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The Krazy Quilters plan to display the Nodaway County Fair Quilt in businesses around town. The quilt is to be auctioned on Friday, July 19 at the Nodaway County Fair in Downtown Maryville.

Nodaway Co. Quilt to be displayed locally

MARYVILLE, Mo. — The Nodaway County Fair Quilt will be on display for the public to view throughout June and July until the auction on Friday, July 19, at the Nodaway County Fair in Downtown Maryville.

Created by members of the Krazy Quilters, the quilt features a Maryville map, historical photos, local business photos and Spoofhound/Bearcat stitching.

The quilt will be displayed at The Maryville Forum from Monday, June 17 through Friday, June 21; Meyer Auto from Monday, June 24 through Friday, July 5; Maryville Senior Center from Monday, July 8 through Friday, July 12; and Arnold Insurance Services, from Monday, July 15 through Thursday, July 18.


United Electric holds annual meeting, elects board members

MARYVILLE, Mo. — United Electric Cooperative, Inc., held its 23rd annual member meeting May 16 at Lamkin Gymnasium at Northwest Missouri State University.

More than 580 people attended the event, according to a co-op news release. During the business portion of the meeting, members heard reports from Board President John Redman and CEO James Bagley.

Registered members took home more than $3,000 in energy certificate credits while others won grand prizes. Kenny and Joyce Sleep won a 54-inch John Deere lawnmower. Clifford Baldwin won six months of free electricity.

Members elected the following people as representatives to three-year terms on the board of directors: Scott Linville, Nodaway and Atchison counties; Phillip M. Jensen, Gentry County; Deborah K. Knadler, Buchanan County; and Bradley Veale, Clinton and DeKalb counties.

The board reorganized and elected the following officers: Jensen, president; Francis J. Schieber, vice president; Jerry J. Fine, secretary; John Killgore, treasurer; Karl Noellsch, assistant secretary; and Knadler, assistant treasurer.


State leaders, auditor to speak at Dems meeting

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. — Elected state officials, future candidates and rural political strategists will highlight the third annual Northwest Democrat Days, to be held Friday, June 7 and Saturday, June 8 at the Pony Express Museum in St. Joseph.

State Auditor Nicole Galloway, Senate Minority Leader Gina Walsh and House Minority Leader Crystal Quade will be the featured speakers at the event’s kickoff dinner at 6:30 p.m. on Friday.

Saturday will offer workshops between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., including a meet-and-greet with prospective state and U.S. congressional candidates, sessions on recruiting political candidates and running positive campaigns. A family-style cookout event, hosted by the Northwest Missouri Central Labor Council will follow the workshops. State Sens. Lauren Arthur and Scott Sifton will speak at the event.

Cost for the entire event is $45. Electronic early registration is now open at http://bit.ly/NorthwestDemocratDays.


Children invited to Pony Express Museum Camp

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. — Children have been invited to the Pony Express Museum Day Camp 2019 is scheduled for two weeks in July.

Children entering first through fifth grade in the fall are eligible to participate each day, from 8:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. during  July 8-11 and July 15-18. All campers will receive a camp T-shirt and lunch will be held from noon to 1 p.m.

The four-day camp, themed “Adventure Awaits,” will include arts and crafts of the 1860s, educational games and some surprises as well. All arts and crafts supplies will be furnished. Campers will learn about the building of the boom towns, westward expansion and participate in era-related projects.

Cost of the camp is $40 per camper with a limited number of scholarships available. For more information, call Cindy Daffron at the museum, 816-279-5059 or 800-530-5930 or email her at pxdirector@ponyexpress.net.


Sisters to host Summer Monastic Experience

CLYDE, Mo. — The Benedictine Sisters of Perpetual Adoration are inviting single women ages 18 to 40 who are considering religious life to join them for a Monastic Experience from Monday, July 8 through Friday, July 12.

“It’s a chance to experience the daily rhythm of our life where you can join us in singing the divine office, attend daily Mass, spend time in personal prayer and open your heart to God’s call by learning about discernment and prayer,” said Vocations Director Sister Maria Victoria Cutaia, OSB.

There is no cost to attend and more details may be found at www.benedictinesisters.org. To register, contact Sister Maria Victoria at 660-944-2221 ext. 127 or by email vocation@benedictinesisters.org.

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