Gallatin Chatauqua Featuring Daviess County Courthouse

Gallatin Chautauqua September 20 and 21st features events for everyone

Vendors will offer various wares in Gallatin at the Friends of Gallatin’s Chautauqua this Friday and Saturday, September 21 and 21. 2019. This year’s event marks the 150th anniversary of the Frank and Jesse James robbery of the Daviess County Savings Association in Gallatin. The anniversary will be featured on T-shirts and souvenir programs. Activities […]

Missouri Day Festival

Entries for 2019 Missouri Day Festival Parade now being accepted

Entries for the 2019 Missouri Day Festival Parade are now being accepted. The parade, scheduled for Saturday, October 19th will feature marching bands, colorful floats, antique cars and tractors, equestrian units and many special guests. Parade judging will award prize money in 10 categories including: “Spirit of Missouri Days” with a $200.00 grand prize, a […]

September 1st Trapshoot

Chillicothe FFA Chapter places first at trap shoot in Trenton

A Chillicothe FFA Chapter team placed first overall in the area trap shoot at the Trenton Trap and Skeet Range Saturday. Chillicothe Team A received first place. Individuals with top ten honors overall included Wade Horton with first, Trace Rardon second, and Morgan Anderson third. Individuals with top-five honors in the female division included Brooke […]

Governor Mike Parson

Audio: Parson officially announces run for Missouri Governor

Missouri’s 57th governor wants to stay put in his office. During a large campaign gathering Sunday in southwest Missouri’s Bolivar, Governor Parson officially entered the 2020 governor’s race.     During Parson’s address, protesters held Medicaid posters shouting “Shame on Parson”.  Sunday’s announcement was made in southwest Missouri’s Bolivar – the town showcasing his humble […]

Missouri Day Festival

Missouri Day parade theme for 2019 is “Missouri Day Embraces the Past, Looks to the Future”

The 35th Annual Missouri Day Festival Parade next month will be sponsored by the Trenton Rotary Club with a parade theme of “Missouri Day Embraces the Past, Looks to the Future.” The October 19th parade will again feature marching bands, floats, antique cars and tractors, equestrian units and special guests. Prize money will be awarded […]

Drowning

Audio: Illinois man’s body pulled from Lake of the Ozarks; popular boat race temporarily halted

An Illinois man drowned while watching a popular boat race over the weekend at the Lake of the Ozarks.     The popular “Shootout” boat race at the Lake of the Ozarks was temporarily called off Saturday afternoon to search for a man who went missing. 23-year-old Sean Burgess of Peoria, Illinois was last seen […]

Lake of the Ozarks Shootout

Audio: Popular boat race expected to draw 100,000 to Lake of the Ozarks this weekend

Watch out for major traffic around the Lake of the Ozarks this weekend. More than 100,000 people are expected there for the “Shootout”. Director Christy Janssen says the event is the largest unsanctioned boat race in the country.     Powerboat Magazine has named the Shootout as one of the nation’s eight “must-see” boating events.

Flooded Farm Grain Bins

August 30th is sign-up deadline for emergency assistance to flooded farms

Farmers affected by flooding have until Aug. 30 to apply for help from USDA emergency assistance programs, says University of Missouri Extension livestock specialist Heather Conrow. The USDA Farm Service Agency provides up to 75% of approved renovation costs, to a maximum of $500,000, through its Emergency Conservation Program, says Conrow, who was part of […]

Missouri Day Festival

2019 Missouri Day Festival slated for October 18 through 20th

Plans are underway for the 35th Annual Missouri Day Festival in Trenton. The “Missouri Day Embraces the Past, Looks to the Future” themed event will be held October 18th through 20th. The Trenton Rotary Club will organize the Missouri Day Parade that Saturday morning at 8:30. Businesses, organizations, and individuals are encouraged to enter their […]