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Linda and Jan Humphreys

Linda and Jan Humphreys

Jan and Linda Humphreys of Lee’s Summit, formerly of Trenton, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Sunday, June 12, 2015. Mr. and Mrs. Humphreys were married on June 12, 1966 at the Humphreys Christian Church. They are the parents of four children, Stephanie Cihacek of Lee’s Summit, Laurel Allison and Lynette Ewy of Overland Park, KS and Greg Humphreys of Prairie Village, KS. They also

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Church League Softball Meeting

A meeting will be held on Tuesday, May 31 at Royal Inn Pizza at 7 p.m. for the upcoming Church Slowpitch Softball League. Any churches wishing to participate this season should have a representative at the meeting.
If a church would like to participate, but cannot have a representative present, it is to contact Bob Shields at 660-654-4779.

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Aquatic Center To Open On Saturday

Weather permitting, the Trenton Family Aquatic Center will open on Saturday, May 28 for the 2016 season.
Park Superintendent Jason Shuler said the pool will be open from 1 to 6 p.m. daily. Alexis Whitney will be the pool manager with Jessi Westcott serving as the assistant manager. Marla Stratton will be in charge of the concession area.
Daily admission prices are free for babies age 0 to 23 months;

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I Remember Trenton – Retired Patrolman Remembers Fallen Comrades

Editor’s Note: Persons who have a memory to share about any topic related to Trenton and the surrounding area are asked to do so by e-mailing the Republican-Times newspaper at [email protected] Stories should include the writer’s name, address and telephone number along with a short bio of the writer. Stories are to be submitted by e-mail only and will appear periodically in the newspaper.

By Mike Hooker
Retired Missouri State

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City, Fire Chief Named In Lawsuit

A lawsuit has been filed by Trenton resident Trent Steinhoff against the city of Trenton and Fire Chief Rick Morris.
The suit was filed in the Western District Court of Missouri on March 4 and involves a Family and Medical Leave Act issue. Judge Gary A. Fenner is hearing the case, in which a jury trial has been requested by Steinhoff, who is a former employee of the Trenton Fire

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County Commission To Meet On Tuesday

The Grundy County Commission will hold its regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, May 31 in the commission room, located on the second floor of the courthouse.
Items on the agenda include a meeting with Prosecuting Attorney Carrie Lamm Clark at 9:30 a.m. to discuss repairs to the top floor of the prosecutor’s office. Commissioners will also meet with Ambulance Supervisor Steve Tracy at 10 a.m.

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Relay For Life Meeting Is June 14

The Grundy County Relay for Life is scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 27 at the Trenton Middle School drive.
The event will be held from 4 to 10 p.m. with an informational meeting to make additional plans set for 6 p.m. on Tuesday, June 14 at the Trenton Middle School. Both volunteers and teams are needed for this year’s event, which will include the traditional opening ceremonies and team walk. There

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Cops ‘N Bobbers Is June 4

The Trenton Police Department will be holding its third annual Cops ‘N Bobbers kids fishing event on Saturday, June 4.
The event will be held from 9 a.m. to noon at the Barton Farm Campus and is being co-sponsored by the Missouri Department of Conservation, NCMC Barton Farm Campus and the National Wild Turkey Federation. The event is free for the kids and lunch will be provided by the NWTF.

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Memorial Day Program At Museum

The Grundy County Museum will again be holding ceremonies to honor the military on Memorial Day, which this year is on Monday, May 30.
Members of Joseph L. Norton VFW Post No. 919 of Trenton will conduct a flag-raising ceremony at the Baker School, which will immediately be followed by a rifle salute. There will be a brief patriotic message delivered, followed at 10:30 a.m. with the official opening of

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