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Vets speak at Traveling Wall ceremonies

‘Healing Wall’ eases pain for veterans By Logan Watson   Even though the Vietnam War ended almost fifty years ago, last week’s ceremonies at the Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall in Trenton proved that the pain and honor born from those 20 years of conflict is still felt today. In the short time the Wall stood…

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Vietnam vets, families to be honored at Traveling Wall ceremony

Veterans, families to be honored at Traveling Vietnam Memorial Wall ceremony By Logan Watson Local veterans who lost their lives in the Vietnam War will be honored at ceremonies this week during the display of the Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall in Trenton. The memorial, a 3/5 scale replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington,…

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Communication Board helps TES students bridge gaps

Communication Board helps TES students bridge gaps By Logan Watson A partnership between Trenton Elementary School and Words for Life Speech & Language Center provided students and teachers with an innovative tool to help students better communicate. Kids that are non-verbal or have developmental delays have a hard time expressing themselves to their peers, but…

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Rutherford City Board discusses eyesore properties

Funeral home fire still under investigation Rutherford Board discusses eyesore properties By Logan Watson   Mayor Sandy Simpson and the Rutherford City Board continued the discussion about what to do about the city sticker situation, but not before speaking directly to residents about the number of blighted buildings around town. A number of citizens came…

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Trenton native oversees police reform in Albuquerque

Sylvester Stanley left Trenton as a teenager to serve his country and has since become one of the most well-respected names in law enforcement in New Mexico. So much so that he was recently appointed to one of the top leadership positions in the state’s capital. In March, Stanley was chosen for the newly-created position…

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TL&W backs TVA in ‘power wheeling’ complaint

Trenton Light and Water backs TVA in ‘Power Wheeling’ complaint By Logan Watson The Trenton Light & Water Board has joined a coalition of close to 50 public utilities standing with the Tennessee Valley Authority against “power wheeling,” the process of transmitting power from a producer to a user outside of their service area. The…

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Greene named Presidential Scholars candidate

Greene named Presidential Scholars candidate By Logan Watson Ryleigh Greene, a senior at Gibson County High School, received a high honor last week, being selected as a candidate for the 2021 United States Presidential Scholars program. Only 4,500 students across the country received the prestigious honor, which are chosen based on either an outstanding performance…

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Boost in COVID-19 vaccines expected this month

Boost in COVID-19 vaccines expected this month Health Department urges community to help seniors get vaccinated By Logan Watson An increase in COVID-19 vaccines later this month could mean a new phase designation on the horizon for Gibson County. According to Tennessee Department of Health Commissioner Dr. Lisa Piercey, a Trenton native and Milan resident,…

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Missing signs can be returned with no questions asked

By Crystal Burns In the spirit of the season, City of Trenton and Trenton Special School District officials are offering the person or persons responsible for the disappearance of two Peabody signs the opportunity to return them without risk of prosecution. On Oct. 12, the Trenton Police Department received a report that two Peabody High…

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Trenton Christmas parade is set for Nov. 30

By Crystal Burns For the second consecutive year, the Trenton Downtown Committee is ushering in the Christmas season with a Christmas parade. Festivities kick off at 4 p.m. Monday, Nov. 30 with The Missing Fifth performing at the Downtown Pedestrian Park. Parade lineup begins at 5 p.m. at Shelton Funeral Home on South College Street,…

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