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Due to increased demand, COVID-19 testing sites added in St. Louis and Kansas City area

Due to the increase in demand for COVID-19 testing, the Department of Health and Senior Services and partners are continuing to bring additional free community testing sites to St. Louis and Kansas City.  At this time, these are scheduled as drive-through testing events. Some sites require pre-registration and scheduling; others allow walk-ins. The schedule of […]

Grand River Valley Choir and Orchestra

Audio: Grand River Valley Choir and Orchestra to feature winter concert on December 11

The Grand River Valley Choir and Orchestra will have a winter concert on December 11, 2021, with “Joy to the World” to be performed in the Trenton High School Performing Arts Center at 3 pm.  Doors will open at 2:30. Choir Conductor Linda Arnold:     Orchestra Director Buddy Hannaford acknowledges that most of the […]

Trenton R-9 School District

Music students at THS and TMS to present “Winter Concert” and perform “A Christmas Vesper”

Vocal music students at Trenton High School participate in holiday concerts on two consecutive nights, December 12th and 13th. Vocal music instructor Tyler Busick reports “A Christmas Vesper” will be Sunday, December 12th at the First Baptist Church in Trenton. It’s a 5 o’clock presentation of the Trenton Area Ministerial Alliance and the Trenton high […]

Audio: Live Nativity set for Friday, December 12 at Sunnyview Nursing Home

A live nativity will be held outdoors on the grounds of Sunnyview Nursing Home in Trenton. The free event will start on December 12th at 5:30 in the evening. Spokesperson Cindy Jennings acknowledges that the Trenton High School Vespers service starts at the First Baptist Church at 5 pm, and supper at Sunnyview is also […]

Chillicothe Chamber of Commerce

Winners announced from the “Annual Holiday Parade” in Chillicothe

With just over 50 entries, the 75th Annual Holiday Parade with a theme of a “Recipe for a Merry Christmas” and sponsored by HyVee & Sonoco rolled through downtown Chillicothe Saturday morning. The Grand Marshal this year was Francine Davenport of Francine’s Pastry Parlor. The parade was announced live from the Commerce Center location on […]

Doyle Dykes

Audio: Musical Weekend in Chillicothe to feature public performances and Master Classes from Doyle Dykes and Andy Leftwich

National recording artists Doyle Dykes and Andy Leftwich will appear at events in Chillicothe the weekend of November 20th and 21st. The Musical Weekend is presented by the Chillicothe Area Arts Council. In a recent interview on KTTN, Dykes said he has loved guitar since he was a child. He grew up in a church, […]

Silver Moon Plaza Chillicothe

Memory Tree Lighting and Dedication Service in Chillicothe set for November 18

The Annual Memory Tree Lighting and Dedication Service will be in Downtown Chillicothe next month. The event will be at the Silver Moon Plaza on November 18, 2021, at 6 p.m. The First Baptist Church’s youth choir will provide music, and a local pastor will give a short message. Names will be read, and a […]

Chillicothe Area Arts Council

Chillicothe Area Arts Council to host “Musical Weekend”

The Chillicothe Area Arts Council will hold a Musical Weekend featuring national recording artists Doyle Dykes and Andy Leftwich on November 20 and 21. Master classes with your choice of Dykes or Leftwich will be at the Chillicothe Comfort Inn and Suites on November 20 from 10 o’clock to noon. Two hours will cost $25. The […]

Not Dated Samaritan's Purse Website 2021

Audio: “Operation Christmas Child” provides shoebox gifts to children; You can help locally through area churches

International relief organization Samaritan’s Purse provides partners around the world with shoebox gifts through Operation Christmas Child. The boxes can be filled with items and are given to children in need in countries around the world. National Collection Week is November 15th through 22nd. There are multiple area drop-off locations with varied hours. They include […]

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Officials announce winners in the Missouri Day Coloring Contest

Winners have been announced in the Missouri Day Coloring Contest.  Youth in several grades will be recognized when awards are presented during Opening Ceremonies Thursday night at 7 pm at the First Baptist Church in Trenton.  All coloring pages submitted will be on display at Orscheln’s Farm and Home in Trenton which is the sponsor […]

Missouri Day Festival

Contests to be held as part of 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 […]

Ministerial Alliance

Trenton Area Ministerial Alliance to hold soup supper prior to Missouri Day Opening Ceremonies

The Trenton Area Ministerial Alliance will hold a soup supper before the Missouri Day Opening Ceremonies the evening of October 14th. Both events will be at the First Baptist Church of Trenton. The soup supper will go from 5 to 7 o’clock. Trenton Area Chamber of Commerce President Debbie Carman:     Retired teacher Barb […]

Missouri Day Festival

Trenton Chamber of Commerce to hold Missouri Day decorating contests

The Trenton Area Chamber of Commerce will hold Missouri Day decorating contests. The theme is “What it means to be a Missourian.” There are business and residential categories for the yard and porch contest, sponsored by Citizens Bank and Trust. Businesses and organizations are encouraged to participate in the window contest, sponsored by the Farmers […]

Chautauqua In The Park

36th Annual Chautauqua in the Park kicks off Saturday in Chillicothe

The 36th Annual Chautauqua in the Park will be held September 11 and 12, 2021, at Simpson Park in Chillicothe. This annual event, sponsored by the Chillicothe Area Chamber of Commerce and the Chillicothe Area Arts Council, and presented by Hedrick Medical Center, has various entertainment, activities, artists, crafts, and food. “We have well over […]

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Results announced for the Daviess County Quilt Show

Results have been announced from viewer’s choice awards for the Daviess County Quilt Show in August. The Green Hills Quilt Guild sponsored the show at the Daviess County Library to celebrate Missouri’s bicentennial. Viewer’s choice first place went to Debbie Heldenbrand of Gallatin for Sampler: Bristle Creek Farmhouse. Second place went to Twyla Johnson of […]

Bright Futures

Bright Futures Trenton “Back to School” event serves hundreds

Results have been announced in the recent Grundy County “Back to School” events hosted by Bright Futures Trenton. This was the fourth year for back-to-school activities, and the second year all Grundy County schools were invited to participate. Over 420 volunteer hours by community members on Thursday, August 12, 2021, were logged, with many more […]