Maryville BOE

The Maryville R-II School Board conducted the following business during the regular meeting January 17: Resignations were accepted from Dustin Romans, third grade, and Brenda Ricks, seventh grade math. The following individuals were reassigned: Randy Ward, district maintenance; Laura Tobin, preschool teacher; Miranda Henggeler, early childhood special education; and Dustin Piper, intervention specialist. Contracts for

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Eagles beat Bluejays for 2 Homecoming wins

The Jefferson girls beat Northeast Nodaway 43-32 while the boys won 74-43 for Homecoming win on January 19. The 2018 Homecoming royalty were King Bryson Roush, son of Robert and Jessica Evans, and Queen Stephanie Chor, daughter of Steve and Amy Chor. For more photos, see the printed Nodaway News Leader.

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North Nodaway BOE

The North Nodaway R-VI Board of Education met in open and closed session on January 17 to handle the following school district business: Secondary Principal Tim Conn reported that discipline referrals to the office have seen an overall drop from the 2016-17 school year. There were, however, three more referrals in November and four more

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Senior Citizen Tax Board allocates annual tax dollars

The Nodaway County Senior Services Fund Tax Board met January 22 in the county’s Administrative Center to divide the senior citizen tax monies. These monies were gathered from the 5¢ per $100 assessed valuation across Nodaway County. The tax has been collected annually since 2000, and each year the senior services tax board designates the

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MHS hosts MEC Wrestling Tournament

Maryville High School hosted the Midland Empire Conference Wrestling Tournament on January 20, and the Spoofhounds placed fifth out of the seven conference teams. Senior Jackson Sanders finished the day as the MEC champion in the 170-pound division. He pinned his first two opponents and won a major decision 10-0 in the finals. For more

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Lucy Barlow

Lucy Bryan Barlow, 78, Dallas, TX died Sunday, December 31, 2017. Services were January 6, 2018, at the First United Methodist Church, Dallas, TX. Memorials may be made to the Double-Aires Fund or the Rise Fund, c/o First United Methodist Church, 1928 Ross Avenue, Dallas, TX 75201; Heifer International; or a charity of choice.

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Doris Lewis

Doris C. Lewis, 88, Graham, died Friday, January 19, 2018, at Maryville Living Center, Maryville. Graveside services and burial were Tuesday, January 23 at Prairie Home Cemetery, Graham. Memorials may be made to Tri-City Friendship Center, Maitland, or the Graham Union Church. Online condolences may be left at bramfuneralhome.com. Arrangements are under the direction of

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Senate confirms Ecker’s highway commission naming

The September appointments by Missouri Governor Eric Greitens of Terry L. Ecker and Robert G. Brinkmann to the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission were confirmed recently by the Missouri Senate. Ecker and his wife, Susan, raise corn, soybeans and cattle on their farm northwest of Elmo, just one-quarter of a mile from where Ecker’s great-great-grandfather

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School events for the week of January 28 to February 3

Sunday • St. Gregory’s Chris Cakes fundraiser, 8 am • St. Gregory’s All School Mass – Catholic Schools Week begins, 10:30 am Monday • St. Gregory’s FFF Trivia Competition, 7:50 am • Nodaway-Holt FCCLA meeting, 5:45 pm • South Nodaway After Prom meeting, 6:30 pm Tuesday • St. Gregory’s 4th DARE, 2:15 pm • North

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Geography with Goudge

Now that the college football season is finally over, it’s time to turn our attention to college basketball. This week’s AP Top 25 Poll is mapped by proportional symbols. Villanova leads the way for the third week, followed by Virginia and Purdue. The eastern portion of the country contains many of the traditional basketball powers.

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