Stars and Stripes Museum Website

Stars and Stripes Museum kicks off fund-raising campaign with Spirit of Democracy event

Not many Missourians know that the U.S. military’s daily newspaper, Stars and Stripes, was founded here on Nov. 9, 1861. Union soldiers occupying the town commandeered the printing press of the Bloomfield Herald and issued a four-page newspaper with that title. The newspaper proved to be a morale booster for troops away from their families, […]

FFA

Trenton FFA Chapter places 4th, earns “Top Chapter Award” at State FFA Convention

Trenton FFA placed fourth out of 347 chapters in the state, earning a Top Chapter Award at the 91st Missouri FFA Convention. Only 10 percent of state chapters receive a top chapter designation each year. The National Chapter Award Program is designed to recognize FFA chapters that actively implement the mission and strategies of the […]

Jewett Norris Library

Grundy County Jewett-Norris Library offering Summer reading program and newspapers online

The Grundy County Jewett-Norris Library of Trenton will hold a Summer reading program for youth and adults. Library Director Theresa Hunsaker says patrons of all ages can participate in the program with this year’s program starting after school and finishing in time for the summer months. Dates will be announced when they are set. Youth […]

Audio: Oh, the things you’ll find in the Missouri Unclaimed Property division

State Treasurer Scott Fitzpatrick and his staff have made some interesting unclaimed property findings.     The Unclaimed Property Division within the Missouri Treasurer’s Office is like a treasure chest of items with historical, sentimental and monetary value. Some rare items include a copy of a land grant from the 1850s with the signature of […]