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Today's News

  • 1st closure of Milton-Madison Bridge set next week

    The first closure of the Milton-Madison Bridge is set to occur during the middle of next week. The Indiana Department of Transportation and the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet will have a construction-related closure of the bridge, from Wednesday, April 25, through Sunday, April 29.

    During the planned closure, the project contractor – Walsh Construction Company – will work around the clock to remove the existing bridge approaches and connect temporary ramps in Milton and Madison.  

  • Picturesque work scene
  • April 21 Gospel Jubilee to benefit Carroll food pantry

    A concert benefiting the Carroll County Food Pantry will be held at the Carroll County Middle School Auditorium from 6-9 p.m. on Saturday, April 21.

    Local Christian musicians The Infinite Realm will serve as the host group for the concert, billed as a “Feed the Hungry” Gospel Jubilee. Also appearing will be the Commonwealth Quartet from Nashville, Tenn., and Hearts of Joy, a trio based in Hanover, Ind.

  • What to do about today’s family stress

    A certain amount of family stress is inevitable.  Today’s families face busy schedules, health problems, teen pregnancy, unmarried parents, divorce, single-parent households, step-families, dual-careers and multigenerational families.  But the home, a recognized place for families to relax, recharge and rejuvenate, can contribute to a strong family unit and a family’s ability to build the necessary skills to manage stress. 

    Is your family experiencing stress? Families under stress may report some of the following:

  • Warm temps inspire spring gardening

    Everyone seems so excited about gardening with the onset of early warm weather. Flowers are blooming 2 to 3 weeks earlier this year. In the garden you can plant peas, onions, potatoes, broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage, kale, spinach, kohlrabi, brussel sprouts, carrots, beets, radishes, and lettuce. Carole and I enjoyed our first harvest of asparagus, just the other day.

  • 2012 Raiders baseball schedule

    Mar. 20 at Henry County, lost 2-4
    Mar. 22 at Carroll County, lost 4-5
    Mar. 26 at Owen County, lost 6-12
    Mar. 27 at Eminence, won 15-0 (5 inn)
    Mar. 29 South Oldham, lost 2-11
    Mar. 30 at North Oldham, lost 1-8
    Mar. 31 Spencer County. won 8-7
    Apr. 2 Oldham County, lost 1-4
    Apr. 6 at Dayton, won 20-1 (5 inn)
    Apr. 12 8th Region All A Classic at various sites
    Apr. 17 at Walton-Verona, 5:15 p.m.
    Apr. 19 at Gallatin County, 5:30 p.m.
    Apr. 20 host North Oldham, 5:30 p.m.

  • TCHS SPRING SPORTS: BASEBALL

    Trimble County Head Baseball Coach Frank Ragland is hoping to improve on the accomplishments of last year’s Raider team that compiled a 12-13 record. Ragland lost three members of that team—Cameron Adamski, Jimmy Duncan and Luke Sands—to graduation.

    Despite bright spots, which included taking runnerup spots in the 8th Region All A Classic and the North Central Kentucky Conference tournament, the Raiders came up short in the first round of the District post-season tournament.

  • LOOKING BACK

    30 Years Ago (April 15, 1982)
    Two miles of sewer line has already been laid in Bedford. In addition, 50 percent of the collector lines and force mains have been laid. Work has started on the lagoon and with improving weather conditions, Mayor James Black thinks there is no reason why construction of the sewer system can’t come right along.

    You dump on Barth Hill Road; you may be responsible for a $300 fine and clean up. There is a lookout and will report anyone seen dumping in this area.

  • Rep. Rand reviews the week in the House

    During even-year legislative sessions, no other bill gets more attention than the budget, which is understandable, because no other bill directs so many of the General Assembly’s priorities.

    Even so, that doesn’t undercut the importance of other legislation also set to become law, and as my colleagues and I prepare to wrap up the 2012 Regular Session this coming Thursday, there are more than a few of these bills that deserve mention.

  • DO YOU REMEMBER?