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Today's Features

  • As the temperature starts to rise outside, many families start look­ing forward to spending more time with friends and family, vacationing, and other summer activities. Often, people are tempted to do and spend more money during the summer months.

    It is important to realize that with proper planning, you can still enjoy all of the fun that summer has to offer without spending more than your budget will allow.

  • I ran into Randy Riggs last week.

    It’s been a few years since I’ve seen him, and every time I do he oozes God.

    The rest of this column is a rerun of what I wrote about my first encounter with him in October 2000:

    I don’t know Randy Riggs well, but I love him with all my heart. That’s because God used him to whack me over the head when I needed whacking.
    Sometimes God does that.

  •  30 Years Ago (May 7, 1981)
     PVA Don Tandy has issued a recapitulation of the property tax roll, and the total assessment, minus motor vehicles and bank shares, amounts to $83,721,833.
    Vanessa Barron was chosen to represent Trimble County in the Youth to Washington contest sponsored by Shelby Rural Electric. She will join fifty young leaders from all over Kentucky who will participate in the National Rural Electric Youth Tour June 12-19.
    More than one hundred alumni attended the TCHS banquet coming as far away as Texas.

  • Wednesday
    May 18
    Trimble CARES Coalition meeting will be at noon in the FRYSC office.

    Thursday
    May 19
    Trimble County School District Local Planning Facility Committee meeting at 5 p.m. at board office.
    Project Prom is holding a Bunco Tournament as a fund raiser at Morgan Community Center at 7 p.m. There will be a $10 charge per person. If there are any questions, call Marla Fetterhoff at 502-255-5110x1044.

    Saturday
    May 21

  • 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 May 9-May 13, 2011.

    Felony

  • Torrential rains and resulting flood damage in April have left a path of destruction for homeowners across Kentucky. Sunny skies and warm temperatures will help clean-up efforts, but with high-moisture content in the air, conditions are ripe for the growth of mold and fungi in waterlogged buildings.

  • The tremendous amount of rain that has fallen over much of Kentucky during the past month, along with extended periods of cool and overcast weather, is really starting to push outbreaks of diseases in tobacco float beds. We received almost thirteen inches of rainfall, alone in April and more than four inches of rainfall in early May. There have been reports of target spot, Sclerotinia collar rot, and Pythium root rot across the state.

  •  30 Years Ago (May 7, 1981)
    Dana Riddle was elected State Treasurer of Future Business Leaders of American at their convention April 26-28. Tyla Brewer was chosen regional secretary at the regional meeting in Cynthiana.
    Under the direction of Ms. Debbie Shelton, all three school bands won Superior at the state competition. It was the first time for the high school band to obtain a superior rating.

    Deaths: Stanley Deboe, 70, Sue Fisher Suter, 41, Bedford, died from injuries in an accident.

     70 Years ago (May 8, 1941)

  • Heather and Chris Hunt of Vevay, Ind. announce the birth of their daughter, Hannah Marie Hunt.
    Hannah was born Jan. 28, 2011 at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Florence, KY. She weight 8 labs, 14 ounces.

    She has a sister Brittany Stewart.

    The paternal grandparents are Nancy Hancock, Milton and Charlie Hunt, Carrollton.

    Maternal grandparents are Danny and Lynn Kinman of Carrollton and the late Brenda Kinman.