by Diane Lowrey R-T Editor What a great response we have had thus far to our wellness publication that appeared as part of the Trenton Republican-Times on Friday, July 22. For those of you who haven’t had the chance to see it, the 24-page edition contains stories on various health topics and features several local
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Mary Wells Sutter, a 91-year-old resident of Princeton, died on Monday, Feb. 29, 2016 at Pearl’s II Eden for Elders at Princeton. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, March 6, 2016, at the Greenlee-Middleton Funeral Chapel in Lineville, IA, with Pastor Ron Helton officiating. Burial will be in the Evergreen Cemetery
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By Diane Lowrey R-T Editor Where were you on March 12, 1980? I know where I was. I was sitting (at midnight, no less) in the upstairs office of what was then the Pickett & Raynes law office watching the Trenton City Council vote to abolish the Board of Public Works. On a vote of
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by Wendell Lenhart R-T Publishers The Grundy County Genealogy Society, in conjunction with the Grundy County-Jewett Norris Library, is continuing its digitalization project of old newspaper microfilms. Local newspapers on microfilm at the library date from 1884 and are used extensively in genealogy research. When microfilm technology became available in the late 1970s and early
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by Diane Lowrey R-T Editor Trenton’s efforts to affiliate itself with an athletic conference remain up in the air, although a decision as to where the school could land could come as early as February. For the past several years, Trenton has been working to get itself back into a conference after leaving the MEC
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by Duane Dailey, Professor Emeritus University of Missouri Extension Missouri is a beef-cow state. The Governor’s Beef Summit, Jan. 5, drew attention to that cow advantage. Gov. Jay Nixon opened a far-and-wide discussion with a challenge to bring more dollars back to Missouri’s 1.7 million-head beef cow herd. Over 250 people from all parts of
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by Becky Albrecht Trenton R-9 Superintendent As we begin the new year and second semester, I hope everyone with a student in Trenton R-9 will commit to a shared resolution of making school attendance a top priority for 2015. While the average daily attendance rates at Trenton R-9 have historically been very good and consistently
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By Wendell Lenhart The Christmas season is in full swing and the Republican-Times can help you with your gift ideas. Give the gift that keeps on giving the whole year with a gift subscription to the newspaper. For only 25 cents a day you can give someone the gift of information and enjoyment that will
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By Diane Lowrey If you live in Trenton, chances are you had your mail delivered by John Surber. He delivered several routes throughout the community over the years and, most recently, was the mailman for businesses and homes along Ninth Street. No matter the weather – warm or cold, rain or dry – it wasn’t
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by Duane Dailey, Professor Emeritus University of Missouri Avoid contact with body fluids. Easy said. That protects us from Ebola, a virus killing thousands in Africa. Easy done? We must get the word to everyone. From years of writing about breeding cattle and growing grass, I know telling a story is slow. How do we
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by David Stallo, Trenton Middle School Assistant Principal Almost two months into the 2014-2015 school year at Trenton Middle School, our students are back in the routine following rules and exceeding expectations once again. We have an outstanding group of teachers, students, and faculty members that hold each other accountable on a daily basis to
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by Diane Lowrey R-T Editor It’s just around the corner. The Missouri Day Festival, that is. In just two weeks, thousands of people will be descending on our community to attend what will be the 30th annual festival, which kicks off on Thursday, Oct. 16 and continues through Sunday, Oct. 19. “Celebrating 30 Years –
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by Dan Wiebers THS Principal Communication is a key component to a strong relationship and the Trenton R-9 Parent and Student Portals offers a great tool that allows parents and students to keep up-to-date on grades, homework assignments, attendance, and plus more pieces of information that involves students. Many families in the Trenton R-9 District
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Dear Editor, Jerry Lafferty holds up the trickle down theory as the remedy for low income workers (Letters to the Editor, Aug. 13, 2014). Historically, it hasn’t worked and the disparity between rich and poor continues to grow. Our capitalist financial system takes no prisoners. The capable and the lucky are rewarded while the less
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by Diane Lowrey, editor
Taking advantage of the wonderful weather we’ve been able to experience the past several days, I recently took a drive around Trenton just to see what was going on.
And boy did I get an eyeful.
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By Jeff Berti
Grundy County Conservation Agent
Deep, dark depression, excessive misery; what does a hunter do when it is July or August?
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by Gary Beverlin, Building Inspector
Building codes and ordinances are put into effect to ensure that homes, schools, workplaces and other buildings in our community are as safe as possible.
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Retired longtime Trenton barber Ed Wilson, 72, died at 12:25 p.m. on Thursday July 1, 2010 at his residence in Trenton, where he had been under hospice care.
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Rian Bree Wilson, infant daughter of Jeff (Bud) and Amanda Miller Wilson, died on Thursday morning, June 24, 2010.
No funeral services are planned.
Rian Bree was born early Wednesday morning on June 23, 2010 at Saint Luke’s Hospital in Kansas City. She weighed 1 pound, 6 ounces and was 13 inches long.
She is survived by her parents; a big sister, Ralee Jacole Wilson; and other family members.
Phillip Garrison, a 35-year-old Trenton resident, died early Sunday morning, May 4, 2008 due to a vehicle accident in Trenton.
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by Jame Oram
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Shawn Michael Valentine, a 31-year-old resident of Lebanon, MO, died on Monday, Oct. 1, 2007 at his home.
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Ruby Winings, a 94-year-old resident of Trenton, died at 3:45 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 25, 2007 at the Eastview Manor Care Center in Trenton, where she had been a resident since Jan. 24, 2001.
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Îale Warren Toot, an 85-year-old resident of Texarkana, TX, died on Friday, Aug. 3, 2007 in Texarkana. Graveside services were held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2007 at the Thayer Cemetery in Thayer. Erman Croney officiated. Burial was in the Thayer Cemetery under the direction of the Carter Funeral Home at Thayer. Mr.
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by Wendell Lenhart
New postal rates and regulations for newspapers became effective last week and some of the changes are sure to affect subscribers of the Republican-Times.
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David Glenn Smith, a 51-year-old resident of Trenton, died on Sunday, May 6, 2007 at the Bristol Manor in Trenton. He was a former Grant City resident. Graveside memorial services and burial will be at 2 p.m. on Friday, May 11, 2007 at the Miller Cemetery in Denver, MO, under the arrangements of the Andrews
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Garnett D. McLallen, a 96-year-old Galt resident, died at 11:08 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 16, 2006 at the Wright Memorial Hospital in Trenton, where she was admitted on Friday, Nov. 10, 2006. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 20, 2006 at Payne Funeral Home in Galt. Burial will be in
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John Erp, a 79-year-old resident of Trenton, died at 4:40 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 9, 2006 at the Sunnyview Nursing Home in Trenton. Arrangements are pending at the Resthaven Mortuary at Trenton. Survivors include his wife, Helmi Erp of Trenton; two sons, Dirk Erp of Trenton and Jens Erp and his wife, Heather, of Bloomfield,
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Too many people are talking these days in Missouri.
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