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Today's Features

  • Thursday, Nov. 20
    The Local Emergency Planning Committee will meet at 6 p.m. at the Trimble County Public Library, according to Shannon Hoskins, LEPC Chair. Some of the topics to be discussed include: Summary and Discuss of Recent Hazardous Material Training Exercise Topo Maps for Volunteer Services.
    Monday, Nov. 25
    The Milton City Commission is holding a special meeting on Monday, November 25, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. in the Milton Municipal Building.  The meeting is being held to review the Employee Personnel Handbook.
    Thursday, Dec. 4

  • By RALPH HANCE
    Technology has advanced at such a rapid pace that our lives are very different than they were even 10 years ago. Responsible technology usage is now a conversation you must have with your child.
    Ten years ago, some high school students had cell phones, but in 2010, a Pew study revealed that 58 percent of all 12-year-olds had a cell phone.

  • The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) reminds farm owners and producers that the opportunity to choose between the new 2014 Farm Bill established programs, Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC), began Nov. 17, 2014, and continues through March 31, 2015. The new programs, designed to help producers better manage risk, usher in one of the most significant reforms to U.S. farm programs in decades.

  • BEDFORD/MILTON ELEMENTARY
    Monday, Nov. 24: Corn dog, baked beans, potato smiles, carrots w/ dip, peaches.
    Tuesday, Nov. 25: Taco on whole grain tortilla, tomato/lettuce/cheese, *queso, salsa, refried beans, grapes.
    Wednesday, Nov. 26: No School.
    Thursday, Nov. 27: No School. HAPPY THANKSGIVING!.
    Friday, Nov. 28: No School.

    TRIMBLE COUNTY MIDDLE/HIGH SCHOOL
    Monday, Nov. 24: Beef taco on whole grain tortilla, *chicken fajita, cheese/lettuce/tomato, salsa/queso sauce, refried beans, mandarin oranges, fresh fruit, sorbet.

  • BEDFORD/MILTON ELEMENTARY
    Monday, Nov. 17: Pizza, fresh garden salad, corn, pineapple.
    Tuesday, Nov. 18: Chicken nuggets, pinto beans, potato wedges, cornbread, apple crisp.
    Wednesday, Nov. 19: Bosco sticks, marinara sauce, glazed carrots, peas, grapes.
    Thursday, Nov. 20: Turkey roast/dressing, mashed potatoes/gravy, sweet potatoes, green beans, cranberry sauce, fruit salad, hot roll.
    Friday, Nov. 21: BBQ on whole grain bun, French fries, slaw, ice cream cup, mandarin oranges.
    TRIMBLE COUNTY MIDDLE/HIGH SCHOOL

  • The holidays are quickly approaching, and with them, the season of great eating. Soon, you’ll have more turkey and dressing than you’ll know what to do with.
    It’s a great idea to save your Thanksgiving leftovers, as it stretches your holiday food dollars and provides quick meals for your family. Leftovers must be stored and reheated safely to prevent foodborne illnesses. Follow these tips to ensure your leftovers are safe to eat:

  • For more than 30 years, Kentucky farmers have supported the beef industry through a per-head checkoff program. When it began in 1976, the checkoff was 10 cents per head. The passage of the 1985 Farm Bill replaced the state program with a Federal Beef Checkoff program of $1 per head when a beef animal is sold during its lifetime. Half of the money comes back to Kentucky to support state beef promotion through the Kentucky Beef Council.

  • By CHARLES LISTON
    Special to the Trimble Banner
    Perry Arnold, long-time Trimble County Attorney, took time from his busy schedule on Oct. 28 to advise Bedford Rotary on two critical issues the club could address.
    Arnold, a former active Rotary Club member, remains supportive and interested in Rotary’s mission and service for the county. Perry highlighted the need for a landlord/tenant ordinance that would address problems seen throughout the county regarding deteriorating conditions of many rental homes and structures.

  • Thursday, Nov. 13
    Trimble County Extension District Board will meet at the Trimble County Extension Office, 43 High Country Lane, Bedford at 9 a.m. All meetings are open to the general public.
    Trimble County Extension Council will meet at the Trimble County Extension Office, 43 High Country Lane, Bedford at 10:30 a.m. All meetings are open to the general public.
    Milton City Commission meets at the Milton Municipal Building at 7 p.m.
    Saturday, Nov. 15

  • Items published in court news are public record.
    The Trimble Banner publishes all misdemeanors, felonies and small-claims judgments recorded in district court, as well as all civil suits recorded in circuit court. Juvenile court cases are not published.
    Crime reports are provided by local law enforcement agencies. Charges or citations reported to The Trimble Banner do not imply guilt.
    The following cases were heard the week of November 4, 2014.

    FELONIES
    Kayla Purvis – preliminary hearing – continued to 12-9-14.