Hopkins, MO

Health Board hears quarantine concerns

The Nodaway County Health Center Board of Directors met September 15 and heard concerns about student quarantines from Maryville R-II parent, Isaiah Korthanke, and Nodaway County Associate Commissioner Chris Burns. Administrator Tom Patterson said, “State guidance is not a suggestion, it is protocol.”. Nodaway County Health Center is working with...
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Teen seriously injured in Barnard crash, arrested

BARNARD, Mo. — A St. Joseph teenager was seriously injured in a rollover crash Sunday while authorities say he was driving while intoxicated. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol report, just before 4:30 a.m. Sunday, Quincy L. Nichols, 19, failed to stop at a stop sign at the intersection of Fourth and McKenzie streets in Barnard. The 2012 Toyota Camry Nichols was driving reportedly crossed the center of the roadway while heading west, struck an embankment and retaining wall, then went airborne, struck a second embankment, and finally overturned and came to rest on its wheels facing south.
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Meet the Candidates: Scott Honeyman

(Clarinda) -- With the countdown to the November general elections underway, KMA News presents "Meet the Candidates," a series of special reports on the candidates running in key mayoral, city council and school board races. Today's report is the first in a series featuring the seven candidates running for two positions on the Clarinda School Board, Scott Honeyman.
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Clarinda schools receive tour of Academy facilities

(Clarinda) -- Clarinda schools continue to show interest in leasing certain Clarinda Academy property. Meeting in regular session last week, the Clarinda School Board received an update on potentially leasing a number of facilities at Clarinda Academy. Currently, the district has shown interest specifically in acquiring the football and baseball fields, as well as the gym. Connected with the gym is a number of classrooms as well as a kitchenette area, and a parking lot which also holds a storage building.

Jefferson C-123 to add lunch for substitutes

CONCEPTION JCT., Mo. — The Jefferson C-123 Board of Education voted last week to include a free lunch for substitute teachers. Elementary Principal Caden Farnan told the board he had been approached by a substitute teacher who asked about the possibility. Both Farnan and Superintendent Tim Jermain recommended passing the measure, which was voted through unanimously.

Nodaway Chorale resumes fall rehearsal activities

The Nodaway Chorale Board of Trustees has announced that the group will resume activities launching a fall rehearsal season at 7 pm, Monday, October 4, at First Christian Church, Third and Buchanan Streets, Maryville. Rehearsals, in preparation for a December Holiday Concert, will continue from 7 to 9 pm, each...

Daily Weather Forecast For Coin

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in Coin: Tuesday, September 28: Sunny during the day; while partly cloudy overnight; Wednesday, September 29: Partly sunny then slight chance of showers and thunderstorms during the day; while chance of showers and thunderstorms overnight; Thursday, September 30: Showers And Thunderstorms;

Stanberry Weather Forecast

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in Stanberry: Tuesday, September 28: Sunny during the day; while mostly clear overnight; Wednesday, September 29: Partly sunny then slight chance of showers and thunderstorms during the day; while chance of showers and thunderstorms overnight; Thursday, September 30: Chance of showers

Nodaway Valley/O-M facing opponent that hasn’t lost in regular season since 2015

(Greenfield) Nodaway Valley/O-M will have their hands full this Friday when they face #1 Van Meter. The Bulldogs have won 56 consecutive regular season games. They’ve outscored their last two opponents 147-0. Wolverine coach Seth Comly is more focused on righting the ship for his own teams. After a 2-1 start, they’ve lost back-to-back games for the first time this season. “Fixing ourselves and the little things we’ve been messing up on. It’s back down to the basics.”

Bedford man booked in Page County

(Shambaugh) -- A suspect is charged with driving while barred in Page County. Page County Sheriff Lyle Palmer says 46-year-old Nathaniel Gene Teeters of Bedford was arrested Monday near the intersection of U.S. Highway 71 and 4th Street in Shambaugh. Palmer says the arrest took place as Teeter drove upon an accident scene under investigation by the sheriff's office.

Livingston, Mercer, and Worth counties among those in Green Hills region with lowest unemployment rates

Missouri Division of Employment Security figures indicates Livingston, Mercer, and Worth counties are among those with the lowest unemployment rates for August 2021, the most recent month available. Worth County has the second-lowest unemployment rate for Missouri at two percent. Only Osage county has fewer unemployed, a one-point nine percent....

Maryville High School Competes At Carrollton Band Day

The Maryville High School Marching Spoofhounds competed at the Carrollton Band Day on Saturday, September 25th. The band placed 2nd in the 3A field show competition and 4th in the parade. The color guard placed 3rd in their indoor event. Other bands participating in the various 3A category events: Boonesville, California, Chillicothe, Clinton, Hallsville, Holden, Knob Noster, Lawson, Macon, and Trenton.

Cowgirls 2-1 at Bedford Tourney

The Sidney Cowgirls won their two pool play matches, but then lost to a familiar foe in the semifinals of the Bedford Volleyball Tournament Saturday, Sept. 25, ending their day. The Cowgirls lost 2-1 to Stanton in the semifinals after earning 2-0 wins over Bedford and Mount Ayr to win...

Study: Steep rate hikes needed to stabilize water/sewer fund

MARYVILLE, Mo. — The Maryville City Council is weighing a recommendation to drastically raise water and sewer rates following the first in-depth analysis of the rate schedule in more than 15 years. The sobering study, delivered by NewGen Strategies & Solutions to the council last week, showed that at the...

Thomas O. Mansil

Thomas Oren Mansil, 87, of Liberty, MO, passed away Sept. 23, 2021, at Liberty Hospital with family at his side. Tom was born July 9, 1934, in Stanberry, MO, the only child of Lester O. and Pauline Fern (O'Neal) Mansil. Tom served his country in the U.S. Army from 1957 until receiving honorable discharge on March 25, 1959.

Stanton/Essex ends loss to Lenox early

The Stanton/Essex football team couldn’t stop Lenox’s rushing attack during the first half of a 38-0 Tiger win Friday, Sept. 24, in the final home game of the year in Stanton for the Vikings. Citing player safety concerns, Stanton/Essex head coach Jeff Grebin pulled his team off the field early...

KMAland Softball (9/27): Northeast Nodaway, Weeping Water, Falls City pick up wins

(KMAland) -- Northeast Nodaway, Weeping Water and Falls City were area winners in KMAland softball on Monday. Hadley DeFreece fired seven innings, struck out 10 and allowed just two runs on three hits while posting three hits on offense. Jaden Atkins and Meredith Adwell also had three hits with Adwell driving in a pair of runs. Lauren McIntyre and Bailey Busby added two hits each for Northeast Nodaway.
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Lawsuit by Colorado cop fired in photo scandal is dismissed

DENVER (AP) — A lawsuit filed by a suburban Denver police officer for his firing over a photo reenacting a chokehold like the one used on Elijah McClain before the 23-year-old Black man died in 2019 has been dismissed. The lawsuit filed against Aurora's police chief and city manager was...