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Missouri Days Marching Festival to hold parade competition as virtual event

Following the announcement of the 2020 Missouri Days Marching Festival going virtual, committee members have added the Parade competition to also go virtual as well due to the demand of many participating high schools. Now all areas of the Marching Festival will be virtual – indoor auxiliary, indoor percussion, field show, and now, the parade. […]

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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 […]

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Rotary members to make decision on Missouri Day Parade at meeting in September

Various topics were discussed on Thursday, August 20th at the Trenton Rotary Club meeting. The club sponsors the Missouri Day Festival Parade. A final decision about holding the parade is to be made at the September 10th meeting. The marching festival held in conjunction with the Missouri Day Festival is still planned, but the final format […]

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Grundy County Democratic Committee elects officers

The Grundy County Democratic Committee at its meeting on Tuesday elected officers for the next two years. Elected were Chairman Marie Dolan, Vice-Chairman Roger Antel, Secretary Cindy Guthrie, and Treasurer Dan Dennis. Appreciation was extended to Bev Whorton, who did not seek re-election as Secretary. Several members were appointed to fill vacancies on the committee. […]

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Trenton Economic Development Committee hears presentations, but no recommendations made

Reports were presented but no recommendations were made during a meeting Tuesday evening of the Economic Development Committee to the Trenton City Council. City Administrator Ron Urton said officials of Orscheln’s Farm and Home have all of their city permits. Dirt work has been underway as weather conditions allow. Orscheln’s plans to have a new […]

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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 […]

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Audio: How the “Bed Tax” on the June 2 ballot works and the benefits the tax offers to Trenton

If a five percent lodging tax is approved by Trenton voters next Tuesday, a seven-member commission will be appointed to oversee the spending of the money for tourism-related promotions. Trenton City Councilmember Cathie Smith provides details.     Among other communities, money generated by the so-called “bed tax” has been used to purchase advertising in […]

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Trenton Chamber of Commerce now accepting vendor applications for Missouri Day Festival

The Trenton Area Chamber of Commerce is seeking vendors for the 36th Annual Missouri Day Festival. Vendors are wanted for the event in Trenton on October 16th and 17, 2020.  An application is available and payment can be accepted on the Trenton Area Chamber of Commerce website.  Booths cost $75.00 to $100.00 dollars depending on […]