Garage sale raises funds for K-9 unit

The eighth annual K-9 fundraiser garage sale will be held from 7 am to 7 pm, Friday and Saturday, August 25-26 at Younger Auction Gallery, 312 East South Hills Drive, Maryville. All proceeds will benefit the Nodaway County Sheriff’s Department K-9 program and K-9 Bolt. For more information, contact Sgt. Austin Hann at 660.582.7451.

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Christine Punzo

Christine Kaufman Donan Punzo, 93, died Thursday, August 10, 2017. Services will be at 10 am, Monday, August 28 at Prairie Home Cemetery, Graham. Online condolences may be left at pricefuneralhomemaryville.com. Arrangements are under the direction of Price Funeral Home, Maryville.

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Carol Brown

Carol Greever Brown, 49, Liberty, died Thursday, August 17, 2017, at Liberty Hospital, Liberty. Services were August 22 at Bram Funeral Home, Maryville, with burial in Oak Hill Cemetery, Maryville. Memorials may be made to the Carol Greever Brown Memorial Education Fund, c/o Farmers State Bank, 2211 North Belt Highway, St. Joseph, MO 64506. Online

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Jacy Eickman

David and Tonya Eickman, Kansas City, announce the birth of a daughter, Jacy Ann Eickman, born August 17, 2017, at St. Luke’s Northland Hospital. She weighed eight pounds and joins brothers, Brady, Rory and Henry. Maternal grandparents are Jerry and Esther Coffelt, Ravenwood. Paternal grandparents are Randy and Rose Eickman, Coon Rapids, IA. Paternal great-grandparents

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Nodaway-Holt students watch solar eclipse

Students at Nodaway-Holt congregated on the basketball courts in between rain showers to view the solar eclipse August 21. The school was in the path of totality, meaning it was one of few schools in the area that could offer students the chance to view the total solar eclipse. While students were able to see

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Local students view solar eclipse in Barnard

Barnard was the site of several impromptu solar eclipse viewings on August 21. Harold and Doris McLean, Maryville, and Merle and Patti Walter, Mt. Ayr, IA, set up to view the eclipse in the South Nodaway R-IV school parking lot. They were joined by two bus loads of Northwest Missouri State University international students. Along

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Meet the Bearcats scheduled for Thursday

The Northwest Missouri State University football team will hold its annual Meet the Bearcats Green and White scrimmage at 7 pm, Thursday, August 24 at Bearcat Stadium. Fans will have an opportunity to meet the seniors and get autographs starting at 5:15 pm. The autograph session will last until approximately 5:45 pm. At that time,

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Participants in the DAR Christopher Columbus essay contest receive recognition

Maryville High School tenth grade students set a record for participation in the DAR Christopher Columbus essay contest with more than 60 students submitting an essay, according to Belva Dawson, contest chairman. Participation certificates were presented to 20 students with the top-rated essays. The winning essay was written by Mason Walk, who received a bronze

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Marriott takes over young Musket football team

By Jacki Wood When the North-West Nodaway Muskets take the field this season, they will look quite differently from last year’s team that went 2-7. With eight starters graduating – obviously a lot for eight-man football – and only one senior, the Muskets will have to grow up quickly. But first-year Head Coach Cody Marriott,

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Spoofhounds set sights on ‘one game at a time’

By Jacki Wood Maryville and football go together like peanut butter and jelly. Or Batman and Robin. Or Kansas City and barbecue. It’s that way from the Northwest Hounds youth team all the way up to the college ranks with the national champion Bearcats. Title Town, as some call it. And at Maryville High School,

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