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R-9 Board Accepts Resignations, Hires Personnel

During a special meeting of the Trenton R-9 Board of Education on Tuesday, several personnel matters were addressed.
According to information provided by Board Secretary Susan Leeper, resignations were accepted from high school physical education instructor and coach Scott Stevens, elementary teacher Natalie Johnson, preschool teacher Carla Williams and paraprofessional Natalie York. Brooklyn Stevens also resigned her duties as basketball coach.
Employed by the board was elementary teacher Alexis Whitney.

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Donna Holloway

Donna Holloway, a 78-year-old resident of Trenton, died at 2:25 a.m. on Sunday, April 23, 2017 at Wright Memorial Hospital of Trenton.
The body was cremated. A memorial graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, April 28, 2017 at Sandbank Cemetery at Laredo. Whitaker-Eads Funeral Home of Trenton is handling arrangements.
Mrs. Holloway was born on Feb. 26, 1939 in Laredo, the daughter of Vaughn and May

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Grundy R-5 Music Program Is Thursday

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The Grundy R-5 School will be holding a spring musical on Thursday night at the high school in Galt. Students in grades kindergarten through 12 will be participating under the direction of music teacher Shelby Rogers. The program begins at 6 p.m. Pictured above are the third, fourth and fifth graders who will be performing.

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Bulldogs Out-Slug North Andrew, 19-14

The runs came early and the runs came often.
On Monday night in Savannah, Trenton found itself in a slugfest with North Andrew. It took 19 runs, but in the end, Trenton had a victory.
The Bulldogs plated five runs in the eighth inning, after blowing a two-run lead in the bottom of the seventh, and held on for a wild 19-14 victory over the host Cardinals.
It was evident

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Still No Budgets For The City, TMU As Council Fails To Override Mayor’s Veto

There is still no budget for either the city of Trenton or Trenton Municipal Utilities after the city council failed to override the mayor’s veto during Monday night’s meeting.
On votes of 5-2, with Jennifer Hottes absent, the council agreed to approve both budgets, which would have gone into effect on May 1. However, as he did after the budgets were approved on March 27, Mayor Dr. Nick McHargue again

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Nuisance Board Reviews Demolition Program Suggestions

Four properties that had been bid out for the 2016-17 demolition program, but were not included on the final list, are being targeted for the 2017-18 program following action taken by the Building and Nuisance Board of the Trenton City Council on Monday night.
The board asked that Code Enforcement Officer Donnie Vandevender meet with Derek Fee of Red Rock to see if the bids presented on the four properties,

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Skin Cancer Screening Set For May 10

The Grundy County Health Department is partnering with Cleaver Dermatology to offer free skin cancer screenings on Wednesday, May 10.
The screenings will be offered from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the health department. There is no cost and persons are asked to contact the health department at 359-4196 to secure an appointment.
This is a screening procedure only; not a full body exam and does not replace a

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North Central Shuts Out Southwestern

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North Central shortstop McKinley Hurley throws to first for an out during the Pirates’ 4-0 game one win on Monday afternoon on Griffin Field.

The North Central Missouri College softball team was at home on Monday, closing out the regular season with a doubleheader against Southwestern Iowa Community College. North Central not only got the sweep of the doubleheader, but shut out the visitors in both games,

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R-6 Board Seeks Vacancy Applicants

The Pleasant View R-6 Board of Education is looking for applicants to fill a vacancy on the board after it was discovered a board position that expired in April had not been included to be filled in the April election.
The board met this morning to discuss the issue. According to Superintendent Rebecca Steinhoff, a mistake was found after the April board meeting that member Luke Gibson’s term had expired

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