Joan Eitel

Joan Eitel, 82, Maryville, died Wednesday, August 17, 2016, at her residence. She was born November 23, 1933, in Graham, to Joshua Ward Stevenson and Marvel Josephine McDowell Stevenson. A celebration of life service will be held at a later date. Memorials can be directed to SSM Hospice, First United Methodist Church, New Nodaway Humane

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Dean Rogers

Kenneth Dean Rogers, 89, Wellsville, KS, formerly of Clearmont and Skidmore, died Monday, August 15, 2016, at a healthcare facility in Wellsville. Funeral services will be at 2 pm, Friday, August 19 at the Clearmont Baptist Church. The burial will follow at the Oak Hill Cemetery, Clearmont. The family will receive friends for one hour

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Lonnie Lee

Retired Colonel Lonnie J. Lee, 70, St. Joseph, died Sunday, August 14, 2016, at his home. Memorials may be made to Wyatt Park Christian Church or a charity of the donor’s choice.    Online condolences may be left at meierhoffer.com. Arrangements are under the direction of Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory.

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Carole Oberhauser

Carole Coleen Morehouse Oberhauser, 79, died Tuesday, August 16, 2016. Services will be held at 10 am, Friday, August 19 at the First Christian Church, Hopkins. Burial will follow at the Hopkins Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Hopkins Community Betterment. Online condolences may be left at pricefuneralhomemaryville.com. Arrangements are under the direction of

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Barnard Picnic announces schedule

The Barnard Picnic begins at 5 pm, August 20 with a baby show. The Lil’ Mr. and Miss Barnard contest is at 5:30 pm, with a $7 dinner following at 6 pm. Entertainment will be provided by Knobtown Skiffle Band. All events are at the fairgrounds.

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Legion Post 256 to host steak dinner

The Maitland-Graham Legion Post 256 is hosting a steak dinner beginning at 4:30 pm, Saturday, August 20 at the Legion Building, Maitland. The cost is $12. A child’s plate with a hot dog and chips is $3.

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Garage sale raises money for K-9 program

The seventh annual garage sale to benefit the Nodaway County Sheriff’s office narcotics and K-9 program will be 9 am to 8 pm, August 18-19 and 9 am to 4 pm, Saturday, August 20 at the American Legion Hall, 1104 East Fifth Street, Maryville.

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Group seeks pee wee football players

Northwest Pee Wee Flag Football is looking for boys and girls in kindergarten through third grade to play pee wee football. Cost is $65 and includes a jersey, equipment, field usage and a party. Volunteers are also needed. The first practice is from 6 to 7 pm, Thursday, August 18 at Beal Park, Maryville. Participants

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Skidmore City Council sets tax levy

Skidmore City Council met August 11 to set the tax levy. The 2016-2017 tax levy was set at $2 per $100 of assessed value, with $1 for the general fund and $1 for streets and roads. Skidmore’s assessed value was $1,820,138. During the July 22 special meeting, the council voted to approve Tonya Wilmes as

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Burlington Jct. City Council appoints new city lawyer

Burlington Jct. council members voted during their August 10 meeting to approve Taryn Henry as city lawyer. Henry replaces Pat McLaughlin, who has taken leave for health issues. City officials met with two potential attorneys. Henry’s fee was $135 per hour while Robert Sundell’s rate was $250 per hour. Henry was awarded the contract. Mayor

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