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Today's Features

  • 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.

  • 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.”

  • Thursday, Dec. 13
    Milton City Commission will meet at the Milton Municipal Building at 7 p.m.

    Friday, Dec. 14
    Trimble County High School basketball teams host Oldham County in a varsity doubleheader. The girls’ varsity  game begins at 6 p.m. The boys’ varsity game starts at 7:30 p.m.

    Saturday, Dec. 15
    The Trimble County Raiders basketball team hosts Western Hills. Varsity  game begins at 7:30 p.m.

    Sunday, Dec. 16

  • 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.
     

  • Items published in court news are public record.

    The Trimble Banner publishes all misdemeanors, felonies and small-claims judgments recorded in district court, as well as all civil suits recorded in circuit court. Juvenile court cases are not published.

    Crime reports are provided by local law enforcement agencies. Charges or citations reported to The Trimble Banner do not imply guilt.

    The following cases were heard in Trimble County Court the week of Dec. 3-Dec. 7, 2012.

    Felony

  • 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.

  • Ovarian cancer is often considered a silent killer, because many times, women do not know they have it until it is too late. Ovarian cancer accounts for 3 percent of all cancers diagnosed in women and is the deadliest gynecological cancer. This year, The American Cancer Society estimates that doctors will diagnose more than 22,000 cases of ovarian cancer in the United States and 15,500 American women will die of the disease.