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Today's Features

  • The Trimble County Cooperative Extension Service will offer an eCommerce Workshop, Monday evenings in October and November 2011.
    Sessions will be held from 5:30 – 8 p.m. at the extension office located at 43 High Country Lane, Bedford.

    The registration fee of $25.00 includes workbook and dinner at each session.

    Please call the Trimble County Cooperative Extension office at (502) 255-7188 to register by Oct. 3, 2011.

    Monday, Oct. 10 — Getting Started
    · Why Do I Need A Website?

  • When you think of your cholesterol level you may think of some of the foods that you eat.

  • Last week while on my stay-at-home vacation, I went fishing.

    For billions of people around the world, that news would be a big fat no big deal because it’s done all the time so ho hum, tell me something I don’t know.

    However, for me going fishing was a big fat very big deal because it was my first time ever.

    At 56, I had never fished before, and for months now I have been wanting to, almost to the point of it being an obsession. I don’t know why I’ve been wanting to fish so badly, only that I have.

  • 30 Years Ago (Sept. 3, 1981)
    TCHS’s 58-piece band was ranked No. 1 in Class A Marching band competition in Cynthiana. Michelle Craig was judged No. 1 Field Commander at the Saturday Band Festival in Class A high schools and she ranked highly among the 21 bands participating in the festival.

  • Thursday, Sept. 1
    The Trimble County Hymn Sing will start at 7 p.m. at the Hickory Grove United Methodist Church on Morton Ridge Road. Everyone is invited.

    Friday-Saturday,
     Sept. 2 & 3
    Milton Volunteer Fire Fighters will hold their annual Fish Fry at Station I, Milton Hilltop, Friday and Saturday from 11 a.m.-8 p.m.

    Saturday, Sept. 3

  • Monday, Aug. 22
    12:39 p.m., suspicious vehicle, 1000 block Brownsboro Rd
    2:18 p.m., all terrain vehicle on highway, Pendleton Ave
    4:46 p.m., suspicious vehicle, 5000 block U.S. 421N
    9:43 p.m., DUI complaint, 400 block McCord Ln
    11:09 p.m., traffic stop, Midway at U.S. 421

    Tuesday, Aug. 23
    12:36 a.m., traffic stop, Greenbriar
    2:46 p.m., theft of vehicle, 900 block Harley Ln
    3:11 p.m., traffic stop, U.S. 42E
    3:53 p.m., juvenile out of control, 200 block Doe Ridge Rd

  • 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 Aug. 22--26, 2011.

    Felony

  • By Tom Eblen
    Lexington Herald-Leader columnist

    Descendants of Gen. John Hunt Morgan’s men and other Civil War buffs will gather Saturday outside the Lexington History Museum to mark the 100th anniversary of Morgan’s heroic statue being placed there.

  • Recent national and global economic news has been troubling, with significant long-term issues that contribute to financial uncertainty. While it’s important to remain aware of these issues, concern is better channeled into productive action on a more personal level, such as examining your family’s budget and making decisions that wisely use money.

  • Gardening this year has surely had its ups and downs. It rained profusely in April and May, delaying planting. Then came the weeds followed by early blight, late blight, Septoria leaf blight and insects! If that wasn’t bad enough, it stopped raining along with 20 plus days of temperatures above 90 degrees. However, gardeners still have one more opportunity to complete the gardening season.