Hopkins Community Betterment (HCB) recently received grants for city park improvements. Jim Cline and HCB president Donna Spalding accept the $7,000 Gary G. Taylor Charitable Trust grant from Rex Brod, US Bank market president. HCB also received $1,500 from the Dugdale Charitable Trust Fund and $3,500 from the Harry and Helena Messick Charitable Trust. The
Mayor Charles Smith ended the Pickering City Council meeting September 19, when the discussion on the farm animal ordinance escalated into foul language and name calling. This was a continuation of a complaint about a pig at the Parker residence inside the city limits which was brought before the council at the August 1 meeting.
The North-West Nodaway football game at 7 pm, Friday, September 23 is going to have a special visitor. Neil Smith, retired Kansas City Chiefs player, will attend the WN Homecoming game and participate in a fundraiser to revamp the field’s crows nest. His itinerary includes talking to the players before the game and showing them
by Christina Rice The book “Endless Love and Second Chances” tells the love story of Dixie Davis and her husband, Sammy Davis, a Medal of Honor recipient. After they both lost their first spouses to cancer, the couple began corresponding and decided to meet at the Skidmore Freedom Fest where Sammy was the motivational speaker.
KCP&L wants to warn all customers of a phone scam in the St. Joseph area. Most of those targeted are restaurants and small businesses, but all customers should be aware of this important notice. There have been reports of a live person posing as a KCP&L employee who notifies the customer of a past due
By Jacki Wood Editor’s note: this is the third in a series of day trip ideas you can plan for your children or grandchildren. Atchison, KS, sits along the Missouri River 30 miles southwest of St. Joseph and features over 20 sites on the National Register of Historic Places, a celebration of Amelia Earhart’s legacy
After more than three years in the making, the expanded and renovated emergency department (ED) at SSM Health St. Francis Hospital will be open for patients beginning at 7 am, September 27. Community members were given the opportunity to tour the ED renovations and expanded gift shop on September 9. The new ED space includes
Maryville Church of the Nazarene members recently gathered to fill 60 crisis care kits. They were front: Kyana Scott, Emmalyn Scott, Ben Houtchens, Tavean Scott, Isabelle Auffert, Linda Pitzenberger; middle: Sharon McIntyre, Shauna Scott, Ina Mae Sportsman, Becky Houtchens, Jenevieve Talbot, Bev Eckstein, Rhonda Trillo, coordinator, Joyce Bird, Joyce Ward; and back: Richard Bird, Jim
Maryville City Council met September 14 and voted to approve the development of a new subdivision along Icon. They held a public hearing for a preliminary plat for Ridgeline Estates subdivision, owned by Sarah J. Arnold Trust. The 22 acres along Icon will be divided into 63 R-2 zoned lots. They approved the plat during
Tri-C firefighters and first responders salute the flag during the Conception Jct. Lollipop Parade, September 11. Ten volunteer groups were named as grand marshals during this year’s event themed “A Community of Volunteers.”