Trenton school board to vote on new superintendent Monday

By Crystal Burns The Trenton Special School District Board of Trustees will vote on the next Director of Schools Monday, June 26. The board wrapped up interviews Thursday evening. Candidates Suzanne Keefe, Dr. Janice Epperson, and Tim Haney each spent one day last week with district faculty, administrators, and staff. Meet-and-greet receptions were held for…

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Trenton budget includes 3-percent raise for employees

By Crystal Burns  Trenton city employees will receive a 3-percent raise in the coming fiscal year. The Board of Aldermen approved the first reading of the 2017-18 budget at the June 13 council meeting, giving employees a boost without raising property taxes. Proposed revenue is $3,415,535 with expenditures estimated at $3,370,706, giving the city a…

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Digitizing efforts continue in Register of Deeds’ office

By Crystal Burns The long and intensive process to digitize deeds and plats continues in the Gibson County Register of Deeds’ office. Donnie Farthing, owner of Repeating History Archival Solutions (RHAS), spent the last three weeks working to scan about 10,000 plats and 40,000 total pages. He started digitizing the Gibson County records two years…

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17 animals rescued from Trenton homes

Animal Rescue Corps (ARC), a national non-profit headquartered in Washington, D.C., performed its third rescue operation in Tennessee in just over two weeks, partnering with the Gibson County Sheriff’s Department on June 8. Seventeen animals were sent to the ARC Emergency Shelter, from this rescue dubbed Operation June Bug. Ten dogs were surrendered from a…

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Finalists selected for Trenton ‘super’ job

Janice Epperson, Tim Haney, Suzanne Keefe   By Crystal Burns Three finalists have been selected for the Trenton Special School District superintendent position. The school board voted June 6 to accept Dr. Janice Epperson, Tim Haney, and Suzanne Keefe as finalists. The Tennessee School Boards Association (TSBA) posted the job opening and selected the top…

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