Contests to be held as part of Missouri Day Festival

Missouri Day Festival

Decorating contests are being held as part of the Missouri Day Festival in Trenton.

The Farmers Bank of Northern Missouri sponsors the window decorating contest. First place will receive $100, and second place will get $50.

Citizens Bank and Trust sponsors the yard and porch decorating contest. There are residential and business categories. First place for each category will receive $50, and second place will get $25.

The theme for the contests is “What it means to be a Missourian.”

Trenton Area Chamber of Commerce President Debbie Carman says anyone wanting to take part in the contests in Trenton should register by calling the chamber office at 660-359-4324.



The deadline for the window and yard and porch decorating contests is October 12th at 5 o’clock in the evening. Awards will be presented at the Missouri Day Opening Ceremonies at the First Baptist Church of Trenton October 14th at 7 o’clock at night.

Jennifer Thies

Jennifer’s interest in radio began at a young age. She started as a news reporter at KTTN in January 2017, but previously worked almost a year and a half as an on-air announcer and with news at the NPR affiliate KXCV/KRNW, which serves Northwest Missouri. Jennifer was born and raised in St. Joseph, Missouri. She received a Bachelor of Science in Mass Media: Broadcast Production with an Emphasis in Audio Production from Northwest Missouri State University in Maryville.