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Today's News

  • Community Calendar | Jan. 4

    Thurs. Jan. 14

    Milton City Commission meets at the Milton Municipal Building at 7:00 p.m.

    Tuesday, Jan. 16

    Trimble County Fiscal Court meets at 5:30 p.m. in the meeting room of the Trimble County Judge-Executive’s office.

    Bedford City Commission meets at 6:00 p.m. at Bedford City Hall located in the Morgan Community Center.

    Wednesday, Jan. 17

    Trimble County High School Site Based Decision Making Council will meet at the TCHS library at 4:30 p.m.

    Tuesday, Jan. 30

  • FFA alumni gear up for new year

    Members of the Trimble County Future Farmers of America Alumni Association and some current FFA members are pictured with the organization’s charter. The association’s first meeting of the new year will be 6 p.m. Jan. 30 at the Trimble County Extension Office, 43 High Country Lane in Bedford. Membership is open to everyone, even those who are not FFA alumni, and dues can also be paid at the meeting. For questions or more information, email tcffaalumni@yahoo.com.

  • Back in session: Legislature returns to the Capitol

    With not one but possibly three major items on our agenda, and dozens of other issues competing for attention as well, the General Assembly returned to the Capitol early this week to kick off another legislative session.

  • Looking Back | Jan. 4, 2018

    Jan. 7, 1988 (30 years ago)

    Cold weather sent skiers heading for General Butler State Park as the five trails were rated in “excellent condition.” Ski Butler, operated by Paoli Peaks in Indiana, received a $750,000 loan from the state and a renegotiated lease after a mild season in 1986-87 caused the facility to nearly fold. Ski rentals cost $9-11 and park passes ranged from $5 to $18 for adults.

  • Do you remember? | Jan. 4, 2018
  • The first page of a new chapter

    If you told me when I graduated college in the spring of 2015 that I’d be sitting here as the editor of my hometown paper, I would’ve called you crazy. Yet, here I am writing this from the managing editor’s desk.

  • 'All prayer...becomes praise'

    Editor’s note: This column is adapted from Nancy Kennedy’s book, “Praying With Women of the Bible,” which is no longer in print.

    A number of years ago, amid the mice and filth of a Taliban prison in Afghanistan, two ordinary American young women wrote and sang praise songs to the Lord.

  • Despite improvements, Lady Raiders fall to Christmas at the Capital teams

    The Trimble County Lady Raiders competed last week in the Christmas at the Capital Tournament in Frankfort. Although falling short in three games, the ladies showed tremendous improvement over their previous outing with Switzerland County on Dec. 20, when the Trimble offense produced only 11 points in 32 minutes of play.

  • Raiders hold tournament teams close, but come up short

    Three outings in last week’s Henry County Invitational Tournament at New Castle proved to be three exercises in frustration for the Trimble County Raiders as the boys fell to defeat in three close ones.

  • Be mindful of your eating habits into the new year

    By JANE PROCTOR

    One of the most common New Year’s resolutions we make is to lose weight. Eating the correct portions of nutritious foods and engaging in physical activity are two keys to successful weight loss. One way that may help you keep your portions under control is to be mindful of what you eat.

    Mindful eating means you eat slowly and enjoy your food with all your senses. When you are more mindful of what you eat, you may become more aware of when you become full, which prevents overeating.