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Today's News

  • New estimate brings athletic complex cost to $1.6 million

    The Trimble Banner
    Trimble County Board of Education on Wednesday unanimously approved updated design and construction documents for Phase One of a proposed new athletic facility for the high school.
    Architect Stan Klausing of Scott-Klausing and Company presented changes for Phase One. The plan includes a baseball, softball and tennis complex to be built on property owned by the district just west of Bedford Elementary on Mount Pleasant Road.

  • CLUB NEWS

    Milton Masonic Lodge No. 947 F&AM held its installation of 2011 officers on Dec. 20.

    From left are Boyden Decon, Tyler; Charlie Enos, senior deacon; Randy Stevens, senior warden; David Johnson, master; Tim Coons, junior warden; Clint Sherrell, secretary; Joe Johnson Jr., deacon; and Gerald Owen, senior steward.

  • ANNIVERSARIES

    Anita Wentworth and Donald Rowlett were married Jan. 20, 1961, at Bedford Christian Church with the Rev. Herman Rowlett, uncle of the groom, officiating.

    A reception hosted by their children will be held from 1-3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 22, to honor the couple at their Rowlett Lane home.
    The couple has three children, Gina Ball, David C. Rowlett and Doug Rowlett, and four grandchildren.
    The family invites the community to stop by and wish the couple well. No gifts, please.

  • BIRTHS

    Autumn Chamness of Frankfort announces the birth of her son, Gaige Mayson Chamness.

    Gaige was born Dec. 21, 2010, in Frankfort Regional Medical Center. weighing 6 pounds, 7 ounces, and measuring 19 inches long.
    Maternal grandparents are Vicki Gaither of Bedford and the late John Chamness.

  • Enhance landscaping with food-producing plants, vines

    By MICHAEL PYLES
    Trimble County Extension Service

  • Don’t avoid talking to kids about household finances

    By JANE PROCTOR
    Trimble County Extension agent

  • Rhetoric may not be to blame for violence, but why risk it?

    The big news last week was, of course, the horrific shooting in Tuscon, Ariz., where U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, a Democrat, was holding an informal meeting with constituents in front of a supermarket.
    The past weekend was filled with sadness, as most of those killed were laid to rest. But, there was good news, that, despite being shot in the head, Giffords has survived and appears to be making a remarkable recovery, according to her doctors.

  • Alcohol blamed for head-on crash

    No one was injured in a two-vehicle crash that occurred just after 5 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 13, on the curve on the south end of Milton on U.S. 421 North.

  • Church, community mourn sudden loss of long-time organist

    The Trimble Banner
    Silent and shrouded in black cloth, the organ at Mount Byrd Christian Church in Milton stood as a memorial to honor a central member of the congregation.
    Billie Alyn Wright, 61, who had served as organist at the church since 1965, died from injuries sustained when she was struck by a car near her house in North Vernon, Ind., Tuesday, Jan. 11.

  • Staples earns NCKC Player of Week for Jan. 14 game

    Dylan Staples, No. 15, a junior on the Trimble County High School Raiders varsity basketball team, earned the honor of Player of the Week for the week of Jan. 10 in the North Central Kentucky Conference, according to Head Coach Bob Lauster.
    Staples, a guard, earned the award by scoring 19 points and logging four rebounds in the Jan. 14 game against Christian Academy of Indiana.
    The Raiders won that game 65-61 on the Warriors’ home court in New Albany, Ind.