Nodaway-Holt school district has opened a food cupboard for students. The school district has seen an increase in students who need basic necessities. A few days after the staff began to brainstorm how to solve the problem, Savannah’s school called Nodaway-Holt. Savannah had received a large donation of canned goods, more than they needed, and
The tooth fairy and tooth wizard visited Jefferson and North Nodaway schools on September 20 and 21 as part of Delta Dental’s Land of Smiles program. The duo performed an interactive skit about tooth care for elementary students. Each child was given a toothbrush, toothpaste and floss. The free program prompts children to adopt good
Firefighter squads from Maryville, Barnard, Parnell and Worth County came together September 19 for their annual grill-out and waterfight on the east side of Maryville’s square. Maryville’s junior firefighter scouts Hunter Johnson, Ashton Coulter, Cole Daniel, Tobin Cordell battled against Wyatt Walker, Kaitlin Hulette and Sam Ferguson. The team who pushed the barrel to the
A 16-year-old Maryville young man died during a two-vehicule accident September 18 on Missouri Highway 46 at the intersection of Missouri Highway 246, two miles east of Sheridan. Ronald E. Smith, son of Scott and Glenda Smith, Maryville, was a passenger in a 1997 Ford driven by Matthew D. Petersen, 17, Sheridan. Petersen was traveling
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