This Week's News

Former Maryville city councilman charged with Child Porn Possession

Possession of child pornography charges were filed Wednesday against a former Maryville city councilman in the 4th Circuit Court in Nodaway County. Shawn D. Wake, 48, Maryville, was charged with two counts of Class B Felony Possession of Child Pornography – 2nd or Subsequent Offense or Possession. His initial arraignment has been set for September

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Community supports BBBS

The weather cooperated with mild temperatures and clear skies for the Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) Glow For Kids Sake 5K run/walk on August 27. Approximately 190 people participated beginning the run at SSM Health St. Francis Hospital, Maryville. “This is a great family event which is why we do it,” Lynette Harbin, BBBS of

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Graham Street Fair wraps up summer

Anna Jones drives a tub of ice water through the bathtub race obstacle course at the Graham Street Fair, August 27. Jones’ teammates were Chase Atkins, Trey Plumber, Tyler Steel and Cody Plumber.

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MPR board supports transient guest tax proposal

The Maryville Parks and Recreation board heard a proposal from Northwest Missouri State Athletic Director Mel Tjeerdsma and Maryville City Manager Greg McDanel during its regular meeting on August 4. Tjeerdsma and McDanel presented a proposal for a partnership between Northwest, the city and MPR to support a five percent transient guest tax. The tax

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Maryvillian retires from sports at 96 years

After bowling and golfing for 41 years, Lou Fuller decided not to play on her bowling league team this year and will not play in the golf league next summer. Fuller began bowling when she was 55 years old, in 1961, at the Nodaway Lanes bowling alley. Her teams often competed in state tournaments. Fuller

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SSM Health to stage its first virtual career fair

No driving, no traffic, no searching for a parking space and an opportunity to win a free iPad, those are some of the perks afforded to those attending SSM Health’s upcoming virtual career fair. Most importantly, the event will enable job seekers to connect directly with SSM Health recruiters and hiring leaders from Maryville, as

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