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  • 30 Years Ago (April 2, 1981)

  • 30 Years Ago
    March 26, 1981

    A skeleton was found Sunday afternoon fastened in tree roots on the river bank in Spring Creek bottom.

    Forrest Burkhardt was walking along the Ohio River about a quarter ‘till 5, when he noticed the human skeleton ensnarled in tree roots left exposed by the undercutting of the water. Obviously it is surmised that the skeleton was washed in and lodged amid the roots.

  • 50 Years Ago (March 23, 1961)
    Prospects are building up for a most exciting county election year, and the races may take on a torrid complexion before May 23. Filing is still open and will be until April 8. Dallas Ogden is in the County Clerk’s race against Wallace Wright, and Ernest Rowlett is running against Tommie Powell for Magistrate in the Bedford-Barebone district. Other filings are Howard Long filed for Sheriff; Orville Smith and Norman D. Young have filed in their respective districts; Merchant Colbert filed for Trimble County sheriff.

  • Area residents will have an opportunity this spring to purchase plants raised from seed by Trimble County High School agriculture students.

    “The students are starting plants from seed to grow in the greenhouse,” TCHS agriculture teacher Jo Ann Gripshover said. “They are watching them germinate, transplanting them to bigger pots or cell packs, and making hanging baskets. We are growing petunias, morning glories, marigolds, zinnias, etc., and some vegetables.”

  • 30 Years Ago --
    March 12, 1981

  • Students at Milton Elementary School recently jumped all over heart disease and stroke by participating in Jump Rope For Heart. The school had set a goal to raise $1,500 but far exceeded that goal, collecting a total of $7508.93 for the American Heart Association.

  • 30 Years Ago —
    Feb. 26, 1981

  • When Metro-Goldwyn-Meyer announced in July 1958 that a new movie starring Frank Sinatra would be filmed in and around the Madison area, the rush of excitement in the region was overwhelming.

    Movie stars, production crew and gaffers by the busload swarmed into the area in early August, and Madison was transformed into a multi-block Hollywood movie set. Director Vincente Minelli, actresses Shirley MacLaine and Martha Hyer, and actors Dean Martin and Arthur Kennedy were among those joining Sinatra in town for the production of “Some Came Running.”

  • High stress levels and a severe skin rash were conditions that prompted Max to come to me for a health consultation.
    He had what could be defined as a “Bah, Humbug” personality. Max had chronic negative attitudes, which can cause biochemical changes leading to toxic conditions throughout the organs and glands. Chronic skin eruptions resulted as the toxicity flushed out his pores.
    Overworked, his liver – the main toxicity-filtering system in the body – was suppressed.

  • For nearly three months, there’s been a new chief in Milton.

    Jason Long took over as chief of the Milton Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department in early September, a few weeks after longtime Chief Ronnie Barnes announced his retirement.

  • A  Shining STAR Customer Service training program that I attended a couple of weeks ago is even more important to us now with the announcement that Kentucky Speedway will host a NASCAR Sprint Cup race July 9, 2011. Carrollton and Carroll County have just a little more than 10 months to prepare fo

  • Journeyman Steve Young recently visited Carrollton during one of his journeys across the country to raise awareness for the Victory Junction Gang Camp, a camp for sick and terminally ill children in Randleman, N.C. According to their website, the camp opened in 2004 and has served more than 11,000 children and families from 47 states and th

  • Auctions are a place where learning to detect and interpret even the most minute change of body language is key.  As the amplified voice of the owner and auctioneer, David Neville, rambles the increment prices of the merchandise, most of the communication on the floor of Capstone Produce Market was being done through looks, small nods of the head and quick hand gestures. Othe

  • The property stands idle after a 50-year history of service as a summer residential camping facility for special needs individuals from the summer of 1960 until May 29, 2010. When first opened, Camp Kysoc was considered to be a premiere camping facility for special needs children and the first of its kind in the nation. During the years of o

  • Shawn Keeton’s life has been a “Culinary Expedition.” After a lifetime of exposure to and learning about good cooking, Keeton has two cookbooks and a cooking show in the works, and he teaches cooking classes once a month at the local extension office. His love of cooking was conceived as a child when he watched his grand

  • Carrollton residents Willie B. and Mary Ricketts reached a major milestone in their journey through life together, celebrating their 75th wedding anniversary July 4. Their achievement was recognized in letters from President Barack Obama and Gov. Steve Beshear. The couple has three children, 12 grandchildren, six step grandchildren, 17 great-grand and step great-grandchildren, tw

  • On Tuesday, Bedford Elementary School was abuzz with children, even though school has been out now for a couple weeks. The school is hosting the Trimble County Migrant Education summer program, which is intended to help children of families who have moved into the district within the past three years. Activities are designed to help children, from preschool and beyond, advance in

  • Cheerful. Positive. Happy. Energetic. Dedicated. Strong. Wonderful. Missed. Just a few words that friends and co-workers have used to describe Jennie Weaver who will be retiring from the Carroll County Board of Education on June 30 after 30 years of work with the district. Weaver started in 1980 at the Carroll County Middle School working

  • To look at Kyndal Curry’s high school resume of scholastic, athletic and extra-curricular activities and accomplishments would make one wonder when she makes time to eat and sleep. What is more remarkable is the fact that Curry’s extensive resume has been written in three, not four, years of high school achievement. Nominated by

  • The Trimble Banner Meetings have been held monthly, teams have been chosen, yard sales, cookouts, bake sales and bike runs have been going on for months. All to benefit the 2010 Trimble County Relay for Life. Friday night will start the third continuous year in Trimble County. And it’s the third year to use the front parking lot of Be