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Spoofhound infielders get together in a huddle before the first pitch

The Maryville Spoofhound Softball Team beat Bishop LeBlond 7-4 September 27 in Maryville to move to 6-10 on the season. It’s been an up-and-down season for the Spoofhounds, now with a couple weeks left in the season, it feels like it’s all coming together for first year coach Sammey Bunch. After going on an eight game losing streak during two weeks in the start of September, the team has now rattled off three straight wins, including a 19-4 drumming over St. Pius X September 22. Bunch is feeling good about how her first year has gone so far.
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Washington Resident Faced with Felony Drug Charge

(ANDREW COUNTY, MO) – A Spokane, Washington resident is facing a felony drug charge following an arrest in Andrew County Thursday night. Just after 11 P.M. the Missouri State Highway Patrol arrested 41-year-old Ashley T. Steverson who is accused of felony possession of marijuana. He was booked into the...

Fairfax Man Hurt In Two Vehicle Crash

A two-vehicle rear-ending accident Tuesday left a Fairfax, Missouri man with minor injuries. According tot he accident report from Troop H of the Highway Patrol, 47-year-old Fairfax resident John D. Pitts was driving a 1993 GMC westbound on Missouri Route 136 at the intersection with Interstate 29 on the city limits of Rock Port at 11 A.M. Tuesday when a 1998 Volvo he was following began to slow to turn onto the Interstate.

Audio: North Central Missouri College nursing instructors assist passenger on aircraft after he collapses

Three North Central Missouri College nursing instructors helped revive a man on an airplane on September 15th. Simulation Skills Lab Coordinator Vel Westbrook from the Trenton campus and Cydney Bestgen and Sophia Swink from the Maryville campus were on their way back to Kansas City from a simulation nursing conference in Houston, Texas when the event happened.

Maryville football crowned winners of Homecoming with a blow out victory over Benton

After coach Matt Webb finished meeting with his team on the northeast corner of the field inside the ’Hound Pound, the players dispersed throughout the field and the stands. Some of the players talked to their parents, some took group pictures and some went back to the locker room to change out of their now-dirtied green and yellow uniforms. While the activities after the game looked different for some of the players, the contest ended the same for all 66 of them — with a Maryville football win over Midland Empire Conference foe Benton 55-13 Sept. 30.

Blotters for the week of 9/29

Northwest Missouri State University Police Department. There is a closed investigation for a fire alarm in Perrin Hall. There is a closed investigation for a fire alarm in Tower Suites West. Sept. 24. There is a closed investigation for a fire alarm in South Complex. There is a closed investigation...

Early turnovers doom Cameron during 49-0 Maryville blowout

Motivated by their loss to St. Pius X the week prior, Maryville wasted no time in dispatching Cameron High School Dragon Foottball last Friday in a 49-0 rout. A slew of Cameron turnovers deep in their own territory, allowed Maryville to quickly jump out to a 28-0 lead by the end of the first quarter leading to the Dragons’ third consecutive blowout loss, and their second straight shutout.

Register to vote deadlines loom for 1st time voters

The deadline for first-time voters to register to vote is Wednesday, October 12. This deadline also applies to voters who are registered outside of Missouri but have moved into the state. To register, bring ID to the Nodaway County Clerk’s office in the Nodaway County Administration Center, 8 am to 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday. Registration can also be completed on the Missouri Secretary of State’s website,

Alvarez wins MEC tournament

One MEC standout is trying to win her second straight singles title. (SAVANNAH, Mo.) We're getting closer to postseason play for fall sports.

Lady Dragons sweep Maryville

The Cameron High School Lady Dragon Volleyball Team continued their run through the Midland Empire Conference last Thursday with a sweep of the Maryville Lady Spoofhounds 25-16, 25-18 and 25-22. Last Thursday’s victory, and their sweep of Carrollton Monday, improved the Lady Dragons’ record to 13-6 overall and 4-1 in...

Craig Resident Involved in Collision with Tractor Trailer in Holt County Monday

(HOLT COUNTY, MO) – A Craig resident is suffering injuries following a collision with a tractor trailer in Holt County Monday. At 3:20 P.M. the Missouri State Highway Patrol reports an accident occurred when 74-year-old Janice Dougherty who was driving a 2018 Dodge Durango Westbound on US Highway 59 (one and a half miles East of Craig) attempted to pass a 2000 International tractor trailer driven by 80-year-old Billie Cronk of Maryville that was also heading westbound.

Tarkio man arrested on child molestation charges

On September 22, 2022, 34 year old Mark Shane Hogue, II, of Tarkio, Missouri, was arrested for child molestation. He has been charged with four Class A felonies, four Class D felonies, and a Class B misdemeanor. Hogue is currently being held at the Atchison County Jail in Rock Port,...

Emporia State soccer defeats Northwest Missouri State 3-2

The Emporia State soccer team picked up their first win in MIAA play Friday. After 3 straight draws, the Lady Hornets outscored Northwest Missouri State 3-2. Mackenzie Dimarco had the hat trick. Northwest Missouri State scored the first goal in the 10th minute of play. Mackenzie Dimarcos’s first goal came...

Missouri man injured after rear-end crash

ATCHISON COUNTY, Mo.—A Missouri man was injured in an accident just after 11a.m. Tuesday in Atchison County. The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported a 1993 GMC passenger vehicle driven by John D. Pitts, 43, Fairfax, was westbound on Highway 136 at Interstate 29 in Rock Port. The GMC rear-ended...

Two-Vehicle Crash in Nodaway County Injures Barnard Driver

NODAWAY COUNTY, MO – A Barnard man was treated for injuries sustained in a two-vehicle accident near Maryville Sunday evening. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the accident occurred as 66-year old Richard Schafer was northbound on US 71, 7 miles south of Maryville. Schafer was following another vehicle at a slow rate of speed with his hazard lights activated. A16-year old female driver, also from Barnard, failed to yield to the slow-moving vehicle and struck the rear of Schafer’s vehicle.