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Museum Got Start In Donated Building

Editor’s Note: The Grundy County Museum is turning 40 years old this year. This is the second story written by museum board member Phil Schlarb that will appear in the R-T celebrating that milestone and the important role the museum plays in preserving the history of our community. Today’s story focuses on the main museum building.

The main museum building, flagship of the Grundy County Museum campus, is located at

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Davis Honored For Years At TMU

R-T Photo/Diane Lowrey Trenton Municipal Utilities Director Chad Davis was recognized for his years of service to the city and utility during a surprise party on Thursday night. Davis, who has been the utility director at Trenton since 2002, is leaving to become operations manager for the municipal utilities in Rolla. His final day at Trenton will be Sept. 2. Pictured with Davis (center, front row) are department heads including, from left, front row, Wastewater Supervisor Bob Hutchinson, Davis, Comptroller Rosetta Marsh, Electric Plant Supervisor Steve Sims; back row, Chief Water Supervisor Steve Reid, IT Director Dennis Robb and Electric Distribution Supervisor Mark Newton.

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Trenton Municipal Utilities Director Chad Davis was recognized for his years of service to the city and utility during a surprise party on Thursday night. Davis, who has been the utility director at Trenton since 2002, is leaving to become operations manager for the municipal utilities in Rolla. His final day at Trenton will be Sept. 2. Pictured with Davis (center, front row) are department heads including,

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THS Volleyball Blackout Night

Tonight’s Trenton High School girls volleyball match with Chillicothe will be ‘“Blackout Night” as the Lady Bulldogs play host to the Chillicothe Lady Hornets.
Fans are encouraged to wear black to the game to cheer on the Trenton squad.
Action begins in the THS gym at 5 p.m. with the junior varsity match. The varsity match will follow.

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Organization Recruitment At THS

Submitted Photo Organizational recruitment began on Wednesday for Trenton High School freshmen students. Representatives of various organizations gathered in the gymnasium and met with all freshmen to discuss the values of each organization and explained their role at the high school. Pictured above are student council officers, from left, front row, Mason Hooyman; back row, Tesse Schlatter, Riley Berti, Sarah Spencer, Ellis Gilham and Brandi Wilson.

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Organizational recruitment began on Wednesday for Trenton High School freshmen students. Representatives of various organizations gathered in the gymnasium and met with all freshmen to discuss the values of each organization and explained their role at the high school. Pictured above are student council officers, from left, front row, Mason Hooyman; back row, Tesse Schlatter, Riley Berti, Sarah Spencer, Ellis Gilham and Brandi Wilson.

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Grundy County Falls Risk Coalition To Meet

The Grundy County Falls Risk Coalition will meet at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 30 at the North 65 Center.
Items on the agenda include discussion of a senior falls prevention exercise program and activities for September, which is Falls Awareness Month. The meeting is open to the public.
For more information, persons can contact Debbie Beverlin gat 359-4218 or Elizabeth Gibson at 359-4196.

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Biogas Project Celebration Held

A facility that produces biogas from hog waste is officially in operation in Gentry County and on Wednesday, the facility was opened to visitors for the first time.
Roeslein Alternative Energy and Smithfield Hog Production have partnered to create a $120 million anaerobic digestion plant north of Albany. The project, according to Roeslein CEO Rudi Roeslein, focuses on goals of renewable energy, economic expansion and prairie restoration. Ruckman Farms in

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After a district loss in week one, the Trenton Bulldogs will look to rebound this week as they face off with another district foe in Lexington. Things won’t be any easier for Trenton, however, as the Minutemen look to be one of the top teams in Class 2, District 8 this year.
Last week, Lexington rode the legs of running back Warren Sheppard, who scored three times

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THS Golfers Top Chillicothe, Putnam County On The Road

The Trenton High School girls golf team was in action for the third day in a row on Wednesday, picking up wins in a triangular with Chillicothe and Putnam County at the Green Hills Golf Course in Chillicothe.
Trenton carded a team score of 205, besting both Chillicothe (212) and Putnam (245). The two wins moved the Lady Bulldogs to 3-1 in head-to-head competition this season.
Leading the way for

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Grundy Teams Pick Up Split

The Grundy R-5 High School softball and baseball teams played host to Brashear on Tuesday night in Newtown. Grundy walked off winners in the softball game, topping the visitors 4-3, but dropped the baseball contest afterward, 14-9.
With the softball game tied at 3-3 in the bottom of the seventh inning, Zoe Littleton drove a single that scored Emma Baxter, giving the Lady Panthers (1-0) the victory. Emily Otto and

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