2016 Missouri Day Parade

With Missouri Day Marching Festival to be held virtually, Missouri Day Festival Parade has been canceled

Due to concerns with the recent increase of positive COVID-19 cases in Grundy county, and the announcement the Marching Band Festival will be held virtually rather than live, the Trenton Rotary Club has announced it has canceled the Missouri Day Festival Parade. Parade Committee Co-chairman Brian Upton said that until recently, the club had been […]

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Missouri Day Festival 2019: Everything you need to know if you are attending the event

Get This Complete Missouri Day Printable Schedule with Dates and Times of Activites Missouri Day Opening Ceremonies and Soup Supper The Trenton Area Ministerial Alliance will host a soup supper to raise money for its Good Samaritan Fund. Dockery Chapel United Methodist Church Pastor Jim King says the meal will be served at the First […]

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Trenton Rotary Club offering flag sponsorships for Missouri Day Festival

The Trenton Rotary Club continues the tradition of displaying the United States and Missouri State flags during the Missouri Day Festival weekend. Flags will once again be on display along 9th Street, Main Street, Oklahoma Avenue and 17th Street leading up to the parade routes and throughout the Festival grounds. Flags are available for sponsorship […]

Trenton High School

Trenton R-9 Board of Education accepts six resignations and hires nine

Information from an executive session of the Trenton R-9 Board of Education last night shows six resignations were accepted and nine hirings were approved. Resignations were accepted from teachers Jamee Greener at the elementary school and from Amy Franklin and Jeremy Austin at the high school. Brian Upton resigned duties as the girls’ basketball coach. […]

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Trenton R-9 Board of Education addresses salary schedules

The 2019-20 salary schedule was adopted during a meeting last night of the Trenton R-9 Board of Education. The schedule follows the requests submitted last month by the salary and welfare committee; and endorsed by the superintendent. Superintendent Dan Wiebers reported the increases noted for the salary schedule will cost more than $177,000 which is […]

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Trenton Rotary Club discusses efforts to provide storage for Bright Futures Trenton program

Incoming Trenton Rotary Club President Tim Michael and Phil Hoffman discussed the availability of Rotary District Grant funds for a local community project at Thursday’s meeting. The Trenton club could receive up to $10,500 by committing to up to a $3,500. Michael said the district has $300,000 available for clubs and noted there is a […]

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Audio: Trenton Rotary Club offering flag sponsorships along Missouri Day Parade route

The Trenton Rotary Club has sponsorships available for American and Missouri flags that line the Missouri Day Parade route and the Ninth Street Bridge. Rotary Club member Brian Upton says businesses or individuals can sponsor a four by six-foot flag to commemorate or memorialize someone for three years for $50.00 with proceeds going to the […]

Missouri Day Festival

“Hometown Heritage” the theme of 2018 Missouri Day Parade

“Hometown Heritage” is the theme of the 34th annual Missouri Day Festival Parade.  The Trenton Rotary Club announced the theme encouraging organizations, businesses, churches, and individuals to help celebrate the importance of our local history, historic individuals and cultural traditions as they plan their entries in the October 20th Festival parade.  Organized in October of 1984, the Missouri Day […]