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Due to increase in COVID-19 cases, those attending performances of “A Christmas Carol” are strongly encouraged to wear a mask

All three performances are sold out for “A Christmas Carol” to be presented this weekend in Trenton. Organizers of the play are requesting because of a current increase in COVID-19 cases, that those attending are encouraged to wear a mask for performances that are held inside the 137-seat Hoover Theater of the Jewett-Norris Library. Arts […]

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Audio: 13th annual Festival of Trees event kicks off Saturday evening in Trenton

Events include a parade, music, crafts, and an auction for the 13th annual Festival of Trees this Saturday night, November 27th in Trenton. The first event is a Christmas parade. Brenda Thorne was a guest on KTTN’S Open Line and told John Anthony about entering the parade.     The parade will feature the selection […]

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Audio: T. Graham Brown one of three performers to celebrate Chillicothe Rotary Club’s 100th anniversary

T. Graham Brown, Wade Hayes, and Bryan White will perform at an outdoor concert to celebrate the Chillicothe Rotary Club’s 100th anniversary. Hats Off to the 80s and 90s will be at the Sliced Bread Innovation Center of Chillicothe on October 9, 2021. Gates will open at 7 o’clock that night, and the show will […]

Chautauqua In The Park

Audio: Stage performances announced at Chautauqua in the Park in Chillicothe

Performers of various genres will provide stage entertainment at Chautauqua in the Park at Simpson Park in Chillicothe this weekend. Chillicothe Area Arts Council Administrator Mary Lou VanDeventer says the first thing to be on the stage in the center of the park on September 11th will be a 20th-anniversary tribute of the September 11th terror […]

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Audio: Roots and Blues Festival in Columbia to require vaccinations or negative COVID-19 test

After more than a year without live music, the driving beat of a snare drum, the pulsing rhythm of a bass guitar, and sweet vocal melodies floating through the air around Stephens Lake Park will be welcome sounds as the Roots N Blues Festival makes its highly anticipated return to Columbia September 24-26, 2021. This year, however, […]

Carroll County Memorial Hospital

Carroll County Memorial Hospital Honors Staff with a High Performers Social

To honor and recognize their employees, Carroll County Memorial Hospital typically holds departmental appreciation weeks throughout the year. Employees are categorized into five groups and are traditionally recognized during one of these five special weeks. However, COVID-19 has continued to create a challenge for traditional recognition activities. “The CCMH Rewards & Recognition Team worked hard […]

Audio: Rhonda Vincent to be inducted into Grand Ole Opry on Saturday, February 6th

After a delay of nearly one year because of COVID-19 precautions regarding large crowds, country and bluegrass singer and musician Rhonda Vincent will be inducted on Saturday into the membership of the historic Grand Ole Opry in Nashville.  The ceremony is scheduled during the Saturday night show which begins at 7 o’clock. Rhonda Vincent, an […]

Jo Ann Daughtery and Anthony Cooperwood

Alumni musicians featured in free Truman State University livestream concert

Truman State University alumni Anthony Cooperwood and Jo Ann Daughtery will perform in a live stream jazz event at 7 p.m. February 2 as part of the Kohlenberg Lyceum Series.  Cooperwood has spent the last 35 years performing music and entertaining people all over the world. His performances include almost 10 years with Cirque du […]

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Missouri Day Marching Festival to be held as a virtual event in 2020

“The show must go on!” Those are remarks made by members of the 2020 Missouri Days Marching Festival Steering Committee. “The excitement of music lives on and we are beyond excited to share the experience with all of you.” Challenged by the recent increases in pandemic cases throughout the region, the 2020 Missouri Days Marching […]

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2020 Missouri State Fair will continue with everything but concerts

Missouri Agriculture Director Chris Chinn says the Missouri State Fair will take place as scheduled from August 13-23 in Sedalia.  The concert lineup will be the only regular feature not included. She says that many performers have been backing out of shows this year because of COVID-19 concerns, so that helped the decision. The fair […]

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Audio: Arts Alive spokesman Dan Maxey provides details on “Music Mashup” at Hoover Theater

Those attending the Arts Alive sponsored music show will hear from three performers – each doing about 30 minutes on the stage of the Hoover Theatre at the Grundy County Jewett Norris Library on March 13, 2020. Doors open at 6:30 with the show starting at 7 o’clock. The performances are free but donations will […]

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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 […]

Health News

Missouri is ‘high performer’ in public health emergency preparedness

Missouri is among states rated as high performers in public health emergency preparedness measures by a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization that advocates for optimal health for people and communities through the prevention of illness and injuries. The Trust for America’s Health report “Ready or Not: Protecting the Public’s Health from Diseases, Disasters, and Bioterrorism 2020” released […]

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Midwest Dance Synergy to hold benefit for Green Hills Women’s Shelter

Midwest Dance Synergy of Trenton will hold a benefit for the Green Hills Women’s Shelter of Trenton Saturday, June 1, 2019. The Dancers “Give Back Benefit Recital” will be held at the Hoover Theater in the Grundy County Jewett Norris Library in Trenton at 1:30 and 7 o’clock. Midwest Dance Synergy Owner Lindi Denning says […]

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2019 Special Olympics Missouri State Indoor Games coming to St. Joseph

The Special Olympics Missouri State Indoor Games will bring nearly 3,000 athletes, coaches, and Unified Partners from across the state to St. Joseph to compete in basketball and bowling, as well as take part in other special events. This state-level event takes place March 29-31, at various facilities in St. Joseph.  The State Indoor Games […]