Geography with Goudge

This week’s NFL Hall of Fame induction ceremonies on Saturday, August 5, mark the unofficial beginning of the 2017 football season. Since the charter class was enshrined in 1963, there have been 310 members. This per-capita map, based on where the hall-of-famers went to high school, indicates two regions of dominance. These areas are Pen-WeV-Oh,

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Mild weather draws crowd to BJ Town and Country Days

West Nodaway youth cheerleaders marched in the parade during the Burlington Jct. annual Town and Country Days on July 29. Members of the team are front: Haylee Dawson, Makenzi Howard, Hadley Fast, Kalynn Godsey, Lilly Embly, Madeline Wilmes, Ellie Wilmes; back: Sydney Marriott, Alivia Ferry, Paidyn Linville, Reganne Fast, Savanna Marriott, Sarah Yount, Anastyn Nielson,

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“Stuff the Bus” event set during sales tax holiday

Community Services, Inc., is offering Nodaway Countians the opportunity to “Stuff the Bus”during this year’s sales tax holiday from 12:01 am, Friday, August 4 to midnight, Sunday, August 6.  Hy-Vee, 1217 South Main Street, and Wal-Mart, 1605 South Main Street, are both hosting Stuff the Bus events and will have barrels available for the collection

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Gary Dienstbier

Gary Irwin Dienstbier, 79, Maryville, died Saturday, July 29, 2017, at Mosaic Life Care, St. Joseph. Services are at 2 pm, Friday, August 4 at Calvary Chapel, Maryville. Online condolences may be left at pricefuneranlhomemaryville.com. Arrangements are under the direction of Price Funeral Home, Maryville.

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Louise O’Riley

Margaret  “Louise” O’Riley, 80, Maryville, died Friday, July 28, 2017, at Maryville Living Center, Maryville. She was born December 5, 1936, in Kansas City. She was a 1954 graduate of Maryville High School. Rosary will be at 6:30 pm, Wednesday, August 2, at St. Gregory Barbarigo Catholic Church, Maryville. Visitation will follow from 7 pm to

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Donald Calfee

Donald E. Calfee, 93, Maryville, died Thursday, July 27, 2017, at the Maryville Living Center, Maryville. Services were July 31 at the Countryside Christian Church, Maryville, with burial in the Ohio Cemetery, Burlington Jct. Memorials may be made to the SSM Hospice, Maryville. Online condolences may be left at bramfuneralhome.com. Arrangements were under the direction

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Vendors sought for Hopkins flea market, vendor adventure

Vendors are being sought for the upcoming Hopkins Flea Market/Vendor Adventure, which will be held for the first time on Saturday and Sunday, September 16-17 at the Hopkins City Park. Cost is $10, with limited electricity and four RV hookups available for an extra charge. To register, call 660.254.2352 by Sunday, September 10. Proceeds will

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Wilson family to gather in Guilford

The descendants of Quintin Wilson will meet for their annual reunion at 12:30 pm, Sunday, August 13 at the Guilford United Methodist Church fellowship hall, located on Wilson Street. The event will feature a basket dinner and sharing of historical information.

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Memory Cafe provides social outing

Memory Cafe will be held from 10 to 11 am, Thursday, August 10 at the First United Methodist Church, 102 North Main Street, Maryville. The cafe is a social outing for people with memory loss and their care partners. Reservations are welcome, but not required. To register or for more information, call SSM Health at

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