Boofest

Main Street Chillicothe to host annual “BooFest” on October 29

Main Street Chillicothe will host the 22nd Annual BooFest in Downtown Chillicothe. Participants can collect candy on October 29, 2021, from 4 to 6 o’clock. Main Street Chillicothe invites businesses from throughout the community to participate. Participating businesses are asked to bring at least 1,200 pieces of candy to hand out. Merchants will wear gloves when […]

Main Street Chillicothe

Main Street Chillicothe to host Memory Tree Lighting and Dedication Service

Main Street Chillicothe will host the annual Memory Tree Lighting and Dedication Service on the evening of November 19th. Ornaments with cards inside to memorialize individuals will be placed on the tree in Silver Moon Plaza at 6 o’clock and remain there throughout the Holiday season. Attendees can park on Webster Street, in the courthouse […]

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“Downtown Dollars” promotion, starting November 23rd, to feature eight Trenton merchants

Discounts and offers from eight locally-owned businesses in Trenton will be featured on Downtown Dollars cards that can be used the week of November 23rd through 28th. Participants in the promotion are Lucky Dog Embroidery, Howard’s, Vintage Vines, the Main Street Mercantile, Chumbley’s, Pet Central, Fueled Up Nutrition, and Grand River Press and Design. Main […]

Utility Committee Meeting, Finance Committee Meeting, Administrative Committee Meeting

Trenton Administrative Committee approve motions, reviews 2-hour parking on Main Street

The Trenton Administrative Committee to the Trenton City Council Tuesday evening approved three motions and discussed three other topics during a one-hour meeting.  Committee members are Dave Mlika, Danny Brewer, and Glen Briggs. Also attending were Councilwoman Cathie Smith, Administrator Ron Urton, and Clerk Cindy Simpson Mayor of Trenton, Linda Crooks, was among persons participating […]

Open Air Event

Princeton Chamber to hold event on Saturday to celebrate “Queen of the Cowgirls”

The Princeton Chamber of Commerce will sponsor an open-air event to celebrate Queen of the Cowgirls, Miss Calamity Jane Kyla Coffman, and her court. A cowgirl horse ride about town will go through Princeton the afternoon of Saturday, October 3rd at 4 o’clock. Amy Cool with the chamber says the parade will start at the […]

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Main Street Chillicothe to host Fall Wine Walk

Main Street Chillicothe has made several changes to its Fall Wine Walk due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Fifteen Downtown Chillicothe merchants will host the event October 2nd. Main Street will also have a Mystery Pour or two. Wine will be pre-poured using disposable plastic cups at participating merchants. No wine glasses will be at the […]

Homecoming

Mercer Homecoming activities slated to begin September 3, 2020

Various activities are planned for Mercer Community Homecoming next weekend. The “Don’t Stop Believin” themed event will begin in Mercer the evening of September 3rd with a cake stand at 6 o’clock. Activities will include Boston Boswell and a cornhole tournament at 7 o’clock as well as the DDR Band at 7:30 and 9 o’clock. […]

Coins in a counter

Missouri banks ask consumers to deposit, use spare change because of coin circulation slowdown

Time to empty out the piggy banks to help small businesses. Missouri banks are asking consumers to deposit their spare change at their local banks or use change when shopping as the pandemic-related shutdowns have created a slowdown in coin circulation.  When COVID-19 restrictions went into place, establishments like retail shops, bank branches, and laundromats […]

Brenda Drost

Audio: Brenda Drost to be featured speaker at Better Woman Conference in Trenton

The speaker at this year’s Better Woman Conference at Trenton is an assistant pastor at the Mountain Park Church in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada. Trenton First Assembly of God Children’s Pastor Erin Ferguson says Brenda Drost teaches at that church, travels, and brings challenging messages to help people live out their faith. The Better Woman […]

Trenton Downtown Christmas

Trenton Downtown Christmas celebration set for December 14, 2019

A variety of activities will be held during Trenton Downtown Christmas on Saturday of next week. Five Points Alive sponsors the activities December 14, 2019, which starts with a soup supper at the VFW Hall. Sena Arnold with Trenton Downtown Christmas and Five Points Alive says serving will begin at 4 o’clock that afternoon. Those […]

Shop Small Chillicothe

Chillicothe Area Chamber celebrates the 10th Annual Small Business Saturday

Chillicothe Area Chamber of Commerce announced today that, as a member of the American Express Neighborhood Champion Program, will host an event as part of Small Business Saturday, which takes place on this Saturday, Nov 30. Created by American Express in 2010, Small Business Saturday celebrates the impact small businesses have on communities across the […]

Trenton Chamber of Commerce

Audio: Trenton Chamber of Commerce “Radio Auction” set for Saturday, December 1st

The Trenton Area Chamber of Commerce will hold its 14th Annual Auction Saturday morning, December 1st, with proceeds to go toward Chamber operation fees. Various items donated from local merchants will be auctioned live on KTTN following the 8:30 sports. Chamber President Debbie Carman says a list of the items will be available on the […]

Grundy County Museum

Grundy County Museum season ends October 21

The museum’s exhibit season ends Sunday, October 21 and this is the final opportunity to see this year’s outstanding exhibit celebrating Grundy County’s sports programs. In addition to a display of sports equipment and school memorabilia, such as uniforms and trophies, 25 information and photo panels highlight sports in each of Grundy County’s five schools, […]