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By The Staff

Area doctor dies in Madison plane crash

Dr. H. Shirmer Riley, 81, of Madison, Ind., died Monday, April 19, when his single-engine Piper Commanche crashed shortly after takeoff about 11:30 a.m. from Madison Municipal Airport in Jefferson County, Ind.

Riley, who was born and raised in Wheatley, Ky., last year published a book about an around-the-world flight in a Commanche with Jim Pirtle of Trimble County. The men and their book was featured in the Nov. 18, 2009, issue of the Trimble Banner.

Funeral services are 11:30 a.m. Saturday, April 24, at Morgan and Nay Funeral Centre, 325 Demaree Drive, Madison. Visitation starts at 8:30 a.m. until the service begins.

TCHS Alumni Banquet is 5:30 p.m. April 24

Social hour kicks off the 2010 Trimble County High School Alumni Banquet at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, followed by dinner, at Bedford Elementary School.

Grant information

on display at TCCAA

The Tri-County Community Action Agency will display the 2010 Community Service Block Grant Plan in the office at Trimble County Park, 3240 Hwy 421 North, Bedford. The public is invited to view the plan from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, May 4.

TCCAA is funded, in part, under a contract with the Community Service Block Grant Act of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

MVFD fish fry April 24

The Milton Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department is hosting its annual fish fry and tractor show from 10:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, April 24, at Fire Station No. 1 on top of Milton Hill.