Library lists upcoming activities

Fitness Friday, 9:45 am, Friday, July 22 and 29. Harry Potter Party, 4 to 5:30 pm, Saturday July 23 for fifth through 12th grades.  Costumes are encouraged. Minecraft Club Cooking Challenge, 6 to 6:45 pm, Monday, July 25 for ages eight to 13. Registration required. Story Hour, 9:45 am, Tuesday, July 26 for ages three

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BJ girl attends two leadership events this summer

Jocelyn Clayton, Burlington Jct., attended two events at the University of Central Missouri this summer: Missouri Leadership Seminar from June 9 – 12 and Missouri Girls State from June 25 – July 1. Clayton is the daughter of John and Lani Clayton and the granddaughter of Rich and Sheryl Slaten, Clearmont, and Joyce Clayton, Braddyville,

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Maryville BOE

Maryville Maryville R-II met July 19 to conduct business and accept bids. The Maryville school board awarded J’s Concrete Construction, Maryville, the concrete bid not to exceed $20,000 for the building trades house. Assistant Superintendent Steve Klotz gave building project updates. The performing arts center interior is half painted. Seats were installed July 20. The

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Jefferson BOE

Jefferson Jefferson C-123 met July 18 to assess storm damage and handle school business. During a recent storm, the district’s school gym chimney cap poked a hole in the roof above the stage. Water soaked the stage floor and seeped into the basement. Approximately 1/4 of the ceiling tiles were also damaged. Cornerstone Roofing, Maitland,

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West Nodaway BOE

West Nodaway The West Nodaway R-I Board of Education met in open and closed sessions on July 13: In professional development, Roberts Rules of Order were reviewed. The board decided to add the Pledge of Allegiance to the meetings. The board approved the following: • 2015-16 budget and the 2016-17 budget. • Participation as members

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Nothing screams summer like homemade ice cream

By Jacki Wood Editor’s note: this is the last in a series of articles about summer ideas found on our Pinterest page. July is National Ice Cream Month, but no special designation is needed to know that summer is a perfect time for ice cream. Growing up, from Memorial Day to Independence Day to Labor

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Pride, Host Lions Clubs complete challenges

The Maryville Pride Lions and Maryville Host Lions Clubs are two of the 12 Lions Clubs in district 26-M4 to complete all four of Lions Clubs International Centennial Challenges for the 2015-16 Lion year. Lions Clubs International started a three-year project in 2014 to serve 100 million people by the 2017 centennial anniversary of the

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Kinman creates CASPER

By Kathryn Rice “I saw a need,” said Caitlin Kinman, Maryville Public Safety (MPS) dispatcher since September 2015. “I saw a potential problem area for the department and the citizens of the community.” To address that problem area, Kinman developed Communication Awareness and Safety Procedures for Emergency Responders (CASPER). “As the number of individuals with

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