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New TMS Principal Named

Daniel Gott

Daniel Gott

Daniel Gott has been hired as the new principal at Trenton Middle School for the 2016-17 school year.
Gott, who is currently an American History instructor at Trenton High School, was approved for the position during a special meeting of the Trenton R-9 Board of Education on Friday. He has a bachelor’s of education degree in history from Missouri Western State University and a master’s in educational administration

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NCMC Celebrates 90 Years

R-T Photo/Diane Lowrey Recognized as Distinguished Alumni of North Central Missouri College during a luncheon on Thursday were, from left, Robert Witten of Trenton, Harry Bratton of Lee’s Summit, Herb Webster of Kearney, Jack Derry of Trenton and Phil Hoffman of Trenton.

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Recognized as Distinguished Alumni of North Central Missouri College during a luncheon on Thursday were, from left, Robert Witten of Trenton, Harry Bratton of Lee’s Summit, Herb Webster of Kearney, Jack Derry of Trenton and Phil Hoffman of Trenton.

North Central Missouri College marked its 90th anniversary with an all-day celebration on Thursday, which included recognition of distinguished alumni and lead gift contributors to the “Preserving the

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Administrative Committee To Meet

The Administrative Committee of the Trenton City Council will hold a meeting at 5 p.m. on Tuesday at city hall.
The only item on the announced agenda is discussion of the city code involving nuisances. This includes the addition of community service as a punishment for being found guilty in court of a nuisance violation and the requirements regarding the height off the ground for stacked lumber.

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Rotary Hears About R-9 Summer School

E’Lisha Gass presented information on the Trenton R-9 School District Summer School Program during Thursday’s meeting of the Trenton Rotary Club.
Mrs. Gass, who is the media center coordinator, will be serving as the summer school administrator. Classes will begin May 23 and run through June 24. The district will be using Catapult Learning to provide curriculum, supplies and student incentives, with students with perfect attendance receiving a $100 gift

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Blunt Seeks Military Academy Applicants

U.S. Senator Roy Blunt has announced he will begin accepting applications to U.S. Military Service Academies from Missourians on May 1.
Nominations to the U.S. Air Force Academy, U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, U.S. Military Academy, and U.S. Naval Academy are available for qualified applicants.
Applicants must be between 17 and 23 years of age, U.S. citizens and legal residents of Missouri. A committee of Missouri residents will review applicants’ files

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Princeton Team Headed To State

Photo Courtesy of Princeton High School Princeton High School will be represented in the Class 1 State Scholar Bowl competition next week in Columbia after winning the District 13 title and defeating Jefferson on Wednesday to advance to state. Princeton is scheduled to take on North Andrew High School in a 10 a.m. match on Friday, May 6. Pictured are, from left, Juana Jones, Jacob Schwenneker, Savannah Milburn, Joshua Schoonover, Macklaine Eugenio, Jerod McLain, Dale Bagley and Coach Beth Boxley.

Photo Courtesy of Princeton High School
Princeton High School will be represented in the Class 1 State Scholar Bowl competition next week in Columbia after winning the District 13 title and defeating Jefferson on Wednesday to advance to state. Princeton is scheduled to take on North Andrew High School in a 10 a.m. match on Friday, May 6. Pictured are, from left, Juana Jones, Jacob Schwenneker, Savannah Milburn, Joshua Schoonover,

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R-5 Students At FBLA Conference

Submitted Photo Four students from Grundy R-5 High School attended the FBLA State Leadership Conference in Springfield on April 24-26. Mady Williams, right, finished fourth in the Intro to Business Communication competition and will advance to compete in the National Leadership Conference in Atlanta, GA on June 29-July 2. Also pictured are, from left, Morgan Axtell, Kendra Betz and Alissa Webb.

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Four students from Grundy R-5 High School attended the FBLA State Leadership Conference in Springfield on April 24-26. Mady Williams, right, finished fourth in the Intro to Business Communication competition and will advance to compete in the National Leadership Conference in Atlanta, GA on June 29-July 2. Also pictured are, from left, Morgan Axtell, Kendra Betz and Alissa Webb.

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Local Man Recognized

Submitted Photo Brian Israel and Midwest Mechanical of Spickard have been recognized with the Top Sales Award-Diamond by K&E Distributing of Dallas Center, IA. The award is based on sales volume, professional installations, service methods, customer satisfaction and overall excellence. Israel and his business were selected for continuing performance as a regional leader and installer of ClimateMaster geothermal. Pictured are, from left, Geostar Regional Territory Manager Pat Skipper, Brian Israel, K&E Distributing President Jordan Krueger and K&E Distributing Territory Manager Mace Hensen.

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Brian Israel and Midwest Mechanical of Spickard have been recognized with the Top Sales Award-Diamond by K&E Distributing of Dallas Center, IA. The award is based on sales volume, professional installations, service methods, customer satisfaction and overall excellence. Israel and his business were selected for continuing performance as a regional leader and installer of ClimateMaster geothermal. Pictured are, from left, Geostar Regional Territory Manager Pat Skipper, Brian Israel,

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Students Learn About Organic Produce

Submitted Photo Students in Brenda Baker’s and Jon Guthrie’s classes at Trenton Middle School were able to recently try fresh, organic produce, courtesy of Small Town Produce, operated by Lacey Gilworth of Unionville.  The students were taught about mangoes, kiwi, bananas and pears and showed how to properly peel and eat each fruit. Students were allowed to select fruit to eat as a snack in class and to take home if they chose.

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Students in Brenda Baker’s and Jon Guthrie’s classes at Trenton Middle School were able to recently try fresh, organic produce, courtesy of Small Town Produce, operated by Lacey Gilworth of Unionville. The students were taught about mangoes, kiwi, bananas and pears and showed how to properly peel and eat each fruit. Students were allowed to select fruit to eat as a snack in class and to take home

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