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North Central Missouri Fair Demo Derby Results

Large Cars Class – 1. Mason Larson, Laredo 2. David Reeves, Excelsior Springs 3. Justin Wirsig, Hardin Compact Cars Class – 1. Randy Vossmer, Leavenworth, KS 2. Joseph Dickey, Leavenworth, KS 3. Melissa Harris, Lansing, KS Powder Puff Class – 1. Melissa Harris, Lansing, KS

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ATVs Take Center Stage Friday Night

The Grandstand entertainment at the North Central Missouri Fair on Friday night was ATV races. Several riders were in action, competing in 12 different classes. Results from the night were as follows: ATV Kids 71cc & Under – 1. Gavin Roeder 2. Brice Gibler 3. Wade Houser ATV Kids 71-110 cc – 1. Brice Gibler

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Arm Wrestlers Compete At Grandstand

R-T Photo/Diane LowreyArm wrestlers battle it out during the North Central Missouri Fair Saturday afternoon at the grandstand.

A large crowd was on hand to watch arm wrestling competition held on Saturday afternoon at the North Central Missouri Fairgrounds. There were prizes awarded to the top three winners in each of eight categories. The winners

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Shelby Lowrey Is NCM Fair Queen

R-T Photo/Diane LowreyShelby Lowrey of Laredo, center, was named the 2014 North Central Missouri Fair Queen on Tuesday night. The first runner-up was Shania Anderson of Trenton, left, while Blaire Todd of Helena, right, was named the second runner-up.

R-T Photo/Ronda LickteigJerry Berry and his dog, Oreo, captured two trophies during Tuesday night’s North

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Arm Wrestling Tournament Part of NCM Fair

An arm wrestling tournament will be part of this year’s North Central Missouri Fair. The event will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 2 at the grandstand. Participants must be 16 years of age and those under 18 must have a parent sign a waiver, with all participants asked to sign a

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Five Seek Fair NCM Queen Title

Shelby Lowrey

Blaine Todd

Shania Anderson

Kaitlin Tait

Emily Torrey

Five area women will be vying for the title of 2014 North Central Missouri Fair Queen, with the winner to be announced during coronation ceremonies on Tuesday, July 29. Shelby Lowrey of Laredo, Blaine Todd of Helena, Shania Anderson of Trenton, Kaitlin Tait of Maysville

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NCMC Graduate To Speak At Ceremonies

Don Sipes

Don Sipes, vice president for regional services for Saint Luke’s Health System and chief executive officer for Saint Luke’s North Hospital-Smithville, will provide the commencement address at North Central Missouri College’s afternoon ceremony on Saturday, May 10. North Central will host two commencement ceremonies on May 10 as ever-increasing numbers of graduates have

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NCMC Trustees Hear About MoManufacturingWINS Programs

Trustees at North Central Missouri College learned about three programs being offered through the MoManufacturingWINS Grant during a meeting held Tuesday evening on the campus. Jason Helton, who oversees the program at NCMC, presented information on the manufacturing skills certificate and industrial maintenance skills certificate programs, as well as a welding certificate program. The short-term

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Dairy, Rabbit, Poultry Judging At NCM Fair

Dairy, poultry and rabbits were judged during the North Central Missouri Fair on Thursday. Dairy Show Numbers in the dairy show were down from last year, but a nice assortment of cattle was judged by local dairyman Alex Peterson. Derrek Hardy of Browning had both the supreme and reserve champion cow. His sister, Tawnya, was

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2013 NCM Fair Gets Under Way

The North Central Missouri Fair kicked off on Tuesday with a dog show, a parade, coronation of a fair queen and evening entertainment featuring local talent. Named as the NCM Fair Queen was Maria Washburn of King City. She will reign over this year’s fair activities as well as represent the 2013 NCM Fair at

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2013 NCM Fair Schedule

Tuesday, July 30 Junior, Senior Division Entries arrive at Rock Barn, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Fine Arts Items arrive at Arts Department Building, 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Dog Show at the Animal Shelter, 9:30 a.m. Fair Parade, 5:30 p.m. FFA Barbecue at the Fairgrounds, 6:00 p.m. Queen Coronation at the Grandstand, 7:00 p.m.

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4-H Members Show Off At Achievement Day

Grundy County 4-H members showed off their past year’s projects during Achievement Day activities held on Monday at the Rock Barn. Several of the entries qualified for state fair and Interstate competition later in the year. In addition, a Best of Show was recognized in each judging category. Several of the projects will remain on

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I Remember Trenton – Flowers and Fair

By Sarah Maloney I spent the summer between my fifth- and sixth-grade year much like I had spent other summer vacations from school – swimming in the Trenton Pool, playing softball, reading books borrowed from the Jewett Norris Library, drinking Cokes at Fair’s Drug Store, buying malted balls at the candy counter at Mattingly’s, riding

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Seven Seek NCM Fair Queen Title

Seven young women are competing for the title of 2014 North Central Missouri Fair Queen, with the winner being announced on the first night of the fair. Candidates include Magie Steinhoff of Trenton, Leigh Ronayne of Galt, Grace VonOptiz of Gallatin, Cara Fordyce of Kidder, Angie Hamilton of Norborne, Blair Todd of Helena and Maria

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Flower Show Entries

The Grand River Garden Club will be sponsoring the North Central Missouri Fair Flower Show on Thursday, Aug. 1 at the Rock Barn. Persons can enter items in the categories of roses, hanging baskets, potted plants, houseplants, arrangements, herbs and individual cut specimens, both annuals and perennials. There will be both a junior and senior

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NCM Fair Gets Under Way Next Week

Grandstand entertainment, livestock judging and a parade are among the activities planned during the annual North Central Missouri Fair, which gets under way next week. “Agriculture – Past, Present and Future: Thank a Farmer” is the theme of this year’s event, which also includes crowning of the 2014 NCM Fair Queen as well as exhibits,

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Fair Parade Entries Sought

Entries are being sought for the 2013 North Central Missouri Fair Parade. “Agriculture: Past, Present and Future, Thank A Farmer” is the theme of the parade, which will be held at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 30. Categories include the Saddle Club with Largest Number of Horses in Parade, Best-Dressed Saddle Club in Club Colors,

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