Rhonda Vincent

North Missouri’s own Rhonda Vincent to be inducted into Grand Ole Opry

Bluegrass music star Rhonda Vincent of Greentop will be inducted into the Grand Ole Opry later this month. Vincent was born and raised in Greentop, Missouri. She has come a long way. She started her professional music career at age 5. The so-called “Queen of Bluegrass” started by playing drums for her family’s band, the […]

Neighborhood Assistance Program

Area organizations to receive funds through Neighborhood Assistance Program for community development projects

The Department of Economic Development announced Wednesday that it would award $7.3 million through its Neighborhood Assistance Program to nonprofits across Missouri for community development projects. The Neighborhood Assistance Program helps not-for-profit organizations leverage private-sector funds by providing partial state tax credits to businesses that make contributions to approved community improvement projects. The program can […]

Prudential Spirit of Community Awards website

Missouri students recognized for outstanding volunteer service

The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards bestowed top honors to two Missouri students for their exceptional acts of volunteerism in their local communities. Missouri’s 2020 youth volunteer awardees are: Abigail Mueller, Whitfield School, St. Louis Elizabeth Ravasini, Bernard C. Campbell Middle School, Lee’s Summit R-VII School District Mueller, a high school junior, created a self-image education and […]

Golden Dragon Acrobats

Time change announced for performance of Golden Dragon Acrobats

The time has been changed for the Golden Dragon Acrobats performance as part of Truman State University’s Kohlenberg Lyceum Series March 2nd. The acrobats will now perform in the Baldwin Auditorium in Kirksville at 7:30 that night. The Broadway veterans are originally from China and have toured the United States continuously since 1978. They use […]

Missouri Star Quilt Company

Audio: Missouri Quilt Museum in Hamilton to exhibit quilts involving musician Prince

An exhibit featuring quilts involving the musical artist Prince will be on display at the Missouri Quilt Museum in Hamilton. Museum Director Dakota Redford says the Prince Challenge Exhibition from Cherrywood Fabrics is made up of 75 two by two-foot art quilts designed by contestants from all over the world. The quilt will hang in […]

THS Band at Graceland University

THS High School students participate in Honor Band at Graceland University

Twelve Trenton High School Band students recently participated in the Honor Band at Graceland University in Lamoni, Iowa. THS students participating were Ann Airey, Brett Kennedy, Mackenzie Klinginsmith, Serenity Marsh, Kayleigh Streett, Ashley Johnson, Mari Atup, Kayleigh Snuffer, Sarah Tobias, Connor Campbell, Trager Leeper, and Rudy Mathews. Trenton Director of Bands Ethan Stewart says students […]

Dan Maxey Self Portrait

Local Artist Dan Maxey to be featured at Dorris Rider Art Gallery

A collection of works by a rural Trenton resident will continue the 2019-2020 exhibition schedule in the Dorris Rider Art Gallery at North Central Missouri College in Trenton.  “FACES: Furry, Famous, and Familiar” by Dan Maxey will open on Tuesday, February 11 will be on display through mid-April. The exhibit will feature a collection of […]