Today's Features

  • 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.

    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.

  • Jenna Underhill, a 2011 graduate of TCHS, is appearing in “The Fantasticks” at Indiana University Southeast in New Albany, Ind.

    The shows are scheduled for two weekends in February. The schedule times are Friday, Feb. 10 and  Saturday, Feb. 11, at 8 p.m. and  Sunday, Feb. 12 at 2:30 p.m.; Friday, Feb. 17 and Saturday, Feb. 18 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, Feb. 19 at 2:30 p.m.

    Adult tickets are $12; students and seniors $6 available at the Ogle Center ticket office or by calling 812-941-2525.

  • Thursday, Feb. 9
    The Milton City Commission will meet at the Milton Municipal Building at 7 p.m.

    Trimble County Raiders boys’ basketball hosts Whitefield. Freshmen game 5 p.m., junior varsity 6 p.m. followed by varsity game at approximately 7:30 p.m.

    Circle of Light Women’s Monthly Meeting from 7-9 p.m.  Call 937-631-5581 for location and more information.

    Saturday, Feb. 11

  • Because we spend a lot of time indoors during the winter, we can channel these increased hours spent nesting to allow for a thoughtful examination of our life and goals. Often, resolutions to change financial burdens or eating habits are made in the beginning of the year, but it’s also a great time to assess life goals and priorities, and how they relate to happiness. This year, following several trying economic years, offers an opportunity to reevaluate what you want out of life and how you can find happiness with what you have.

  • Fluctuating winter temperatures can lull a horse owner into under- or overfeeding. Our winter so far has been very mild, but it still is cold enough to compromise nutrients horses might get from our semi-dormant fescue pastures.

  • Monday, Feb. 6: Pizza, cheese stick w/dipping sauce, tossed salad, California vegetables, pineapple, fresh fruit

    Tuesday, Feb. 7: BES & MES: Pork roast, mashed potatoes/gravy, peas, bread, apple crisp, fresh fruit TCMS&TCMS: Sub bar, French fries, lettuce tomato, apple crisp, fresh fruit

    Wednesday, Feb. 8:  Chicken nuggets, *rib e q, macaroni & cheese, green beans, glazed carrots, applesauce/fresh fruit, bread TCHS: Asian chicken

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

    “We appreciate all their hard work, and hope that you join us in celebrating their success,” Genton said.

  • The Morehead State University Dean’s List for the 2011 Fall Semester includes Katherine Reams from Bedford, Ky.

    To be named to the list, a student must be enrolled on a full-time basis and achieve at least a 3.5 grade point average on a 4.0 scale for the current semester. MSU, located in Morehead, Ky., is an affirmative action, equal opportunity, educational institution.  

  • Clay Helton, Milton, was one of almost 290 Hanover College students who earned Dean’s List honors for the fall 2011 semester. To qualify for the Dean’s List, students must have a grade point average of 3.5 or better.

    Helton, a senior political science major, is the son of Joey Helton and Jan Helton, Milton. He is a graduate of Trimble County High School.