WN hires Fox as 6-12 principal

The West Nodaway Board of Education met March 6 to interview candidates for the grades six to 12 principal for the 2017-18 school year. The board hired Walter “Chuck” Fox, the current special education para-educator at WN. His background includes 20 years in the Air Force from which he retired in 2008. Upon his retirement,

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Charles Turner

Charles Robert “Pink” Turner, 89, died Thursday, March 2, 2017, at Eastar Health System, Muskogee, OK. Funeral services will be at 11 am, Saturday, March 11 at the First Christian Church, Hopkins, with Bishop Fritz Mutti officiating. Visitation will be held one hour before the service. Burial will be in the Hopkins Cemetery. Memorials may

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Jefferson proves no match for Mercer

The Jefferson girls basketball team tried every play in the book to keep up with the Mercer Cardinals during the quarterfinals March 3 at the St. Joseph Civic Arena. They were no match that night coming up short, 26-49, mostly due to three pointers drained by the Cardinals. Josie Deen, senior, comes to the basket

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Hopkins approves license for packaged liquor sales

At the Hopkins City Council meeting on March 6, the aldermen approved two liquor licenses sought by Amy Larson to sell packaged liquor. Two licenses are required, one to sell liquor Monday through Saturday and the other on Sunday. Larson has leased space from the Smoke Shop in Hopkins and plans to sell liquor there.

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Spoofhounds lose quarterfinals

Hogan Prep Academy Charter School beat the Maryville Spoofhounds 69-61 during the March 4 Quarterfinals game in Lee’s Summit. Maryville senior Spencer Morrison breaks through an opening to shoot a basket. For more photos, scores and stats see the March 9 edition of the Nodaway News Leader.

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Horace Mann, Leet Center hosting open house March 9

Community members interested in learning more about Northwest Missouri State University’s Horace Mann Laboratory School and the Phyllis and Richard Leet Center for Children and Families are invited to an open house from 5 to 6:30 pm, Thursday, March 9. Visitors will have the opportunity to meet with teachers, graduate assistants, students and Bobby Bearcat

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Alzheimer’s support group to gather

An Alzheimer’s support group will meet at 6 pm, Wednesday, March 15 in the chapel at Oak Pointe Assisted Living and Memory Care, 817 South Country Club Road, Maryville. For more information, contact Stephanie Reed, 660.562.2799.

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Beebusters to meet

The Northwest Missouri Beebusters monthly meeting is from 7 to 9 pm, Monday, March 13 at the Nodaway County Administration Building. Anyone who is interested in bees is welcome to attend. For more information, visit the Facebook page Northwest Missouri Beebusters.

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AL District to gather in Savannah

The American Legion Fourth District meeting will be on Sunday, March 12 at Dick Munkres Post 287 in Savannah. The Four Chaplains Memorial Service and a meal will be at 1:30 pm with the meeting afterward.

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