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Audio: Art’s Alive to present “A Christmas Carol” at Hoover Theater in Trenton

Art’s Alive will present A Christmas Carol at the Hoover Theater in the Grundy County Jewett Norris Library of Trenton starting next week. Performances will be December 4th at 2 and 7 o’clock and December 5th at 2 o’clock. Director Ann Plumb says she chose A Christmas Carol because it is well known and fun. […]

Halloween Child Safety

Chillicothe Police Department offers Halloween safety tips

The Chillicothe Police Department has provided some Halloween safety tips. The tips include walking safely by crossing the street at corners and crosswalks, looking both ways before crossing a street, walking on sidewalks, and watching for vehicles that are turning or backing up. Trick or treaters are advised to not dart into the street or […]

Halloween Dance

Audio: Halloween dance to be held for individuals with special needs

A Halloween Dance will be held in Trenton on October 30, 2021, for individuals with special needs. The Trenton High School Student Council will sponsor the event in the THS Commons that night from 7 to 9 p.m.  Dave Burkeybile will be the disc jockey, with refreshments to be served that were donated by community members. […]

Halloween Child Safety

Child safety tips for a safe and happy Halloween

Halloween isn’t just for children. Many adults enjoy dressing up and visiting haunted houses or attending gatherings of friends. If you are driving to a costume party, the Highway Patrol says to make sure your costume doesn’t hamper your vision. If you attend a Halloween party that includes alcohol, designate a sober driver for the […]

Governor Mike Parson and First Lady Teresa Parson

Governor and First Lady Parson to host fourth annual Parson Family Fall Festival and trick-or-treating events

Governor Mike Parson and First Lady Teresa Parson announced that the fourth annual Parson Family Fall Festival and Trick-or-Treating events will be held at the People’s House on Saturday, October 30, 2021, from 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. The combined events will take place on the Governor’s Mansion lawn and feature several vendors, children’s activities, […]

Polar Plunge

Special Olympics Missouri, Polar Plunge to be held at Simpson Park in Chillicothe

A Special Olympics Missouri Polar Plunge will be held at Simpson Park in Chillicothe to benefit training and competition of Special Olympics Missouri North Area athletes. The Chillicothe Correctional Center will host the event on February 13th. Registration will begin that morning at 11 o’clock, and the plunge for anyone at least 10 years old […]

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“Octo Boo Fest” in downtown Jamesport set for October 31st

Businesses, individuals, churches, and organizations can decorate tables and pass out candy during “Octo Boo Fest” in Downtown Jamesport. The event will be held on the evening of October 31st from 4 to 6 o’clock. Hot dogs and hot apple cider will be provided. Attendees are encouraged to wear costumes. Contact the Jamesport Community Association […]

Trenton Chamber of Commerce

Audio: Trenton Chamber of Commerce to host “Trick or Treat Night” and Scavenger Hunt

The Trenton Area Chamber of Commerce Trick or Treat Night will look different this year due to COVID-19. President Debbie Carman says the event will be a drive through the night of October 26th from 6 o’clock to 7:30. The specific location is to be announced and children can still wear costumes for the event. […]

First Christian Church in Brookfield to host “Trunk or Treat”

The First Christian Church in Brookfield will hold a “Trunk or Treat” event on October 25, 2020. Those attending, especially the kids, are encouraged to wear costumes and masks to take full advantage of the fun. Church representatives say that social distancing will be strongly encouraged at the event. The event is set to run […]

Halloween Trick or Treat

Audio: Trenton Area Chamber of Commerce moves forward with annual “Trick or Treat Night”

The Trenton Area Chamber of Commerce is moving forward with its annual Trick or Treat Night. Chamber President Debbie Carman reports the event will not be held in the Rock Barn this year. A committee plans to hold the event in the livestock pavilion in the Rock Barn area on the evening of October 26, […]

Time change announced for performance of Golden Dragon Acrobats

The time has been changed for the Golden Dragon Acrobats performance as part of Truman State University’s Kohlenberg Lyceum Series March 2nd. The acrobats will now perform in the Baldwin Auditorium in Kirksville at 7:30 that night. The Broadway veterans are originally from China and have toured the United States continuously since 1978. They use […]

Polar Plunge

Lake Viking Polar Plunge raises $11,000 for Special Olympics Missouri

Eleven thousand dollars was raised, and 44 individuals participated in the Lake Viking Polar Plunge for Special Olympics Missouri hosted by the Chillicothe Correctional Center. North Area Development Director Melody Prawitz reports the highest fundraising individuals were Mike Lowe with 25 hundred dollars, Mark Parkhurst $1,050, and Catherine Jackson at $900. The highest fundraising teams […]

Video: Golden Dragon Acrobats to perform in Kirksville

A group of acrobats originally from China will return to Kirksville as part of Truman State University’s Kohlenberg Lyceum Series. The Golden Dragon Acrobats will perform in the Baldwin Auditorium on the night of March 2nd at 7 o’clock. The Broadway veterans have toured the United States since 1978 and utilize traditional dance, costumes, ancient […]

Trenton R-9 School District

Busy week in store for Trenton R-9 students during Homecoming week activities

The Trenton R-9 School District announces the celebration of their 75th Homecoming. The week of activities commemorating Homecoming will be held September 23rd through September 27th. The Homecoming Theme is Decades. Trenton students can demonstrate school spirit from elementary school through high school. The THS Student Council feels that school spirit should begin as early […]