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Today's News

  • Meaningful gifts for elderly, infirm on your list

    Coming up with thoughtful and creative holiday gift ideas for ill or elderly friends and relatives can be difficult, but with a little imagination and time, there are many clever and useful items out there for those folks  on your gift list.  
    People who are ill and those who are elderly sometimes have trouble getting to stores to buy cards, and often though don’t want to bother others with their shopping needs.

  • Work begins soon on Milton-Madison Bridge project

    The moment everyone on both sides of the Ohio River has been waiting for is iminent – work to replace the 81-year-old Milton-Madison Bridge soon will be under way.

    During the past few weeks, a lot of behind-the-scenes work has been progressing, such as obtaining permits for the project from the U.S. Corps of Army Engineers, the U.S. Coast Guard  and Kentucky and Indiana environmental agencies, said Aaron Stover, project manager for Michael Baker Jr. Inc., the architectural firm hired for design review on the project. 

  • TCMS sets sights on 'top 100'

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    It doesn’t look like much in print, but the combination of letters and numbers represents Principal Mike Genton’s goal for 2011 – bringing Trimble County Middle School up among Kentucky’s top 100 middle schools.

    With TCMS standing at No. 250 of roughly 375 middle schools statewide, it is a lofty goal, indeed. But Genton believes in his students and staff, and believes the school will succeed.

  • Church youth group starts freestore

    Teens in the youth group at Mount Byrd Christian Church in Milton saw a need in their community and decided to help fill it.

    The need became apparent when some members had noticed other kids at school who didn’t have coats to wear on cold days. Others realized there are families in the area who don’t have enough to eat.

  • Hunter feared dead after boat capsizes in Ohio River

    WARSAW, Ky. – The search for a missing Worthville, Ky., man continued Tuesday on the Ohio River between Warsaw and Markland Dam.

    Justin Hearn, 20, was one of three Carroll County men duck hunting from a boat Monday morning. The three went into the river when the boat was struck and overturned by a wave, according to Chris Curtis of the Gallatin County Emergency Dispatch Office.

    Two men, Joseph McDermott, 21, and Jeremy Pence, 23, both also of Worthville, were rescued.

  • Milton mayor, commissioners sworn in

    Members of the Milton City Commission elected in November were sworn in Thursday, Dec. 9, by city attorney Genon Hensley, following the regular meeting.

    Denny Jackson officially starts his first elected term as mayor on Jan. 1, as do returning commissioners Jerry Harmon and Gerald Owen and newcomers Cecil Robak and Tom Mahoney.

  • Nursery owner goes beyond show's request to aid grieving family

    By KAY HARROD
    KPA News Service

  • Stark completes ‘Civil War Obituaries’

    Frankfort genealogy researcher Donna Stark has completed a new book, entitled “Civil War Obituaries,” featuring death notices of men from Trimble County who fought in the war.
    The book cover features the likeness and obituary of Sen. William O. Coleman, who was wounded in the war.
    The 24-page book features the original obituaries of each soldier, with four to six obituaries per page.
    Stark also is offering “People and Places of Trimble County,” Volume II.

  • Rethinking what the holidays mean to you can reduce stress

    Look around you -- what do you see? People are rushing around getting ready for the holidays.
    It’s all too easy to get yourself stuck in the same old stressful cycle year after year. Many of us, it seems, fail to recognize this self-destructive pattern and come to dread the holidays.
    Perhaps this feeling is, in part, due to a lack of conscious thought about what the holiday season really means to us. If we can take this into consideration, then we might be better able to spend time doing what we really think is important.

  • Lunch Menu for Trimble County Schools

    Monday, Dec. 13: Chicken pattie on bun, *jalapeno burger, lettuce/tomato, French fries, peach half, fresh fruit
    Tuesday, Dec. 14: Chili dog, *burrito bar, potato rounds, baby carrots, dip, sauerkraut, applesauce, fresh fruit
    Wednesday, Dec. 15:  Pizza, *rib e q on bun, tossed salad, California style vegetables, pineapple, fresh fruit
    Thursday, Dec. 16: Turkey roast/dressing, *baked ham, mashed potatoes/gravy, green beans, cranberry sauce, sweet potatoes, hot roll, fruit salad