Merry Christmas

“Christmas Around the Square” set for this weekend in Princeton

The Princeton Chamber of Commerce is reminding the public about Christmas related activities this weekend. Christmas Around the Square will be observed on Saturday, December 3 with Santa arriving by fire truck at 5 o’clock. Santa meets with children in the basement of the Hal England Center with free cookies or donuts, and hot chocolate. […]

Changes announced to Kiwanis “Christmas Wish” Project

After nearly 30 years of sponsoring the Christmas Wish Project, there will be a few changes in the way participants are enrolled in the program. In the past, eligible families have received a letter inviting them to participate. Because of structural changes with the Missouri Department of Social Services, letters will not be able to […]

Festival of Lights

Chillicothe Festival of Lights kicks off Saturday, November 19

Displays are in place, and Christmas lights will come on for the holiday season during a celebration beginning at 5:30 pm Saturday night November 19th in Simpson Park of Chillicothe. The tradition, called Festival of Lights, began in 2005 and continues each year because of support and generosity of many. Businesses donate everything from electrical […]

Laredo R-7 School

Laredo Board of Education approves basketball participation by students

The Laredo Board of Education has agreed to allow third through sixth-grade girls and boys to participate in the 5th and 6th grade basketball seasons after the first of the year. The board approved renewing insurance through Missouri United School Insurance Council for such things as property, liability, buses and workman’s compensation. The cost for […]

Christmas Parade

Kirksville Kiwanis Club annual Christmas Parade set for December 3

The Kirksville Kiwanis Club holds its fifth annual Christmas Parade December 3rd. The parade starts at 5 o’clock Saturday evening with the route along Franklin Street between Missouri and Jefferson streets in downtown Kirksville. The theme is “Light Up the Town” and in lieu of an entry fee, the Kiwanis Club of Kirksville is asking […]

Generic Choir

Community Choir planned at Princeton for Christmas Cantata

A community choir is planned at Princeton for a Christmas Cantata. Practices begin Wednesday evening October 5th at 7 o’clock at the Princeton United Methodist Church with organizers noting all singers are welcome to join the choir. Performances are planned at the church and at the Stacy Center. Additional information can be obtained by contacting […]

“Christmas in July” poker run set for Saturday at Chumbley’s

Chumbley’s Bar and Grill in downtown Trenton hosts a poker run next Saturday, July 23rd, to benefit the Trenton Police Department’s “Shop With a Cop” program. The “Christmas in July” poker route includes Princeton, Bethany, and Gilman City before returning to Trenton. Registration for the poker run will be held Saturday, July 23rd from 11 […]

Super Bowl rematch: Panthers-Broncos open season, NFL announces ’16 schedule

NEW YORK (AP) – Super Bowl rematch. Minus Peyton Manning, of course. The NFL season will begin the way the last one ended, with the Denver Broncos playing the Carolina Panthers. Denver beat Carolina 24-10 in February in the Super Bowl, Manning’s final game. The rematch will be on Thursday night, Sept. 8 in Denver. “We’re […]