Glenn Jacobs

WWE Hall of Fame inductee Glenn Jacobs aka “Kane” to join board as advisor to Missouri National Guard Hall of Fame

The new Missouri National Guard Hall of Fame (MONGHOF) was formed by a group of Missouri Veterans in 2020. The new Hall of Fame will be physically located in Kirksville, Missouri, and will announce its inaugural class on October 1, 2021. Missouri National Guard Hall of Fame Chairman John J. Sastry, Esq., CFP announces that […]

Veterans Foreign Wars

VFW Voice of Democracy and Patriots Pen essay contest winners announced

Veterans of Foreign Wars district winners have been announced for essays written by students of participating schools. Teachers of the Year award winners also were announced. In the district one VFW 2020 Voice of Democracy essay contest, first place went to Rhea Krumpelman of Marceline. Taking second and third respectively were Emery Evans of Chillicothe […]

Congressional Medal of Honor Citizen Award

Former Police Captain David Dorn receives Congressional Medal of Honor Citizen Honors Award

The Congressional Medal of Honor Society announced retired St. Louis Police Captain David Dorn would be posthumously awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor Citizen Honors Award for his courage when he was mortally wounded while saving his friend’s business from looters during the riots in St. Louis last June. U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) nominated him […]

Grand River Historical Society

Grand River Historical Society Museum to feature Veterans Day tribute

The Grand River Historical Society Museum at 1401 Forest Drive in Chillicothe will feature a Veteran’s Day tribute program Sunday afternoon, November 10th starting at 2 o’clock. Presenting the historical and musical events are Larry Vance and Mary Lou VanDeventer. Vance is a retired Chillicothe high school history teacher and Museum Board Member. Mrs. VanDeventer […]

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Useful USDA resources available for farmers hurt by 2018, 2019 disasters

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue has announced that agricultural producers affected by natural disasters in 2018 and 2019, including Hurricane Dorian, can apply for assistance through the Wildfire and Hurricane Indemnity Program Plus (WHIP+). Signup for this U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) program began Sept. 11, 2019. “U.S. agriculture has been dealt a hefty […]

Flag Raising Ceremony by Trenton VFW

VFW Post 919 in Trenton to present Memorial Day Flag Raising Ceremony and Rifle Salute

VFW Post 919 of Trenton will present a Memorial Day Flag Raising Ceremony and Rifle Salute in Trenton Monday morning. Retired veteran and Princeton VFW Commander Ruth Ann Shipps will give patriotic comments at the ceremony at the Grundy County Museum Baker School at 10 o’clock. Seating will be provided for the flag raising ceremony […]