Missouri Day Festival

Contest winners announced during Missouri Day Festival opening ceremonies

Numerous contest winners were announced during opening ceremonies Thursday night for the 33rd annual Missouri Day Festival in Trenton. In the decorated wreath category, among families and individuals, 1st place was won by Rita and Lita Terry of Gilman City; 2nd to McKenzy Dolan of Trenton; and 3rd place to Barbara Hawkins of Trenton. Among […]

Mike Lair

Former Seventh District State Representative Mike Lair of Chillicothe dies

Former Seventh District State Representative Mike Lair of Chillicothe died Tuesday at the age of 71. Lair was first elected State Representative in November 2008, representing Missouri’s 7th District which included all or portions of Caldwell, Carroll, Clinton, and Livingston counties. He was re-elected in 2010, 2012 and 2014, and served until he reached term […]

Holiday Parade

2016 Chillicothe holiday parade theme announced

The Chillicothe Area Chamber of Commerce has announced that “Decades of Celebrations” has been chosen as the 2016 Holiday Parade theme. The Holiday Parade this year will be sponsored by Hy-Vee, Hedrick Medical Center and Midwest Gloves & Gear. The parade will begin at 10:00 am on Saturday, November 19, 2016, in downtown Chillicothe and will […]

Chillicothe Firefighter/Paramedic to receive state wide honor

(Chillicothe Constitution-Tribune) –  A Chillicothe firefighter and paramedic is to receive a statewide honor this July. Larry Warren, Commander of the Vern R. Glick Post No. 25, of the American Legion, announced that Firefighter Lieutenant Tracy Bradley was named The American Legion’s Firefighter of the Year for Missouri. The announcement came during the regular meeting […]

City of Trenton

City of Trenton responds to ConAgra’s closing announcement

Over a month ago, the corporate officials of ConAgra announced the possibility of closing the Trenton facility. Today ConAgra announced its plans to close its Trenton facility by 2018, a decision that will tremendously impact our community and surrounding areas. Since the first announcement, City representatives have held meetings with local, county and regional stakeholders, […]