This Week's News

MYP’s Second Stage to Present ‘Anything Goes’

Theater lovers need not drive to the big city to enjoy a full-scale Broadway production. Maryville Young Players: Second Stage will present “Anything Goes” on July 27 and 28 at the Lee and Nina Schneider Center for the Performing Arts at Maryville High School. Set sail with the colorful cast of characters as they embark

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Maryville R-II utilizes pathways grant for educators

Maryville R-II School District was awarded a Pathways for Educators grant by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) for use in the professional development of 36 middle and high school teachers. The DESE grant was applied for by Pathways Consultant Allyson Graham of the Regional Professional Development Center at Northwest Missouri State

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Walmart fights property taxes

Nodaway County Assessor Rex Wallace received a letter on July 15 from Jerome Wallach, representing The Wallach Law Firm, St. Louis, announcing he nor his client, Walmart, would be attending the Nodaway County Board of Equalization hearing on July 16 in Maryville. Wallach explained since he is representing Walmart at four other county Board of Equalization

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Maryville Chamber announces county fair parade information

“Find Your Treasure at the Nodaway County Fair” parade will begin at 9:30 am, Saturday, July 20. Categories include floats, antique cars, trucks, implements, horse, clowns, politicians, children and families. Pre-registration by Wednesday, July 17 is required for judged entries and is encouraged for all entries. Entry is free and forms are available at the

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Fair brings scavenger hunt for new fun

“Find your treasure at the Nodaway County Fair” is the theme for the 2019 event. As a new feature this year, the fair board is planning a scavenger hunt with a $200 prize for the winner who finds the most items from the list. The hunt will begin at the fair office, located in the

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Parnell community comes together for Duck Race

The Parnell community turned out to enjoy the varied activities at the annual Parnell Duck Race and Festival on July 13 and 14. Warm temperatures did not deter the festivities at the tree-shaded city parks. The parade grand marshal was Donna Auffert who has lived around the Parnell area her whole life. Little Mr. and

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Community Building project nears completion

A complete overhaul is nearing completion at the Nodaway County Community Building, located north of the Northwest Missouri Regional Airport on Hawk Road in Maryville. Updates to the building, which is over 45 years old, include full flake epoxy flooring by Hensley Flooring, new wall covering, three new bathrooms and a new catering kitchen, all

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Hopkins declares horse a nuisance

Hopkins resident Jason Dobbins addressed the Hopkins City Council at the July 2 meeting on a nuisance letter his family received about their horse. The letter was written by Hopkins City Attorney Taryn Henry, who also attended the meeting. Dobbins said the nuisance letter was vague and didn’t state how the horse was a nuisance.

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