Geography with Goudge

This week’s map, NCAA Div. I Field Hockey, 2022 Field Hockey is a good example of a regional sport. This weekend the NCAA Div. I Field Hockey Final Four is being played in Storrs, Connecticut. This player production map, based on where the 2,008 players attended high school, indicates a strong regional concentration in the

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Maryville Chamber recognizes Small Business Saturday

Saturday, November 26, 2022 is Small Business Saturday – a day to celebrate and support small businesses and all they do for their communities. Small Biz Saturday was founded by American Express in 2010 and has been officially cosponsored by the Small Business Administration since 2011. These organizations have designated The Greater Maryville Chamber of

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NH FFA holds community breakfast

A freewill donation community breakfast will be served from 7 to 10 am, Saturday, November 19 at the Graham Community Building. It is sponsored by the Nodaway-Holt FFA. Menu is pancakes, biscuits and gravy, scrambled eggs, hashbrowns, bacon, coffee, milk and juice.

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Spoofhounds escape in an instant classic against Savannah

By Morgan Guyer The Maryville Spoofhound Football Team moved on to the Class 3 Quarterfinals after beating Savannah 33 – 28 at the Hound Pound November 11. There were under 10 seconds left in the game, and Maryville had the ball on the one yard line of Savannah trailing 28 – 27. Everyone in the

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State ARPA funds new small business grant

Missouri’s Department of Economic Development presented the final guidelines for application of a small business grant program during a recent webinar’s town hall training. The funding for the grant, which begins to accept applications beginning at 10 am, Wednesday, November 16 is derived from America Recovery Plan Act (ARPA). The program will provide assistance to

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Library announces 1,000 Books graduates

The Maryville Public Library’s 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten program graduated 11 children as the largest class to date. The early literacy program was launched in January 2018 and is designed to give babies and toddlers the best start possible on lifelong reading and learning skills. This year graduates are: Henry Dimmitt, son of Travis and

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Pickering to look for clerk, sewer worker replacements

At the November 7 Pickering City Council meeting, City Clerk Milt Sovereign informed the council it needs to be looking for a new city clerk and someone to extract non-functioning sewer pumps, especially this winter. The aldermen have agreed to approach some people about the city clerk and everyone is looking for someone to pull

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Hopkins to allow part-time wages to be paid quicker

At the November 7 Hopkins City Council meeting, the council decided to start a third checking account to pay part-time employee wages on a weekly basis. Water Operator Chris Bird thinks it will help him to keep part-time laborers. At this time, most of Bird’s helpers are high school students who work two or three

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2 MAP professionals honored at national conference

Midwest Assistance Program, Inc. (MAP) is headquartered at 309 East Summit Drive, Maryville. The company, led by Executive Director Mike Brownfield, has 48 staff members in nine states. Brownfield joined MAP in 2009, first as a technical assistance provider and then was promoted to the executive director in 2013. Erin Miller, who has been with

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Pickering Lions celebrate 60th anniversary

By Kathryn Rice The Pickering Lions Club celebrated its 60th anniversary, November 5 with a pulled pork dinner arranged by Angee Clements. The Pickering Lions were chartered November 29, 1962, with 39 members and was sponsored by the Hopkins Lions Club. The club has been active with Pickering activities. When the Pickering Horse Show committee

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