This Week's News

MHS Golf weathers challenges to place 7th

The Maryville High School Spoofhound Girls Golf team played through adverse weather conditions at the Central High School Golf Tournament in St. Joseph, September 10. Temperatures in the low 50s accompanied by mist and light rain, led the young team to place seventh out of 11 teams  

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Spoofhounds romp through Chillicothe defence, 62-7 on senior night

The Maryville High School Spoofhound Football team scored often and scored last in the 62-7 senior night win over the Chillicothe Hornets, September 11. The Hornets made seven points on the team’s first possession of the ball. Then Maryville defense held the Hornets scoreless, while the Hound offense rolled on to score 62 unanswered points.

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Tuesday, September 15th COVID-19 report: four new cases; eighth death

Nodaway County Health Department Administrator, Tom Patterson, announces four Nodaway County, Missouri residents have tested positive for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). The eighth death of a Nodaway County resident with COVID-19 was reported; the individual was a female between 80-89 years of age.  686 confirmed cases  76 active cases  602 released from

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Pickering Lions host 83rd Annual Pickering Horse Show

The 83rd Annual Pickering Horse Show will be held Friday, September 18 and Saturday, September 19 in Pickering arena. The show is sponsored by the Pickering Lions Club. Concessions will be available. Masks and six-foot social distancing are recommended. On Friday, the event kicks off at 6:30 pm, with entertainment from Carlene Hall, a singer,

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Northwest Regents hear updates of COVID-19, race issues responses

The Northwest Missouri State University Board of Regents during its regular meeting September 3 received an update regarding the institution’s COVID-19 measures and an overview of its work to address issues of race. Institutional leaders briefed the Regents about the university’s COVID-19 mitigation measures and efforts to maintain on-ground instruction during the pandemic, saying they

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Maryville R-II develops new COVID-19 in-school plan

Due to the increasing number of absences for COVID-19 and related quarantines, Maryville High School transitioned to a hybrid model of instruction on September 9 in the high school. With  eight days of school in the history books, the Maryville School district had 101 students under quarantine for COVID-19 and five positive cases. Building breakdowns for

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Hopkins raises water rates for out-of-city customers

At the September 7 Hopkins City Council meeting, it was approved to increase the water rates to equal Public Water Supply of Nodaway County rates for clients who reside outside of the city limits. City Clerk Dee O’Riley reported she had been contacted by the Missouri Department of Natural Resources with questions on the rural

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