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Today's News

  • Historic Callis Grove ready for camp meeting

    The campground basked in sunlight and serenity early this week. Most of the former grove of trees are gone; for some stumps remain as evidence of what once was. The old tabernacle stood empty, silent, in desperate need of a good brooming. Echoes of preaching, spirited singing and shouts of joy and praises wafted on the airwaves as the curtain of memory rolled back the adult mind to that of the child reliving the camp meetings excitement of decades ago.

  • City welcomes Bluegrass Drug Center

    After nearly 60 years as a Bedford staple, Morgan Drug will have a new name – and a new look.

    Bob Yowler, who bought the business in 1983 from its founder, Carroll Morgan, sold the business July 1 to Erik Grove, owner of the Madison Apothecary in Madison, Ind.

    Grove has renamed the store – now Bluegrass Drug Center – and has had a constuction crew on site to remodel the interior.

  • Board proceeds with athletic field project

    A reluctant but determined Board of Education agreed Wednesday to issue a letter of intent awarding Kevco Construction of Louisville a $1.724 million contract to begin Phase I of a project to build new athletic fields for Trimble County High School.

    Plus the required contingency funding, the total cost of Phase I, which includes a new baseball diamond, softball diamond, four tennis courts and a building housing concessions, locker rooms and public restrooms, will come to $1.98 million.

  • Purdue University conducts study of bridge

    The evenutal destruction of the 81-year-old Milton-Madison Bridge over the Ohio River, scheduled for next year, has presented a rare opportunity for researchers at Purdue University.

    Robert Conner, an associate professor of civil engineering at Purdue and a national expert in the study of steel fatigue, is hoping to use the bridge to compile research that will help transportation officials throughout the United States better inspect and diagnose “fracture critical” truss bridges.

  • Milton's Customer Appreciation Day is Wednesday, Aug. 3

    The City of Milton will hold a Customer Appreciation Day on Wednesday, August 3, 2011 from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Milton Municipal Building.  There will be hamburgers, hot dogs, potato salad, baked beans, dessert and drinks. There will be door prizes & also an inflatable for the children. The event is free to the public.

  • Milton's Customer Appreciation Day is Wednesday, Aug. 3

    The City of Milton will hold a Customer Appreciation Day on Wednesday, August 3, 2011 from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Milton Municipal Building.  There will be hamburgers, hot dogs, potato salad, baked beans, dessert and drinks. There will be door prizes & also an inflatable for the children. The event is free to the public.

  • Legislative panel hears testimony on plan for alcohol sales at some state parks

    FRANKFORT  -- Plans to allow the sale of alcoholic beverages at some state parks were presented to lawmakers during today’s meeting of the Economic Development and Tourism Committee.

    The state has applied for liquor licenses at General Butler State Resort Park in Carrollton, Jenny Wiley State Resort Park in Prestonsburg and Lake Barkley State Resort Park in Cadiz, and at golf courses at My Old Kentucky Home State Park in Bardstown and John James Audubon Park in Henderson.

  • TCHS successful at FFA leadership camp

    By COREY CORNET
    Special to The Banner

    On July 11, six local FFA members left Trimble County High School in Bedford for the Kentucky FFA Leadership Training Center in  Hardinsburg, Ky.

    Cody Heveline, Ethan Merrill, Corey Cornett, Trenton Welch, Kyle Puckett and Kim Abbett had a very busy week that included waking up at six a.m. and not going to bed until nearly midnight.  

  • Controlling thoughts leads to inner peace

    Betty came to me for consultation to find peace in her life. She described several situations of chaos and disruption. She has two daughters who had difficult relationships and a father who was very ill.

    Stress at work was a constant threat of cutbacks. Her workload had increased because of the last cutback, which left her department understaffed. She was working longer hours with higher quotas.
    She was worried about the erratic weather and growing violence around the world.

  • Trimble County Sheriff's Log July 27, 2011

    Monday, July 18
    9:59 a.m., suspicious vehicle, Milton area
    2:35 p.m., domestic abuse, 100 block Morton Ridge Rd
    3:11 p.m., traffic hazard, New Hope Rd
    6:44 p.m., processed papers, Buck Creek Rd
    6:56 p.m., processed papers, Buck Creek Rd

    Tuesday, July 19
    7:53 a.m., assault, Edgewater Dr
    10:58 a.m., processed papers, Logans Ln
    11:18 a.m., processed papers, Estille Ln
    6:14 p.m., alarms, 3000 block Wises Landing Rd
    7:54 p.m., processed papers, 300 block U.S. 42W