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March 9

By The Staff

Sign-ups under way
for Babe Ruth program

Sign-ups for the Trimble County Babe Ruth summer baseball program are currently being held. The league is open to youths, ages 13-15. Applications are available at the Milton Municipal Building. The deadline to sign up is March 31. For information call 268-5224.

Fruit-tree pruning
demonstration March 12

Learn about pruning your fruit trees at home by attending a demonstration at 9 a.m. Saturday, March 12, at the farm of Sonia McElroy and Ed Akers at 412 Leeport Road in Milton. Items discussed will include choosing the right tools, recommended fruit tree varieties, fruit tree care and the proper way to prune apples, peaches, pears and plum trees.

WWII casualty subject of
Historical Society meeting

The Trimble County Historical Society invites the public to come to the Trimble County Public Library at 1 p.m., Saturday, March 19 to visit with Ben and Leslie Abbott. They will present a program on Stanley Abbott, their brother, who was the last military man from Trimble County to be killed as a result of World War II. Abbott was deployed on the USS Indianapolis when it was torpedoed by a Japanese submarine, four days after the signing of the peace treaty that ended the war.