City awards October Beautification Award

Steve and Cathay Swan, owners of the property at 960 S. Hester St. receive the city of Maryville’s Beautification Award for October from Maryville Mayor Ben Lipiec. “Steve and Cathay have transformed their property by building a new home and extensive landscaping,” according to a news release. “This once vacant lot is now such an attractive addition to Maryville.” Every month from April to October, the city awards a property owner for continued beautification or improvements made to their home or business. The nominations are voted on by the city’s code enforcement officers. To nominate a property owner for this award, contact City Hall at 660-562-8012 or visit and follow the link to the Pride of Maryville page to fill out an online nomination form.