Skidmore Newsletter - August 2022

Stitching Post no. 75

Stitching Post No. 75 offers embroidery work, sewing, classes, and alterations.  The phone is 660-254-3451.  Her email is

Need a handyman?

Call Coby Langford at 660-853-2274

From City Hall

(1)Porter Trash Service has raised their rates.  Starting in August, the trash rate for residential will be $20.00  Dumpsters will be $80.  Housing will increase to $130.  Poly Carts will increase to $7.00  (2) City Hall will be closed August 2 for the election and August 9 for training.

Skidmore Community Betterment

Skidmore Community Betterment meets August 8 at 6:00pm at Newton Hall.

Skidmore City Council

Skidmore City Council meets August 11 at 6:00pm at Newton Hall.

Fresh Food Mobile Drop

Second Harvest will NOT be dropping off any fresh food in August.

Food Pantry

It will be August 29 and August 30 from 4-6pm at Newton Hall.  Please line up coming down the street.  You will have to come in and sign up but there are no income restrictions.  It is for residents in the Nodaway-Holt school district.

City Hall Hours

City Hall hours:
Mon-Thurs: 8-11 am & 1-4pm,
Fri: 8-12pm & 1-3pm.

Appointments can be made after hours. 660-928-3281. Calls will be returned only if you leave a message. You may see the ordinances, dates of city events, and pay your water bill online if you want.

Thank You

THANK YOU to ALL the people involved in putting on a fun Punkin Show.  The weather was great, good food was eaten, and there was a lot of laughter and stories and enjoyment!


Have you noticed the depot is being painted and it’s looking nice!  Each can of paint is $60 and the city is in need of cash donations for the paint.  You may drop off your donation at City Hall.

High School Seniors

Next year’s high school seniors will be eligible to work toward the Skidmore Community Betterment scholarship.  Contact Meagan at City Hall or Teresa Carter for info.

Upcoming Events

August 18 is Thunder Valley kickoff at the park at 6:30pm
August 23 is the first day of school
August 25-27 is Graham Street Fair