Heart transplant patient recovers at CH-F cardiac rehab

There is only one word to describe how Bart Young is feeling these days. That word is grateful. Young has had his fair share of difficulties. It started back in 2009 with his first heart surgery, a bypass. Procedures followed in 2014 for an implanted heart defibrillator. And again in 2015 when he had an

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Maryville Farmers Market comes back to same location

The Maryville Farmers Market is preparing to start operating at 7:30 am, Saturday, May 6 at the parking lot at Buchanan and Fourth Streets, Maryville. The weekly Saturday market will feature locally-grown food by local vendors along with homemade and repurposed items. Farmers market committee member Sam Mason is expecting asparagus, hot house tomatoes, early

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Lady Spoofhounds lose from penalty kicks

The Maryville girls soccer team lost to Chillicothe, 3-4, April 18 in penalty kicks. Sophomore Kate Yocum steals the ball from Chillicothe. For more photos see the April 20, 2017 printed Nodaway News Leader.

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South Nodaway sixth graders create food pantry for students

The sixth grade class at South Nodaway created a school-wide food pantry in time to send home food to families for Easter. Every year, South Nodaway Counselor Nick Wray helps the sixth grade class come up with a service project for the year. In the past, the class has volunteered with the New Nodaway Humane

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Gene Appleby

Howard Eugene Appleby, 94, Chillicothe, formerly of Maryville, died Saturday, April 15, 2017, at Indian Hills Nursing Home, Chillicothe. Graveside services will be held at 2:30 pm, Saturday, April 22 at Nodaway Memorial Gardens, Maryville. Visitation will be prior to the service from 1 to 2 pm at Price Funeral Home Chapel, Maryville. Memorials may

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Jerry Morlock

Gerald A. “Jerry” Morlock, 65, Maryville, died Sunday, April 16, 2017, at his home. Mr. Morlock’s body has been cremated. Memorial services will be held at a later date and will be announced on Facebook. Memorials may be made to the family to help with final expenses and sent to Patty Morlock, 904 East Cooper,

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Max Risser

Max R. Risser, 68, Maryville, died Monday, April 17, 2017, at Mosaic Life Center, St. Joseph. A celebration of life will be held from 5 to 8 pm, Friday, May 5, 2017, at Mozingo Lake Golf Clubhouse, Maryville. Online condolences may be left at bramfuneralhome.com. Arrangements are under the direction of Bram Funeral Home, Maryville.

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Hopkins City Council reorganizes

The Hopkins City Council met on April 17 to reorganize and swear in the new council elected during the April 4 election. After receiving 20 write-in votes, Kelly Morrison was sworn in as mayor. Richard Moore and Brandon Kreps were sworn in as aldermen and Rick Gladman was appointed by the council to replace Morrison

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Geography with Goudge

You don’t have to live by a beach to play beach volleyball. But, it helps! The per-capita production of Division I beach volleyball players is greatest in the southwest and west with Hawaii leading followed by California, Arizona and New Mexico. California produces 255 or 31.2 percent of all players. There are 53 Division I

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Northwest Regents celebrate national titles, approve fees, laptop upgrades

The Northwest Missouri State University Board of Regents honored champions during its regular meeting April 17 in the JW Jones Student Union Boardroom, in addition to finalizing the university’s tuition and fees for the 2017-18 academic year and approving an upgrade of its laptop program. Before getting to the business agenda, Regents celebrated the achievements

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