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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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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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Dyer Mayor arrested on Felony Theft charges

Dyer Mayor charged with Felony Theft   City of Dyer Mayor Chris Younger turned himself in to law enforcement officials today after being charged with Felony Theft over $2,500. According to a release issued by the Gibson County Sheriff’s Office, Younger stands accused of stealing money from an elderly Dyer citizen. District Attorney General Frederick…

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Trenton church feeding bellies and souls with food giveaway

Trenton church feeding bellies and souls with giveaway 1,200 food boxes available Wednesday By Logan Watson   Trenton’s First Baptist Church North is taking a leap of faith this week. According to Reverend Ferdnando Bailey, his church is preparing to give away over 1,200 boxes of food, no matter the need, every Wednesday morning. “It’s…

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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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Burns resigns as Gazette editor, Watson takes new position

By Victor Parkins The Trenton Gazette and the Mirror-Exchange have both made personnel changes, effective Monday, January 25. Gazette and Tri-City Reporter Editor Crystal Burns resigned from her position on Friday, Jan. 9.  She has accepted a job at Tyson Foods in Humboldt in the Human Resources Department. Mirror-Exchange Associate Editor Logan Watson will take…

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Trenton aldermen share COVID-19 experiences

By Crystal Burns   Trenton Aldermen Tony Burriss and Rickey Graves had similar experiences with COVID-19 in December. Tony and wife Kathi and Rickey and wife Susan are grateful to be fully recovered or on the mend after suffering with the virus that affects people in drastically different ways. Tony and Kathi Burriss both tested…

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