Maryville, Northwest plan new multipurpose complex

The Maryville City Council may place a tax question on the November 8 ballot. A simple majority would be needed to pass the proposal which would raise $215,000 annually from Maryville hotel guests. The five percent lodging tax would be placed on occupants of Maryville’s 249 hotel rooms and cabins. The current occupancy rate is

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Northwest names Simmons as VP of diversity, equity, inclusion

Northwest Missouri State University announced the appointment of Dr. Juanita Simmons as its first vice president of diversity, equity and inclusion. This is a new senior leadership role designed to help broaden diversity, equity and inclusion efforts campus-wide for students and employees. The university’s board of regents, which authorized the university to add the position

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Veterans’ golf tournament draws a crowd

Cameron’s Veteran Assistance League held a golf tournament fundraiser August 4 at Mozingo Golf Course. Money raised provides enriching activities for veterans residing at the Cameron Veterans’ Home such as TV’s and sporting events tickets. State funding pays for food, clothing and facility staff, but does not provide money for life-enriching activities. The tournament raised

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Buses gear up for school

North Nodaway personnel surveyed the bus fleet and revved up maintenance before school starts. Drivers brought the buses to Parson’s Tire, Maryville, to be inspected before beginning their bus routes on August 18. Parson’s eight-year veteran mechanic, Travis Foreman, looks under the hood to check belts. Save

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Northeast Nodaway marches through camp

Twenty-three Northeast Nodaway seventh- to twelfth-grade students attended band camp August 8-13. They will host a practice performance at noon, Saturday, August 13 at the school. Lunch and games will follow.

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Pumpkin Center Charlie’s Girl: A goal achieved on the farm

by Kay Wilson One of my parents’ goals for the farmstead, which now we own and occupy, was to have a “good-sized” pond. My folks bought the beginning acreage of the family farm in the early 1950s. They were able to add a pond within the first decade, but Dad was not happy. It was

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Addalyn Palmer

Nathan and Carissa Palmer, Maryville, announce the birth of a daughter, Addalyn Marie, born on Thursday, July 28, 2016, at Liberty Hospital, Liberty. She weighed seven pounds and 14 ounces and joins brother, Korbin David. Maternal grandparents are Jonathan and Regina Keyes, Maryville. Paternal grandparents are David and Sally Palmer, Bolckow. Maternal great-grandparents are Marilyn

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