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Wednesday, September 9, 2009 Trenton Sun Page 2 - Local !iiiiiiiiiiiiii!iiiiiiiiiiiiiiii i i iil iiiiiiiiiiii ii ii!iiii!iiiiiii iiiilili il i!iiii! iii i i i!!ii!i !i!!iiiiii!iii!!ii!ii iiiiiiii i iii !iiii!iiiiiiiiiiiiiiii!iiii!iii!iiiiiiiiiii!iiii i iiiiiiiiiii!ii -1909- A number of friends gathered at the home of Mrs. Mat. Muel- ler, Sr. to celebrate her 54th birthday anniversary. All pres- ent enjoyed a good time. The fifth annual Clinton County Fair will begin next Wednesday, September 8 and continue until Saturday eve- ning, September 11. Fred Kurz family visited rela- tives in St. Louis Sunday. -1919- Harry Niemeyer, who has been employed as clerk at the F.W. Kurs Grocery Store the past several years, departed for St. Louis Monday, where he has secured a job. Wm. Zahn, son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Zahn of this city, who has been in the U.S. Navy the past year, received his dis- charge last week, and arrive home Friday evening. Austin Sappington and family spent Labor Day at O'Fallon. -1929- Labor Day was quietly ob- served in Trenton. All business was suspended for the day, and many of our citizens spent the day elsewhere or entertained guests at their home. No cel- ebration of any kind took place here. William Paul Smith, deceased, was born in Terre Haute, Indi- ana March 7, 1850, and passed away August 30, age 79 years, five months and 23 days. Ed Harpstrite spend Friday at St. Louis. The young ladies Sodality of St. Francis Church will give a Pillowslip Euchre and Loto at the Aviston School Hall on Tuesday, September 17. Every- body is cordially invited. -1939- Among those receiving merit badges at the Boy Scout Camp- O-Ree at Belleville last Sunday were the following members of the local troop No. 39: Virgi Blesich for cycling, reading and scholarship; and Frank Pfeiffer, athletics, machinery, first aid and reading. Herman Brueggemann, who has been a patient at the Veter- ans Hospital at Jefferson Bar- racks, Missouri, returned home Saturday in much improved health. Mr. and Mrs. J.A. Wittig, for- mer well known residents of this city, celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary last Sun- day evening at their home in St. Louis: H.F. Heitmeier, aged 84 years, the oldest active business man in Carlyle, died at his home in that city Saturday afternoon. -1949- Harold Zilles purchased the Jacob Henss farm Saturday. Joe Weisenfeld has become a partner with this brother, Andy, in the Trenton IGA Market. Raymond Korte, seven-year- old son of Mr. and Mrs. Ray- mond Korte, is a polio patient at St. Mary's Hospital in East St. Louis. Miss Della Gene Lebegue be- came the bride Tuesday after- noon of Herbert R. Luginbuhl. A son was born to Mr. and Mrs. Benedict Haselhorst at the Highland Hospital on August 30. -1959- St. Mary's Grade School opened Monday with an enroll- ment of 330, the largest in its history. The attendance is an increase of 25 over last year. Mr. and Mrs. Edw. Kimmle, Sr. of O'Fallon celebrated their 35th wedding anniversary on August 20. Mrs. Kimmle is the former Hilda Oelschlaeger of Trenton. St. Mary's Church was the scene of the August 22 wedding of Miss Henrietta "Sis" Rakers and Russell Ritzheimer. A son was born to Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Litteken at the Highland Hospital Friday morning, Au- gust 28. -1969- Captain Ronald Zimmermann received a bachelor of general studies degree with a major in business at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. The Trenton Bluebirds man- aged by Bill Jones, downed Lebanon 2-0 to win the World Series in the 9-11 age bracket. A son, Craig Anthony, was born to Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Huelsmann at the Breese Hos- pital Tuesday night, August 26. Cadet James L. Westphal, a third Classman at the U.S. Military Academy, West Point, New York, received training at Camp Buckner on the Academy reservation this summer. -1979- Sister Eulogia, Carol Kreke, Gall Blair, Donald J. Wehrle and Phyllis Satterfield were some of the many that were on hand Saturday for the ground- breaking for a new grade school at New Baden. The 38th annual Kuhn re- union was held August 26 at Lindendale Park in Highland with 134 members present. Mrs. Mary Koentz, widow of Julius Koentz, died Tues- day, September 4 at Chastain's Home in Highland. She was 87. Trenton, Aviston, Breese and Carlyle won in the opening round of the Clinton County playoffs. -1989- Kevin Pollmann and Jim Bennett, both of Trenton, have formed a new business called Professional Computer Servic- es. Walter Gross, 76, of Trenton, died Thursday, August 31 at Chastain's Nursing Home in Highland. Bryan L. Marsh, assistant vice president of the State Bank of Aviston, attended the 45th annual session of the Graduate School of Banking in Madison, Wisconsin. Tonya Brinkman and Robyn Quaintace of Trenton both re- ceived Provost Scholarships to SIU-E for this year. -1999- Trenton Elementary first grader Lindsey Wiegmann brought home a number of blue ribbons and cash prizes from this summer's Clinton County Fair. Trenton's City Council on Tuesday presented the Trenton Library district with a 25-year anniversary gift when the coun- cil unanimously voted to absolve the library's $10,784 debt. Army Private Daniel J. Stew- art II has arrived at Fort Ben- ning in Columbus, Georgia to complete basic military train- ing. Robert E. Weber, 76, of Trenton died Wednesday Sep- tember I at St. Joseph's Hospi- tal in Breese. Wesclin High School will begin its Homecoming Week activities on Monday, Sep- tember 21, with spirit week. This year's homecoming theme is Premiere Night. The community is in- -vited to the Homecoming Parade, which will be held on Wednesday, September 23, at 5:30 p.m. in Trenton. The parade will feature classes and organizations from Wesclin, as well as the Homecoming Court and marching band. It will travel from St. Mary Church down Broadway to the park. At 6:30 p.m., immediately following the parade, the Wesclin Athletic Boosters will hold a chili dinner at the Wesclin High School Cafete- ria. Cost is a donation basis, and everyone from the com- announces schedule munity is invited to attend. On the same evening at 7 p.m. there will be a junior vs. senior guys power volley- ball game in the North Gym, and at 7:45 p.m. a junior vs. senior girls powderpuff foot- ball game is planned on the football field. The bonfire will be held at the school beginning at ap- proximately 8:30 p.m., fol- lowing the powerpuff foot- ball and volleyball games. The bonfire will feature introduction of court mem- bers, athletic teams, skits, music and more! New to this year's bonfire - a chance to purchase three swings of a sledgehammer at a Dupo- ized vehicle! The week will culminate with the Homecoming foot- ball game at 7 p.m. on Fri- day, September 25 vs. Dupo. The Court will be intro- duced at 6:30 p.m. prior to the game, and the Wesclin High School Marching Band will perform at half time. The public is invited to the coronation ceremony that will be held at 7 p.m. on Saturday, September 26. Students will enjoy the Homecoming Dance from 8- 10 p.m. We hope that many peo- ple from the community will come and support the Homecoming Festivities. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Kellie Kunz or Joanie Ranz at Wesclin High School dur- ing the school day at 224- 7341 ext. 1105. Pole donation NEW BADEN LIONS CLUB President Charlie Daiber presented 40 heavy duty metal flag poles to the American Legion. The wooden poles the American Legion has used in the past had become worn with age and were becoming more and more difficult to use. The poles were accepted by Legion Commander Scott Feist and Legionnaires Curt Wright and Vern Kreke. From left, Ameri- can Legion Members, Curt Wright, Lions Club President Charlie Daiber, American Legion Com- mander Scott Feist and Legionnaire Vern Kreke. --Photo by Lion Wes Schooley I Home of - God's People Rainbow PreSchool Visitusonthewebat ~f ~ ~A ~'" [~ -'l-- CO0 ST. JOHN .L UN TEO CHURCH OF C.RmT ~,~ corner First & Walnut .Trenton, IL 62293 "~.'~,~%---/J:Z.4'7 C~ 618-224-9828 Saturday Worship at 4:00 p.m. Rev. Linzy Collins Jr. Sunday Worship at 9:30 a.m. Sunday School for all ages at 10:45 a.m. ', I,', tmJ I []: i a l :[:i i:DI 21.7_V4 1, ,: ,', [.] : I I -" I Kaskaskia College honors the men and women who have served this country and remembers those who lost their lives on 9/11. FRIDAY - 11:00 AM TO NOON SEPTEMBER 11, 2009 KASKASKIA COLLEGE LIFELONG LEARNING CI~NTER ~. ...................... :.- ........... . ....... Photos Courtesy of LLS. Army A special program will be held to announce the kick offofthe Veterans Tribute at Kaskaskia College starting at I 1:00 a.m. * * m Vtstt the V etna Veterans Memorial in KC's Lifelong Learning Center. display will be open to the public Sept. 10-12. For more information call 618-$45-3177. : 526-7464 II City Hall Hours -OPEN- Monday 8:30 A.M. to 7:00 P.M. Tues.,-Fri. 8:30 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. Closed Saturday 2009 Vehicle and Dog/Cat Licenses available for purchase December I st. i~ . ' i!i ~:~ ~ ~ Gary Sellers, Mayor (618) 920-1482 cell Karen Buzzard, City Clerk - Bette Wehrle, Treasurer City Hall - Telephone: 224-7323 Visit our web site at ALDERMEN Ward 1 : Kimberly Trame Darlene Ewers Ward 2: Margaret Conley Terry Klein Ward 3: Kevin Gruender Tom Harpstrite Hi speed wireless internet & web hosting provided by ill Starbucks Co ee + l l DI UN See me today and get the discounts and service you deserve. Herb Schlarmann, Agent 9 W Broadway Street Trenton, IL 62293 Bus: 618-224-7897 herb.schlarmann.bzgd@statefarm.corn LIKE A GOOD NEIGHBOR, STATE FARM IS THERE.~ p0~o~s sins state farm.corn State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company, State Fafrn indemnity Company - Bloomington, IL