Gilbert and Betty Heaton celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, Aug. 16.
They were treated to a surprise dinner at Belterra Casino’s buffet with their children, Martha Carol and Ronnie Hunt and Jackie and Trent Jeffries, and grandchildren Christopher Heaton and Sheena Jones, and Jordan Hunt and Autumn Edens, as well as their great-grandson, Braden Hunt.
The couple was married Aug. 14, 1964, at Poplar Ridge Baptist Church. They have farmed and operated a dairy farm during their life together.
Eastern Kentucky University recognized 1,707 graduates at the conclusion of the Spring 2014 semester. The graduates honored at commencement ceremonies on May 10 included Milton resident Eric Lee Muncie, who earned a PSYS in School Psychology.
The new degree holders join more than 137,000 Eastern alumni in Kentucky and across the United States and world. Eastern Kentucky University is a comprehensive university serving approximately 15,500 students.
This month marks the 11th annual National Donate Life Month, a celebration commemorating those who have given the gift of life through organ, eye and tissue donation. For those whose lives have been saved or healed by a transplant, Donate Life Month provides a chance to share their story to encourage more people to register as donors.
Third grade—Alivia Adams, Bailyn Clifford, Kameron Duke, Emma Ginn, Piper Howdeshell, Maddie Isley, Gracie Jent, Brian Morrison, Max Pyles, Jeffrey Ward, Ally Zuckschwerdt, Aubree Craig, Anneliese Crumley, Alyssa Gross and Jessica Spurr.
Fourth grade—Savannah Crawford, Harrison Felts, Andrew Meador, Bailey Nichols, Sean Spurr, Chaynon Wynn, Arianna Blair, Kaci Huff and Morgan Overton.
Revival services will be held beginning Tuesday, April 22 and continuing through Sunday, April 27 at Mt. Tabor Wesleyan Church located on Hwy. 1226 midway between Milton and Bedford.
The evangelist is Rev. Doug Kline from Hobe Sound, Fla. Singers are the Johnathon Kline family from Milton, Ky. For more information contact pastor Rev Orville Mann (502) 268 5918.
Services will begin at 7:00 pm nightly, Sunday school at 9:45, morning worship 10:30 and Sunday evening at 5:30. Everyone is welcome to attend.
A Registration Fair is scheduled for Friday, May 9, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Head Start building, located next to Trimble County Middle School. Trimble County Head Start/Preschool serves 3 and 4 year old income eligible children who live in Trimble County. A limited number of tuition-based slots for children who are four-years old by the public school cutoff date (October 1, 2014) may be available for families who do not meet income guidelines. Please call (502) 255-3620 to schedule an appointment for your child for the Registration Fair.
Each year the Bedford Rotary Club selects a person from the Trimble County area for its “Citizen of the Year Award.” The purpose is to highlight achievements of an individual who has contributed positively to our community.
“Service Above Self” is the general theme for the Rotary International Organization.
The club is soliciting suggestions from the community for a potential recipient of this award. This involves sending in a recommendation outlining the achievements. The deadline for receipt of the recommendation is Tuesday, May 6, 2014.