Bobby Wilson

Bobby Gale Wilson, 89, Albany, died Tuesday, December 13, 2016, at Northwest Medical Center, Albany. Funeral services were Thursday, December 15 at the Roberson-Polley Chapel, Albany, with burial in the Grandview Cemetery, Memorials may be made to AHS Alumni Association or the Lone Star Baptist Church in care of Roberson-Polley Chapel, 403 N. Hundley, Albany,

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Ken Grove named new NEN superintendent

The Northeast Nodaway school board appointed Ken Grove as the 2016-17 superintendent after the resignation of current superintendent Jeff Mehlenbacher during the December 12 school board meeting. “The board is excited for him to come in. We have gotten to know him the past few months and I think he would be a good fit

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Annual tree lighting draws crowd

Horace Mann students Kate Wright, Alex Rice, Elena Leonard, Hadley Cline, Taylor McDanel and Nathan Yocom perform with the Bearcat Choir during the annual holiday tree lighting at the Gaunt House on December 1. Members of Maryville High School’s Spectrum choir also performed and refreshments were served. Northwest President Dr. John Jasinski addressed the crowd

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NNL Classifieds

The Nodaway News Leader bookcase has these books for sale: ”Images of America, Nodaway County” and “Images of America, Maryville” by Michael J. Steiner; “Rural Midwest Idioms/Folk Sayings” “Listen to the Mukies,” Tales from the Old Prof,” “Learning to Listen,” Famous People of Nodaway County Missouri,” “The Civil War: Missouri and Nodaway County,” “The History

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Christmas Tour 2016: Omaha

By Jacki Wood Our fourth stop on the 2016 Christmas Tour takes us to Omaha, NE, where you can find plenty of sights and sounds of the season. Christmas at Union Station A yearly tradition in Omaha, Christmas at Union Station features the area’s largest indoor Christmas tree, holiday concerts, Santa and more festive family

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Geography with Goudge: Bearcats make history, ranked #1 in two sports

The Bearcats are ranked #1 in the D2Football.com Top 25 Poll as they travel to Kansas City, KS, this week to take on the 3rd ranked North Alabama Lions for the NCAA Division II National Championship. This week’s proportional symbol map displays the Bearcats with the largest football and #25 Colorado Mesa with the smallest

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Library lists week’s activities

The Maryville Public Library, 509 North Main Street, Maryville, will hold the following activities: • Story Hour, for children ages three to eight, 5:30 to 6:30 pm, Tuesday, December 20. • Book Nibblers, 9:45 to 10:15 am, Thursday, December 22. For infants to age three, must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. To register

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Compassion Drive benefits community

The Annual Compassion Drive will be from 9 am to 6 pm, Monday, December 19, at the First United Methodist Church, 102 North Main Street, Maryville. This community outreach program will have care packages of personal care items available for individuals or families who are without a job or struggling during this time of year.

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