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Today's Features

  • Milton Baptist Church, 10076 U.S. Hwy. 421 N, is hosting a new ministry on the first and third Saturdays of each month. Called the “Connect service,” the new worship experience is an attempt by church members “to meet what we thought was a need in the community,” according to Pastor Ton Starks.

    Starks and others in his congregation had reviewed some statistics regarding church attendance in both Trimble County and the local association of Baptist congregations and discovered that attendance was down in all of the churches.

  • 30 Years Ago (April 9, 1981)
    New officers were named at the FFA banquet after Jack Crowner addressed the attendees. Michael Bailey was presented the Star Farmer award by Kentucky PCA member Randal Banks Friday night. The new Chapter officers are Chris Coghill, Lisa Pyles, Doug Kidwell, Bobby Vest, Doug Powell and Jon Dunlap.

    Marcia Haney has been chosen one of the All-State first team and selected as a member of the All-Star Team. Chosen honorable mention on the All-State Team were Debbie Delph and Leatta Staples.

  • Editor’s note: The following is the conclusion of the story of Seaman first class George Stanley Abbott, the last Trimble County casualty of World War II.

    George Stanley Abbott, Seaman first class, United States Naval Reserve, was aboard the U.S.S. Indianapolis when—shortly after 12 a.m. on July 30, 1945—the large cruiser-class warship was rocked by explosions. Two Japanese torpedoes detonated near her bow. Abbott, a Trimble County farm boy, had joined the Navy two years earlier.

  • Wednesday, April 13
    Parent Power presents The Fine Line of Child Abuse & Neglect discussion from 12-1:30 p.m. at the Trimble County Extension Office, 43 High Country Lane. Free childcare, lunch and door prizes. RSVP to 502-255-9634 or 502-472-6257.

    Trimble County Middle School Site-Based Decision Making Council meets at 5 p.m. in the school library.

    Thursday, April 14

  • 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 are cases heard the week of April 4-April 8, 2011.

    Felony

  • Bedford Elementary School 3rd grade student, Drew Burkhardt, attended his first Bedford Rotary Club meeting last week.  Aaron Stover was the guest speaker of the March 29th meeting.  Stover from Michael Baker, Jr., Inc. is the spokesperson for the new Milton Madison Bridge Project.  He presented the Rotary club with current information pertaining to the Ohio River Bridge.

  • This month look for this wonderfully, flavorful vegetable at your local farmer’s market. Asparagus packs in a ton of good vitamins and minerals in those stalks! Steam it, pickle it, sauté it, roast it — the possibilities are endless!

    When buying asparagus, choose stalks that are bright green with purple shaded tight tips; these are the most tender and tasty. It is best to cook it soon after buying, because asparagus can become tough and woody after several days.