Zelma Shackelford

Zelma Beatrice Leona Munsey Shackelford, 100, Blockton, IA, formerly of Maryville, died Wednesday, January 10, 2018, at SSM Hospital, Maryville. Funeral services will be 11 am, Wednesday, January 17 at Bram Funeral Home, Maryville. Burial will follow in Miriam Cemetery, Maryville. Visitation will be from 6 pm to 8 pm, Tuesday, January 16 at Bram

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Citizens Bank becomes senior center angel

The Nodaway County Senior Center recently received a $200 donation from Citizens Bank and Trust, 105 North Main, Maryville, for the center’s angel program. The program is providing meals to Nodaway County seniors who otherwise couldn’t afford the warm, nutritional meals provided by the center. The donation included $50 directly from the employees. “Citizens Bank

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Longhorns fall to Tigers 64-38

The South Nodaway boys basketball team lost to Worth County 64-38 during the 44th annual Stanberry Invitational Tournament January 9. Clayton Walker jumps to shoot a basket. For more information, see the printed Nodaway News Leader.

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Trojans split wins with Dekalb

Junior Breanna Day gets a bucket in heavy traffic toward her game-high 14 points during the Nodaway-Holt’s 39-44 loss to Dekalb on January 5. For more photos and information, see the printed Nodaway News Leader.    

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Jefferson Eagles annihilate Osborn Wildcats: girls, 60-17; boys, 78-25

Jefferson Eagles basketball had resounding victories January 6 against the Osborn Wildcats at home. The girls topped the night 60-17, while the boys swept with a 78-25 final score. Malia Collins completes a pass to a teammate. She was the Eagles high scorer with 15 points for the game. For more photos and information, see

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State promises tax relief coming in 2018

Missouri Department of Revenue Director Joel Walters recently issued the following statement: “Passed by the Missouri Legislature in 2014, Senate Bill 509 called for a reduction to the individual income tax rate and created a deduction for business income, with both changes to be phased in over a period of years beginning in 2017. As

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Maryville Fire Department purchases grain bin rescue equipment

The Maryville Fire Department was recently able to purchase several pieces of equipment to aid in rescuing individuals trapped inside of grain bins or other confined spaces. In December, the department was awarded $5,761.81 from the Gladys Rickard Charitable Trust to purchase the much-needed supplies. They were able to get a rescue wall, called a

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School events for the week of January 14 to 20

Sunday • Northeast Nodaway 3/4 Booster Club BB Tourney Monday • All Schools No School • West Nodaway FFA Movie Night, 7 pm Tuesday • West Nodaway Big Smiles, 8:30 am • St. Gregory’s 4th DARE, 2:15 pm • Jefferson JV/V BB at Sacred Heart, 5 pm • MHS F/JV/V boys BB vs Mid-Buchanan, 5

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Maryville council looks at options to fix water situation

Steve Guthrie, IA/MO regional manager of PeopleService, Inc., addressed the Maryville City Council members during their January 8 meeting, updating them on the drinking water situation which began emitting foul tasting water on November 22. Because the weather has been so warm this year, it created more algae blooms than normal – this has been

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Cotton Adwell

Cody and Tabi Adwell, Ravenwood, announce the birth of a son, Cotton Lowell, born Friday, December 15, 2017, at SSM Health St. Francis Hospital, Maryville. He weighed seven pounds and three ounces and joins brothers, Fenton and Newton. Maternal grandparents are Tim and Cindy Clements, Barnard. Paternal grandparents are Dean and Omi Adwell, Ravenwood.

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