Trenton man elected to Community Foundation of Northwest Missouri Board of Directors

The Community Foundation of Northwest Missouri announced the election of a rural Trenton man to their Board of Directors. Phillip Ray was elected to the Board during the Annual Meeting of the Community Foundation Board last week; he joins 24 other community leaders from throughout North Missouri on the Board. A graduate of Trenton High […]

2016 Missouri Day Parade

With Missouri Day Marching Festival to be held virtually, Missouri Day Festival Parade has been canceled

Due to concerns with the recent increase of positive COVID-19 cases in Grundy county, and the announcement the Marching Band Festival will be held virtually rather than live, the Trenton Rotary Club has announced it has canceled the Missouri Day Festival Parade. Parade Committee Co-chairman Brian Upton said that until recently, the club had been […]

Missouri Day Festival

Officials release statement on Missouri Days Marching Festival

Officials of the Missouri Days Marching Festival today released a statement regarding plans for the upcoming Marching Band Festival. “2020 has proven difficult to plan anything. While there are many unknowns, we are continually planning for the 2020 Missouri Days Marching Festival. This festival has always put students first. 2020 is nothing different. We fully […]

Trenton Marching Festival 2018

Trenton Marching Festival announces winners in Saturday competition

St. Joseph Central received the top score in the Field Show Competition and Savannah scored the most points in parade judging Saturday in the Trenton Marching Festival. As a result, St. Joseph Central received the Hannaford Trophy with Savannah winning the Festival Staff Award. Entries were divided into classes based on band sizes with St. […]

Trenton High School

Trenton places 4th at Smith-Cotton Marching Band Festival

The Trenton High School Band placed fourth in its class Saturday at the Smith-Cotton Invitational Marching Band Festival in Sedalia, involving only field show competition. Classes were determined by band size rather than school enrollment and in Trenton’s class, Harrisonville placed first. There was somewhat of a drop-off in points before the next four bands […]

Missouri Day Festival

“Hometown Heritage” the theme of 2018 Missouri Day Parade

“Hometown Heritage” is the theme of the 34th annual Missouri Day Festival Parade.  The Trenton Rotary Club announced the theme encouraging organizations, businesses, churches, and individuals to help celebrate the importance of our local history, historic individuals and cultural traditions as they plan their entries in the October 20th Festival parade.  Organized in October of 1984, the Missouri Day […]

Festival of Bands

Trenton Marching Band Festival winners announced

The outdoor field show performances by high school bands at the Trenton Marching Band Festival as well as Field Show presentations were completed Saturday night before heavy rains hit. That was accomplished by moving up the performance times and adjusting the award presentation schedules. Three bands dropped out of the competition because of weather concerns. […]