Spoofhounds top Platte Valley in battle of unbeaten tournament champions
CONCEPTION JCT., Mo. — Derek Quinlin knows the history and knows the importance of playing in that gym at Jefferson High School. His mom, Kelly (Archer) Quinlin, and her extended family are steeped in the rich basketball history of Nodaway County basketball. “My whole family — my mom’s side...
The Lager Family's farming legacy and conservation commitment
Success can be measured in many ways, but having three children follow in your footsteps is one indication you’ve done something right. Robert Lager took over the family farm south of Maryville, Missouri, when he was just 20 years old, and now has 40 seasons under his belt. He and wife Terri raised sons Shelby and Fritz and daughter Anna on the farm Robert’s parents bought in 1957. Today, Robert farms 3,000 acres of corn and soybeans, has 120 cow-calf pairs, and does custom farming.
Health board reviews employees’ health insurance renewal
The Nodaway County Health Center Board of Trustees at the November 15 meeting reviewed the employees health insurance renewal options with insurance agent Linda Shelby. The center’s current Blue Cross Blue Shield policy has a 4.5 percent increase in premiums. There will also be an increase in premiums because the employees are another year older. There are currently three employees covered.
District Legion meeting at BJ
The American Legion Fourth District meeting will be at 1:30 pm, Sunday, December 10 at the Rolla Dicks Post 315, Burlington Jct. The Nodaway County Oratorical Contest will take place. A meal will be served.
Graham UMC has lunch for ‘Adopt-A-Child’
The Graham United Methodist Church is holding a lunch benefit for the Christmas Adopt-A-Child program from 11 am to 1 pm, Sunday, December 10 at the UMC fellowship hall at the Graham church. The freewill donation meal includes beef and noodles, mashed potatoes, green beans, corn, hot rolls, dessert and...
Nodaway County Services donate to Ministry Center
Nodaway County Services is making the holidays brighter by donating 200 spiral ham vouchers to The Ministry Center for families in need. The hams will be available for pick up at Hy-Vee. Every family will receive a voucher. The center is currently serving 185 families. At the check presentation were...
Restaurant Inspections: November 2023
Inspections are performed by the Nodaway County Health Department, 2416 S. Main St. Maryville, MO 64468. COS means issue was “Corrected on Site.”. Food handlers training classes are offered at 1:30 p.m. on the first Thursday of each month at the Nodaway County Health Department or online at www.statefoodsafety.com.
WN Food Pantry is in Burlington Jct.
The West Nodaway Food Pantry will be 4 to 6 pm, Tuesdays, December 5, 12, 19 and 26 at the First Christian Church, corner of Third and Ballad Streets, Burlington Jct. The food drop is at 4:30 pm, Wednesdays, December 13, 20 and 27. It is first come, first serve as long as the food lasts.
Weekly Safety Report: Collision, Arrest, City Projects, and Scams in Nodaway County, Missouri
This week in Nodaway County, Missouri, there were several incidents that occurred, including a two-vehicle collision resulting in injuries, the arrest of a man on multiple driving charges, and discussions by the Maryville City Council regarding reimbursement of city projects and a joint law enforcement agreement. Additionally, there was an increase in scams and fraud, with social media being a common platform for these activities.
State treasurer travels to Maryville to tout MOBUCK$
Missouri Treasurer Vivek Malek visited with Nodaway County officials, bankers and others about the rejuvenation of the MOBUCK$ program, which dates back to Wendell Bailey’s office as treasurer. Malek, who was appointed by Governor Mike Parson last year has worked to allow farmers and small businesses a low interest loan through their local financial institutions. Those attending his presentation were front: David Schmidt, Melinda Patton, Joe Frueh, Malek, Tom Shelton, Chad McCollough; back: Marilyn Jenkins, Bill Walker, Lisa Macali, Randy Luke and Josh McKim. Malek shared there are $8.3 million worth of loans with MOBUCK$ in Nodaway County. He also spoke about the unclaimed property, which his office also administrates. There is $1.6 million of unclaimed property in Nodaway County and he urged citizens to check the showmemoney.com website to search who is listed.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Nodaway Co. is in need of Bigs
MARYVILLE, Mo. — On Tuesday, people all over the country gave funds to various causes as part of a Giving Tuesday effort, but one local Nodaway County cause is in need of something more than funds: Bigs. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Nodaway County has “a ton of Littles,”...
Insurance company won’t pay for Senior Center roof replacement
Administrator Amie Firavich reported AmeriTrust Insurance wouldn’t pay for the replacement of the Nodaway County Senior Center roof after the April 4 hail storm. A roofer had inspected the roof to verify hail damage. At which time an adjuster had been sent who also said there was hail damage. The insurance company had not liked the conclusions, so had sent an engineer to inspect the roof. His inspection said there was damage to the vents but the roof damage was old and not covered.
Forum Editorial:The most wonderful time of the year
It’s the most wonderful time of the year. And with the wonderful efforts of so many, led by Downtown Maryville, the Greater Maryville Chamber of Commerce and Nodaway County Economic Development, our downtown is beginning to look like part of the holiday season. Beginning with the lighting of downtown and the Christmas parade on Friday, this year’s Yuletide Magic Festival continues to evolve and grow, offering new attractions each year.
Troopers Arrest Parnell Man on Three Charges in Nodaway County
Troopers report the arrest of a Parnell man Tuesday night in Nodaway County on multiple driving charges. The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports the arrest of 24-year-old Tanner A. Wilcox around 9:05 Tuesday night on preliminary charges of driving while intoxicated as a prior offender, resisting arrest, and failure to drive on the right half of the roadway resulting in a crash.
NCARSE presents grants to Maryville teachers
MARYVILLE, Mo. — Four Maryville teachers were each awarded a $100 classroom grant from the Nodaway County Association of Retired School Employees. According to an email from the district, elementary music teacher Erika Jeter plans to purchase music books in English and Spanish.
Cody Ray Hersh
Cody Ray Hersh had the most organized wood shed in the world. Perhaps not, but at least in Nodaway County. On Thursday, November 23, 2023, Cody passed from this life into eternal rest. Cody was born on September 25, 1987 to Allen and Carol (Collins) Hersh in Maryville. From an...