Avenue of flag tradition continues

The week before Memorial Day, AL Post 288, Hopkins continues the tradition of the avenue of the flags that line the Hopkins Cemetery and the AL Auxiliary will put US flags on each veterans’ grave. Last year the auxiliary placed over 400 flags.

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Chamber sponsors Royals on the big screen

The Maryville Chamber will host a viewing of the Royals vs Tigers game starting at 6:30 pm, Monday, May 20 at The Hangar. It is open to all chamber members, staff and families with free admission and free popcorn.  

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Nodaway County churches continue summertime tradition of VBS

The following Nodaway County churches are undertaking the fun and enjoyable way to spread the word of God with Vacation Bible School. • May 28-31 – Bethany Christian Church, Barnard, theme is “Camp Firelight.” VBS program and picnic will be Sunday evening, June 2. For more information, contact Erin Medsker at 913.526.4820. • May 28-31

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MHS senior first in state for earning credential

Maryville High School senior Colton Berry is the first high school student to earn the Youth Development Credential in Missouri. Berry plans to continue his post-secondary education to become a high school social studies/history teacher. Cari Coulter, Northwest Technical School teaching professions instructor, said, “Colton has been a student of teaching professions for two years.

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Pickering gains new alderman

At the May 6 Pickering City Council meeting, the newest alderman, Brennon Allen, along with Mayor Charles Smith were sworn in. The official election results were reviewed. The only bid received for mowing service for this year was from Brennon Allen Mowing Service. It was for $135 per mowing for all properties and was approved

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Hopkins works to right City Hall finances

The Hopkins City Council has met three times, April 10, April 15 and May 6, to conduct business with O’Tax, the city’s hired manager, to get the city back on track. March expenses were corrected and approved at the April 10 meeting. The April 2 election results were presented. Allan Thompson and Rick Gladman were

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NNL’s annual photo contest seeks entries through June 14

The Nodaway News Leader’s 11th Annual Photo Contest will be accepting entries through Friday, June 14. “We welcome entries from all ages and pictures from a variety of subject matters,” said Kay Wilson, NNL publisher-owner. The entry submission deadline is 3 pm, Friday, June 14. The NNL is requesting an 8×10 photograph and a digital copy either on a USB

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Samuel Lyle

Samuel “Sam” Ray Lyle, 83, Burlington Jct, died Tuesday, May 14, 2024, at Mosaic Life Care – St. Joseph. He was born September 15, 1940, at the old St. Francis Hospital in Maryville, to Raymond Harold and Edith Lillian Jones Lyle. He graduated from Burlington High School in 1958 and attended Northwest Missouri State University,

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Third Thursday features food trucks

May’s Third Thursday will be from 4 to 7 pm, Thursday, May 16 in Downtown Maryville. Downtown businesses will be staying open later that evening. There will also be food trucks parked at the Pocket Park.

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