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Today's Features

  • Insects are encountered just about anywhere, making them a fascinating learning tool for youth. They also provoke a variety of reactions, from “ick” to “cool.” For kids who react favorably, starting a 4-H entomology project is a valuable way to learn more about Kentucky insects. Youth learn how to collect, label and display insect specimens, which they can use to participate in state fair projects.

  • In the continuing saga of my ongoing battle over household décor with my husband, this time it’s the back sliding glass door.

    But before I get to that, let me back up to say that in the first 30 or so years of our marriage my husband rarely expressed an opinion about how to decorate the house except for one hard and fast rule: I could choose any color to paint the walls as long as it was antique or Navaho white.

    Other than that I had free reign — and I love to reign.


  • 30 Years Ago (Sept. 10, 1981)

     W.R. Abbott, Bedford postmaster, presented Coleman Sibley and Glenn Allen Fisher pins representing at least 25 years of service for the Federal government not only as postal service but military service and other federal civilian service.

    School started September 1, and students returned to all new facilities this year. Trimble County took advantage of federal funds and passed a tax levy to become one of the few places in the nation to build a new school plant.

  • With a new school year now underway, the search for Kentucky’s finest youth writers and artists also begins. Students in grades 1-12 are encouraged to submit creative writing and artistic entries for the annual Conservation Writing and Art Contests sponsored by Kentucky Farm Bureau and the Kentucky Association of Conservation Districts.

  • Monday, Sept. 12: Corn dog, *uncrustable, baked beans, potato smiles, mandarin oranges, fresh fruit choice

    Tuesday, Sept. 13: Taco salad, *burrito, refried beans, corn, pineapple, fresh fruit choice

    Wednesday, Sept. 14:  Chicken tenders, *ham on bun, baked potato, broccoli w/cheese, sauce, fruit cup, roll, fresh fruit choice

    Thursday, Sept. 15: Lasagna, *pizza, tossed salad, peas, pear half, fresh fruit choice, garlic cheese breadstick.

  • Two students from Trimble County were among the 1,400 students who received degrees during graduation ceremonies Aug. 13 at Indiana Wesleyan University’s main campus in Marion, Ind.

    Locals graduating were: Adam Benecke, 2527 Bells Ridge Road, Bedford, M.B.A., applied management; and Amy Liter, 3482 Liberty Road, Milton, M.B.A., applied management.

  • Randal & Patricia Smith of Bedford, Ky., and Anita & John Nevils of Carrollton, Ky,, are pleased to announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Ashley Smith, to Justin Whipple, son of John & Lisa Whipple of Galeton, Pa., & Michelle & Chris Piaquadio of Fort Walton Beach, Fl.

    The bride-elect is a 2003 graduate of Trimble County High School and is employed at Gulf Coast Immediate Care Center.

    The groom is a 2000 graduate of Galeton High School in Pennsylvania, and is employed at Transfield Services.

  • Thursday-Sept. 8
    Circle of Light Women’s Monthly Meeting will be held from 7-9 p.m. at 125 1/2 E. Main St., LaGrange, KY  (Upstairs between LaGrange Arts & Crafts and Karen’s Books). For information, call (937) 631-5581

    Thursday-Saturday, Sept. 8- 10

  • 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 in court the week of Aug. 29-Sept. 2, 2011.

    Felony

  • Milk, juice, yogurt and chef salad offered daily. Menu subject to change due to availability of food.

    Monday, Sept. 5: No school, Labor Day holiday

    Tuesday, Sept. 6: Pizza, *chili, cheese & chips, tossed salad, California style vegetables, pineapple, fresh fruit choice

    Wednesday, Sept. 7: Breakfast for lunch: sausage, egg pattie, *turkey wrap, hash brown stick, tropical fruit, fresh fruit-orange wedges, biscuit