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,

[ Read More ]

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,

[ Read More ]

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

[ Read More ]

Clay Club’s art sale to benefit Ministry Center

Coffee and Cups will be from noon to 2 pm, Thursday and Friday, December 8-9, in the JW Jones Student Union, Northwest. Handmade cups and mugs and coffee and hot chocolate can be purchased with 50 percent of the proceeds to benefit The Ministry Center Food Pantry. The Northwest Clay Club art sale is from

[ Read More ]

BWM sponsors Children’s Christmas Shop

The Business Women of Missouri are holding a Children’s Christmas Shop for preschoolers from 9 to 11:30 am. Saturday, December 10, at the First Christian Church, Maryville. It is open to all preschoolers, regardless of family’s income level. Children may purchase slightly used and new gifts for family members at $1. For more information, contact

[ Read More ]

Fish, chicken fry to be held in Elmo

The Elmo Community Betterment Club will host a fish and chicken fry from 5 to 7 pm, Saturday, December 10 at the Elmo Community Building. The special is buy one meal at $9, get the second meal at half price. Children 12 and under are $5. Money raised benefits community service projects.

[ Read More ]

Beebusters to meet

The Northwest Missouri Beebusters monthly meeting is from 7 to 9 pm, Monday, December 12 at the Nodaway County Administration Building. Anyone interested is welcome to attend. For more information, visit the Facebook page, Northwest Missouri Beebusters.

[ Read More ]

Library lists week’s activities

The Maryville Public Library, 509 North Main Street, Maryville, will hold the following activities: • Minecraft Club, 6 to 6:45 pm, Tuesday, December 13. For ages eight to 13. • Book Nibblers, 9:45 to 10:15 am, Thursday, December 15. For infants to age three, must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. • Lego® Club,

[ Read More ]

Grinch leads parade

The Grinch leads the second annual Christmas parade through downtown Maryville on December 2. Spectators enjoyed the lighted entries traveling the parade route. Santa closed the parade in a fire truck.

[ Read More ]

Bearcats blank the Bisons, 35-0

Northwest President Dr. John Jasinski welcomes Missouri Governor Jay Nixon to the quarterfinal game on December 3 when the Bearcats beat the Harding University Bisons, 35-0. During a wildcat play, Trevor Zimmerman, Bearcat quarterback, takes a head butt from a Harding defender, an example of the smashmouth football the Bison team tried to hand the

[ Read More ]