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The Final Word – Health, Fairs and Football

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

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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The Final Word – Deja Vu All Over Again

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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Five Points – Library Project Over Halfway Mark

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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The Final World – Conference Efforts Make Sense

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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Hometown Boy – Governor’s Beef Summit Talks Plan To Grow Dollars

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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Bulldog Bark – Make Attendance A Priority

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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Five Points – Christmas Gift Ideas

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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The Final Word – The Information Man

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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Hometown Boy – Ebola Virus Travels Faster Than Prevention News

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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The Bulldog Bark – Promoting Positive Learning, Leadership Skills

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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Here Comes Missouri Day

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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Bulldog Bark – Parent Communication

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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Letters to the Editor

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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Tour de Iowa Boulevard

The Final Word
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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Getting Ready For Hunting Season

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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City Codes And Ordinances

City Chat
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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Bulldog Bulletin

Family Involvement
by Jame Oram
TMS Principal

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New Postal Rates For Newspapers

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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Missouriana

Too many people are talking these days in Missouri.

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