Trenton R-9 School District

Trenton Board of Education addresses issues with electronic cigarettes and vaping

The Trenton R-9 Board of Education approved early graduation requests for Kaitlyn Owen and Emma Rorebeck on Tuesday evening. Bus routes were approved with Director of Supportive Services Kris Ockenfels reporting there are 10 regular bus routes and three special education/preschool routes, which is the same as last year. He said there are enough drivers […]

Saousoalii P. Siavii, Jr

Former KC Chiefs player charged with illegal firearms after being tasered while resisting arrest

A former Kansas City Chiefs football player, who was tasered twice while struggling with officers and resisting arrest, was charged in federal court with illegally possessing firearms. Saousoalii P. Siavii, Jr., also known as “Junior,” 40, of Independence, Missouri, was charged in a criminal complaint filed in the U.S. District Court in Kansas City, Mo., […]

Backpack Buddies check donation

Area organizations make donation to Backpack Buddies

The Saint Luke’s Regional Nurse Practice Council, Trenton Police Department, and Grundy County EMS presented checks totaling $4,717 to the Grundy and Livingston County Backpack Buddies Programs today, August 21. The amount will be split evenly between the two county programs. The funds were raised during a miniature golf tournament fundraiser held on Saturday, August […]

Backpack Buddies Mini Golf Fundraiser

Miniature golf event raises nearly $5,000 for Backpack Buddies

A miniature golf event and associated activities at Trenton on Saturday raised money to support the backpack buddies weekend food programs of Grundy and Livingston Counties. The Regional Nurse Practice Council for Wright Memorial Hospital and Hedrick Medical Center report a total of $4,717.00 was raised during events held at Johnny Popper’s mini-golf and the […]

Back To School, Are You Ready?

Mercer County Healthy Living Coalition to host “Back to School” carnival

The Mercer County Healthy Living Coalition will host its annual Back to School Carnival at the small ball field at the fairgrounds in Princeton on Friday, July 26, 2019. The Mercer County Health Department, Mercer County Ministerial Alliance, and Rotary sponsor the free event that evening from 5 to 7 o’clock where Mercer County students […]

Backpack Buddies

State Farm agent to make donation to “Backpack Buddies” program for each quote on coverage

A Trenton business has announced a promotion to help raise additional money to finance the weekend nutrition food program called “Backpack Buddies.” The office of State Farm Insurance Agent Mitch Liberty says it will make a $10.00 donation to Backpack Buddies for each quote on auto, fire, or life insurance coverage. If the individual currently […]

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Trenton/Gallatin Bright Futures Bulldog Challenge to be held Tuesday

The annual Trenton/Gallatin Bright Futures Bulldog Challenge will be held Tuesday, December 18th at the Trenton vs. Gallatin varsity basketball home games at the Trenton High school gym with tipoff at 6:00 p.m. Both Bright Future programs will be collecting donations to help fund their Backpack Buddy Program. After paying the gate fee, individuals can […]