Elmo continued the tradition of celebrating the 4th of July on the last Saturday in June with a day of festivities ending in a fireworks display enjoyed by many. Cousins of the Hull family were in the parade. They included, front: Maggie Miller, Kailyn Baller, Matthew Adkins; back: Grant Adkins and Katy Miller. For more
The 2017 Miss Missouri Pageant earlier this month in Mexico, MO, saw three contestants from the past Miss Northwest Missouri Scholarship Pageant. Miss Northwest Marissa Jarnagin, Miss Maryville Madison Horner and Miss Northwest Outstanding Teen Chloe Mitchell all competed. Mitchell took to the Miss Missouri stage for the first time and it was Horner’s first
The Heart of America Tractor Club held its 12th annual tractor cruise on June 24. Some of the 127 tractors involved in the approximately 50-mile cruise pull out onto College Avenue, Maryville, to start the cruise. Money collected from the participants will be donated to children’s charities including Camp Encourage, Lettuce Dream, the new SSM
The USA Today High School Baseball All-USA Team was recently announced. It consists of 31 players from 16 states. California leads with seven players followed by Florida, five, and Georgia, four, then North Carolina and Texas with two each. The Sunbelt’s dominance is similar to the college and professional player origins maps. Thus, climate playing
Community Blood Center (CBC), St. Joseph, has declared a blood emergency and is asking the public to find time to donate blood at a CBC donor center or convenient mobile blood drive to help replenish the community’s blood supply. Recent national tragedies are reminders that it is imperative for the CBC to always have
Northwest Missouri State University’s Board of Regents during its regular meeting June 23 approved the university’s 2017-2018 budget totaling about $117.5 million. University staff emphasized Northwest’s focus on balancing the budget with an eye on ensuring access, affordability and quality as well as overall student success. The budget reflects a 6.6 percent decrease in state
The Maryville City Council approved the transition for Maryville Public Safety (MPS) to switch to 12-hour shifts during its regular meeting June 26. In January, MPS Director Keith Wood was approached by the officers who requested changing the length of the shifts. Currently, the department works eight-hour shifts. The current rotation allows for one full
The Nodaway County Republican Women will hold a meeting at 11:30 am, Thursday, July 6 at Pizza Ranch, Maryville.
Hopkins Community Betterment will hold it’s monthly meet at 6 pm, Wednesday, July 5, at the Christian Church annex room, Hopkins. The church is handicapped accessible if entering from the east side. All interested individuals are invited to attend.
Freedom of Road Riders®, Local 26, Maryville, invites all interested motorcyclists to participate in Tuesday evening supper rides. Special July 4 ride to St. Joseph Mustangs baseball game, hot dogs, fire works, leave at 5 pm from Break Time, 1517 East First Street, Maryville. On other rides, kickstands go up at 6 pm at Break