Moberly Park Trenton Missouri

Trenton Park Board discusses installation of permanent cornhole boards

The Trenton Park Board September 1st discussed the possibility of concrete cornhole boards being installed at Eastside Park. Park Superintendent David Shockley said he had received several requests for cornhole boards. Park Board President Curtis Crawford said cornhole is a popular game, and boards could be put near the horse shoe pitching area at Eastside […]

Grundy County Health Department Website

Grundy County Health Department Announces Events in May and June

The Grundy County Health Department of Trenton plans to hold several events in May and June. One of the events is a barbecue for Public Health Month in the health department’s back parking lot Friday, April 26th from 11:30 to 1:30. Health Educator Abby Oberman says Hy-Vee will grill meat during the event. The barbecue […]

Sunnyview Nursing Home

Landscaping project completed at Sunnyview

Sunnyview Foundation, Incorporated recently completed a landscaping project at Sunnyview Nursing Home and Apartments in Trenton. Administrator Donita Youtsey says Lawn Works, LLC of Trenton did the work for the project, which included putting in garden beds with perennials and trees for the backside of the nursing home. The foundation worked to raise money for […]

Moberly Park Trenton Missouri

Trenton Park Board discusses replacing equipment at Moberly Park

The Trenton Park Board reelected its President, Vice President, and Secretary at a meeting Wednesday evening. Duane Helmandollar remains President, Curtis Crawford Vice President, and Andy Cox Secretary, in name only. The board discussed replacing the small piece of play equipment at the lower part of Moberly Park with something comparable to what is currently […]

Grand River Valley Choir and Orchestra

Grand River Valley Choir and Orchestra performs during Gooseberry Festival

The Grand River Valley Choir and Orchestra, which was formed in 2009, presented its 16th concert Saturday night in Trenton. George Brundage is the choral conductor, Buddy Hannaford the orchestral conductor, and Cathie Lowrey plays organ and piano for the organization. The volunteer singers and instrumental performers included 28 in the choir and 15 in […]


Grand River Valley Choir and Orchestra to perform Saturday night in Trenton

The Grand River Valley Choir and Orchestra will perform a concert as part of Trenton’s Gooseberry Festival Saturday night. The concert entitled “Just Music” will be held at the First Baptist Church in Trenton with doors to open at 6:30, and the concert will start at 7 o’clock. Board President Monica Fawson tells that the choir […]

Gooseberry Festival

Schedule of Saturday events at the Gooseberry Festival in Trenton

Many events will be held as part of the Gooseberry Festival in Trenton this weekend. The Gooseberry Cooking Contest will be in the Rock Barn Saturday morning with registration at 9 o’clock, and judging begins at 9:30. Nick McHargue says the contest will include pies, jams, and jellies with gooseberry flavoring, and prizes will be […]

Family Fun Weekend

Need something fun to do? Area events make it hard to choose

Gates open at 10 o’clock this morning for the Sliced Bread Jam Bluegrass Festival near Chillicothe. Three bands perform tonight. KBA Treblemakers are at 6 o’clock; the Peterson family is at 7, and Lonesome Road performs at 8 o’clock. Admission for today (Friday) is ten dollars for adults and five dollars for students from kindergarten […]

Gooseberry Festival 5K/10K registration underway

The Grundy County Health Department is accepting online registration for June’s Gooseberry Festival five kilometer and ten kilometer run/walks in Trenton. Online registration is available, through June 15th, at the Health Department’s website,  People can also register on the day of the event, Saturday, June 18th at Eastside Park. The sign-in is that morning […]