South Nodaway BOE

The South Nodaway R-IV Board of Education met in open session on July 19 to discuss and handle the following school district business: The Guilford Sports Complex was reviewed and the only bid from Meyer Fencing was approved for $32,383.42. Superintendent Johnnie Silkett said he was pleased with the bid as the company added additional

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Nodaway County summer events roll through August

Back to school may be looming, but Nodaway County is celebrating summer. Following you’ll find a local schedule of events: • August 1, 3, 8, 10, 15, 17 – Horace Mann School presents Summer Movie Magic, The Hangar, 12:30 pm. Purchase tickets online only at goo.gl/WODa3G. Proceeds support Horace Mann. Concessions available. • August 1,

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PV football tackle their way through heat

 Members of the Platte Valley football team worked on tackling drills and techniques during football camp. Murphy and Clayton Wilmes run a blocking play while the coaches give feedback. For more photos, see the printed Nodaway News Leader.

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Phyllis Allen

Phyllis Louise Terry Allen, 91, Hopkins, died Sunday, July 23, 2017, at the Red Oak Health Care Center, Red Oak, IA. Services were July 26 at the Ritchie Funeral Home, Bedford, with burial at the Bedford City Cemetery. Memorials may be made in her name. Online condolences may be left at ritchiefuneralhome.com. Arrangements were under

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Blood drive yields much-needed donors

Guilford farmer Bill Beggs was among the dozen or so donors who participated in the annual Guilford-Barnard United Methodist Church blood drive on July 24. Area blood supplies are low so each donor was appreciated.

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Geography with Goudge

Three new players, Jeff Bagwell, Tim Raines and Ivan Rodriguez, will be inducted into Major League Baseball’s Hall of Fame this weekend in Cooperstown, NY. Let’s look at where the best 249 hall of fame players of all-time call home. This week’s map of hall of fame player inductees, since it’s inception in 1936, is

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State policy caucus speaks to transportation needs

Missouri Representative Jeff Messenger, District 130 from Republic, came to Maryville July 25 to propose a comprehensive plan for increasing transportation revenue for MoDOT. He called the presentation a town hall event although only one person attended who did not represent a chamber of commerce, media outlet or government body. Messenger, chair of the Missouri

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Maryville council moves with campus town rezoning

During the regular Maryville City Council meeting July 24, city officials asked city staff to move forward with city-initiated rezoning throughout the campus town overlay. The rezoning would change the zone from R-2 to R-2M, allowing for duplexes to be built on the property lots. In December 2016, council directed staff to approach property owners

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Alexander Campbell

Jeff and Heather Campbell, Maryville, announce the birth of a son, Alexander Christov, born Thursday, July 13, 2017, at North Kansas City Hospital, Kansas City. He weighed seven pounds and joins brother, Jackson David, age two. Maternal grandparents are David Schieber, Ravenwood, and the late Christine Schieber. Paternal grandparents are William and Diane Campbell, Tulsa,

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Dick Buckridge

Richard D. “Dick” Buckridge, 86, Maryville and Meza, AZ, died Saturday, July 22, 2017, at the Maryville Living Center. Mr. Buckridge’s body has been cremated. Memorial services will be at 2 pm, Thursday, July 27 at the Bram-Danfelt Funeral Home, Maryville. Military rites were performed at the end of the memorial service on at the funeral

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