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Solar Eclipse

Photo Courtesy of David Wright Thursday night’s partial solar eclipse could be seen in Trenton and Grundy County. This photo was taken over the seventh green at the Riverside Country Club.

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Thursday night’s partial solar eclipse could be seen in Trenton and Grundy County. This photo was taken over the seventh green at the Riverside Country Club.

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TMS FCCLA Officers

Submitted Photo The 2014-15 officers for the Trenton Middle School FCCLA chapter include, from left, front row, Haley Kidd, treasurer; Jonathan Schlard, co-secretary; Grace Eaton, co-secretary;  back row, Werthen Gass, president; Mykah Hurley, reporter; Maci Henson, seventh grade representative; McKenna Cox, historian; and Adreanna Gard, vice president.

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The 2014-15 officers for the Trenton Middle School FCCLA chapter include, from left, front row, Haley Kidd, treasurer; Jonathan Schlard, co-secretary; Grace Eaton, co-secretary; back row, Werthen Gass, president; Mykah Hurley, reporter; Maci Henson, seventh grade representative; McKenna Cox, historian; and Adreanna Gard, vice president.

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RSVP Makes Donation To Rissler School

Submitted Photo The Grundy County RSVP “One Warm Coat” project generated several coats, gloves, stocking caps and socks that were donated by volunteers and taken to the Rissler Elementary School. RSVP Director Edna Foster, left, presented the items to Rissler counselor Teri Critten, right. There is still a large need for tennis shoes and winter boots in “children’s sizes” and persons wanting to donate can drop off new or good used shoes or boots at the RSVP office during business hours or put in the container outside the office door. The office is located at the North 65 Center.

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The Grundy County RSVP “One Warm Coat” project generated several coats, gloves, stocking caps and socks that were donated by volunteers and taken to the Rissler Elementary School. RSVP Director Edna Foster, left, presented the items to Rissler counselor Teri Critten, right. There is still a large need for tennis shoes and winter boots in “children’s sizes” and persons wanting to donate can drop off new or good

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Committee Recommends Land Sale For Solar Project

The Economic Development Committee of the Trenton City Council is recommending the sale of 14 acres in the city’s industrial park for location of a solar panel installation project.
During a meeting on Thursday, committee members unanimously agreed to ask the full city council to approve the sale of the land to MC Power Companies of Lee’s Summit. Community Developer Ralph Boots said the sale will be contingent upon an

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Wall Photos Sought

Photos of deceased individuals who have been involved with city of Trenton activities are being sought for inclusion in a display planned at city hall.
Councilman Mark Robinson is putting together “The Wall of Fame,” featuring photos of deceased individuals involved in service to the community. This would include former council members, mayors, doctors, attorneys, businessmen, etc.
Persons who would like to have a photo included in the display are

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Trick Or Trenton Night Is Monday

The Trenton Area Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors will hold their annual Trick or Treat Night for area youth on Monday at the Rock Barn.
This free event is scheduled from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thirty-one businesses and organizations will be providing “tricks or treats” and youth taking part are encouraged to wear their Halloween clothing. There will be facepainting as well as an area in which photos will be taken.

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Grundy R-5 FFA Members Attend Greenhand Initiation

Submitted Photo On Oct. 15, 11 Grundy R-5 FFA members attended the 2014 Area 2 Greenhand Initiation Ceremony held at the Gallatin High School. During the ceremony, 10 of the Grundy R-5 FFA members received their Greenhand FFA Degrees. Brock Larson, the Area 3 state vice president, ended the ceremony with inspiring words telling the newly awarded greenhand degree members to take risks and set high goals in their FFA careers.  Greenhand degree recipients include, from left, front row, Jearl Ji, Carter Searcy, Brock Larson (Area 3 State VP), Jonathon Stimpson, Cayden Bowe; back row, Austin Eckert, Dakota Hill, Madyson Williams, Brianna Allen, Braiden Turpin and Amy Torrey. (Picture and article by Matana Munday, co-reporter.)

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On Oct. 15, 11 Grundy R-5 FFA members attended the 2014 Area 2 Greenhand Initiation Ceremony held at the Gallatin High School. During the ceremony, 10 of the Grundy R-5 FFA members received their Greenhand FFA Degrees. Brock Larson, the Area 3 state vice president, ended the ceremony with inspiring words telling the newly awarded greenhand degree members to take risks and set high goals in their FFA

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FCCLA Members At Region 2 Meeting

10-22 FCCLA 8th grade10-22 FCCLA 7th gradePhotos Courtesy of TMS FCCLA
Members of the Trenton Middle School and Trenton High School chapters of Family, Career and Community Leaders of America attended the Region 2 meeting in Liberty on Tuesday. THS student Mason Hooyman, Region 2 president, presided at the meeting. Members of the THS FCCLA chapter were responsible for making the backdrop for the regional meeting while TMS members served as ushers. This year’s meeting theme

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Laredo Celebrating Red Ribbon Week

Photo Courtesy of Laredo R-7 School The Laredo R-7 School District will observe “Red Ribbon Week” next week, with several activities and contests being held in honor of Drug Free School Week. Gene Urich of Trenton Elks Lodge #801 delivered the ribbons earlier this week, which will be worn by students to remind persons of the importance of being drug free. Students will be dressing to a different theme each day. Monday will be “Shade Out Drugs” (students wearing sunglasses); Tuesday will be “I’m a Jean-ius, I’m Drug Free. Give Drugs the Boot!” (students wearing jeans and boots); Wednesday is “Follow Your Dreams, Don’t Do Drugs” (students wearing pajamas); Thursday is “Team Up Against Drugs” (students wearing Laredo Tigers gear); and Friday is “Hats Off To Being Drug Free” (students wearing hats). Pictured are, from left, front row, Ellie Meeker, Kenzie Lynch, Hannah Harris, Ayra Meeker; back row, counselor Lindy Donoho and Gene Urich of the Elks Lodge.

Photo Courtesy of Laredo R-7 School
The Laredo R-7 School District will observe “Red Ribbon Week” next week, with several activities and contests being held in honor of Drug Free School Week. Gene Urich of Trenton Elks Lodge #801 delivered the ribbons earlier this week, which will be worn by students to remind persons of the importance of being drug free. Students will be dressing to a different theme each

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