Hounds are district champs

The Maryville High School Spoofhound boys basketball team took home the Class 3 District 16 District Championship with the win over the Penney High School Hornets at Hamilton on February 24. The final score was 62-52 with the Hounds dominating play throughout the game. Despite unfavorable weather conditions, the loyal student section was there supporting

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Habitat announces 10th home family

On February 26, the Habitat for Humanity of Nodaway County announced that Chandra White and her family will be the 10th partner family of the organization. The home will be built at 416 South Vine, Maryville. It is hoped that construction will start in the summer. White is a single mother with two children, daughter,

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Geography with Goudge

The eastern half of the country dominates per-capita production of men’s major college basketball players. A line from Louisiana through Illinois and onto Maryland in the east includes all states that are well above the national average or norm in production. Twelve percent of the players are from outside the US. March Madness will soon

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Maryville leaders speak to variety of agenda items

The Maryville City Council worked through many business items during the February 25 meeting, addressing change orders, contracts, annexation and Uber and Lyft services. Business addressed by the council included: • Maryville Public Art Coalition new president Mark Hendrix proposed five new sculptures for downtown. They will be in place in early May, council approved.

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Connie Dean Carlson

Connie Dean Carlson, 66, Bellevue, NE, died Saturday, February 24, 2018, at Bergan Mercy Hospital, Omaha, NE. Funeral services were held Monday, February 26 at the Bellevue Memorial Chapel. A Celebration of Life will be held in Clearmont at a later date.

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Lawrence Wiederholt

Msgt. Lawrence E. Wiederholt, USAF, Ret., 87, Kansas City, died Wednesday, February 21, 2018. Graveside service and burial was Tuesday, February 27 at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Maryville.

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DAR announces meeting

The Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) will meet at 10 am, Saturday, March 10 at the First United Methodist Church, Maryville. The club will hold an election for officers and the outstanding community service award will be presented.

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NW Artists work to be shown at The Pub

The Maryville Public Arts Committee, along with The Pub, is hosting an “Arty Party” from 6 to 8 pm, Friday, March 9. It will feature work from Northwest Missouri State University Art Students. The event located at The Pub, 414 North Main Street, Maryville, is open to the public.

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Memory Cafe provides social outing

Memory Cafe will be held from 10 to 11 am, Thursday, March 8 at the First United Methodist Church, 102 North Main Street, Maryville. The cafe is a social outing for people with memory loss and their care partners. Reservations are welcome, but not required. To register or for more information, call SSM Health at

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Library lists week’s activities

The Maryville Public Library, 509 North Main Street, Maryville, will hold the following activities: • Baby/Toddler Time, 9:45 to 10:15 am, Thursday, March 8. For infants to age three, must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. • March Madness and Digging Deeper book clubs for grades 2-5 on Friday, March 9. March Madness will

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