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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Colonel Levon Cumpton Mo National Guard and Mike Parson

Colonel Levon Cumpton to be next Adjutant General of the Missouri National Guard

Governor Mike Parson announced Colonel Levon Cumpton as the next Adjutant General (TAG) of the Missouri National Guard, who serves as the state’s senior military officer.  “For more than 26 years, Colonel Cumpton has served our state and our country with honor. It is important to our administration that Missouri’s leaders communicate and work together […]

Prison Sentence

Missouri man sentenced to 25 years for drug trafficking that led to kidnapping, torture

Two men have been sentenced in federal court this week for their roles in a drug-trafficking conspiracy that led to the kidnapping and torture of an Independence, Missouri, man. Gerald L. Holmes, also known as “Jerry” or “Joker,” 27, and Richard M. Phoenix, also known as “Snake,” 77, were sentenced in separate appearances before U.S. […]