Skidmore Newsletter - December 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

City Hall Closure

City Hall will be closed Dec. 23-26 for Christmas and Jan 2 for New Year’s.

Skidmore City Council

Skidmore City Council meets December 8 at 6:00pm at Newton Hall.

Skidmore Community Betterment

Skidmore Community Betterment will not meet in December.

Food Pantry

It will be December 19th and 20th from 4-6 pm at Newton Hall.  Please line up coming down the street.  You will have to come in and sign up (or present your id card) but there are no income restrictions.  It is for residents in the Nodaway-Holt school district or a county resident that has not picked up at a previous location.  There will also be senior boxes of food for those who have signed up.  You may sign up then for a senior box the next month. In January we should return to the normal last Monday and Tuesday of each month (following the 4th Friday which is delivery date).

City Hall Hours

Mon-Thurs 8-11am &1-4pm,

Fri: 8-12pm & 1-3pm.


The city’s website is   You may see the ordinances, dates of city events, and pay your water bill online if you want.

For High School Seniors

This 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.

Water Samples Report

Free Ham & Bean Dinner, December 3rd

***Dec. 3  FREE ham and bean dinner at Newton Hall 5-6:30pm, after which will be the   Christmas lighting ceremony at the gazebo in Memorial Park, along with hot chocolate, cookies, and carolers.

Graham Lions' Club Fish Fry

$15 for adults, under 12 is $5, 4:30 to 7:00pm

Dec. 3, Jan. 7, Feb. 4, March 4, April 1.

Election Candidate Registration

Candidates can begin filing at City Hall on December 6 at 8am – December 27 at 5pm. The city has 2 alderman seats open for a 2-year term each. Election is April 4, 2023.

Please see attached news from city hall for important water leak updates, important sewer information, and rate changes.