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Turner signs with Bryan College

Pioneers’ Turner signs with Bryan College By Lori Cathey It’s always been Gibson County Pioneer standout 6’7 senior Ethan Turner ’s dream to play college bask etball. On Monday morning, Turner’s dream came true when he officially signed an athletic scholarship with Bryan College during a ceremony held at Gibson County High School in front…

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MLK Jr. Day events honor civil rights leader

MLK Jr. Day events honor civil rights leader By Michele Hughey The Trenton community celebrated the life, achievements and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. Monday, Jan. 16, with two programs formed around the theme “What Does our Future Hold?” The event started at 10 a.m. at Gibson County Courthouse with a short program that…

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Allred signs with Williams Baptist University

Allred inks volleyball scholarship By Lori Cathey Lady Pioneers setter Sophie Allred signed a volleyball scholarship to continue her career at Williams Baptist University in Walnut Ridge, Arkansas, during a ceremony held Friday, January 20 at Gibson County High School. Sophie is only the second player in Lady Pioneer volleyball program history to sign a…

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Bradford murder suspects still at large

Suspects at large in Bradford murder Gibson County Sheriff Paul Thomas has confirmed that three individuals have been charged in connection with a robbery that killed one individual and seriously wounded another in Bradford Wednesday morning. Investigators have charged Amanda Nicole Cathey, 33, of Trenton, Tyler Blake Pierce, 28, of Milan, and Johnny Dale Yarbrough,…

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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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