April 29, 2021

Presiding Commissioner Bill Walker called the meeting of the Nodaway County Commission to order at the commissioner’s office. In attendance: Bill Walker, Chris Burns, Scott Walk, associate commissioners and Melinda Patton, county Ccerk. Burns made a motion to approve the agenda as presented. The motion passed. Burns made a motion to approve prior commission minutes

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Citizens question MPR board on park, programs procedures

On April 19, the Maryville Park and Recreation (MPR) board held their monthly meeting to attend to business as well as hear department reports. Russ Schuster, citizen, addressed the board voicing his concerns about the youth soccer program including: “Why is MPR not utilizing park fields and playing on the new pitch at Northwest?” “What

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Nodaway-Holt approves TEAM effort

The Nodaway-Holt Board of Education approved TEAM or Trojan Educators Achieving More for implementation in the 2021-22 school year at the board meeting, April 21. Elementary Principal Shawn Emerson presented the proposal which will allow creativity in the extracurricular activities available for students. “The purpose of TEAM is to encourage teacher participation outside the normal

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Fresh Mobile Pantry will be in Barnard

The Second Harvest Community Food Bank Fresh Mobile Pantry will be available from 10 am to noon, or while supplies last, Thursday, May 6 on Fourth Street, Barnard. This is open to the public. Second Harvest reserves the right to limit product quantities and number of families picking up per vehicle.

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GS Troop 3375 beautifies Mozingo Youth Camp with Silver Project

Girl Scout Troop 3375 recently completed landscaping around the Mozingo Youth Camp community building at Mozingo Lake and Recreation Park. The scouts who worked on the project are Joslin Ungles, Samantha Metcalf, Dalylah Rybolt and Shayleigh Rybolt. The troop uses the youth camp for different scouting events and noticed the landscaping needed updating. There were

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Geography with Goudge

“The 2020 NCAA Women’s Volleyball National Championship was held this past weekend in Omaha, NE.  Kentucky won for the first time and became the first SEC school to win a title.  Over the course of 40 years (1981-2020) only eleven different teams have been crowned champions.  During the first 19 years (1981-1999) schools with a

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Senior Center Board discusses upcoming elections

The Nodaway County Senior Citizens Senate at the April 21 Senior Center meeting discussed the importance of the Tuesday, May 4 Young at Heart Resources regional elections for its board of directors. The Young at Heart board is comprised of nine members representing 18 counties in Northwest Missouri, and each member term is three years.

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Volunteer Opportunities

Every year, the Maryville Citizens for Community Action compiles information about many of the area service clubs. The following is a gleaning of that list with the hopes future volunteers could learn of service opportunities. The order of the information is: name of organization, purpose, membership process, meeting information and contact data. Alzheimers Support Group

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Spoofhound baseball team falls to Benton 6-4

The Maryville Spoofhounds fell to the Benton Cardinals 6-4 after fighting through 10 innings. Sophomore Cooper Loe pitched just over eight innings with three unearned hits and one walk. The Spoofhounds are playing in the Chillicothe Tournament this weekend.

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