Maryville falls to Bishop LeBlond

By Morgan Guyer The Maryville Girls Basketball Team lost a close match-up against undefeated Bishop LeBlond 36 – 43 on January 19 in Maryville. Going into the match-up against the 15 – 0 Bishop LeBlond Golden Eagles, the Maryville Spoofhounds knew it was going to be a tall task, but one they were not going

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North Nodaway announces courtwarming king and queen

Mustang Seniors Damian Dailey and Jacquelyn Cline were announced as king and queen during the North Nodaway vs Platte Valley games on January 20 in Hopkins. The senior candidates were Ryver Wolf, Braya McGinness, King Damian Dailey, Queen Jacquelyn Cline, Jeremiah Dobbins and Ellaina Renfro.

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N-H names new superintendent

Nodaway-Holt High School Principal Mike Hollingsworth will become the district’s new superintendent starting July 1. Hollingsworth has been the high school principal and athletic director since July 2018. He has past experience in the Fairfax R-III School District as a business teacher, technology director, at-risk coordinator and administrative assistant. He will replace Jeff Blackford who

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Miss Northwest Pageant set for January 28 – 29

Contestants will compete in the Miss Northwest Pageant Saturday, January 28 and Sunday, January 29 in Maryville, with the ultimate goal of becoming Miss America and Miss America Outstanding Teen. The event will be held at 6 pm, Saturday, and 2 pm, Sunday, in the Ron Houston Center for Performing Arts at Northwest Missouri State

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Walk the Halls throughout the county

On a typical school day, students are busy with learning opportunities in Nodaway County schools. From grade school to high school, we have examples of students in their school environments. Pictured: At South Nodaway on January 20, Nicco LaBryer is practicing to take part in the four-state honor band at Northwest Missouri State University on

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County extension council vote continues through January 27

Through January 27, the Nodaway County University of Missouri Extension Council will be holding their annual council election. Any Nodaway County resident who is voting age is eligible to vote. Individuals can vote online on the Nodaway County Extension webpage at: bit.ly/3KGV8LS or they can vote at the Nodaway County Extension office located in the Nodaway County

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Shirley Wedlock

Shirley F. Wedlock, 90, Mesa, AZ, formerly of Maryville, died Sunday, January 15, 2023, at a care center in Chandler, AZ. She was born March 6, 1932, at the old St. Francis Hospital in Maryville, to Dr. Roy V. and Veda Hull Canon. She attended school in Maryville and graduated from Maryville High School in

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Virginia Lett

Virginia Marie Kelley Lett, 95, Maryville, died Sunday, January 22, 2023, at the Nodaway Nursing Home, Maryville. She was born on October 16, 1927, in Pickering, to Orlen Oliver and Mattie Marie Clayton Kelley. She graduated from Pickering High School, and took business classes in St. Joseph. On October 6, 1950,  she married Lincoln James “LJ”

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Dale Wray

Dale Eugene Wray, 67, Pickering, died Saturday, January 21, 2023, at Mosaic Life Care – St. Joseph. He was born in Clarinda, IA, to Henry and Goldie M. McNeese Wray. He had lived all his life in the area. On May 31, 1976, he married Donna Sue Auffert at St. Gregory Catholic Church, Maryville. Mr.

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