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Police Seeking Public’s Help In Incident

The Trenton Police Department is asking for the community’s help in identifying an individual who allegedly approached a young child on Tuesday afternoon and requested that the child come into a house with the promise of receiving candy.
Police Chief Tommy Wright said that at approximately 3:10 p.m. on Tuesday officers responded to the area of Fourth and Kitty streets, where they contacted the child and the child’s mother. The

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New City Sales Tax Still Lower Than Most In Area

When the changes go into effect on Saturday regarding the sales tax charged in the city of Trenton, persons will find that the local tax still remains lower than many of the area communities.
With approval in April of the one-fourth of 1 percent sales tax for fire services, the city of Trenton’s new sales tax rate will be 7.975 percent. This compares to the 7.725 rate previously paid for

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Spickard City Council Meets

The Spickard City Council met on Monday night, discussing the Spickard Fall Festival and the city sewer project.
According to information provided by City Clerk Mary Exley, resident Frank Felder asked for more participation from the city council. It was noted that the city, while not in charge of the fall festival, does pay the electric bill at the fairgrounds as well as pays to have the fairgrounds mowed as

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Luncheon To Address Salary Law Changes

The Trenton Area Chamber of Commerce will hold a special luncheon on Wednesday, Oct. 19, with the program being about the new salary law going into effect on Dec. 1 for exempt/non-exempt employees.
The luncheon will be at noon at the Riverside Country Club. Bill Bendure of Bendure and Associates will present the program, which is open to the public.
A potato bar will be served at a cost of

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TMS/THS Student Councils Honor Emergency Personnel

Photo Courtesy of Brenda Thorne Approximately 45 energency service workers attended a breakfast this morning at Trenton High School. Student council members from THS and Trenton Middle School hosted the event to show their support and appreciation for the work and dedication of the personnel to the community.

Photo Courtesy of Brenda Thorne
Approximately 45 energency service workers attended a breakfast this morning at Trenton High School. Student council members from THS and Trenton Middle School hosted the event to show their support and appreciation for the work and dedication of the personnel to the community.

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THS Class Of 1961 Meets

Submitted Photo The Trenton High School Class of 1961 held its class reunion on Saturday, Sept. 3. Those attending included, from left, front row, Marilyn Sibbit Ripple, Donna Barnes Christy, Celeste Metcalf Michelson, Kay Bryan Bode, Shirley Eldridge King, Ann Stottlemyre McNabb, Kenny Stickler; row two, Sharon Kilburn Reeter, Marie Husted Kamphefner, Wilma O'Dell Ham, Kay Overton Staton, Joy Foster, Kay Urich Saale; row three, Dr. David Ryan, Bernie Munday, David Johnson, Joe Furlong, Gary Rowlen, Sharon Barton Shirley, Cheryl Steele Sherman; back row, John Eicher, Jim Still, Tom Klinginsmith, Phillip Thomas and David Mulvania.

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The Trenton High School Class of 1961 held its class reunion on Saturday, Sept. 3. Those attending included, from left, front row, Marilyn Sibbit Ripple, Donna Barnes Christy, Celeste Metcalf Michelson, Kay Bryan Bode, Shirley Eldridge King, Ann Stottlemyre McNabb, Kenny Stickler; row two, Sharon Kilburn Reeter, Marie Husted Kamphefner, Wilma O’Dell Ham, Kay Overton Staton, Joy Foster, Kay Urich Saale; row three, Dr. David Ryan, Bernie Munday,

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Michael Wayne Betz

A Celebration of Life for Michael Wayne Betz will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016 in the recreation hall of organized group camp area at Crowder State Park.
Mr. Betz, a 62-year-old resident of Laredo, died on Thursday, Sept. 8, 2016 at his home.

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Clifton Wayne McWaid

Clifton Wayne McWaid

Clifton Wayne McWaid

Clifton Wayne McWaid, an 86-year-old resident of Kansas City, KS died on Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2016, at the Park Meadows Senior Living Care Center in Overland Park, KS.
His ashes will be placed near his parents at Resthaven Memorial Garden, north of Trenton.
Mr. McWaid was born on Sept. 8, 1930 on a farm two miles south of Edinburg, the son of Hershel and Augusta Lance McWaid.

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Judge J Morgan Donelson

Judge J Morgan Donelson

Judge J Morgan Donelson

Judge J Morgan Donelson, a 92-year-old resident of Princeton, died on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016.
A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, Nov. 26, 2016 in Princeton, details of which will be forthcoming.
Judge Donelson was born on July 26, 1924 in Princeton, the son of Joseph Morgan and Hallie Hubbard Donelson.
He was educated in the public schools of Mercer County, and graduated

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