Northwest’s women’s suffrage program set

On Saturday, February 22, during the Diversity Leadership Conference Dr. Elyssa Ford and students will share a presentation about women’s suffrage in America. The conference, from 3:30 to 4:30 pm, at the Student Union third floor, is free for Northwest students to attend and registration for Northwest employees and community members is $20. Registration may

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Pamela Jo Mott

Pamela Jo Mott, 66, Maryville, died Saturday, February 15, 2020. She was born August 14, 1953, in the state of Michigan, to Dr. Martin H. and Ruth Christ. She was a 1972 graduate of Benton High School, St. Joseph. Mrs. Mott’s wishes were to be cremated. There will be no services held. Online condolences may

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Shirley Bears

Shirley M. Bears, 85, Maryville, died Tuesday, February 18, 2020, at Nodaway Nursing Home, Maryville. She was born May 29, 1934, in Halls. Mrs. Bear’s body has been cremated under the direction of Bram Funeral Home, Maryville. Online condolences may be left at bramfuneralhome.com. Arrangements are under the direction of Bram Funeral Home.

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Sam Willhoyte

Phyllis Jean “Sam” Willhoyte, 92, Maryville, died Monday, February 17, 2020, at Maryville Living Center. She was born August 15, 1927, in Maryville, to William John “Bill” and Elizabeth Straugh Dempsey. She attended grade school in Wilcox, and then graduated from Horace Mann High School, Maryville. On September 22, 1951, she married Jack Newman Willhoyte

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Jerry Scott

Jerry Conner Scott, 77, Maryville, died Saturday, February 15, 2020, in Maryville. He was born July 31, 1942, in Gilman City, to Woodrow and Rozema Scott. He graduated from South Harrison High School, Bethany, in 1960, and attended Northwest Missouri State University, Maryville. On July 31, 1982, he married Linda Hilsabeck. Memorial service was held

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Orlin Hoepker

Orlin Edwin Henry Hoepker, 93, Maryville, died Saturday, February 15, 2020, at his home. He was born May 29, 1926, in Syracuse, NE, to Ben and Sophia Botcher Hoepker. On August 10, 1958, he married Olivia “Floydine” Alexander in Pickering. She preceded him in death March 20, 1973. Graveside and burial were Tuesday, February 18

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Bessie Smith 

Bessie Mae Smith, 85, Pickering, died Thursday, February 13, 2020, at Nodaway Nursing Home, Maryville.  She was born February 12, 1935, in Bedford, IA, to Henry and Della Rusco McNeese.  On September 13, 1950, she married Robert E. Smith in New Market, IA. Mrs. Smith’s body has been cremated under the care of Price Funeral

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Vic Graybill

Vic L. Graybill, 82, died Sunday, February 2, 2020, at Maryville Living Center, Maryville. He was born July 30, 1937, in Logan, IA, to Lynn Keith and Margaret Grace Schuster Graybill. He attended the Shelby, IA, and Rock Port schools, graduating in 1956. On May 19, 1957, he married Marcialea Lehman at Tarkio Methodist Church.

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Geography with Goudge

NBA All-Star Players, 2001-2020 “The 69th NBA All-Star Game played this past Sunday in Chicago was billed as one of the best ever.  140 different players representing 29 states and 18 countries have made the All-Star roster during the past 20 years.  This map based on the players’ high school state indicates the eastern half of

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