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Today's Features

  • By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet’s District 5 office has advised that lane closures and delays are possible in Trimble County this week on Ky. 316 between Buck Creek Road and Ky. 55 (between mile points 4.9 and 7.7) due to road resurfacing. Motorists can also expect lane closures and delays on Ky. 1226 (Palmyra Road) between Culls Ridge Road and the Trimble/Carroll County line (mile points 2.4 to 3.8) due to road resurfacing.

  • Monday, April 20
    7:57 a.m., trespass, 1746 Hwy. 421 S
    8:15 a.m., miscellaneous complaint, 6 Hwy. 42 W
    12:07 p.m., escort, Milton
    Tuesday, April 21
    7:47 a.m., traffic stop, 9245 Hwy. 421 N
    10:55 a.m., investigation follow up, 182 Al’s Dr.
    2:50 p.m., traffic stop, 204 Mt. Pleasant Rd
    3:19 p.m., property damage accident, 2610 Hwy. 421 N
    3:22 p.m., property damage accident, 19 Fairground Rd
    3:43 p.m., investigation follow up, Milton
    Wednesday, April 22
    1:34 p.m., DUI, 11000 Hwy. 421 N

  • 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 May 4.
    FELONY

  • By CHARLES LISTON
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    The Bedford Rotary Club participated with Teen Leadership students from Trimble County High School in an exercise demonstrating the importance of one-on-one verbal communication without the aid of cell phones and text messages at our weekly meeting on April 28. As non-verbal/digital forms of communication proliferate, one wonders if we are losing the ability (or interest?) in talking to each other.

  • May 16, 1985 (30 Years Ago)
    Local crops are early this year, due to an unusually dry, warm spring. Probably the farmers who will benefit most from the lack of moisture are the strawberry growers. The strawberries are already ripening and according to several sources who have sampled them they are luscious and especially sweet. The berries are being readied for market and “U pick ‘ems” are about two to three weeks earlier than usual. Several of the picking fields are already open for business.

  • The Phoenix Animal Clinic, in conjunction with the Trimble County Health Department Environmental Services, will be hosting a rabies clinic in June. Dr. Mary Zink will be administering shots on Saturday, June 6, between the hours of 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Trimble County Park under the shelter by the ball fields.

  • Thursday, May 14
    Nutrition Education at Fairground Senior Apartments at 1:00 p.m.
    Milton City Commission meets at 7 p.m. at the Milton Municipal Building.
    Friday, May 15
    Senior Citizens Relay for Life Yard Sale and Baked Goods from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
    Saturday, May 16

  • I broke the trash can. I didn’t exactly break it, more like dislocated it; and it wasn’t the entire trash can, just the lid- typical. Needless to say this was another fine example of the way most of my days progress. My motto is “If it can be broken, it will be broken.” It’s not that my aim is destruction; it simply seems to be the outcome.

  • The USDA recommends the use of self-sealing two-piece metal caps (lids plus screw bands) for home canning. For years, lid manufacturers have instructed us to preheat the flat metal lids in simmering water to soften the sealing compound before use. But if you use Ball® or Kerr® brand lids, your home canning has just gotten a little easier—preheating the lids is no longer required.

  • No matter where you drive in southern Indiana or central Kentucky, the black locust, Robinia pseudoacacia, is in full bloom, and a glorious bloom it is. There is nothing like the fragrance of black locust blooms wafting in the air and the Orchard Oriole singing in   the trees, or so my wife, Carole, says. I have to admit the blooms smell awesome. Although the tree is not much to look at otherwise, I believe it rivals the beauty of the common dogwood when it is in bloom. Its blooms are also a good source of nectar for honey bees.