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Today's Features

  • By KRISTIN BECK
    Landmark News Service
    If 2016 is the year you are determined to stop smoking, you can find help right here in Trimble County.
    The Hope Health Clinic, a non-profit primary care medical office located on the campus of Baptist Health LaGrange, is offering a free smoking cessation class in Trimble County, beginning Tuesday, March 1, at the Trimble County Cooperative Extension Office at 43 High Country Lane, Bedford. The one hour class will be held at 5:30 p.m. every Tuesday for 13 weeks.

  • Saturday, Feb. 20
    Sligo Baptist Church will host a Handshake Pancake Breakfast from 8:30-10:30 a.m. The event is free to everyone.
    Valley Christian Church, 817 Eleventh Street in Carrollton, will host a concert of inspirational music by the Christian music band The Infinite Realm at 6 p.m.
    Tuesday, Feb. 23
    A spay and neuter clinic will be held for dogs and cats. Call 502-255-0111 or 502-663-1007 for more information. Space is limited.

  • Thursday, Feb. 11
    Teen Movie Night: Mock-A-Movie 5-7 p.m. at theTrimble County Public Library. Middle and high school students are welcome to join us at the library for pizza and a funny movie! Bring your cell phone to text in your snarky comments and they’ll appear on the projector screen along with the movie! Please call Trimble County Public Library at (502) 255-7362 to register in advance.
    Milton City Commission meets at 7 p.m. at the Milton Municipal Building.
    Saturday, Feb. 13

  • During the Depression Era the so called hobo had a series of symbols which only their fellows could decipher. For example, a particular symbol informed other hobos a meal could be obtained at the house indicated.
    I have been given an invisible mark that can only be seen by cats. I believe this mark can only be read by cats. The meaning of this mark informs any feline within a mile radius that the bearer of this mark is a sucker for those with nine lives.

  • Farm vehicle license plate renewal is just around the corner. As you purchase or renew your tags this year, please consider making the $10 donation on each licensed vehicle to support 4-H and help make the best young people better.

  • The new dietary guidelines were released in January and encourage all of us to make healthy eating choices throughout our lives to minimize our risks of becoming overweight or obese or developing a chronic disease like heart disease or diabetes. These conditions are often linked to poor diets and physical inactivity.

  • Author’s Note-I have a series of stories titled “Standing in the Check Out Line” this is one of them.