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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Mozingo budget to include rip rap

Maryville City officials presented the 2017 Mozingo budget to the Mozingo Advisory Board for approval during the August 15 meeting. City Manager Greg McDanel proposed the inclusion of a rip rap project in the upcoming budget. His proposal would use the $15,000 in rip rap Mozingo currently has and add $30,000 of rip rap from

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Connie Rex Younger

Connie Rex Younger, 77, passed away on Monday, August 1, 2016 at his home in rural Madrid, Iowa, surrounded by family and close friends. A celebration of his life will be held on Saturday, September 24 at 2 pm at the Boone Municipal Airport in Boone, Iowa. Friends and family are invited to attend. In

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Beverly Pauline Kent

Beverly Pauline Kent, 88, Elmo, MO, died August 11, 2016, at Nodaway Nursing Home in Maryville, MO. Friends my call at Price Funeral Home anytime after 9:00 am, Sunday. Graveside services and burial will be at 10:00 am on Monday, August 15 at Lamar Cemetery in Elmo.

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Beulah Hemenway

Beulah Arlene Hemenway, 91, Rogers, AR, formerly of Maryville, died Wednesday, August 3, 2016, in Rogers. Mrs. Hemenway has been cremated under the direction of the Bram-Danfelt Funeral Home, Maryville. Memorial services will be held at 11 am Saturday, September 3 at the First United Methodist Church, Maryville. Joint burial services for Mr. and Mrs. Hemenway

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Barnard Picnic announces schedule

The Barnard Picnic will begin at 5 pm, Saturday, August 20, with the baby show. All events take place at the fairgrounds. The Lil Mr. and Miss Barnard will be at 5:30 pm. A $7 a plate dinner will be at 6 pm, with entertainment by Knobtown Skiffle Band.

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Legion Post 256 to host steak dinner

The Maitland-Graham Legion Post 256 is sponsoring a steak dinner beginning at 4:30 pm on Saturday, August 20, at the Legion Building in Maitland. The cost is $12, with a child’s plate of hot dogs and chips also being served for $3.

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Garage sale raises money for K-9

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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