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Due to increase in COVID-19 cases, those attending performances of “A Christmas Carol” are strongly encouraged to wear a mask

All three performances are sold out for “A Christmas Carol” to be presented this weekend in Trenton. Organizers of the play are requesting because of a current increase in COVID-19 cases, that those attending are encouraged to wear a mask for performances that are held inside the 137-seat Hoover Theater of the Jewett-Norris Library. Arts […]

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Two of three performances for “A Christmas Carol” sold out

Two of the three performances of “A Christmas Carol” have been sold out, and it’s close to a sell-out for the other performance this weekend. Local and area residents portray the characters of Charles Dicken’s “A Christmas Carol” when it’s presented in the Hoover Theater of the Grundy County Jewett-Norris Library in Trenton. The live […]

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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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Audio: Arts Alive spokesman Dan Maxey provides details on “Music Mashup” at Hoover Theater

Those attending the Arts Alive sponsored music show will hear from three performers – each doing about 30 minutes on the stage of the Hoover Theatre at the Grundy County Jewett Norris Library on March 13, 2020. Doors open at 6:30 with the show starting at 7 o’clock. The performances are free but donations will […]

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Trenton High School Drama Department to present “The Snow White Variety Show”

The Trenton High School Drama Department will perform The Snow White Variety Show at the Hoover Theater in the Grundy County Jewett Norris Library. The play will be presented on the evening of December 13th at 6 and 8 o’clock and the afternoon of December 15th at 2 o’clock. Director Tashyana Dowell says the play […]

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Friends of Grundy County Jewett Norris Library to host events during October

The Friends of the Library will sponsor several activities in October 2019 at the Grundy County Jewett Norris Library in Trenton. Witten says the Friends of the Library will provide cookies for library patrons October 20th through 26th during regular hours to celebrate National Friends of the Library Week. Patrons can visit with library staff […]

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“Scramble the Seawolves” to be shown at Hoover Theater in Trenton

A film will be shown in Trenton telling the story behind the Helicopter Attack Squadron: Three Seawolves. Seating will be limited for the free showing of “Scramble the Seawolves” in the Hoover Theater at the Grundy County Jewett Norris Library the evening of July 29th. Doors will open at 5 o’clock, and the film will […]

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Midwest Dance Synergy to hold benefit for Green Hills Women’s Shelter

Midwest Dance Synergy of Trenton will hold a benefit for the Green Hills Women’s Shelter of Trenton Saturday, June 1, 2019. The Dancers “Give Back Benefit Recital” will be held at the Hoover Theater in the Grundy County Jewett Norris Library in Trenton at 1:30 and 7 o’clock. Midwest Dance Synergy Owner Lindi Denning says […]

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Grundy County Jewett-Norris Library’s Hoover Theater free for public use

The Hoover Theater on the third floor of the Grundy County Jewett Norris Library of Trenton is available for the public to use. Library Director Theresa Hunsaker says the theater is handicap accessible, can seat about 134 people, and has four handicapped spots. There is a stage entrance from the green room without going into […]

Severe Weather

Area organizations to participate in Severe Weather Awareness Week

Next week is Severe Weather Awareness Week and National Weather Service Meteorologist Ryan Cutter says that the purpose of the week is to encourage the public to think about the severe weather that could occur in the area, including thunderstorms, flooding, hail, and tornadoes, and what they should do in a severe weather event. Grundy […]