Today's News

  • Hanover grad selected to lead Indiana Economic Development Corporation

    Elaine Kops-Bedel, a 1974 Hanover College graduate, has been appointed by Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb ’90 to serve as president of the Indiana Economic Development Corporation.
    The IEDC is the state’s lead economic development agency, focusing its efforts on growing and retaining businesses in Indiana and attracting new business to the state.

  • Project 421 selects final alternative for improved Indiana approach to new Milton-Madison Bridge

    Managing Editor
    Local residents motoring back and forth across the Milton-Madison Bridge will likely see vast improvements in traffic flow sometime in 2019, once construction is completed on a new Indiana approach to the span.
    After nearly a year of studies and public input, officials with Project 421 have made their selection from alternatives proposed for improving traffic flow at the Harrison Street/Second Street intersection two blocks north of the bridge in Madison.

  • Cookie Monsters

    My first attempt at Christmas cookies may well be my last. Along with vegetable gardens, flower beds, painting and large car parking, baking the iconic Christmas sugar cookie is fraught with unexpected perils. Sugar cookies are a wonderful tradition during the holiday season and I determined that I would join in on the fun. When will I ever learn?

  • Be safe when heating your home this winter

    During the winter there are many different ways that you can keep your home warm. No matter the way you choose, do it safely! Here are some tips for staying safe all winter long:
    q You should have your furnace examined by a qualified technician each year.
    q If you use a fireplace or wood stove, make sure that there is ventilation which will guide the smoke outside and not leak gas into the home.
    q You should not burn paper in the fireplace.
    q If your heater uses a certain type of fuel, make sure that you use that fuel and do not substitute.

  • Make 2017 the ‘Explore the Great Outdoors’ year

    For many of us, our fondest childhood memories were made outdoors, swinging, running, fishing and exploring nature. That’s not the case for many children today. Many of them spend very little time outdoors and too much time in front of computers, tablets and other electronic devices. Let’s change these statistics by making getting outdoors a priority for our families in 2017.

  • Recent Trimble County Middle School basketball action
  • Raiders struggle to find winning form in tournament

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    The Trimble County Raiders suffered defeat in all three of their outings in last week’s Mountain Schoolboy Classic, played at Belfry, Ky.

  • Lady Raiders break drought in final tournament game

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    The Trimble County Lady Raiders captured one win in three games at the Gateway Holiday Classic in Montgomery County last week and snapped a three-game losing streak that began with a loss to Cooper in a regular season home game on Dec. 22.

  • Bits, pieces and random musings about grace

    It seems the older I get, the less space I have in my brain, like all the file folders in the filing cabinet are full.
    More often than I care to admit, I’ll write myself a quick note intending to develop it into a column later, but when later comes I’ll have no clue what I was thinking when I wrote the note.
    However, all is not hopeless, as occasionally I go through my folder of assorted notes and cobble together a column of bits and pieces and random musings in the hope that something might be helpful to someone.

  • Hilda’s special memory of a childhood Christmas

    January, 1952: first day back to school after Christmas break. I was in the second grade and was I excited to get back to school.