2018 In The News

Family history center to hold open house

MARYVILLE, Mo. — For anyone interested in their genealogy, but searching for a place to start, the Maryville Family History Center will hold an open house to offer resources to the public.

The open house will be held at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 19 at the center located inside The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1721 S. Munn Ave. in Maryville.

“We’re hosting the open house to show the community the family history resources we have to offer,” said Jenny Rytting, center consultant.

Rytting and other volunteers will be on hand to give interested individuals the opportunity to sign up for future family history consultations,  register for free FamilySearch accounts and more. Refreshments also will be provided.

For more information, call or text 816-629-8188, 660-851-1707 or email help@mogenealogy.org.


Smithsonian Magazine’s  annual Museum Day set

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. — Area families can visit museums free during the Smithsonian Magazine’s annual Museum Day on Saturday, Sept. 21. Museums in St. Joseph and Andrew County along with more than 40,000 institutions throughout the country will offer free admission during the nationwide event.

Some members of the Museum Association in St. Joseph will provide guided tours while others will feature special exhibits or programs and activities. 

For a list of participating museums, visit http://bit.ly/StJoeMuseums.


County historical society to host Barnard program

BARNARD, Mo. — The Nodaway County Historical Society plans to host a program at the Barnard Historical Society on Sunday, Sept. 22, in the train depot at Barnard.

At 2 p.m. area residents interested may meet at the depot in Barnard for a tour and travel on to the Baker Cemetery to learn about its history and the work done to preserve and restore it. 

The program is free and the public is welcome. It will be held regardless of weather. Should it rain, the restoration program will be given inside the Barnard Museum at the depot.

For more information, call the Nodaway County Historical Society Museum at 660-582-8176.


Chamber to offer business program

MARYVILLE, Mo. — A new program will provide small business owners with the opportunity to hear from other entrepreneurs about how to overcome obstacles in their businesses.

The Greater Maryville Chamber of Commerce, Nodaway County Economic Development and the Northwest Missouri Regional Council of Governments will begin Business Owners Sharing Solutions (BOSS) on every fourth Wednesday of each month, starting on Sept. 25 at 7:30 a.m.

Modeled after programs like Cup of Joe and 1 Million Cups, two presenters will give a 10-minute presentation on their business, followed by 15 minutes of feedback and questions from fellow business owners.

The program on Sept. 25 will be held at the Community Room of Bank Midwest, and feature HOME by Sonja owner Sonja Wolbert and Miller Mod Saws owner Carl Miller.


Maryville library to hold book sale

MARYVILLE, Mo. — Searching for your next favorite book? The Maryville Public Library plans to hold its annual Fall Used Book Sale from Wednesday, Sept. 25 through Saturday, Sept. 28 in the basement of the library, located at 509 N. Main St.

Buyers may peruse the books from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Wednesday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m on Saturday.

A Saturday special will be held where $5 will buy an entire sack of books. According to the library, the sack size should be a regular-sized grocery sack from a local grocery store. No garbage bags will be allowed.

All leftover books will be free from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 30.

For more information, contact the library at 660-562-5281.


Hawk Road Flyers to host fly-in

MARYVILLE, Mo. — Hawk Road Flyers Chapter 1540 plans to host the Maryville Fly-in on Sunday, Sept. 29.

From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. the public may peruse planes, have lunch and win prizes at the Northwest Missouri Regional Airport. The event will feature unique aircraft, airplane rides, radio controlled aircraft displays, a motorcycle show, flight simulators, family fun, snow cones and prizes. Admission is free.

For more information visit www.nwregionalair.com.

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