Today's Features

  • Food is an essential part of our lives, particularly during the holiday season, when families get together and enjoy different varieties of food prepared at home. During this time it is also very important to keep food safety in mind, specifically while serving the immunocompromised individuals including: young children, the elderly, pregnant women, and people fighting illnesses.

  • Encounters with adult blacklegged ticks (Ixodes scapularis) (Figure 1) have in Kentucky over the past 2 years according to Lee Townsend, University of Kentucky Extension Entomology Specialist.
    This is apparently due to an increase in numbers of this species in the state and perhaps a widening of its distribution. Most recently it was reported from Crittenden County. Currently the blacklegged tick has been reported in fourteen Kentucky counties including Trimble and Carroll counties in 2013.

  • The Trimble County Public Library will host a special Patron Appreciation Holiday Reception on Monday, Dec. 14 from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m.
    Library visitors will be treated to live music featuring acoustic guitar at 11 a.m. and dulcimers at noon. Refreshments will be provided, including hot chocolate, coffee, punch, sweet treats and small bites.
    A community wreath display will be presented with wreaths created by businesses, organizations, families and other groups from around the county.

  • Dec. 5, 1985 (30 years ago)
    An encouraging start toward saving the growers’ burley tobacco program was registered with the opening of the 1985 markets, and tobacco leaders are seeing hopeful signs that the trend will continue, according to the Burley Tobacco Growers Cooperative Association. On opening day  the eight-state belt sold 39.3 million pounds, of which only 11.1 percent, or 4.2 million pounds were taken under loan by the Burley Tobacco Growers Cooperative Association.

  • The Trimble County Public Library will host their annual open house on Friday, Dec. 11 from 6-7:30 p.m. The library will be transformed into a Winter Luau, with activities and fun for all ages to enjoy.
    The Newport Aquarium will be bringing their tide pool animals for guests to meet. Children will be able to get up close with a horseshoe crab, sea star, anemone and sea urchin.

  • Thursday, Dec. 3
    The Trimble County Board of Education will meet at 6 p.m. at the Milton Elementary School Library.
    Friday, Dec. 4
    The Trimble County Lady Raiders will host “Honor the Legacy Night” during games with Carroll County. A special tribute will be held to honor the 1976 and 1981 Regional Championship teams. All former players, coaches and anyone else connected with the program is invited to attend. The JV game begins at 6 p.m., with the varsity game expected to begin at about 7:30 p.m.
    Tuesday, Dec. 8

  • Monday, Nov. 16
    8:00 a.m. accident with property damage on 421 at Lakeview Dr.
    9:45 a.m. accident with property damage on 8400 Hwy. 42 W.
    11:56 a.m. emergency protective order served at 20 Fairground Rd.
    12:58 p.m. miscellaneous complaint at 125 Cruz Lane.
    2:18 p.m. social services referral at block of 500 Peck Pike.
    10:49 p.m. accident with property damage on 470 Hwy. 421 N.
    Tuesday, Nov. 17
    10:49 a.m. process service at the block of 500 School Hollow Rd.
    4:06 p.m. disturbance call at 204 Mt. Pleasant 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 Nov. 23:


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