Northeast Nodaway graduates nine seniors

Salutatorian Andrew Freemyer gives a rose and a hug to his father, Jared Freemyer, during the NEN graduation ceremony on May 7. All nine of the graduates took the opportunity to thank their loved ones. A special tribute was paid to Caleb Adwell, their classmate who died as a freshman. Roses were presented to Adwell’s

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Nodaway Holt graduates seniors

Nodaway-Holt High School held commencement on May 7. Margaret Fuhrman was named as the class valedictorian. She spoke to her classmates during the ceremony, urging them to follow five “rules for life.” 1: Make an impression so people remember you. 2: Be ambitious and work hard. 3: Be nice and respect each other. 4: Make

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ARB brings festivities to downtown square

The second annual Art, Rhythm and Brews (ARB) will be from 7 to 11 pm, Friday, May 19 on the Maryville Downtown Square. Sponsored by the Maryville Public Arts Committee (MPAC), the festivities include three stages of live music with at least six performers and bands. Attendees will be able to sample food from local

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CRHC celebrates National Hospital Week, National Nurses Week

Clarinda Regional Health Center (CRHC) commemorated National Hospital Week May 7-13. “Clarinda Regional Health Center has profoundly, positively impacted the health and well being of communities in southwestern Iowa and northern Missouri,” Chris Stipe, CRHC CEO, said. “While National Hospital Week celebrates our institutions, the most deserving honorees are the dedicated women and men who

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Jessie Fine

Jessie Baldwin Fine, 99, died May 8, 2017. Funeral services will be 11 am, Saturday May 13, at Wray Memorial United Methodist Church, Hopkins, MO. Visitation will be before the service from 10-11 am. Burial will follow the service at the Hopkins Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Wray United Methodist Church, Hopkins, MO.

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Carol Hutson

Carol Elaine Hutson, 73, died Tuesday, May 9, 2017 in Springfield, MO. Funeral services will be 10 am, Saturday May 14 at the Bram-Danfelt Funeral Home, Maryville, MO. Burial will follow at the LaMar Cemetery, Elmo, MO. The family will recieve friends from 6-8 pm, Friday, May 12 at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested

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Maryville City Council approves fifth art piece

The Maryville City Council approved the one-year lease of a fifth art structure, pending business approval, during the regular Maryville City Council meeting May 8. The art piece, titled Pillar Antiquity, will feature a 7.5-feet sculpture that sits on a 16-inch base, the same base size of the light poles. The art will be mounted

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BJ AL holds monthly supper

The Burlington Jct. American Legion Post monthly supper featuring breaded tenderloin sandwiches will be from 5-7 pm, Friday, May 12, at the American Legion Building in Burlington Jct. Also included are french fries, salad, drink and dessert. Cost is $7 for adults, children 10 and under are free.

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BJ UMC Women host bake sale

The Burlington Jct. United Methodist Church Women are holding a bake sale from 5 to 7 pm, Friday, May 12, and 9 am to 11 am, Saturday, May 13 at the church. The sale will feature a wide variety of baked goods, with proceeds going to mission work.

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Fish fry is in Elmo

The Elmo Fish Fry is from 5 to 7 pm, Saturday, May 13, at the Elmo Community Building. Besides fish there will be fried chicken, jacket fries, lettuce salad, cole slaw and baked beans. Cost is $9. Proceeds go towards the Elmo 4th of July and is sponsored by the Elmo Community Betterment.

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