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Audio: Art’s Alive to present “A Christmas Carol” at Hoover Theater in Trenton

Art’s Alive will present A Christmas Carol at the Hoover Theater in the Grundy County Jewett Norris Library of Trenton starting next week. Performances will be December 4th at 2 and 7 o’clock and December 5th at 2 o’clock. Director Ann Plumb says she chose A Christmas Carol because it is well known and fun. […]

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Trenton Rotary Club listen to presentation from Arts Alive board members

Arts Alive Board members Dan Maxey and Ann Plumb talked about the organization at the Trenton Rotary Club meeting on October 21, 2021. They also discussed Arts Alive’s efforts to bring fine arts opportunities to Grundy County and the surrounding area. Maxey said the group was organized in 2019 after the disbanding of the Friends […]

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Grundy County Jewett Norris Library to celebrate 130 years of service

The Grundy County Jewett Norris Library in Trenton will celebrate 130 years of serving the community. The library will have food available at 11 a.m. each day from October 25 through 29. The Friends of the Library will sponsor the celebration and share its recognition week with the library. Those attending can browse the shelves […]

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Audio: North Central Missouri Development Alliance hires new Executive Director

The North Central Missouri Development Alliance has hired a new executive director. Scott Sharp accepted the position on May 17th. He will officially begin on June 14th and work out of the office at the Plaza Apartments in Trenton. He succeeds Micah Landes who resigned earlier this year. Sharp currently works for Pepsi in Chillicothe […]

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Grundy County Jewett Norris Library to hold Valentine’s Day drawing

The Grundy County Jewett Norris Library of Trenton is holding a Valentine’s Day bear drawing. School-aged youth who drop off Valentine’s Day cards into the library’s book drop on Main Street will be entered into the drawing for two teddy bears. Each card must include a youth’s first and last name as well as a phone […]

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Trenton Board of Education approves COVID-19 leave policy; teachers and admin now considered “essential”

The Trenton R-9 Board of Education at the latest meeting on Tuesday, January 12th approved two motions regarding COVID-19 leave. Another motion did not pass. On a vote of four to three, the board voted to consider teachers and administration essential. Voting yes were Vice President Brandon Gibler and board members David Whitaker, Corey Leeper, and […]

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Grundy County Jewett Norris Library to feature “Curbside Christmas Crafts” for children

The Grundy County Jewett Norris Library will be hosting “Curbside Christmas Crafts” for children which will be available each week through December.  Miss Verna Houck announces the weekly December “Curbside Christmas Crafts” for children. Watch The Jewett-Norris Library Facebook page each Monday morning for Verna’s craft demonstration and then call the library at (660) 359-3577 […]

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Grundy County Jewett Norris Library moves to curbside pickup

The Grundy County Jewett Norris Library in Trenton will move to curbside only pick up and 15-minute essential business by appointment computer usage beginning November 30th and until further notice. Patrons may request items for curbside pick up by calling the library or using the Evergreen link on the library website,  Anyone needing help using […]

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Grundy County Commission approves COVID-19 relief funding requests from Laredo school and Sunnyview

The Grundy County Commission approved Coronavirus relief funding requests from the Laredo R-7 School District and Sunnyview Nursing Home Tuesday, September 22nd. Laredo R-7 was approved for $2,614.46, and Sunnyview was approved for $15,083.82. Grundy County was notified of a registration qualification last week, and the county is required to submit a report detailing the […]

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Grundy County Jewett Norris Library announces new guidelines for operation

The Grundy County Jewett Norris Library in Trenton has revised its guidelines for the public regarding the pandemic. The updated guidelines will begin Monday, July 6th. Restrictions will include library hours weekdays from 8:30 to 4 o’clock to allow for proper cleaning and sanitizing each day. Anyone at least two years old may be permitted […]

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Grundy County Jewett Norris Library receives grant from Missouri State Library

The Grundy County Jewett Norris Library of Trenton applied for and received a Reading Software Challenge Grant from the Missouri State Library. The grants allowed libraries to purchase software, so summer reading programs would be available online due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Grundy County Jewett Norris Library purchased software from READsquared, which allows the […]