The Nodaway-Holt Board of Education approved TEAM or Trojan Educators Achieving More for implementation in the 2021-22 school year at the board meeting, April 21. Elementary Principal Shawn Emerson presented the proposal which will allow creativity in the extracurricular activities available for students. “The purpose of TEAM is to encourage teacher participation outside the normal
Girl Scout Troop 3375 recently completed landscaping around the Mozingo Youth Camp community building at Mozingo Lake and Recreation Park. The scouts who worked on the project are Joslin Ungles, Samantha Metcalf, Dalylah Rybolt and Shayleigh Rybolt. The troop uses the youth camp for different scouting events and noticed the landscaping needed updating. There were
“The 2020 NCAA Women’s Volleyball National Championship was held this past weekend in Omaha, NE. Kentucky won for the first time and became the first SEC school to win a title. Over the course of 40 years (1981-2020) only eleven different teams have been crowned champions. During the first 19 years (1981-1999) schools with a
The Nodaway County Senior Citizens Senate at the April 21 Senior Center meeting discussed the importance of the Tuesday, May 4 Young at Heart Resources regional elections for its board of directors. The Young at Heart board is comprised of nine members representing 18 counties in Northwest Missouri, and each member term is three years.
Several schools sent their track teams to the annual Indian Relays, Tarkio, April 21. Platte Valley’s Nicco LaBryer pushes through the finish line in the 100 meter dash.
The Maryville Spoofhounds fell to the Benton Cardinals 6-4 after fighting through 10 innings. Sophomore Cooper Loe pitched just over eight innings with three unearned hits and one walk. The Spoofhounds are playing in the Chillicothe Tournament this weekend.
The Maryville Treatment Center Parole Office coordinated a tree planting ceremony, April 23, at Mozingo Lake Recreation Park to commemorate Crime Victim Awareness Week. Planting the red maple tree were Laura Street Baptist Church Reverend Paul McKim, keynote speaker; Probate and Parole District Administrator Tom Seipel, Missouri State Highway Patrol Lieutenant Shane Sims and Conception
Support Missouri bees this spring by planting native flowers and mowing less. Spring and summer months bring both the buzz of lawnmowers and bees. These fuzzy flyers are important pollinators, playing a crucial role in the production of many favorite fruits and vegetables. The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) encourages the public to “bee-friend” these
Nodaway County Clerk Melinda Patton applied for and received a $22,500 Electronic Records Initiative Grant from the Missouri Secretary of State’s office to scan the county’s election and other records. Patton expressed the need to have the county’s records backed up in a researchable file in case of a natural disaster or a fire. It
The Nodaway News Leader has for sale the newest book written by Kandi Hughes, Grant City. The book, “The Flame Impersonator,” is a continuation of her first book, “The Flame Manipulator.” She has self-published both books and has another in the making. Hughes, who has been featured in the Nodaway News Leader before, is a bookkeeper at Worth County