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  • Richmonds to observe 62 years

    Donald and Ruby Richmond, will observe their 62nd wedding anniversary on Saturday. They were married on December 22, 1950 in Milton by the late Rev. Harry Wood. The couple resides at 379 S. Spillman Lane in Milton. They have five children: Bev, Pam, Greg, Mike and Jan; 12 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and are expecting their first great-great-grandchild.

  • Apel named to All-State Band

    Trimble County High School junior bandsman Christian Apel has qualified for the prestigious honor of representing TCHS in the All-State Concert Band. Elite instrumentalists from around the Commonwealth were selected for the honor during a rigorous series of auditions by the Kentucky Music Educators Association.

    “Christian is a junior clarinet player in the band program,” Trimble County Band Director Matthew Leedy said. “He is first chair of his section and has been for the past five years.”

  • Christmas production at Trimble High
  • 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