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Today's News

  • C.S. Lewis and the Lion

    Early one Saturday morning I was on the treadmill at the gym watching “The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe” on the TV in front of me.

    TLWW is the first of C.S. Lewis’ Chronicles of Narnia allegorical series about a wonderland that’s taken hostage by an evil witch.

    In the part of the movie that caught my attention, the boy Edmund finds himself in Narnia, in the snow, shivering in his p.j.s, robe and slippers.

  • LOOKING BACK

    30 Years Ago (Dec. 3, 1981)

    Farmers Bank of Milton honored four employees last week with tokens of appreciation for years of service: Roger Bradley, Cashier and Director 15 years, Judy Burkhardt, Assistant Cashier, 20 years, Jeanette Pirtle, Assistant Cashier 30 years and Marie Strasmeier, 25 years.

  • When school gets tough...

    If I had a nickel for every time my grandfather prompted me with the rhetorical question, “when the going gets tough?” . . . well, let’s just say that I wouldn’t be driving a 10 year old Volkswagen.  If you were reared as I was, the CORRECT answer was, “the tough get going.”  It seems that these days, the answer is often to simply throw in the towel.

  • DO YOU REMEMBER?
  • Mental health issues challenge state, federal governments
  • Trimble County Community Calendar

    Wednesday, Nov. 30
    CARES(Community Assessing Resources and Education on Substance abuse) meets at noon at the Trimble County Extension Office, 43 High Country Lane. Lunch provided. Call Marla or Denise at 502-255-5110x1044.

    Friday, Dec. 2
    Light Up Bedford will start at 5:45 p.m. at the Courthouse Square and Rotary Club Chili Supper at 5:30 at Morgan’s Community Center with musical entertainment and a visit from Santa Claus. Carriage rides from 6-8 p.m. with payment of 1 food can for the Pantry Bank.

    Saturday, Dec. 3

  • Governor’s Inauguration to be frugal celebration

    The upcoming 59th Kentucky Governor’s Inauguration will cost significantly less than prior inaugurals but will still offer many free events suitable for Kentucky families, according to Inauguration Executive Director Bob Stewart.

  • Alumni Association work session planned Saturday

  • Expect bridge closures Thursday

    Motorists crossing the Milton-Madison Bridge should expect several intermittent closures of the bridge tomorrow as a Purdue University Research Team conducts load testing procedures on the span. The bridge closures are expected to be intermittent but brief and will be conducted between 8 a.m. and noon. The research will measure stress levels to provide data for engineers involved in state of the art bridge designing techniques.

  • OLD MAN RIVER