Pumpkins

Pumpkin judging to be held during Northwest Missouri State Fair

The University of Missouri Extension in Harrison County will host a pumpkin growing contest at the Northwest Missouri State Fair in Bethany in September. Pumpkin judging will be held at the Northwest Missouri State Fairgrounds on September 2nd. Contestants will be required to load and unload their pumpkins. The top three finishers will be displayed […]

Coon Creek Baptist Church

Coon Creek Baptist Church finishes preparation for free Thanksgiving day meal

The Union Coon Creek Baptist Church west of Trenton has prepared 44 turkeys so far for its Annual Thanksgiving Dinner Thursday according to the pastor’s wife Dianna Crawford, who says 10 more turkeys will be prepared Tuesday night. One hundred thirty-five pumpkin pies and 1200 rolls are also to be prepared prior to the meal. […]

Kindergarten Classes from Chillicothe Visit Papa Charlies

Students from Chillicothe visit Papa Charlie’s Pumpkin Patch

Students from all the Kindergarten classes and Preschool at Chillicothe Elementary School recently experienced a hands-on learning experience at Papa Charlie’s Pumpkin Patch. The students learned about agriculture in the classroom through their regular curriculum and assistance from the Litton Crusaders program. During the school year, students learn about animals on the farm, crops are […]

Marcia Moreland

Missouri woman grows farming operation with the help of University of Missouri Extension

Like many girls raised on farms in the 1970s, Marcia Moreland learned to cook, clean and iron. Men and boys in the family tended to farm duties. It was no different at school. FFA was for boys. FHA and home economics classes were for girls. Today, Moreland owns and manages Moreland Farms in Barry County. […]

Mother holding babys feet

“Precious Pumpkins” themed baby show announced for Missouri Day Festival

Children five years old and younger can compete in the Missouri Day Baby Show in Trenton next month. Registration will open at the Rock Barn Pavilion the evening of October 18th at 5:30 with the “Precious Pumpkins”-themed baby show will start at 6 o’clock. Fall or Halloween attire is welcome. Participants will compete in several […]

Trenton Chamber of Commerce

Trenton Chamber of Commerce to sponsor contests in conjunction with Missouri Day Festival

The Trenton Area Chamber of Commerce will hold several community contests in conjunction with the Missouri Day Festival. All local businesses are encouraged to participate in a window decorating contest, sponsored by the Farmers Bank of Northern Missouri. Painted and classic decorations will be accepted with cash prizes awarded. First place will receive $100, and […]