Barnard museum is open

The Barnard Depot Museum, Highway M, Barnard, will be open from 1 to 4 pm, Sunday, August 28. The museum is open the last Sunday of each month, May through September. To view the museum at other times or for more information, contact Janet Hawley at 660.652.3587.

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Ravenwood breakfast to be held

The Ravenwood Community Betterment breakfast will be from 8 am to noon on Sunday, August 28 at the Ravenwood Community Building, West Hawk Street. Cost is $8 for adults and $4 for children. The breakfast includes: sausage patties, bacon, hashbrowns, biscuits and gravy, eggs cooked to order, pancakes, coffee and juice. Proceeds go toward community

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Elks sponsor poker run

The Maryville Elks Lodge, 115 North Main Street, will hold an all-vehicle poker run on Saturday, August 27. The 198-mile ride begins at 9 am, with stops at Elks lodges in Creston, Red Oak and Shenandoah, IA. There will be a stop in Tarkio and the ride ends in Maryville. Cost is $20 per hand.

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BBBS hosts 5K Glow Run

Big Brothers Big Sisters will host its annual Glow for Kids Sake 5K walk/run at 8 pm, Saturday, August 27. The starting point is SSM Health – St. Francis Hospital, Maryville. Additional parking is at the JC Penney parking lot. For more information, call 660.562.7981 or lynette@bbbsnodaway.org.

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Creativity abounds at Minnie Lane

By Kathryn Rice The vintage shop, Minnie Lane, 112 East Third Street, Maryville, is a family affair. While Melody Blair and her daughter, Callie, are the proprietors, the whole family helped renovate the building and set up shop. Melody has a bachelor’s in fine arts with an emphasis in fibers and jewelry and delights in

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SSM Health to stage its first virtual career fair

No driving, no traffic, no searching for a parking space and an opportunity to win a free iPad, those are some of the perks afforded to those attending SSM Health’s upcoming virtual career fair. Most importantly, the event will enable job seekers to connect directly with SSM Health recruiters and hiring leaders from Maryville, as

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Local medical group to add physicians

SSM Health Medical Group is bringing two doctors to Maryville. Dr. Lori Snook and Dr. Leah Habersham will join the office on September 12. “This is an excellent opportunity for our team to improve our access for patients in the area,” Physician Practice Administration Director Andrea Anderson said. “The current doctors are looking forward to

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McGinness takes over as head coach for young Rocket volleyball team

By Jacki Wood The West Nodaway volleyball team will work to continue building the program during the 2016 season. “Last year, we had nine freshmen so we were young and had to concentrate on building the foundation,” Head Coach Jennifer McGinness said. “We didn’t lose any team members due to graduation and I feel like

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SHNH Spartans return entire team for 2016

By Jacki Wood In just its second year as a co-op, the South Holt/Nodaway-Holt Spartans are primed to make a deep postseason run in 2016. “We have everyone back from last year’s team so I think that we should be pretty competitive in all our games,” fifth-year head coach and offensive coordinator, Josh Petersen, said.

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