Arthur Wilson

Arthur A. Wilson, 82, Lee’s Summit, formerly of Lenexa, KS, died Tuesday, October 8, 2019. Farewell services will be at 1 pm, Saturday, October 12 at Meierhoffer Funeral Home and Crematory. Interment will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. The family will gather with friends from 6 to 8 pm, Friday, October 11 at the funeral

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Hank Vitris

Emily Beatty Vitris and Michael Vitris, Plano, TX, announce the birth of a son, Henry “Hank” Spencer, born September 23, 2019, in the Seton Medical Center, Austin, TX. He weighed seven pounds, 15 ounces. He joins a brother and a sister. Maternal grandparents are Don and Judy Garrett, Stanberry, and Terry and Shirley Beatty, Parnell.

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Pickering approves LED lights on highway sign

At the October 7 Pickering City Council meeting, the council approved the replacement of the light bulbs on the highway sign with LEDs. The city is paying approximately $75 to $80 a month to light the sign. City Clerk Milt Sovereign requested the four floodlights be replaced with LED lights. He’s hoping this will cut

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24th annual Downtown Trick-or-Treat will see Maryville streets close

Just before 5 pm, the Maryville street department will block the downtown square, similar to the closed streets during the Nodaway County Fair. The annual event is for costumed children, their parents and relatives and interested spectators. Seventy-five merchants, organizations and officials will hand out candy and other treats. “This has become a Maryville tradition

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Jerry Thompson

Jerry Dean Thompson, 86, Savannah, died Monday, September 30, 2019, in Savannah. Funeral services were Friday, October 4 at United Methodist Church, Savannah. Memorials may be given to the Andrew County Extension and the Savannah United Methodist Church music department. Arrangements were under the direction of Breit-Hawkins Funeral Home, Savannah.    

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Oak Pointe hosts veterans benefits lunch

A Veterans Benefits Lunch and Learn will be held from noon to 1 pm, Friday, October 11 at Oak Pointe of Maryville, 817 South Country Club Road, Maryville. Gregory Fisher, Veterans Service Officer for the Missouri Veterans Commission, will explain benefits to veterans and surviving spouses, including the aid and attendance pension which helps pay

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Harley Race to be honored with professional wrestler tribute

World League Wrestling is hosting The Harley Race Memorial Wrestling Event on October 19 at the West Nodaway High School gymnasium in Burlington Jct. The World League Wrestling is paying tribute to its creator and father, Harley Race. The eight-time NWA World’s Heavyweight Champion, WWE Hall of Fame member and Nodaway County native Harley Race

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Veterans Yoga Project comes to Maryville

The Veterans Yoga Project will be presented from October 18 to 20 at the Mozingo Lake Recreation Park. The event, slated for 5 to 8:30 pm, Friday, 10 am to 5 pm, Saturday, and 10 am to 5 pm, Sunday, will be held in the multipurpose building in the youth camp area at the park.

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BJ UMC sets Lord’s Acre dinner

The Burlington Jct. United Methodist Church will host a Lord’s Acre Silent Auction and Dinner on Saturday, October 12 at the church. A candy booth and country store will open at 10 am, followed by the dinner from 11:30 am to 1 pm. Silent auction bidding ends at 1:15 pm. Menu will include beef and

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Farmers Market ends season

The last Maryville Farmers Market for this growing season will be from 7:30 am to noon or when vendors sell out on Saturday, October 12 in the parking lot at Fourth and Buchanan streets, Maryville.

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