Missouri has a state day. The third Wednesday of October is Missouri State Day.
A recent report states that that homeschooling has risen dramatically in the last twenty years.
On Saturday,families of all ages came to the square to enjoy the Black Gold Walnut Festival.
The staff at altonmo.com asked the attendees a few questions on their take of the festival.
This year at the Black Walnut Festival in Alton, Missouri, there were several bands that played, sponsored by various businesses of our community.
Right around the noon hour, the Walnut Festival honored century-old farms that were in Oregon County.
Back in August, the Alton Chamber of Commerce reviewed the t-shirt design that a local 6th grader had come up with and submitted into their t-shirt contest during the summer.
On Friday, October 4, 2019 participants lined up on the square for the one mile run.
In light of October, being National Bullying Prevention Month, social media platform, Instagram, will be rolling out a new anti-bullying feature.
The final preparations for the 2019 Walnut Festival is underway. The chamber of commerce has been meeting regularly and often to complete the final preparations for this annual event.
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is having Touchdowns Against Cancer in September.
On September 11, four U.S. Republican senators sent a letter to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, criticizing the social media bias against certain conservative views.