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Today's News

  • Mt. Byrd Christian VBS kickoff is Saturday

    On Saturday, July 14, Mt Byrd Christian Church will host a VBS kickoff in Milton Park from 6-8 p.m. with fun activities, food and games for children ages 3 through 6th grade. Vacation Bible School will run from July 16-20 from 6:30-8:30 nightly. Everyone invited. For more information, please contact Bro. Aaron Snelling at 502-268-5243.
     

  • Mt. Carmel Methodist Church welcomes new pastor, Rev. Reistroffer

    The Rev. Dianne Reistroffer has been appointed to the Mt. Carmel United Methodist Church, 204 Mt Carmel Road, Milton, Ky. Her first Sunday was June 24. Rev. Reistroffer comes to Mt. Carmel United Methodist Church from the Wisconsin Conference of the United Methodist Church. Service times are Sunday School at 9:30 a.m. and morning worship at 10:30 a.m.
     

  • Milton Baptist Church welcomes new pastor

    Milton Baptist Church, located at 10076 U.S. Hwy. 421N in Milton, is pleased to announce Brian “Deek” Dubberly as their new pastor.

    On July 1, 2012, Brother Deek and his wife, Lauren, accepted a position of service to Milton Baptist and the community. Brother Dubberly is currently pursuing a Doctor of Philosophy Degree at the Southern Theological Seminary.

    Lauren works as a Physician Assistant in the Emergency Room at Schneck Medical Center in Seymour, Indiana.

  • The Prayer of Jabez

    My friend Tara recently asked me about a book that swept through the Christian culture like a Category 4 hurricane back in 2000, “The Prayer of Jabez,” by Bruce Wilkinson.

    Tara jokingly wondered aloud if maybe her pooh-poohing the book and not jumping on the “pray like Jabez” bandwagon was coming back to bite her in the butt. Maybe her life would be different if she had been a Jabez prayer pray-er.
    If you’re not familiar with the book, here’s a mini crash course:

  • LOOKING BACK

    30 Years Ago (July 15, 1982)
    HUD project is going up on Cutshaw Lane. The 40 apartments should be ready for occupancy in March or April of next year. Rental applications probably will be taken in February. The units will consist of one, two and three bedrooms.

  • DO YOU REMEMBER?
  • State’s water supply precious commodity in drought season

    Although milder temperatures this week are certainly welcome, it will be some time before we forget the string of triple-digit temperatures and the lack of rain we have suffered through during the last month.

    Even before June began, Kentucky was on track for an especially dry year.  The rainfall from January through May was almost half of what the state got during the same period in 2011, and there have only been two years since 2000 that have been drier.

  • Kentucky Colonel
  • Helton is Hanover graduate

    Milton resident Jon Helton was among 228 students who received the bachelor of arts degree during Hanover College’s 179th annual commencement ceremony. The graduation was held Saturday, May 28, in Collier Arena.

    Helton, a political science major, is the son of Joey Helton and Jan Helton. Prior to attending Hanover, he graduated from Trimble County High School.

    Located on 650 acres overlooking the Ohio River in southeastern Indiana, Hanover, founded in 1827, is the oldest private, four-year college in Indiana.

  • Milton’s Wilma Oakley attends funeral director’s convention

    Wilma Oakley, owner of the Wood-Oakley Funeral Home in Milton, recently attended the 130th Annual Funeral Directors Association of Kentucky’s Convention, held June 18-20, 2012, at the Kentucky International Convention Center and the Hyatt Regency in Louisville.