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Today's Features

  • Tobacco workshop set at Spindletop Farm

  • To paraphrase Beyonce, this one’s for all the single ladies out there, at least the Christian ones.

    The rest of you can read along, too.

    Occasionally I run into a man I’ll call Bob. I’m not sure how old he is or what he does for a living, only that he has a steady job — with insurance and benefits. He has all his own teeth, doesn’t live in his parents’ basement, has a reliable vehicle and a good sense of humor.

  • 30 Years Ago (July 30, 1981)

  • Recently, I traveled from a flower garden in Milton to a ballgame in Carrollton then to a nursing home in Cincinnati where four lively ladies were celebrating over 400 years of living. From there I went to see the Brooklyn Bridge and then to Tokyo Towers in Japan.

    I did all of this at the Trimble County Public Library through photographs taken by Phyllis Codling McLaughlin, former editor of The Trimble Banner and The News-Democrat.

  • Saturday, July 30
    Antioch Baptist Church will hold a one-day Vacation Bible School from 2-6 p.m. and a fellowship time with refreshments for children and parents following the program.

    The Trimble County High School Class of 1983 will have a get together at 5-7 p.m. at 208 Liberty Road in Milton. For more information call Kara Poynter Turner at 502-268-3453.

    Wednesday, Aug. 3
    Milton Elementary is hosting its open house at 5:30 p.m.; 15-minute grade-level presentations begin with first grade at 6 p.m.

  • The second installment of the 2011 Kentucky Grazing School will be held Aug. 15-16 at the Woodford County office of the University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service and the C. Oran Little Research Center in Versailles.
    Preregistration is necessary, as the school is limited to the first 45 applicants.

    The Woodford County program begins at 7:30 a.m. EDT and ends at 5:30 p.m. both days. Each day begins at the Woodford County extension office, and the participants will travel to UK’s C. Oran Little Research Center for hands-on activities.

  • It seems each summer more information is released regarding what we should and should not do to protect your skin from the sun.  July is UV Safety Month, so take the time to take care of your skin and prevent skin cancer for yourself and your family!  

    Ultraviolet radiation is the main cause of skin cancer. The best way you can precent skin cancer is to protect your skin from the sun. Although the sun is the main culprit, you can also get UV radiation from tanning booths and sunlamps.

  • Years ago I had a sort of business acquaintance whom I idolized.

    I was just getting started in book writing and at the time she was one of the top names in Christian publishing.

    This woman wrote some of the funniest books I’d ever read, plus she was highly in demand as a speaker. She probably still is.

    Back then she could make audiences laugh until they wet their pants and snap her fingers and bring them to their knees in surrender to the Lord.

  • 30 Years Ago (July 23, 1981)
    Rafford “Ray” Mullins was hired as football coach of the Trimble County Raiders. In addition, he will teach practical arts at the middle school.
    LaMar “Marty” Callis is retiring after 30 years at the Kentucky Highway Maintenance Garage.