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Wednesday, December 31,2014 Trenton Sun ........ =. Page 2 - Local TRENTON SUN ADVERTISING DIRECTORY Use this handy guide to locate businesses who offer the goods and services you want and need. Insurance/Financial Services Pg. State Farm-Dave Brandmeyer 2 Benhoff Insurance-Bruce Benhoff 7 Community Bank 12 Tempo Bank 2 Real Estate/Home Services __ Pg. Kues Bros. Realty 10 StranD-Angle Zahn 10 StranD-Joy Beck 10 StranD-Steve Richter 10 StranD Real Estate. 10 Three-Way Creations 2 Christ Truck Service 2 Wallpapers Ready to Go 11 Crown Roofing 11 Brefeld Plumbing 11 Highland Recycling 11 R&D Electrical 11 Trenton Village 3 Automotive/Transportation Pg. Deien Chevrolet 3 Al's Tire 11 Klasing License & Title tl Health/Beauty. Pg. Lebanon Optometric 11 Nails by Cindy 11 Churches/Organizations Pg. Aviston American Legion 3 New Baden American Legion __ 2 St. John UCC 3 Restaurants/Bars Pg. Trenton House 8 Miscellaneous Pg. Jim's Mens & Boys Shop. 3 June'sPet Resort 11 IE Communications 1.1 Hi-Tek Solutions 11 City of Trenton 2 His Treasures 7 Community Calendar Pg. Community Bank 4 Jim's Formal Wear 4 Light Brite 4 Pizza Market 4 Public Notices/Government__ Pg. Public Notice Network 6, 10 BGL-Stober Claim Notice 6 Sugar Creek Township 6 -1914- Sneak thieves entered the residence of Frank Spaeth and family and stole about three dol- lars after ransacking the place. Jugh Gelly, one of our aged citizens, was stricken with a light stroke Friday evening. Mrs. Geo. Reichman, while en- gaged in doing the family wash- ing, fell on the ice and fractured her wrist. -1924- Walter Koehler departed on Wednesday for an overland trip to Miami, Fla. where he intends to reside for some time. The Trenton independent basketball team, the Comets, is composed of such stars as Hoyt, A. Ranz, E. Ranz, L Vaninger, Welz, A. Metzger and H. Koch. -1934- John Widicus, the assessor of Lebanon township for 40 years, died Thursday. Mrs. Mary Tragesser, aged 80 years, widow of Adam Tragess- er, died at her home Thursday. Norbert, son of Mr. and Mrs. Herman Wolf, was severely burned when he stood too close to a stove in the kitchen. -1944- A 1000 pound safe, stolen from the office of the Clinton County Oil Co., was found in the Trenton City Cemetery. It was blown open and all cash was taken. Last Thursday the Depart- ment of Conservation released four deer, two bucks and two does, northeast of Carlyle. It has been unlawful to kill deer in Illinois for over 40 years and the Sportsmen's Club is keeping close watch on the animals. Miss Mary Ann Draper and Carl Kapp were married Dec. 23 in St. Paul Church, Highland. -1954- Scheduled completion of the Trenton-New Baden road in 1955 was announced by Gover- nor Strattion. Rep. W. Billhartz said the estimated cost would be $430,000. A son was born to Mr. and Mrs. Leon Jones and a daughter to Mr. and Mrs. Clinton Meyer. Miss Shirley Ann Foster of Carlyle became the bride of Don Crepps Monday in the rectory of St. Mary Church. -1964- William Spaeth and Bernard Brefeld were the first place win- ners in the annual Christmas home lighting contest. Clyde E. Louden, 77, veteran alderman, died unexpectedly Dec. 26 shortly after he entered the Highland Hospital. A son was born to Mr. and Mrs. Allen Bassler on Dec. 28. -1974- Glenn Louden, 55 of Hernan- do, Fla. died Dec. 5. Miss Betty Jarvis, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Jarvis of Trenton, became the bride of James Sherrell Nov. 28 in St. Mary Church. Ben H. Strotheide died Dec. 17 at the age of 85. Christine Hempen, daugh- ter of Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Hempen of New Baden, will go to Rome to be a.part of a grand papal audience with Pope Paul VI. Mrs. Henry Weisenfeld, nee Margaret Horstmann, died Dec. 21 at the age of 80. Mr. and Mrs. Richard W. Fritz are pleased to announce the marriage of their daughter, Cathy, to Ted Haller of St. Lou- is. -1984- The Trenton Senior Citizens celebrated their 10th Anniver- sary. The group was organized in December 1974, and the first meeting was on Dec. 12 of that year. Suzan Kampwerth and Wil- liam Brown were united in mar- riage on Oct. 27 in St. Mary Church, Trenton. Mr. and Mrs. Carl Kapp cel- ebrated their 40th wedding an- niversary on Dec. 23. Dan Chamness, Steve Draper and Dave Brandmeyer were se- lected to the Cahokia Confer- ence All-Conference cross coun- try team. -1994- President Rosemary McIntire preSided at the Christmas par- ty for the auxiliary to Trenton VFW Post 7983. Trenton's Jaycees will have an open meeting Jan. 3 at Seven West to discuss the future of the organization. The Jaycees may be forced to disband after serv- ing the community for 29 years. Nancy Schubert, daughter of Ronald and Gloria Schubert of Trenton, and David Huelsmann of Breese were married on Dec. 10. Bernice E. Cunningham, 87, of Trenton died Dec. 25 at Unit- ed Methodist Village in Law- renceville. Orville J. Koehler, 84, of Trenton died Dec. 27 at his home. Jackie M. Dieters, nee Beck- mann, 27, of Trenton died Dec. 25 at St. Joseph's Hospital in Sreese. -20O4- Excavators have begun mov- ing dirt for the first phase of the new East View subdivision in New Baden. Jimmy Ritzheimer was this year's winner of the Ralph "Ga- tor" Goodwin 110% Award for Trenton American Legion Post 778 Baseball. Clint Dintelman Won the Joe Detmer dedication award. Roberta "Bobbe" Marsh grad- uated sum a cum laude from Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville with a degree in Education. Deien Chevrolet in Trenton was the top dealer in the St. Louis zone for Customer Satis- faction in 2004. Historical Society meets Monday Clinton County Historical Society will begin 2015 with a meeting at the Museum, 1901 Franklin Street, Carlyle, on Monday, January 5. The gathering will begin at 6 p.m. with a potluck dinner. Members, guests and interested persons are asked to bring a dish of food to share. Beverages and ta- ble service will be provided. We hope to begin the new year with new ideas for pre- sentation of items of historical interest to the residents of Clinton County. We have several new members who bring a variety of talents to the organizations. We con- tinue to encourage new members to join. Membership dues of $20 are due January 1. The Museum is open on Thursdays, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., weather permitting, holidays excepted. For more infor- mation, call 704-5878 or 224-7125. Web Page Design offered at KC-Trenton The Kaskaskia College Department of Continuing/ Community Education will offer a Web Page Design class at the Trenton Education Center on Tuesdays, January 20 through February 3, 2015, from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. each evening. This is an introduction to Web page design focus- ing on the basics. The project-based class guides you through constructing simple Web pages. Topics include formatting text, making Internet-friendly images and creating hyperlinks and lists. Students over 60 may register at no cost. For more information or to register, contact the Trenton Education Center at 224-2666 or the Kaskaskia College Department of Community Education at 545- 3255. Space is limited, so please register early All stu- dents must pre-register for this workshop. CHRISTTRUCK SERVICE, INC. Trucking and Excavating Since 1936 Sand Driveway Rock Gravels Shredded Topsoil Fill Dirt Mulch Trap Rock Rip Rap Limestone MAIN OFFICE: BRANCH OFFICE: www.christtruckserviceinc.com OPEN MONDAY-FRIDAY 6:30am-4:30pm s,.-u,m00v ,.OO,m-lZ:O0Pnm00l 705 S. Fr,tz, Lebanon, IL -" ] Gifts to the Yanks NEW BADEN AMERICAN LEGION Post 321 and its auxiliary delivered over the holiday season gifts to veterans residing at Clinton Manor in New Baden and Trenton Village in Trenton. Here, Rob Poage and Wayne Madson of American Legion Post 321 present a Christmas gift to Trenton Village resident Randall Prentice. C'mon in for Dinner Friday nights 5 to 8 PM )tcOS Bring the whole family! BURGERs r ,     lo00s!to I All Bingo has been moved upstairs I OIICKE N I {tO,t Join us down in the basement STRIPS i I for good. food and good times! Full bar. is available. R|ES I SO00,00LSW,,, soda lemonade beer, and m,xed dr, nks! I IlDIItlZt00 .P'LENTY.of. seating,available .P_UGGy I TRENTON CiTY HALL 14 W. Broadway Trenton, IL 62293 (618) 224-7323 www.trenton-il.com CiTY HALL HOURS Monday.: 8:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. Tuesday - Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m: Kyle Jones, Mayor kjones@trenton-il.com Karen Buzzard, City Clerk kbuzzard@trenton-il.com Council Working Sessions are scheduled for the second and fourth Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m. CiTY ADMINISTRATOR DOUG BRIMM dbrimm@trenton-il.com ALDERMEN WARD 1: ,00TilI"NTON Westbrook : swestbrook@trenton-il.com [ g Brent Woods bwoods@trenton-il.com 1  L WARD 2: Dan Kohlbrecher dkohlbrecher@trenton-il.com Lori Zurliene Izurliene@trenton-il.com NC)IN00IL00I WARD 3: Dan Rosen drosen@trenton-Jl.com m I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I Helping the Hungry NEW BADEN AMERICAN LEGION POST 321 Commander Wayne Madson delivers food and toiletry items to Kerri Thal- er at the New Baden United Methodist Church for distribution to needy area residents. Post 321 collected the items during the holiday season. 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