Community News

  • Rotary guest speaker
  • O’Braths celebrate 25 years

    Janet Robbins and Troy O’Brath were united in marriage Dec. 12, 1987 at the Bedford Baptist Church. Attendants were Johnny Drury, Bedford, Kerry Callis, Bedford, Johnathon Nelson, Michigan, Jarrod Mahoney, Milton, Bobby Robbins, Milton, and Lucian Sullivan Jr., Bedford.

    Janet’s attendants were Kitty Webster Evans, Oklahoma, Susie Sullivan Stivers, Bedford, Leatha Webster Adams, Okla., and Cindy Webster, Bedford.

    The couple live in Bedford and have two children.

  • Local author in print with publication of first book

    Trimble County High School graduate Danielle Garriott-Caswell has written and published the first of what she hopes will be many books. This one is titled Refuse to Sink, a fictional story geared towards a young adult audience.

    “I got the inspiration to write this gem of a book, while browsing online one day,” she said. “I came across a picture that simply read ‘Let’s Go to the City and Fall in Love.’ After that it’s like the whole story flowed through me like a river, until it was finished.”

  • Local student accepted to Union College

    Clayton Martin of Milton has been accepted to attend Union College for the fall semester of 2013.  
    Located in Barbourville, Ky., Union College offers an education experience where students receive personal attention to help make their educational experience successful.

    At Union, the average professor-to-student ratio is 14:1, so students can expect small class sizes and close interactions with instructors.  Union is a four-year liberal arts school related to the United Methodist Church.

  • Tips for Christmas tree fire safety

    By JASON LONG, Chief
    Milton Fire & Rescue

    Decorating homes and businesses is a long-standing tradition around the holiday season.

    Unfortunately, these same decorations may increase your chances of fire.  Following a few simple fire safety tips can keep electric lights, candles and the ever-popular Christmas tree from creating a tragedy.

    *Don’t put your live Christmas tree up too early or leave it up for longer than two weeks.

  • Rotary guest
  • Billeter, Ellegood vows exchanged

    Dr. Lynn Billeter, became the bride of William Ellegood in a wedding ceremony at the First Christian Church of Columbus, Ind., on Sept. 15.

    The bride is the daughter of Dale and Mary Billeter, Fowler, Illinois. The groom is the son of John and Joan Ellegood, Bedford, Ky.

    Following a reception at Hope Moravian Church in Hope, Ind., the couple honeymooned at Niagara Falls, Canada and Bar Harbor, Maine. They have made their residence in Columbus, Ind.

  • Library Teen Advisory Group
  • Proficient students celebrate

    Milton Elementary School held a special recognition event recently to celebrate their recent Proficient score in the Statewide K-Prep testing.

    To celebrate a proficient score of 64.6 and a ranking of 78, MES students were rewarded with a day of fun on November 5th.

    The day began with an assembly where every student was individually recognized. Each student was given a ribbon for their hard work and achieving their individual goal.

  • Middle School recognizes 7th grade Students/Staff of the Month

    Trimble County Middle School Principal Mike Genton has announced the school’s Seventh Grade Students of the Month and spotlighted teacher and staff member of the month for October.