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Today's Features

  • Maximizing every bit of profit from a farm is one of the keys to success. One thing that may not be at the top Kentucky landowners’ minds is their farm’s woodlands, but woodlands should be thought about and managed just like crops, fields, gardens or other agricultural endeavors suggests Billy Thomas, UK Extension Forestry Specialist.

  • 30 Years Ago (Aug. 6, 1981)

    Seven Counties Services, Inc. authorities came to the July meeting of Trimble County Fiscal Court to propose that the court consider passing an ordinance that would allow the electorate to vote a tax rate sufficient to help provide a full range of mental health and other services to the people of Trimble County. Dave Marye, therapist on mental health in the Bedford office said he held a total of 2,279 sessions from Sept. 1978 to March 31, 1981 for 164 residents dealing with emotionally disturbed children to drug and alcohol abusers.

  • Wednesday, Aug. 18
    Depression and Bipolar Support group meets third Thursday of each month, 6:30 p.m. at Mt. Byrd Church, Hwy. 421 in Milton, for more info, call (502) 415-0124, or (502) 268-5220.

    SPECIAL
    NOTICES

  • Monday, Aug. 1
    1:54 p.m., EPO/DVO violation, Tommy Circle Rd
    3:44 p.m., property damage accident, Ky. 36
    7:56 p.m., 911 hangup or unverified, McCord Ln
    8:46 p.m., processed papers, Flood Ct
    9:23 p.m., processed papers, Palmyra Rd

    Tuesday, Aug. 2
    12:47 p.m., no vehicle insurance, 300 block U.S. 42E
    7:01 p.m., hazardous materials incident, 200 block Wises Landing Rd
    9:15 p.m., processed papers, 500 block Lear Ln

    Wednesday, Aug. 3
    7:59 a.m., traffic stop, Button 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 in court the week of Aug. 1-Aug 5, 2011.

    Felony

  • Heat is the number one weather-related killer in the United States, resulting in hundreds of
    fatalities each year. In fact, on average, excessive heat claims more lives each year than floods, lightning, tornadoes and hurricanes combined.

  • Warm temperatures and rain have caused several diseases to pop up on tomatoes and cucurbits throughout the state during the past month. 
    University of Kentucky extension plant pathologist Kenny Seebold said he’s seen cases of bacterial leaf spot, early blight, Septoria leaf blight and bacterial canker on tomatoes.

  • Summer squash are staples in Kentucky gardens and at local farmers markets. Their versatility makes them easy to prepare for tasty summer meals and side dishes.  Two of the more popular varieties include yellow squash and zucchini.