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Rissler Students Presents “‘Tis the Season”

R-T Photo/Diane Lowrey “Tis the Season” was the theme for Thursday night’s Rissler Elementary School Christmas program, held at the Ketcham Community Center. Students age kindergarten through second grade presented several holiday tunes. “Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer” was among the songs sung by the kindergarten class, pictured above. Rachel Lorenz is the Rissler music instructor.

R-T Photo/Diane Lowrey
“Tis the Season” was the theme for Thursday night’s Rissler Elementary School Christmas program, held at the Ketcham Community Center. Students age kindergarten through second grade presented several holiday tunes. “Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer” was among the songs sung by the kindergarten class, pictured above. Rachel Lorenz is the Rissler music instructor.

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Girl Scout Troops Spread Cheer at Sunnyview

Submitted Photo Girl Scout Troops 401, 1125, 2232, 3244, 8008, 8029 and 8037 sang Christmas carols for residents of the Sunnyview Nursing Home and Apartments on Tuesday, Dec. 6.

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Girl Scout Troops 401, 1125, 2232, 3244, 8008, 8029 and 8037 sang Christmas carols for residents of the Sunnyview Nursing Home and Apartments on Tuesday, Dec. 6.

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THS Band Holds Winter Concert

R-T Photo/Diane Lowrey The Trenton High School Band presented its annual winter concert Thursday night, featuring a number of holiday selections. Among the music was “The Ukrainian Bell Carol,” being performed above. Tim Gilham is the THS Band Director.

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The Trenton High School Band presented its annual winter concert Thursday night, featuring a number of holiday selections. Among the music was “The Ukrainian Bell Carol,” being performed above. Tim Gilham is the THS Band Director.

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Farmers Bank Makes Donation To OATS

Submitted Photo  Farmers Bank of Northern Missouri has made a $15,000 donation to OATS, Inc., a non-profit transportation provider in Missouri. The donation will be used to assist with the purchase of new vehicles in north Missouri. “The employees, officers, directors and stockholders of Farmers Bank of Northern Missouri are so thankful to be able to support the OATS transportation system in northern Missouri. OATS buses transport many people in our communities to medical appointments, shopping and business destinations. The OATS transportation is so vital to the families of those they serve. We are proud to give back to our communities and customers who have supported us,” stated David Tribble, president and CEO of Farmers Bank. Last year OATS provided 1.5 million rides to 28,758 Missourians covering 14 million miles. Of those, 4,100 riders were from the 18-county region served by OATS Northwest Missouri office. Pictured with OATS Driver Doug Spears, far left, is Farmers Bank Executive Vice President Rick Klinginsmith, second from right, with OATS riders and bank employees.

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Farmers Bank of Northern Missouri has made a $15,000 donation to OATS, Inc., a non-profit transportation provider in Missouri. The donation will be used to assist with the purchase of new vehicles in north Missouri. “The employees, officers, directors and stockholders of Farmers Bank of Northern Missouri are so thankful to be able to support the OATS transportation system in northern Missouri. OATS buses transport many people in

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Grundy R-5 Elementary Presents Christmas Program

Submitted Photo Students at the Grundy R-5 Elementary School in Humphreys performed their Christmas program for a gym full of parents, grandparents and community members on Thursday evening, under the direction of music instructor Shelby Rogers. All students in grades kindergarten through sixth grade performed, with students in Mrs. Campbell’s fifth grade pictured above as they prepared to take the stage.

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Students at the Grundy R-5 Elementary School in Humphreys performed their Christmas program for a gym full of parents, grandparents and community members on Thursday evening, under the direction of music instructor Shelby Rogers. All students in grades kindergarten through sixth grade performed, with students in Mrs. Campbell’s fifth grade pictured above as they prepared to take the stage.

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NCMC Board Approves Waiver

North Central Missouri College trustees approved a Head Start local match waiver during a special meeting on Thursday.
According to Green Hills Head Start Director Dr. Beverly Hooker, Head Start programs are required to provide a 25 percent local match of monetary or in-kind services to receive federal funding for the fiscal year, which she noted the Green Hills program has always been able to do. This year’s match was

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Pleasant View R-6 Christmas Program

R-T Photo/Seth Herrold An Old West Christmas celebration will be presented by students at the Pleasant View R-6 School on Friday night at the school. The 7 p.m. program will feature students in grades preschool through eighth grade, including the band, with the first through eighth grades presenting the musical, “Christmas at the OK Corral.” The townspeople of Snow Gulch are preparing to celebrate Christmas with their annual festival at the OK Corral. However, local bad guy Bubble Gum Bart tries to stop the celebration by threatening to cover the whole town in bubble gum. The townspeople send an urgent telegram to Santa Claus, who sends The Candy Cane Kid to the rescue. The evening will conclude with an appearance by Santa. The program is open to the public.

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An Old West Christmas celebration will be presented by students at the Pleasant View R-6 School on Friday night at the school. The 7 p.m. program will feature students in grades preschool through eighth grade, including the band, with the first through eighth grades presenting the musical, “Christmas at the OK Corral.” The townspeople of Snow Gulch are preparing to celebrate Christmas with their annual festival at

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Second Grader Will Help With Lighting

Rissler Elementary School second grader Brooklin Demsich will assist Trenton Mayor Dr. Nick McHargue in lighting the Sesquicentennial Park lights during Friday night’s Downtown Christmas event. Brooklin, the daughter of Jennifer Demsich and Tim Demsich, was chosen from among entries made at downtown businesses during the past two weeks. The lighting ceremony will take place at 5:30 p.m. and will kick off an evening of activities that include music, dancing, food, carriage rides, a live Nativity scene, an ugly sweater contest, a scavenger hunt and, of course, a visit by Santa Claus. The Grundy County Museum will also be open as well as downtown businesses to allow persons to get in some holiday shopping.  As part of the Christmas activities, the downtown area will be decorated with luminarias, which will light the path to the various event locations. Pat Whitaker will have her Christmas village on display at 902 Main St.  Youth ages four to 13 will be able to take part in a gingerbread decorating contest. Entries are to be brought to “The Space” at 1013 Main St. from 2 to 5 p.m. There will also be open houses at two of the apartments that were renovated as part of the Trenton Dowtown Improvement Association renovation project. The open houses, from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m., will be at 1013A Main St. (above The Space) and 922A Main Street (above Lucky Dog Embroidery)

Rissler Elementary School second grader Brooklin Demsich will assist Trenton Mayor Dr. Nick McHargue in lighting the Sesquicentennial Park lights during Friday night’s Downtown Christmas event.
Brooklin, the daughter of Jennifer Demsich and Tim Demsich, was chosen from among entries made at downtown businesses during the past two weeks. The lighting ceremony will take place at 5:30 p.m. and will kick off an evening of activities that include music, dancing,

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Princeton School Board To Meet

The Princeton R-5 Board of Education will meet in regular session at 5:30 p.m. on Monday at the high school library.
Items on the announced agenda include discussion of a possible bond issue in April, a presentation of the Annual Performance Review, a contract review with Ellison and Auxier architects, the 2015-16 audit report, an update on facility planning, a request for proposals of a transportation contract, reports by the

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