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RCC Men’s League Results

The Riverside Country Club Men’s League returned to action on Wednesday night. Russ Wade was the top golfer on the night, carding a 31. Lewis Hendren followed with a 35 and Scott Weldon finished with a score of 36.
Steve Wells had the low score after handicaps were figured in, finishing with a 28. Weldon, Hendren and David Sager all had scores of 29 after handicaps.
In the team standings,

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Grandson To Play Basketball

The grandson of a Trenton couple has been signed to play college basketball next year.
Milan Crawford of Osceola will play basketball next year at St. Mary University in Leavenworth, KS. A 2016 graduate of Osceola High School, Crawford is the son of Mary Jane Dennis Willige and Michael Crawford of Osceola, both formerly of Trenton. He is also the grandson of Charles and Marilyn Davidson of Trenton and Ron

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Gilbert Vandevender

Gilbert P. Vandevender, a 91-year-old resident of Trenton, died on Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at his home.
Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 28, 2016 at the Resthaven Memorial Gardens, north of Trenton, with Rev. Doug Franklin officiating.
A family visitation will be held from 6 to 7 p.m. on Friday, May 27, 2016 at Slater Funeral Home in Trenton.
Mr. Vandevender was born Jan.

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D.A.W.G.S. Compete In Springfield

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The Trenton DAWGS (Disabled Athletes With Grundy Support) traveled to Springfield over the weekend for the Special Olympic Outdoor Games. The DAWGS volleyball teams finished first and second in a field of 17 teams at the state games and the track and field athletes brought home several medals. Trenton’s athletes were also able to enjoy the “Victory Village,” with games and prizes, and the “Healthy Athletes” program, which

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Daily Record 5-25-16

CIRCUIT COURT
Associate Division
Judge Steven D. Hudson

Jennifer Boullion, Oxnard, CA, waived formal arraignment and pleaded not guilty to possession of a controlled substance except 35 grams or less of marijuana and resisting arrest. She is scheduled to appear in court June 28.
Isaiah R. Coon, Trenton, pleaded guilty to not wearing a seat belt and was fined $10.
Joann Enochs, Grain Valley, pleaded guilty to an amended charge

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Area Residents Have Special “Night to Sparkle”

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Patti Shannon uses her skills to help get Loretta Wilson ready for prom on Saturday.

Patti Shannon uses her skills to help get Loretta Wilson ready for prom on Saturday. Ms. Wilson, above in her prom attire, definitely sparkled!


by Ronda Lickteig
R-T News Writer
The girls spent the morning getting their hair and makeup done. The guys straightened their ties, combed their hair and maybe shaved a little closer than usual. Corsages and boutonnieres were pinned on amid laughter and excitement. Just another typical

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R-6 School Reunion Planned

In January 1959, Pleasant View R-6 School was the new home for students who had previously attended one room schools with four grades each at Independence, Liberty, Ream and Mount Pleasant Schools.
“We were fortunate to be among those first through eighth graders whose patrons and parents saw the need for working together to provide a brand new building,” said Betty Ricketts Steele, a member of the 1961 eighth grade

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Gooseberry Festival 5K/10K Walk/Run Sign-Up Under Way

The 2016 Gooseberry Festival 5K/10K Walk/Run, sponsored by the Grundy County Health Department, will be held on Saturday June 18 at Eastside Park.
Sign-in will begin at 7 a.m. in the park shelterhouse, with the walk beginning at 7:30 a.m. Medals will be awarded in all age brackets. There is no charge for the event and the first 175 registrants will receive a free t-shirt.
Online registrations are currently being

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Fireworks Donations Sought

A fireworks display is being planned as part of the activities scheduled for July 4 and donations from the public, organizations and businesses are needed to help pay for the event.
Approximately $4,000 needs to be raised in order to have the display. A committee to help with the donation collection has been formed. Donations for the fireworks are being accepted at the Trenton Area Chamber of Commerce office at

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