Nodaway-Holt

Nodaway Holt R-VIII met July 21 to hire personnel and accept bids. Fall City Mercantile, Fall City, NE, won the bids for bread and milk for the 2016-2017 school year. The school’s cost for milk decreased from 31¢ to 27¢ a carton while the bread price stayed the same. Jessie Prettyman was hired for the

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North Nodaway BOE

The North Nodaway School Board met July 20. Within the business items addressed was finalizing the 2016-2017 middle school-high school student-parent handbook. The board approved one major change in the handbook from last year. Last year, students were required to have a 97 percent attendance rate as well as a B- grade to avoid taking

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Learning, fun happen during library story hour

Story Hour at the Maryville Public Library gives children, ages 2 1/2 to eight, the opportunity to learn and have fun doing a variety of activities. During “On your mark, get set…move!” on June 28, guests Margaret Pierson and daughter-in-law Cassie Pierson demonstrated yoga poses and breathing techniques.

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Local ‘Rosie the Riveter’ rides in WWII plane

By Christina Rice Katie “Toots” Sherrow, 95, a local Rosie the Riveter, recently rode in an aluminum overcast B-17 in Topeka, KS. The B-17 was the type of plane she worked on during World War II more than 70 years ago. Sherrow, a Graham native, went to work for Agriculture Adjustment Association, Maryville, after graduating

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County schools announce registration dates

Nodaway County schools gear up for the start of a new year with registration dates and open houses. Jefferson C-123 •School starts Thursday, August 18. •Registration is 9 am to 4 pm, Thursday, August 11. •Open house is Wednesday, August 17; elementary is at 6 pm and junior high and high school are at 7

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MDIO works to enhance downtown

Maryville Downtown Improvement Organization (MDIO) has its feet on the ground and has taken off running to improve the downtown district. MDIO became a reality in 2015, after talks in 2014 about establishing the entity. It is now part of Missouri Main Street, an organization that helps cities promote older main street and downtown business

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1st Christian Church feeds carnival workers

The First Christian Church, Maryville, opened its doors to the late night carnival workers, July 13, and served breakfast to more than 35 individuals who were putting up rides and attractions for the Nodaway County Fair. Preparing the feast were Barbara York, Sandi Mull, Cara Shell, Marcia Jordan, Vicky Dougan, Sue Schenkel and Barb Pierce.

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Geography with Goudge

A good example of a regional sport is water polo. There are 32 NCAA Division I teams that play women’s water polo. Most are located in California or on the east coast. Since 2001, when the NCAA Women’s Water Polo Championships were first held, only California schools have won a title. California produces more than

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Get back-to-school shots now

It’s important to get children’s back-to-school immunizations as soon as possible, said Tabitha Frank, RN, BSN, Nodaway County Health Center public health nurse. Missouri state law changes have necessitated additional immunizations for children entering eighth and 12th grades for the 2016-17 school year. The two vaccines needed are the Tdap, which covers tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis

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