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R-6 Superintendent Makes Good On Challenge

R-T Photo/Seth Herrold Students at Pleasant View R-6 School recently participated in a school-wide weekend reading challenge during the Pleasant View Book Fair. Students were challenged to read 12,000 pages during the weekend. If they reached that goal, Superintendent Tiffany Otto promised she would work on the roof of the school for a half day. If the students read 15,000 pages, Mrs. Otto would work a full day on the roof. The students delivered on the 15,000-page challenge and Mrs.Otto spent a chilly day on the roof at Pleasant View on Thursday.

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Students at Pleasant View R-6 School recently participated in a school-wide weekend reading challenge during the Pleasant View Book Fair. Students were challenged to read 12,000 pages during the weekend. If they reached that goal, Superintendent Tiffany Otto promised she would work on the roof of the school for a half day. If the students read 15,000 pages, Mrs. Otto would work a full day on the

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2014-2015 THS FFA Officers Elected

Submitted Photo The 2014-2015 Trenton FFA Chapter Officers have been elected and include, from left, front row, Rebecca Tate, first vice president; Caitlin McNabb, secretary; Sadie Roy and Jenna Meservey, reporters; Logan Demsich, treasurer; back row, Adam Kirby, second vice president; Jeremiah Chipps, sentinel; Landon Ellis, chaplain; and Alex Davis, president.

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The 2014-2015 Trenton FFA Chapter Officers have been elected and include, from left, front row, Rebecca Tate, first vice president; Caitlin McNabb, secretary; Sadie Roy and Jenna Meservey, reporters; Logan Demsich, treasurer; back row, Adam Kirby, second vice president; Jeremiah Chipps, sentinel; Landon Ellis, chaplain; and Alex Davis, president.

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Council Approves City, TMU Budgets

The Trenton City Council this week approved budgets for the city and Trenton Municipal Utilities, which go into effect on May 1.
The city budget shows anticipated revenues of $2,839,501 while expenditures are listed at $3,053,436. However, with a transfer of road and bridge funds into the budget of $262,000, the city is anticipated to have a surplus in the budget of $48,065. This would leave an anticipated fund balance

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Library Announces Summer Reading Program

“Fizz, Boom, Read” is the theme of the 2014 Grundy County-Jewett Norris Library Summer Reading Program, which gets under way next month.
Youth ages newborn to 12th grade are encouraged to participate in this year’s program, which is centered on science. In addition to weekly reading sessions, participants will also take part in special activities, some of which will also be open to the public.
Sign-up for the program will

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Commission Meeting April 22

The Grundy County Commission will meet in regular session Tuesday at the courthouse.
The only item listed on the announced agenda is a 10 a.m. meeting with Ambulance Director Steve Tracy.

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TRENTON SWEEPS RELAYS

R-T Photo/Seth Herrold Trenton’s Ayron Osborn hands off to Tenna Roberts for the final leg of the girls’ 4x200-meter relay at Thursday’s Trenton Relays. The 4x200-meter relay team was second, but Roberts won the 200- and 400-meter dashes while Osborn took gold in the triple jump.

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Trenton’s Ayron Osborn hands off to Tenna Roberts for the final leg of the girls’ 4×200-meter relay at Thursday’s Trenton Relays. The 4×200-meter relay team was second, but Roberts won the 200- and 400-meter dashes while Osborn took gold in the triple jump.

Trenton Boys And Girls Pace The Field At The Annual Trenton Relays
The Trenton track and field teams defended their home track Thursday at

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Bulldogs Go 1-2, Finish Third At Marshall Tourney

The Trenton High School tennis team was in tournament action Thursday as the Bulldogs traveled to Marshall. The dual-style tournament saw Trenton go 1-2 on the day, falling to Kirksville 8-1, defeating Fulton 9-0 and losing to Marshall 9-0. The 1-2 showing netted Trenton a third-place finish at the tournament.
The opening dual of the tournament saw Trenton fall to Kirksville. Isaiah Swann gave Trenton a 10-4 win at number

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TMS Track Teams Compete In Unionville

The Trenton Middle School track and field teams traveled to Unionville Thursday for the Putnam County Junior High Relays. Both the Bulldogs and Lady Bulldogs finished in the top three at the meet.
Bulldogs
The Trenton boys finished second overall out of 12 teams at the event, capturing three gold medals. Colton Colston took first in the high jump, Jadan Whitney was first in the discus and Ziccia Elder was

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Pirates Handed Two Losses In St. Louis

The North Central Missouri College Pirates traveled to St. Louis Thursday for the first two games of a four-game set with the St. Louis Community College Archers. NCMC wasn’t able to get a win in the first two games, falling 5-4 in game one and 11-3 in game two.
Game one saw the Pirates fall behind 2-0 in the second inning, but North Central responded with three runs in the

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