Advertisement for Maryville, Missouri’s street fair in September 1906.
From the August 19, 1902 edition of the Skidmore Standard, which had just reported a short time before on the “most exciting game of the season,” comes a report of the new most exciting game of the season: They Were… Read moreMaryville Wonders
Medical news wasn’t always good news in 1900, but the May 18, 1900 Skidmore Standard brought glad tidings: E. E. Tilton brought his wife home from Maryville, yesterday morning. She was in the hospital there nearly three months during which… Read moreMrs. E. E. Tilton Recovers
Things were worth celebrating in Nodaway County in 1913. New technology had brought electricity, moving pictures, automobiles, and even aeroplanes to the area. Maryville planned a grand celebration of it all to mark the official lighting of its brand-new electric… Read moreBig Celebration at Maryville
Page five of the May 30, 1912 Skidmore New Era quietly reported what was undoubtedly not at all a quiet event in Maryville: A sure enough live alligator caused a great stampede in the Wells Fargo express office in Maryville… Read moreOvernight Delivery
Some folks in the big city feel entitled to take other people’s property, it seems. This incident was reported in the July 10, 1913 Skidmore New Era: Pickpocket Tries to Rob Skidmore Man George W. Murray of Skidmore had quite… Read moreThieves in Maryville