Spoofhounds tee off with camp

Maryville High School students attended golf camp July 18-21 on the Watson 9 course at Mozingo. The camp was open to high school boys and girls interested in golf. There were 24 students who attended this year. They focused on the short game, chipping, putting and bunker play through a series of drills. Team practice

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Maryville’s performing arts center nears completion

Construction nears completion on the approximately 19,000 square foot addition of the Maryville High School’s Performing Arts Center. The center is funded by the $10.25 million bond passed in 2014 and a $558,000 donation by Lee and Nina Schneider. The interior is mostly painted and seats in the auditorium were installed July 20. Despite heavy

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Jefferson moves forward with new gymnasium design

The Jefferson school board reviewed blueprints for the gymnasium building addition during its July 18 meeting. The board will meet with architects and designers in a special meeting later to finalize plans. Once the blueprints are approved, the board will open bids.

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South Nodaway BOE

The South Nodaway R-IV Board of Education met on July 20 to take care of the following school district business: After Bruce Johnson and Neil Branem of LJ Hart Company, St. Louis, spoke to the board regarding refinancing the $925,000 bond for the school, the board approved the issuance and delivery of the principle amount

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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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