Recorder discovers one-of-a-kind historical books

Nodaway County Recorder of Deeds Sandra Smail found two books documenting military records from the Civil War and World War I while re-organizing files. The first book lists citizens in Nodaway County who served in the Civil War. The handwritten records contain details such as discharge papers, service and other facts. The second book, “Record

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Rice requests Nodaway Countians to contact state representatives

Rice requests Nodaway Countians to contact state representatives Nodaway County Prosecutor Robert Rice is requesting Nodaway Countians to contact State Representative Allen Andrews and State Senator Dan Hegeman about increasing the amount of money available for the Missouri State Highway Patrol Crime Laboratories. Rice utilizes the Troop H State Highway Patrol Crime Lab in St.

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New Maryville interior home styling store opens

Home by Sonja, a full-service interior styling business, opened this month on the corner of Maryville’s First and Main Streets, the former site of Store of Colors. Sonja Wolbert purchased Store of Colors when it closed last fall. She then moved home to Maryville to start her new adventure. Her businesses motto, “make life beautiful,”

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Bradshaw receives seven years for baby’s death

A Nodaway County resident will spend seven years in prison for the 2014 death of a 10-month-old baby. Nicholas “Nikki” L. Bradshaw, 27, Ravenwood, was sentenced by Presiding Judge Roger Prokes on January 12 in the Fourth Circuit Court. Bradshaw pleaded guilty in November to Class C Felony Involuntary Manslaughter in the 1st Degree for

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Meyer named runner-up in FFA contest

Jefferson student Regan Meyer, Stanberry, is the 2017 Growmark FFA essay contest runner-up. This year marked the 24th annual contest sponsored by Growmark, a regional cooperative that provides agronomy, energy and facility planning, grain marketing and risk management systems. The contest posed the following question to essay writers, “what value do cooperatives provide to today’s

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School Calendar: January 16 to 21

Events for the week of January 15 to 21 Monday • All Schools No School • Jefferson FCA at Ministry Center, 1 pm Tuesday • Maryville Middle grade level group photos, 7:30 am • St. Gregory’s FFF meeting, 7:50 am • Jefferson JV/V basketball vs Falls City Sacred Heart, 5 pm • Maryville High F/JV/V

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Bolt joins the K9 unit as Jerik retires

The Nodaway County Sheriff’s Department’s K9, Jerik, has retired and the force recently welcomed a new K9 named Bolt to the team. Jerik turned nine years old in October. His handler, Nodaway County Deputy Austin Hann, said he was starting to show his age. When the duo had long or strenuous days, Jerick would show

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Surviving Mold: Here are some tips for cleaning mold safely

Here are some tips for cleaning mold safely Editors note: The writer is telling her personal story with black mold poisoning and her healing process, sharing information that she has learned through the articles in this series. She does not have a medical degree, but consults her physician in the writing of these articles. By

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