Bluejay king, queen crowned

Northeast Nodaway royalty pose after the coronation ceremony on January 19. The royal party included, front: Rylee Scadden, crownbearer, daughter of Sheldon and Christy Scadden; Liam Cordell, crownbearer, son of Ryan and Megan Cordell; back: Andrew Freemyer, king, son of Jared and Kim Freemyer; Gerry Runde, queen, daughter of Ken and Terry Runde; Blair Stoll,

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Bean signs to play baseball

Maryville High School senior Alex Bean achieved one of his dreams on January 18 when he signed to play baseball at Benedictine College, Atchison, KS. Joining him were, front: Shannon Beemer, mother, Anthony Everman, Benedictine College head baseball coach, Bean, Adam Bean, father, back: James Beemer, stepfather, Monica Woods, MHS baseball coach, Marilyn Glidden, grandmother,

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Relay For Life needs volunteers

The American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life of Nodaway County is preparing for its annual event to be held from noon to midnight, Saturday, March 18 in Bearcat Arena at Northwest Missouri State University. According to the ACS, Relay For Life is the largest community event and fundraiser in the world, raising millions of dollars

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South Nodaway BOE to continue basketball co-op discussion

The South Nodaway Board of Education concurred that no action would be taken to co-op varsity basketball for the 2017-18 school year, but that the discussion would continue about a future Platte Valley basketball co-op with Jefferson. SN held a public comment session on January 18 with over 50 patrons attending about the possibility of

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Emma Dougherty

Brandon Dougherty and Harley Newton, Clearmont, announce the birth of a daughter, Emma Lynn, born on Thursday, December 29, 2016, at SSM Health St. Francis Hospital, Maryville. She weighed seven pounds and two ounces and joins brother Braxton Dougherty. Maternal grandparents are Myron and Sheryl Newton, Skidmore. Paternal grandparents are Kevin Dougherty, Hopkins, and Kelly

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Wear Blue meetup to be held in Maryville

Wear Blue meetups are informal gatherings where runners gather to honor the service and sacrifice of the American military. Runners join in a circle of remembrance, call out the names for whom they run and push onward to honor and remember. Meetups will be held at 8 am on the last Saturday of every month

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WN FFA holds annual breakfast

The West Nodaway FFA will hold its annual breakfast from 8 am to noon, Sunday, January 29 at the Burlington Jct. American Legion building. The menu is pancakes, biscuits and gravy, potatoes, bacon and scrambled eggs. Free-will donations are accepted.

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NEN Cheerleaders hold fundraiser

The Northeast Nodaway Cheerleaders are holding a fundraiser from 5 to 8 pm, Monday, January 30 at Pizza Ranch, Maryville. The cheerleaders have been selected to perform during the state basketball games in Columbia on March 10. Part of all dine-in buffet sales and all tips will go toward the trip.

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Hopkins Community Betterment to meet

Hopkins Community Betterment will hold it’s monthly meet at 6 pm, Wednesday, February 1, at the Christian Church meeting room, Hopkins. All interested individuals are invited to attend.

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