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Today's Features

  • 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 Sept. 12-Sept 16.

    Felony

  • Now that the corn is as high as an elephant’s eye, Kentucky farmers are busy harvesting crops across the state – and that means drivers are more likely to encounter slow-moving farm equipment on the roadways. The staff of Kentucky Farm Bureau urges motorists to slow down and share the road this fall, especially as we celebrate National Farm Safety and Health Week, September 18-24.

  • Area land owners, with an interest in woodlands, may want to check out one of the Fall Forestry Webinar Series being offered at the Trimble County Extension Office beginning on October 18th and continuing into November. Each webinar will be carried live from UK’s Lexington campus and will be conducted by UK Extension Forestry Specialists. Sessions will start at 6:30 PM and conclude by 8:00 PM. The schedule, program topics and speakers are as follows:

    October 18

  • Have you started the Christmas holiday shopping countdown yet? It may sound crazy since we are still enjoying the last days of summer, but with only slightly over 100 shopping days left, it is time to start thinking about a holiday budget. To avoid the holiday crunch on your wallet at the end of the year, plan for holiday expenses throughout the year.  

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

    Mon.-Pizza, *cheese sticks & dipping sauce, tossed salad, corn, pineapple, fresh fruit choice

    Tues.-Ham/turkey/cheese, on bun, *uncrustable, lettuce/tomato, french fries, apple crisp, fresh fruit choice

    Wed.-Chicken nuggets, macaroni & cheese, green beans, glazed carrots, applesauce, fresh fruit choice

  • Betty had what is called “a just grievance” when she came to me.   She had been treated with disrespect and broken promises in a relationship. I asked her how much time each day she spent thinking about the injustice and venting about the way she had been treated. Betty had worked herself up into a frenzy and her stress level had risen considerably. I asked Betty if she was constructively taking responsibility for what she could do to become more at peace with the situation by what she was saying and thinking, or was she dwelling on the betrayal.

  • A few months ago, I got a letter from someone I’ll call “Emily.”
    She wrote to ask for my encouragement, which is always humbling and I take these requests seriously.
    Emily said she and her husband are both Christians, but right now neither is close to God. She said her husband is depressed and that makes her anxious and afraid, unsure of when and if it will end, and what will happen because of it.

  • 30 Years Ago (Sept. 17, 1981)
     Dr. Rod MacGregor is in his new doctor’s office and is taking patients. His staff consists of Melinda Bray and Kathy Drake.

    Trimble County Saddle Club won first place of all horse clubs entered in the Carroll Co. Tobacco Festival parade. The club had 25 riders.
    Milton elementary and Trimble County Middle School are holding organization meetings for cub and boy scouts clubs.

  • Joey and Donna Mershall of Bedford, Ky. would like to announce the upcoming wedding of their daughter Ashlee Dawn to Clay Cauley of Carrollton, the son of Terry and Debbie Cauley. The couple became engaged in May 2010.

    The bride-elect is a 2006 graduate of Trimble County High School. She graduated from Western Kentucky University in May 2010 with a degree in Dental Hygiene. She is currently employed at Dr. Eric Kelley’s office in Bowling Green as a Dental Hygienist.