Skidmore Newsletter - October 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

Skidmore Community Betterment

Skidmore Community Betterment will be having a community dinner, October 2, 1 lam- 1 pm at Newton Hall. Chicken and noodles, mashed potatoes, com, rolls, and pie will be served for $10 per plate, children 5 & under are free. To go orders may be placed by calling 660-928-3366 after 11am that day.

City Council

Skidmore City Council meets October 13 at 6:00pm at Newton Hall.

Trunk or Treat

Trunk or Treat will be Sunday, October 30, from 6pm to 8pm at the park. There will be a free weenie roast sponsored by SKIP from the school. Businesses, organizations, and families are welcome to set up a spot.

Weiner Roast

On October 31, the Skidmore Volunteer Fire Dept will be hosting a weiner roast at the fire house at 6:00 pm.

City Hall

City Hall will have candy and maps for other houses with candy on October 31. Let City Hall know if you plan to hand out candy and want on the list.

Food Pantry

It will be November 1 from 1-6 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.

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.

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.

No Dumpster Week

There will be no dumpster week this fall due to the increased price of the dumpsters.