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Arbuckle, Lafferty Take Part In Opening Ceremonies

R-T Photo/Seth Herrold Former Trenton Blue Jays Mike Arbuckle and Jerry Lafferty now with the World Champion Kansas City Royals organization were in attendance for the Trenton Blue Jays’ zone tournament game against Jefferson City Thursday night at Burleigh Grimes Field. Arbuckle threw out the ceremonial first pitch, with Lafferty catching. The Blue Jays won the game, 5-4, and were scheduled to play Elsberry at 2 o’clock this afternoon.

R-T Photo/Seth Herrold
Former Trenton Blue Jays Mike Arbuckle and Jerry Lafferty now with the World Champion Kansas City Royals organization were in attendance for the Trenton Blue Jays’ zone tournament game against Jefferson City Thursday night at Burleigh Grimes Field. Arbuckle threw out the ceremonial first pitch, with Lafferty catching. The Blue Jays won the game, 5-4, and were scheduled to play Elsberry at 2 o’clock this afternoon.

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New TMS Circle Drive

R-T Photo/Seth Herrold Work is under way on a new entrance to the Trenton Middle School back parking lot. The circle drive will help alleviate traffic issues on Oklahoma Avenue during drop-off and pick-up times at the school. The work, which involve a temporary detour on the walking trail, is scheduled to be complete by July 29.

R-T Photo/Seth Herrold
Work is under way on a new entrance to the Trenton Middle School back parking lot. The circle drive will help alleviate traffic issues on Oklahoma Avenue during drop-off and pick-up times at the school. The work, which involve a temporary detour on the walking trail, is scheduled to be complete by July 29.

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The Gifted Attend Vince Gill Concert

Submitted Photo Members of The Gifted Group traveled to the NEMO Fair Wednesday night to attend a concert by country music artist Vince Gill. The group is a self-advocacy group organized to teach individuals to advocate for themselves and learn to become more independent.

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Members of The Gifted Group traveled to the NEMO Fair Wednesday night to attend a concert by country music artist Vince Gill. The group is a self-advocacy group organized to teach individuals to advocate for themselves and learn to become more independent.

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Fond Memories Of The Charlie Dye Bridge Recalled

Missouri Department of Transportation Photo Many current and former Trenton residents have fond memories of the old Charlie Dye Bridge. The bridge, which was built in 1921, is in the process of being replaced with a more modern span.

Missouri Department of Transportation Photo
Many current and former Trenton residents have fond memories of the old Charlie Dye Bridge. The bridge, which was built in 1921, is in the process of being replaced with a more modern span.


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]

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‘Christmas In July’ Poker Run

“Christmas in July,” a poker run to benefit the Trenton Police Department’s “Shop with a Cop” program, will be held on Saturday, July 23.
The TPD and Chumbley’s are teaming up for the event, which begins at 11 a.m. with registration at Chumbley’s. The ride begins at noon and will include stops at several area communities before returning to Trenton around 3 p.m. to determine the winners. A bike show

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County Commission Agenda

The Grundy County Commission will meet in regular session Tuesday at the courthouse.
Items on the announced agenda include a meeting with Steve Tracy at 10 a.m.

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City Council To Meet Monday

The Trenton City Council will meet in regular session at 7 p.m. Monday at City Hall.
Items on the announced agenda include an ordinance authorizing the execution of a Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission’s State Block Grant between the city and the MHTC to provide airport improvements and an ordinance authorizing the execution of a letter agreement for professional services between the city and Burns and McDonnell for professional engineering

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Building Board Agenda

The Trenton Building and Nuisance Board will meet at 6 p.m. Monday at City Hall.
Items on the announced agenda include a public hearing on property at 1005 W. Crowder Rd.; finding of facts on properties at 1101/1115 Shanklin Ave., 1105 Wiggins St., 1110 Rural St. and 2211 Oak St.; certificate of existing dangerous building on properties at 103 E. 10th St., 802 E. 24th St., 843 W. 14th Ct.,

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’Jays Fend Off Jeff City At Zone Tourney

R-T Photo/Seth Herrold Trenton starter Aaron Buford fires a pitch during the second inning of the Blue Jays’ 5-4 win over Jefferson City Thursday night at the American Legion Zone Tournament at Burleigh Grimes Field.

R-T Photo/Seth Herrold
Trenton starter Aaron Buford fires a pitch during the second inning of the Blue Jays’ 5-4 win over Jefferson City Thursday night at the American Legion Zone Tournament at Burleigh Grimes Field.

The Trenton Blue Jays AAA American Legion baseball team scored three runs in the first inning Thursday night and then fended off Jefferson City to pick up a 5-4 first-round victory in the Zone Tournament

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