by Kay Wilson I am a multi-generational Republican. My grandfather and father only made one “X” on every ballot for their entire lives. My political leanings, even throughout my younger, more rebellious years, have been of the conservative, let-the-marketplace-sort-it-out type. Less government is always the best. If our churches would step up and take care
Charles Edward Gray, 82, Hopkins, died Thursday, July 14, 2016, at his home. Services were Wednesday, July 20, at the Hopkins Christian Church, Hopkins. Arrangements were under the direction of Andrews Hann Funeral Home.
By Kathryn Rice This is the first in a series on Nodaway Countians who have taken the repurposing and upcycling of old items to a unique level. “I work with steel and wood,” said Brian Hunt of Muddy Creek Designs, 17695 US Highway 71, Burlington Jct. “I haven’t found anything I can’t do.” Hunt’s items
Frances Roberta Plymell, 85, Maryville, died Tuesday, August 2, 2016, at Parkdale Manor Care Center. Funeral services will held be at 10 am Saturday, August 6 at Price Funeral Home, Maryville, with burial at Quitman Cemetery, Quitman. Visitation is one hour prior to services. Memorials may be made to the Quitman Cemetery. Online condolences may be left
With just two contested local races, only 32.52 percent of registered voters in Nodaway County cast ballots in the August 2 Primary Election. In the sheriff’s race on the Republican ballot, Randy Strong defeated Jamie Vicker with 2,168 votes to 1,054. Strong will face incumbent Sheriff Darren White (D), who ran unopposed, in the November
Deputy Austin Hann and K-9 Jerik will hold a live demonstration of narcotic detection skills during the Nodaway County Sheriff’s annual garage sale. The seventh annual garage sale will be open 9 am to 8 pm, Thursday, August 18 and Friday, August 19; and 9 am to 4 pm, Saturday, August 20, at the American
Rodeo fans in southwest Iowa got a taste of freestyle bullfighting a year ago and they’re about to get even more. Bullfighters Only, an elite team of bullfighters, will showcase nine members during a five-night battle in Sidney, at Iowa’s Championship Rodeo, Tuesday, August 2 through Saturday, August 6. “The committee told me last year
The Northwest Missouri Beebusters monthly meeting is 7 to 9 pm, Monday, August 8, at the Nodaway County Administration Building. Anyone interested in bees is welcome to attend. For more information, visit northwestmissouribeebusters.com.
Skidmore Community Betterment will meet at 6 pm, Monday, August 8, at Newton Hall, Skidmore. Interested individuals are invited to attend.