manor in Stanberry. She was born November 29, 1938, in Ravenwood, to Aloysius “Al” and Hazel Gertrude Comer Schuetz. She attended grade school in Ravenwood, and graduated high school from Immaculate Conception School in Conception. On

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Mary Eckert

Mary Elaine Young Eckert died Saturday, April 6, 2024. On October 27, 1978, she married Larry Eckert in Hopkins. Mrs. Eckert had been an LPN, a literacy coordinator for Adult Basic Education, and the mayor of the City of Parnell. Services were Thursday, April 11 at Price Funeral Home. Burial was at the Athelston Cemetery,

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Pastor Terry Robison

Pastor Terry Lowell Robison, the son of Lowell Lloyd and Mary Elizabeth Hughes Robison, was born October 12, 1955, in Council Bluffs, IA. He attended high school in Council Bluffs, graduating in 1974. On December 1, 1973, Terry was united in marriage to Vicki Robb in Council Bluffs. They became the parents of four children,

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Marian Mattson

Marian Eileen Mattson, 93, died on April 6, 2024, at her home, surrounded by her family, in rural Conception Jct. Marian was born on January 24, 1931, to John J. and Nora Abels Zirfas in Clyde. She graduated from Immaculate Conception High School and then worked at St. Francis Hospital in medical records. She married

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David Carter

David Norman Carter, 99, passed away Saturday, April 6, 2024, at his daughter’s home in Fulton, Callaway. Funeral services will be held at 12:30 pm, April 15, 2024 at Floral Haven Chapel, 6500 S. 129th East Ave. Broken Arrow, OK with Chaplain Ken “Chappy” Farnham officiating. Military honors will follow at graveside. David Norman Carter

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