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Trenton Historical Rosenwald School Alumni Association Homecoming Event set for September 17-18

“Homecoming Heritage Reflection – Linking Past & Present” By Dr. Al Jordan The Trenton Historical Rosenwald School Alumni Association will be holding a Homecoming event this Saturday and Sunday. The event will recognize the “Who’s Who History Makers Lifetime Achievers.” According to the sponsors, the award and recognition select committee, and chairperson Ms. Joyce Hill-Glenn,…

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Pro-consolidation group addresses GCSSD Board

Pro-Consolidation Group Addresses GCSSD Board By Logan Watson A group of teachers and parents in favor of consolidating the schools on the north end of the Gibson County Special School District had their first official audience with the GCSSD Board of Trustees last Thursday night. The group pressed the issue on social media during the…

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County Commission to vote on allocating $4M for city water projects

County Commission to vote on allocating $4M for city water projects By Caleb Revill   The Gibson County Commission will vote to allocate $4,689,709 in American Rescue Plan Act (ARP) funds to be spent on city drinking water, wastewater and stormwater projects at their upcoming September meeting. County commissioners meet in regular bimonthly session Monday,…

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Officer Capps saluted for heroic actions

Officer Capps saluted for heroic actions August 11 was a busy day for Rutherford Police Officer Alex Capps. Officer Capps responded to a home in Rutherford, where he discovered Danny Faulkner in his shop, trapped under the wheels of a tractor. According to Officer Capps, Faulkner had been working on the tractor, then cranked it…

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Early Voting totals increase in final week

Early Voting totals increase in final week Election Day is Thursday   Early Voting for the County General Election closed at noon on Saturday, with more voters turning out for the second week of polling. In total, 1,394 registered voters cast their ballots last week, compared to 1,263 from Friday, July 15 through Saturday, July…

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Renovations continue at Eagle Building

By Logan Watson   After weeks of discussing the state of the Eagle Building, the proverbial ball is beginning to roll on some much-needed renovations. Mayor Ray Carroll noted that repairs to the floor have been completed at no charge by Joey Turner of T&T Flooring and that the plumbing has been finished for the…

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PHS Little Theater to be renamed for Berlynne Holman

By Logan Watson   The late Berlynne Holman will soon be memorialized at Peabody High School. The Trenton Special School District Board of Education voted unanimously to rename the Little Theater at PHS in honor of Holman, who was instrumental in the success of the Nite-Lite Theatre in Trenton and an ardent supporter of the…

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Marriages Everett Dewayne Robinson of Humboldt and Samantha Yvonne Epperson of Humboldt Parker Slayton Wilson of Memphis and Sydney Grace Day of Memphis Real Estate Transfers William Shaeffer and wife, Ivonne Shaeffer to Melinda S. Holt – Rutherford – $51,750 William Little and wife, Betty Lou Little to Logan Carr and Kenli Martindale – Bradford-…

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TL&W looks at budgets as inflation rises

By Logan Watson   Less than two months after approving increases for water and electric rates, the Trenton Light & Water Board of Directors is once again grappling with the high cost of doing business. As inflation and high fuel costs continue to trickle down from business to customer, the Board faces a very tight…

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