This Week's News

Lee & Nina Schneider PAC officially opens

Surrounded by members of Spectrum, Terri Schneider-Modin, daughter of Lee and Nina Schneider, cuts the ribbon at the grand opening of the Lee and Nina Schneider Center for the Performing Arts at Maryville High School on October 21. Spectrum members are Jessi Madden, Vanessa Klotz, Chase Graves, Ben Hargrave, Colin Arnold, Ellie Goecken, Amberlea Auffert

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Docudrama shows dangers of drunk driving to students

The 2016 docudrama was held at the Maryville High School bus barn. Each year, first responders stage a car accident to educate area sophomores on the dangers of drunk driving. The scene showed a collision and students watched it unfold as emergency personnel attend to the victims. “The kids do such a good job that

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Mystery Dinner Theatre tickets go on sale

Laura Street Baptist Church has opened ticket sales for its 17th annual mystery dinner theatre. This year’s play, “Tick Tock Trouble,” is set in 1939. The plot follows the escapades of a few hobos as they make their way to the World Fair where they are accused of theft. The play, written by Becky McKim,

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Burlington Jct. prepares for health clinic

The Burlington Jct. City Council discussed health clinic project updates during its meeting on October 12. Currently, water lines and handicap signs are being installed and concrete is being poured. Community Hospital-Fairfax hopes to have the clinic operational by mid-November. The clinic will be open three to five days a week. Lot owner of the

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Cub Scouts hold chili supper

Cub Scout Pack 75 members, Trevan Lager, son of Victoria and Kent Lager, Westley Snead, son of Lori and James Snead, Wyatt Garner, son of Kenneth and Tracy Garner, and Ian Stephenson, son of Brian and Keri Stephenson, invite you to their Cub Scout chili supper, from 5 to 8 pm, Friday, December 9 in

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Pickering plans animal ordinance survey

The Pickering City Council held a special meeting on October 17 to discuss the farm animal ordinance. Several residents attended and voiced concerns on both sides of the issue of permitting farm animals and fowl within the city limits. The council approved a motion to send a survey on the subject to each household within

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Hollingsworth Peonies finds new home

By Kathryn Rice Hollingsworth Peonies is being relocated to an 80-acre farm at 18411 220th Street, Skidmore. The new owner, Juergen Steininger, and partner, Tim Bouffard, purchased the ground in August and broke ground on October 17. They will host an open house from 9 am to 4 pm, Saturday, October 22. For those attending,

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Burlington Jct. prepares for health clinic

Burlington Jct. City Council discussed health clinic project updates during its meeting on October 12. Currently, water lines and handicap signs are being installed and concrete is being poured. Community Hospital-Fairfax hopes to have the clinic operational by mid-November. The clinic will be open three to five days a week. Lot owner of the clinic’s

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Pickering plans town survey

The Pickering City Council held a special meeting on October 17 to discuss the farm animal ordinance. Several residents attended and voiced concerns on both sides of the issue of permitting farm animals and fowl within the city limits. The council approved a motion to send a survey on the subject to each household within

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Chamber asking non-profits for Christmas parade Grinch nominations

The Greater Maryville Chamber of Commerce will host the second annual Christmas parade on December 2. The Chamber’s board is asking non-profit organizations to nominate a “Grinch” from their organization. It could be the director, an employee, board member, whomever the organization chooses. Nominations will be collected until October 31 when the Chamber will randomly

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