This Week's News

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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Community Services holds poverty simulation as a learning exercise

Community Services, Maryville, held a poverty simulation June 27. Participants were given scenarios for families or individuals dealing with poverty. Kelly Quinlin and Karen Kepka discuss strategy before beginning the “fourth week.” Each week is a 15-minute segment and the simulation runs for a month. Quinlin is portraying a 42 -ear-old husband who is jobless

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CH-F plans to open new clinic in BJ

Community Hospital-Fairfax has announced plans to open a Family Medicine Clinic in Burlington Jct. The projected opening date is October 2016. A modular unit is planned for the site. The clinic will offer a full service of family medicine and patients will be seen by either a family care physician or a nurse practitioner. Appointments

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Maryville council spends more than $350,000 for improvements

Maryville City Council approved expenditures of $368,066 on street overlays and repairs July 11. The following streets will receive a new overlay: South Davis, South Saunders and Galaxie Drive. Keller Construction, St. Joseph, was awarded the contract not to exceed $99,000. Also approved was a bid from Keller to place a two-inch overlay on a

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County cattlemen to tour facilities

Nodaway County’s Cattlemen’s Association will visit three facilities in Lincoln, NE, August 2. They will visit Geneseek, the world’s largest animal genomics laboratory. It is a comprehensive agricultural biotechnology service provider that performs genomic testing, molecular testing for disease surveillance and antibody-based testing. The cattlemen group will also visit Meed Cattle Company feedlot and Kawasaki

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