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Today's Features

  • Sometimes people are at higher risk for Alzheimer’s disease and stroke due to risk factors they cannot control.  Such risk factors may include advanced age, family history or ethnicity.  There are risk factors you can control, however, to help improve both heart and brain health.

  • Most people are aware of the danger to ash trees from the emerald ash borer throughout North America. According to a sobering USDA Forest Service publication, “Emerald ash borer is the most destructive forest insect introduced into North America in recent history. Our present ability to detect, contain, eradicate, or manage EAB infestations is limited….The eventual loss of the vast majority of ash trees in North America should be anticipated.” To read the entire publication, please visit http://na.fs.fed.us/pubs/eab/eab_strategy.pdf.

  • Monday, Feb. 13: Chicken pattie on bun, *sloppy joe or beef teriyaki dippers, spicey fries, fresh veggies w/dip, cole slaw, mandarin oranges, fresh fruit, sherbet cup

    Tuesday, Feb. 14: Baked spaghetti, *shaved turkey on bun, tossed salad, peas, cottage cheese/pineapple, breadstick, valentine cake

    Wednesday, Feb. 15:  Chicken tenders, mashed potatoes, green beans, fruit cup, fresh fruit, whole wheat bread

    Thursday, Feb. 16: BES & MES: Hamburger/cheeseburger, lettuce, tomato, pickle, french fries, sliced peaches, fresh fruit

  • BEDFORD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

    All A
    Grade Two: Elise Beeles, Keegan Congleton, Molly Craig, Jordan Fico, Abby Hall, Lauren Haney, Morgan Mahoney, Tate Ogburn, Wilson Raisor, Luke Staley, Bailey Turner, Aleah Cull, Belinda Garcia, Dexter Guth, Hanna Haines, Sydney Howerton, Weston Lawson, Chase Lindeman, Hope Staley, Cora Villenes, Makayla Abbott, Kylie Aldridge, Alex Branch, Jadelyn Bratcher, Danielle Craig, Hannah Daugherty, Shelby Hall, Dalton Penick, Deylan Phelps, Diana Scott, Billy Spillman, Abby Stewart, Hunter West, Alyssa Wright.

  • Trimble County Middle School Principal Mike Genton has announced recognition of the eighth grade Students of the Month and Teacher and Staff Member Spotlights for December.

  • 30 Years Ago (Feb. 11, 1982)
    Milton customers may be served by Carrollton Utilities. The Carrollton Utilities Co. may purchase the franchise whereby the Indiana Gas Co., Inc., sells natural gas to customers in Milton, according to information given to Gary Rowlett, Milton Mayor. Spokesman for Carrollton Utilities said there would be no hike in charge and that rates could be a bit cheaper. It is not a done deal, but speculations are pointing in that direction.

  • Crest of 72.75 feet reached at Milton January 26

    February 25, 1937-the most disastrous flood in the 138 years of this country’s history crested at 72.75 feet on Tuesday, January 26 and on Wednesday, January 27, began a slow recession of .1 of a foot an hour and by the week of February 8 the Main Street business section of Milton, the farm homes in Cooper’s and Trout and Hunter’s bottoms, the business section of Wises Landing, and the rural community of Patton’s Creek were clear of water and the work of restoring normal activities was begun.

  • By WILBUR GINN
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    A strike day starts early in the morning with the bombs being loaded in the planes. The planes had to be tied down at all times expect during takeoff. While these aircraft were being prepared and fueled, the pilots were in the ready room studying maps and targets to hit on Japan. These pilots were equipped with life jackets and parachutes and their gear was so heavy they had to have help to get up in the planes.