Today's News

  • Milton Methodists plan lay minister revival

    Milton Methodists plan lay minister revival
    Milton United Methodist Church in Milton, will be holding a Lay Minister Revival at 7 p.m., each evening beginning Friday, Sept. 23, and continuing through Sunday, Sept. 25. Jack Couch will preach during the 10:30 a.m. Sunday morning service.
    For more information call Pastor Mike McArter (502) 268-5267.

  • The Wilbanks to present local concert

    The Wilbanks to present local concert
    Apostolic Pentecostal Church of the Living God, 124 Smith Ln. in Bedford is holding a concert by The Wilbanks, 7:30 p.m., Friday, Sept. 23. There is no admission fee. A love offering will be accepted. For more information please call Pastor Bobby Wade (502) 255-7510. All are welcome.

  • Ode to lost sheep

    I have a Facebook friend in Colorado, another Christian writer I’ve met with a number of times over the years at various Christian publishing events.
    For the past few years she’s been writing about her oldest son, Zach, who is a drug addict.
    He’s had periods of being clean, but they haven’t lasted. Last summer he nearly died from a drug overdose -- his third overdose in less than a year -- and spent several days in ICU on a respirator, suffering seizures.

  • Big data dilemma

    All this uproar over government eaves dropping, hacked email accounts and “big data” collection has reminded me of my childhood. Aunt Geraldine was doing “big data” hacking back in the 1950s, she tipped the scales at 300 and it was called the party line. No need to get upset, as the Good Book says, “There is nothing new under the sun.” All I ask, if the government is eaves dropping on us, at least give everyone a chance to listen in and get in on the party…..line that is!


    Sept. 25, 1986 (30 years ago)
    An extremely tired elderly man was happy to see rescuers Sunday night after he strayed from the Trimble Nursing Center and became lost. About 28 members of the Trimble County Rescue Squad, Milton Fire Department, Bedford Fire Department, both EMS units and several civilians responded to the call at the nursing home when the staff discovered that a resident, Wyatt Powell, was missing at about 8 p.m. Sunday. Powell was found at 9 p.m. about ¾ mile behind the nursing home, near a cornfield on an old logging road.

  • Consider conversion of Trimble LG&E plant to gas

    By Charles R. Liston, Ph.D
     My residence is just above Wise’s Landing, just south of the Trimble generating station.  Thus, though I can view the Plant from our property, the proposed landfill does not directly affect me nearly as much as the unfortunate folks residing very close to this proposed development, and whose property values will no doubt plummet.  Some will no doubt have to move.

  • Rep. Massie: Audit the Federal Reserve

    Congressional committees are jokingly referred to as the place where bills go to die.  However, I’m happy to report that my bipartisan bill to audit the Federal Reserve passed the House Oversight and Government Reform committee by unanimous consent this summer, and is now eligible to come before the full House for a vote.  Since 90 percent of bills die in committee, you could say that my legislation had a near-death experience, but that’s a good thing.

  • Steve Aldridge benefit set
  • Benefit to be held Sept. 24, at Trimble

    Landmark News Service
    Family and friends are throwing a benefit for Robert Brierly of Henry County, due to his living situation and continuing health issues, according to information from Jennifer Allgeier.
    Brierly lost his home after the death of his wife a few years ago, and he lived in a daughter’s basement until she sold her home, Allgeier said. For a little while after that, he lived in a camper.