Hope Lutheran Church, Maryville, has been celebrating the 500th anniversary of the Reformation throughout 2017. The Reformation began when a young Augustine monk named Martin Luther posted his thoughts about theological topics and the practices of the Catholic Church to the door of a castle church in Wittenberg, Germany. That simple action on October 31,
Sunday • Jefferson FFA National Officer BBQ Monday • Horace Mann 1st day of school • South Nodaway four-year-old preschool begins • Nodaway-Holt class pictures • North Nodaway JH/HS pictures • St. Gregory’s All School Assembly, 7:50 am • Jefferson, Nodaway-Holt, South Nodaway FFA National Officer Visit at Barnard, 8:30 am • Maryville High golf
By Dustin Henggeler The South Holt/Nodaway-Holt Spartans opened their season with a 56-6 loss in one half at the hands of the Worth County Tigers August 18 at Graham. The co-op basically hit the reset button on their program, returning only one starter from the season before. And the Tigers’ own roster of returning players
Pearl Preston Pike, 96, Elmo, died Wednesday, August 23, 2017, at Goldenrod Manor, Clarinda, IA. Services are at 10:30 am, Saturday, August 26 at Ritchie Funeral Home, Clarinda, with Pastor Don Barnett officiating. Burial with military rites will be at the LaMar Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 pm, Friday, August 25 at
Contestants came from all over the Midwest to participate in the annual Ed Phillips Rodeo on August 19. Nodaway-Holt alumni Curtis Eichelmeyer returned to Nodaway County and competed in the calf roping event. Eichelmeyer lives in Clarksville with his wife, Amanda.
Auditors found an error in the April 2017 ballot language, which will cost Independence Township more than $19,000 in tax monies. The voters approved what they believed to be the renewal of an existing 35¢ per $100 of assessed valuation road and bridge tax. However, the ballot language added a decimal and a dash where
The football bowl subdivision (FBS) or the major college football season begins this weekend. The FBS consists of 128 teams with an average attendance of 41,992 per home game last season. Michigan led with 110,468 fans. The other teams averaging more than 100,000 fans were, in this order: Ohio State, Texas A&M, Alabama, LSU, Tennessee
Paws at The Pub is a monthly social event to benefit the New Nodaway Humane Society. The event will be from 5 to 8 pm, Wednesday, August 30 at The Pub, 414 North Main Street, Maryville. This is a chance for pups and owners to meet in a friendly, relaxed setting while raising awareness and
The Ravenwood Community Betterment breakfast will be held from 8 am to noon on Sunday, August 27 at the Ravenwood Community Building on West Hawk Street. Cost is $8 for adults and $5 for children. The breakfast includes bacon, hash browns, biscuits and gravy, fried and scrambled eggs, pancakes, coffee and juice. Proceeds go for
The Pickering Lions Club is sponsoring an ice cream social from 4 to 7 pm, Saturday, August 26 at the Pickering Community Building. The social will feature homemade ice cream, cake, coffee and ice tea. Free-will donations will go to the Lions Sight Conservation program.