Post 464 to host pancake breakfast

American Legion Post 464 will sponsor a pancake breakfast from 7 to 11:30 am, Sunday, August 14 at the legion post, Conception Jct. Pancakes, sausage, eggs, biscuits, gravy, juice and coffee will be served. Cost is $7 per person. Children six and under are free. Proceeds benefit the Cameron Veterans’ Home.

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BJ AL holds BBQ dinner

The Burlington Jct. American Legion Post will hold a BBQ dinner from 5 to 7 pm, Friday, August 12 at the Burlington Jct. Community Betterment Building. The dinner will feature hamburgers, hot dogs, baked beans, potato salad, sundaes and drinks. Cost is $7 for adults. Children 10 and under are free. Proceeds benefit the Ohio

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Local pilots give aviation scholarships

The Maryville Experimental Aircraft Association chapter, the Hawk Road Flyers, is giving scholarships to individuals interested in becoming pilots. About 50 percent of aviation students who begin private pilot’s license training complete the course.  One challenge potential pilots face is paying for the training. The local organization wants to assist aviation students in hopes of

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Official committee ends, crusade does not

After 18 years the Nodaway County Crusade Against Cancer (NCCAC) has disbanded, but members believe their accomplishments will carry on. The volunteer community-based cancer coalition formed in 1998. The group made colorectal cancer awareness their main cause because, as Sue Gille, chairperson, said, no one talked about it and doctors didn’t encourage patients to have

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Maryville City Council considers bed tax

The Maryville City Council considered placing a bed tax on the November 8 ballot during the August 8 meeting. The proposed bed tax would be a five percent tax on all lodging rooms in Maryville. The money generated would help Northwest Missouri State University fund a $20 million multipurpose complex. Council members will vote at

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Cheryl Piveral

Cheryl Ann Piveral, 64, Maryville, died on August 8, 2016, at Mosaic Life Care in St. Joseph. Celebration of Life Services will be at 2 pm, on Friday, August 12, 2016, at the Bram-Danfelt Funeral Home, Maryville. The family will receive friends from 6-8 pm, Thursday, August 11, 2016, at the funeral home. Memorials are

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Maryville, Northwest plan new multipurpose complex

The Maryville City Council may place a tax question on the November 8 ballot. A simple majority would be needed to pass the proposal which would raise $215,000 annually from Maryville hotel guests. The five percent lodging tax would be placed on occupants of Maryville’s 249 hotel rooms and cabins. The current occupancy rate is

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Animal Shelter benefits from lemonade

Being bored one day, friends Dalanie Acklin and Brylin Jones decided to go door-to-door in Barnard selling lemonade and cookies to benefit the New Nodaway County Humane Society Animal Shelter. The girls raised $244 for the shelter. Dalanie, daughter of Paul and Melanie Henggeler and Wes and Casey Acklin, is a seventh grade student at

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