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Today's Features

  • In 4-H, youth can learn to appreciate and become better stewards of their environment through various projects that explore the beauty and importance of our natural world. One of the great ways that you can help improve the environment, regardless of your age, is to recycle and reuse items you would normally discard. Nov. 15 is America Recycles Day and is a great opportunity to introduce young people to these important concepts.

  • Sunday, Nov. 3
    Fall Back! Daylight Savings Time comes to an end. Be sure to turn clocks back one hour.

    Tuesday, Nov. 5
    Milton Elementary School will host a Veterans Day lunch at 12:15 p.m., and a Veterans Day Program at 1:30 p.m. Please RSVP 268-3322 for lunch reservations.

    Wednesday, Nov. 6
    The Trimble County Board of Education meets at the Milton Elementary School at 5:30 p.m.

  • 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 October 22, 2013.

    FELONIES

  • There’s been a lot of hype about stevia. Stevia is an extract of a shrub originating from South America and is also grown in India, South Korea and China.

  • With the moist summer we’ve had in Kentucky, mosquitoes have had a prime environment to flourish and become a prevalent pest. They can make your life downright miserable. Many recreational and work activities have been ruined by the constant annoyance and irritation mosquito bites inflict.

  • EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is the fifth and final installment in a series of childhood memories penned by the late Giles Hancock Wood in January 1941. Mrs. Wood’s writings offer glimpses of life in Trimble County in the late 19th century. The memories, edited by a granddaughter, June Lehue Haney, were made available to The Trimble Banner by a grandson, former Milton Mayor Gary Rowlett.

    By GILES HANCOCK WOOD

  • Here in Kentucky we wait 11 whole months for this special time of year. Production, nutritional value, and taste are at the peak of the season and prices are at the lowest level of the year. July is blueberry season! There’s nothing quite like bringing home fresh berries in the summer, bursting with the perfect combination of tart and tangy sweetness.  It’s easy to see why someone felt that blueberries needed their own month to celebrate.