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Today's Features

  • Wednesday, Aug. 19

    Walk for Wellness will kick off at the 4-H Shelter at the Trimble County Park at 9 a.m. Everyone who participates will receive a free pedometer and insulated lunch bag. The walk will be every Monday, Wednesday and Friday until the grand finale on Oct. 7th. For more information call the Trimble County Extension office at 502-255-7188.

    Trimble County Seniors will enjoy a Hawaiian Party at the Oldham Center from 10:30-2 p.m.

    Trimble County Board of Education meets at 7 p.m. at the board Administration Office.

  • Thursday, Aug. 6

    TC Hymn Sing  will be at 7 p.m. at Hickory Grove Methodist Church on Morton Ridge Road.

    TC Alumni are invited to a meeting at the Trimble County Public Library at 7 p.m. to discuss plans for a new scholarship fund, “Dollar for Scholars.” Refreshments will be served.

    Sunday, Aug. 9

  • The opening of Interstate 71 from Louisville to I-75 in 1969 has not only changed the business climate of Carroll County, but in neighboring counties as well, according to area government leaders and business representatives.

    “There’s no doubt about it,” according to Carroll County Judge-Executive Harold “Shorty” Tomlinson, “the interstate has certainly been beneficial to us in getting the industry we have here.”

  • Wednesday, July 29

    Get Creative meet and greet Ronald McDonald at 10 a.m. at Bedford Elementary School. This is the last Wednesday for the Trimble County Public Library’s summer reading program. Prizes will be awarded to top readers.

    Monday, Aug. 3

    Kindergarten Parent Night is 5:30-6:30 p.m. at Bedford Elementary School.

    Tuesday, Aug. 4

    Open House is 5-7 p.m. at Bedford Elementary.

  • Wednesday, July 22

    Milton Elementary Site Based Decision Making Council will hold a special meeting at 10:30 a.m. at the new school building to discuss use of stimulus funds.

    The Wednesday “Be Creative at Your Library” program is Garbage Can Band. Marie Augustine will help children create homemade instruments at 10 a.m. at Bedford Elementary School.

    Thursday, July 23

    Senior citizens will eat out at Madison, Ind., Ponderosa and shop downtown Madison at 11:30 a.m.

  • Wednesday, July 8

    Senior citizens will walk, play cards and have card bingo at 1 p.m. Mark Hines will speak on Chiropractic at 12 noon at the senior center at Trimble County Park.

    Trimble County Public Library presents juggler and ventriloquist Mike Hemmelgarn Juggler at 10 a.m. at Bedford Elementary School.

    Friday, July 10

  • The Trimble Banner

    Quietly, the Milton-Madison Bridge project is continuing as teams work to collect information that may help engineers determine the best of three possible sites for a new span across the Ohio River.

    Sonar exploration of the river bottom was conducted on Thursday, July 2. From a small silver-colored boat, hydrographer Pat Hahs of Mainstream Divers used side-scan sonar equipment to map out debris, archeological artifacts and anything else lying at the bottom of the river.

  • The Trimble Banner

    With the exception of rain on the morning of the first day of the fair, the weather cooperated for Trimble County’s 2009 Fair, held Monday, June 22, through Saturday, June 27.

    Though it was hot and humid, the skies were sunny throughout the week. Fair Board President Linda Craig said Monday that all of the planned events went “pretty good. ... We didn’t get the rain they predicted.”

  • The American Cornhole Organization will celebrate National Cornhole Day at the first annual HoldHeadz Fest, Friday and Saturday, June 26-27, at Point Park in Carrollton. HoldHeadz Fest is a weekend-long party of cornhole, music and fun for cornhole enthusiasts everywhere. Admission is free. There is an entry fee to play, however.