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Fundraising nets $59,000 for Farmers’ Electric Cooperative Area Youth Benefit Fund

The twenty-seventh annual dinner-auction and golf tournament for the Farmers’ Electric Area Youth Benefit Fund (AYBF) resulted in $41,500 raised this year with an additional $7,500 in matching funds from CoBank’s Sharing Success program and $10,000 more donated from area foundations. Monies raised included $5,300 from nearly 900 Farmers’ Electric Cooperative Members who participate in […]

Crowder State Park

Crowder State Park to host an evening of Nature Games

Join Crowder State Park staff at the Campground Amphitheater at 8:30 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019, for an evening of nature games including nature bingo. Learn about nature in Missouri while you play friendly competitive games with your camping neighbors. Prizes will be awarded to the winners.  Participants are encouraged to dress for the weather […]

Crowder State Park

Crowder State Park to host program on bats

Staff from Crowder State Park west of Trenton will share facts about bats that make the park their home at a program later this month. The program will be held at the park’s campground amphitheater the night of August 24th at 8:30. Participants are encouraged to dress appropriately for the weather and bring insect repellent. […]

Square Dance

Peppy Promenaders to host free dance in Chillicothe

The Peppy Promenaders Square Dance Club of Chillicothe will hold a free dance later this month for anyone needing mental and physical exercise. The event will be held at the Grand River Multipurpose Center of Chillicothe the night of August 24th at 7:30. Square dance lessons will begin at the Grand River Multipurpose Center the […]

Platte County Livestock Boosters Receive Grant

Platte County Livestock Boosters receive grant

The FCS Financial Rural Community and Agriculture Foundation recently granted $12,000 to the Platte County Livestock Boosters to assist with wash rack renovations at the fairgrounds. The boosters project of overhauling and replacing the washing facilities at the Platte County Fairgrounds will include four gated bays for small animals and an extension with cover to […]

Veterans Foreign Wars

Trenton VFW Post 919 to host recognition ceremony

Trenton VFW Post 919 is planning a recognition ceremony for veterans of Desert Storm/Desert Shield and Operation Iraqi Freedom/New Dawn. The date and time are to be announced by VFW officials, however, the local ceremony at the armory is to include the presentation of a medal, medallion, and a certificate. Veterans who participated in either […]