Missouri Star Quilt Company

Audio: Small town Hamilton revitalized with the help of Missouri Star Quilt Company

Examples of small towns revitalizing their rural economies were presented when Andrew McCrae spoke Wednesday in Trenton during an event sponsored by the Community Foundation of Northwest Missouri. McCrae is one of the board members. McCrae is the host of the American Countryside radio program heard weekdays on KTTN and hundreds of other radio stations. […]

National Walk to School Day

Mercer County Health Department to celebrate National Walk to School Day

The Mercer County Health Department of Princeton will celebrate National Walk to School Day with its Annual Walk to School. Princeton R-5 students in kindergarten through fifth grade to participate are encouraged to participate in this year’s free event the morning of October 2, 2019. Health Department Administrator Gina Finney says students will meet with […]

Tractor Cruise

Tractor cruise to kick off Calamity Jane Days with car show to follow on Sunday

A tractor cruise will kick-off activities for Calamity Jane Days in Princeton this weekend. The name has been changed for Friday’s all-day event to the Danny Hagan Memorial Tractor Cruise. Spokesperson Duane Place says Hagan and his wife were “instrumental” in planning the cruise each year. Brenda was Danny’s wife who still helps with planning. […]

Stars and Stripes Museum Website

Stars and Stripes Museum kicks off fund-raising campaign with Spirit of Democracy event

Not many Missourians know that the U.S. military’s daily newspaper, Stars and Stripes, was founded here on Nov. 9, 1861. Union soldiers occupying the town commandeered the printing press of the Bloomfield Herald and issued a four-page newspaper with that title. The newspaper proved to be a morale booster for troops away from their families, […]

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 […]

Bryan Savage

Bryan Savage to perform at Gary Dickinson Performing Arts Center in Chillicothe

Bryan Savage, saxophonist, and flutist will be performing in Chillicothe, Saturday, September 28th, 2019, 3:00 p.m., at the Gary Dickinson Performing Arts Center, 2800 Hornet Drive.  The show is sponsored by the Chillicothe Area Arts Council and is part of their Season Shows.   Bryan was born and grew up in Chillicothe, Missouri, the son […]

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 […]

Chillicothe FFA Mud Volleyball Tournament

Almost 400 attend Mud Volleyball Tournament in Chillicothe

Three-hundred-eighty-five Chillicothe FFA members and spectators attended the chapter’s Sixth Annual Mud Volleyball Tournament recently. Approximately $1,200 was raised from the event, which will go to the Kiwanis’s Shop with a Cop program. The winning team was the Mud Pits, second place went to the Gold Diggers, and third place went to the Beef Tips. […]

Simone Estes Final

Miss Missouri, Simone Esters, to attend Missouri Day Festival

The reigning Miss Missouri, Simone Esters will be among the special guests of this year’s Missouri Day Festival Parade. In addition, to appearing in the Parade on Saturday morning, October 19th, Miss Esters has also been invited to perform at both the indoor competitions and during the field show competition at CF Russell Stadium later […]

Grain Bin Safety

Review grain bin safety rules before harvest begins

University of Missouri Extension rural safety specialist Karen Funkenbusch said National Farm Safety and Health Week, Sept. 15-21, is a good time to review precautions for grain bins with farmworkers and family members. This year’s theme, “Shift Farm Safety Into High Gear,” reminds us to remain vigilant at all times when working on or visiting […]