Small numbers give Nodaway-Holt girls a unique situation

By Jacki Wood With just six girls playing this year, Nodaway-Holt Head Coach Josh Petersen said all of them will have to be impact players. “It’s kind of a unique situation that we are in,” Petersen said. “But these are the girls that want to play and I appreciate everything they are doing.” Scrimmaging has

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Shipman excited for Mustangs to show who they really are

By Jacki Wood Two senior guards will lead the North Nodaway boys basketball team and help the Mustangs continue the success they saw in last year’s 17-10 team. “I expect our guard play will continue to be our strength,” Head Coach Jake Shipman said, now in his third year at North Nodaway. Senior shooting guard

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North Nodaway girls aim high with returning leaders

By Jacki Wood The North Nodaway girls basketball team has grown alongside its head coach, Sami Jackson, and her assistant and twin, Lindsi, over the last couple of years. And now the Mustangs look to continue that growth and find even more success. “This group has been with me since I started and they are

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South Nodaway boys return core group from 2015-16 team

By Jacki Wood Some roles will change, but the South Nodaway boys basketball team should remain very competitive following last year’s 16-9 season. Sixth-year Head Coach Dustin Skoglund said the team returns the core of the varsity rotation. “(I’m excited) to see the players step into some new roles and pick up where we left

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Talented Longhorns work to improve upon last year’s success

By Jacki Wood An experienced, talented group of juniors and seniors, a hungry, talented group of freshmen and sophomores, and Head Coach Aaron Murphy has a South Nodaway girls team that could do big things this season. “I’m excited to see how much we grow as the season moves along,” Murphy said, now in his

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New coach excited for young, talented Rocket boys team

By Jacki Wood The West Nodaway boys basketball team will have a new head coach again this year. In his first year of coaching, Tad Shotten takes over a young but talented Rocket team that went 12-13 overall and 2-5 in the 275 Conference. “I am excited to see how the team grows and improves

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West Nodaway girls return entire team under new coach

By Jacki Wood The West Nodaway girls basketball team will be under the direction of first-year Head Coach Taylor Dameron, last year’s assistant to the Rockets who went 2-23 overall and 0-7 in the 275 Conference. “We have a lot returning, but also a lot of unknown,” Dameron said. “(I’m) excited to see what we’ll

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Carolyn Holtman

Carolyn Ann Holtman, 67, Conception Jct., died Tuesday, December 6, 2016, at Mosaic Life Care, St. Joseph. Funeral services will be at 10:30 am, Friday, December 9 at St. Columba Catholic Church, Conception Jct., with burial in St. Columba Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5:30 to 8 pm, Thursday, December 8 at Price Funeral Home,

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Bell ringers volunteer to help those in need in Nodaway County

Those interested in volunteering this holiday season may consider being a bell ringer for the Salvation Army. For over 10 years, The Salvation Army unit in Nodaway County has worked in partnership with Community Services, Inc. to raise and distribute funds to local residents in need. The funds help with transportation, utility assistance, medication, housing,

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Vivian Madden, Finnegan Madden

NyEela Harney and Ryan Madden, Maryville, announce the birth of twins, Vivian Marlowe and Finnegan Oscar Beckett, born on Monday, September 26, 2016, at Community Hospital-Fairfax. Vivian weighed four pounds and 14.5 ounces. Finnegan weighed five pounds and 1.5 ounces. They join sister Olive, age 6. Maternal grandparents are Rich and Saundra Harney, Maryville. Paternal

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