By Kathryn Rice “I saw a need,” said Caitlin Kinman, Maryville Public Safety (MPS) dispatcher since September 2015. “I saw a potential problem area for the department and the citizens of the community.” To address that problem area, Kinman developed Communication Awareness and Safety Procedures for Emergency Responders (CASPER). “As the number of individuals with
All KCP&L customers in Skidmore, Maitland, Graham and Quitman lost power due to the July 7 storm. Several other towns in the county had areas where power was lost including portions of Maryville. The county’s emergency management team brought the Red Cross supply trailer to Skidmore. It was set up in front of Newton Hall.
Community Services, Maryville, held a poverty simulation June 27. Participants were given scenarios for families or individuals dealing with poverty. Kelly Quinlin and Karen Kepka discuss strategy before beginning the “fourth week.” Each week is a 15-minute segment and the simulation runs for a month. Quinlin is portraying a 42 -ear-old husband who is jobless
Community Hospital-Fairfax has announced plans to open a Family Medicine Clinic in Burlington Jct. The projected opening date is October 2016. A modular unit is planned for the site. The clinic will offer a full service of family medicine and patients will be seen by either a family care physician or a nurse practitioner. Appointments
The Sharks swim team held its annual year-end awards program July 10 at the Maryville Aquatic Center. Top performers for the season are listed below. Eight and under girls: Meah Schommer, most valuable; Annika Dobson, sportsmanship; Sofia Lynn, most improved. Eight and under boys: AJ Dinsdale, most valuable; Will Sheil, sportsmanship; Jackson Dredge, most improved.
The NW Force finished the final summer season softball tournament with a third place finish in Blue Springs this past weekend. Playing in the ASA VIP Series, the NW Force had three wins, one tie and one loss in extra innings to finish third. Team members of the NW Force are front: Ella Schulte, Maryville;
The 87th Annual Major League Baseball (MLB) All-Star game was July 12 in San Diego, CA. This week’s map of MLB All-Star Players over the past 10 years, a total of 328 players, is based on where the players attended high school. States in the south and west are the leading per capita producers of
Maryville City Council approved expenditures of $368,066 on street overlays and repairs July 11. The following streets will receive a new overlay: South Davis, South Saunders and Galaxie Drive. Keller Construction, St. Joseph, was awarded the contract not to exceed $99,000. Also approved was a bid from Keller to place a two-inch overlay on a
Nodaway County’s Cattlemen’s Association will visit three facilities in Lincoln, NE, August 2. They will visit Geneseek, the world’s largest animal genomics laboratory. It is a comprehensive agricultural biotechnology service provider that performs genomic testing, molecular testing for disease surveillance and antibody-based testing. The cattlemen group will also visit Meed Cattle Company feedlot and Kawasaki