This Week's News

1st Christian Church feeds carnival workers

The First Christian Church, Maryville, opened its doors to the late night carnival workers, July 13, and served breakfast to more than 35 individuals who were putting up rides and attractions for the Nodaway County Fair. Preparing the feast were Barbara York, Sandi Mull, Cara Shell, Marcia Jordan, Vicky Dougan, Sue Schenkel and Barb Pierce.

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Get back-to-school shots now

It’s important to get children’s back-to-school immunizations as soon as possible, said Tabitha Frank, RN, BSN, Nodaway County Health Center public health nurse. Missouri state law changes have necessitated additional immunizations for children entering eighth and 12th grades for the 2016-17 school year. The two vaccines needed are the Tdap, which covers tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis

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Losh Optometry shows dedication to service, Maryville

By Kathryn Rice Ryan K. Losh, OD, doctor of optometry, and his wife, Tracey, enjoy the Maryville community and schools so much that they made the commitment to start their own community business, Losh Optometry, 109 South Buchanan Street, Maryville. Losh practiced in Maryville from 2010 to 2011, after graduating from the University of Missouri-St.

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BIG Art launches 2nd show

The Business Indoor Gallery of Art (BIG Art) sponsored by the Maryville Public Art Committee (MPAC) has launched its second art show. Display locations are: Accent Advertising and Signs, 114 East Third Street, has a two-piece painting by Brent Weiland. Accent is open from 9 am to 4 pm, Monday through Friday, for viewing. Regional

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Skidmore to accept asbestos removal bids

The Skidmore City Council voted to accept bids for asbestos removal from the old city hall at the July 14 meeting. Skidmore citizen Don Richardson, a retired building inspector, was asked to inspect the building and gave a detailed report on the building condition. Aside from the roof, which Richardson said was in good shape,

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Nothing screams summer like homemade ice cream

By Jacki Wood Editor’s note: this is the last in a series of articles about summer ideas found on our Pinterest page. July is National Ice Cream Month, but no special designation is needed to know that summer is a perfect time for ice cream. Growing up, from Memorial Day to Independence Day to Labor

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Pride, Host Lions Clubs complete challenges

The Maryville Pride Lions and Maryville Host Lions Clubs are two of the 12 Lions Clubs in district 26-M4 to complete all four of Lions Clubs International Centennial Challenges for the 2015-16 Lion year. Lions Clubs International started a three-year project in 2014 to serve 100 million people by the 2017 centennial anniversary of the

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Kinman creates CASPER

By Kathryn Rice “I saw a need,” said Caitlin Kinman, Maryville Public Safety (MPS) dispatcher since September 2015. “I saw a potential problem area for the department and the citizens of the community.” To address that problem area, Kinman developed Communication Awareness and Safety Procedures for Emergency Responders (CASPER). “As the number of individuals with

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Multiple towns in county lost power with July 7 storm

All KCP&L customers in Skidmore, Maitland, Graham and Quitman lost power due to the July 7 storm. Several other towns in the county had areas where power was lost including portions of Maryville. The county’s emergency management team brought the Red Cross supply trailer to Skidmore. It was set up in front of Newton Hall.

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