Volunteers from numerous agencies assist with Missouri Day Festival

Over 20 volunteers assisted the Trenton Police Department and Trenton Rotary Club with the annual Missouri Day Festival. Volunteers from the Grundy and Caldwell County Community Response Teams, Northcentral Missouri Amateur Radio Club, and the Region H Homeland Security Response Team assisted with traffic control at intersections during the parade on Saturday morning.  In addition […]

Trenton Bulldog Marching Band Mo Day Parade 2021

Missouri Day Festival Parade officials announce winners

There were approximately 80 entries in the Missouri Day Festival Parade on Saturday in Trenton. The Spirit of Missouri Day award went to the Kirksville High School Marching Band while the Spirit of Missouri Day runner-up was Girl Scout Unit 820, which also garnered the best youth entry. Farmers Bank of Northern Missouri had the […]

Missouri Day Festival

Audio: Approximately 135 vendors to be on hand at Missouri Day Festival in Trenton this weekend

Approximately 135 vendors will be on hand to ply their wares at the Missouri Day Festival in Trenton this weekend. They will be open in the Trenton Rock Barn, courtyard, pavilion, and flea market area on October 15, 2021, from 10 to 7 o’clock and October 16th from 9 to 7 o’clock. Trenton Area Chamber of […]

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 […]

Missouri Governor Arthur Hyde

Audio: Grandson of Missouri Governor to be Grand Marshal of Missouri Day Festival parade

In keeping with the Missouri Bicentennial theme, the Missouri Day Festival parade in Trenton Saturday, October 16, 2021, will feature a Grand Marshal who’s a descendant of the late Missouri Governor Arthur Hyde. Hyde was elected as Governor of Missouri in the 1920 election and served one term from 1921 to 1925. The announcement came […]

Crowder State Park

Guided hikes to be held at Crowder State Park with special attraction during weekend of Missouri Day festival

A two-mile guided hike will be held at Crowder State Park west of Trenton October 23rd. The Redbud Fall Hike will start at the campground amphitheater that morning at 10 o’clock. Park staff will discuss plants, trees, and animals along the way. Crowder State Park describes Redbud Trail as moderately rugged. It allows visitors to […]

Republican Party

Grundy County Republican Central Committee elects officers

The Grundy County Republican Central Committee elected officers on May 17th. Officers elected were Vice Chairperson David Meservey and Treasurer Michael Ormsby. The terms are for two years. Claude Harris was approved as a committeeman for Trenton’s Third Ward. It was decided the Grundy County Republican Central Committee will have a booth at the Missouri […]

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Plans underway for 2021 Missouri Days Marching Festival

Plans are underway for the 2021 Missouri Days Marching Festival in Trenton set for Saturday, October 16th. “This year will be special in many ways,” reports Phil Ray, speaking on behalf of the Marching Festival Steering Committee. “With the cancellation of last year’s festival resulting in the staging of a virtual marching festival, we fully […]

Christmas Parade

Plans underway for Christmas parade in Trenton

Plans are being made for what’s likely to be the only “community parade” in Trenton this year. The route has been lengthened for the annual Christmas parade and includes more streets and neighborhoods than before. A committee has announced that entries are being accepted for night time Christmas parade on December 4th. The parade route […]

Trenton Chamber of Commerce

Trenton Chamber announces winners of yard and window decorating contests

Trenton Area Chamber of Commerce on Monday announced winners in contests offered for the Missouri Day Festival. In residential yard decorating, first place went to Joyce Wilcox at 20-03 Haddox Street. Second place was won by Jim and Bonita Price at 808 West 11th Street. In the business category, first place was won by American […]

Missouri and State Flags

Rotary Club flag display to fly along what would have been Missouri Day parade route

While in-person Missouri Day Festival events have been canceled due to health concerns with COVID-19, the Trenton Rotary Club announced it will proceed with their annual flags display on what would have been the weekend of the Missouri Day Festival which was October 16th through 17th. The display of U.S. and Missouri flags can be […]

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 […]