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Today's Features

  • Tuesday, Sept. 13
    Trimble County Middle School will hold a “Ins and Outs of Getting Your Child through Middle School”  program from 5-7 p.m. for parents of all three grades. Attend and learn tips for helping your child meet goals for completing their class.

    Thursday, Sept. 15
    Depression and Bipolar Support group meets at 6:30 p.m. at Mt. Byrd Church, Hwy. 421 in Milton, for more information please call (502) 415-0124, or (502) 268-5220.

    Saturday, Sept. 17

  • Monday, Aug. 29
    10:56 a.m., prisoner in custody, U.S. 42E
    1:43 p.m., escort, 400 block U.S. 42W
    2:57 p.m., school zone details, 1000 block U.S. 421N
    4:34 p.m., property dispute, 100 block U.S. 421S
    11:09 p.m., traffic stop, Midway at U.S. 421

    Tuesday, Aug. 30
    3:30 p.m., traffic stop, Brays Ridge Rd
    3:38 p.m., theft of vehicle, 300 block Harley Ln
    4:35 p.m., missing person, Milton Bedford Pike and U.S. 421
    4:56 p.m., domestic abuse, 3500 block Mt Pleasant 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 cases below were heard in court the week of Sept. 5-Sept. 9, 2011.

    Felony

  • As national and international economic uncertainly lingers, parents have an opportunity to talk with their children about finance, budgets and money. This helps children gain a deeper understanding of how money allows families and other units, such as organizations or governments, to function. The big-picture financial news headlines provide an opportunity to teach children how those stories apply on a very personal level— to their own family.

  • Fall is my favorite time of year. I love the cool, crisp mornings followed by warm sunny afternoons. Haze is usually less this time of year. Sometimes, it seems you can almost see forever on a sunny fall day. Another reason I like fall is because of one of my favorite fruits, the apple. Who doesn’t enjoy hot apple cider to warm the insides on a cool fall day. On my birthday, each December, my wife Carole already knows what I want for dessert, apple dumplings! She makes the best!

  • Insects are encountered just about anywhere, making them a fascinating learning tool for youth. They also provoke a variety of reactions, from “ick” to “cool.” For kids who react favorably, starting a 4-H entomology project is a valuable way to learn more about Kentucky insects. Youth learn how to collect, label and display insect specimens, which they can use to participate in state fair projects.

  • In the continuing saga of my ongoing battle over household décor with my husband, this time it’s the back sliding glass door.

    But before I get to that, let me back up to say that in the first 30 or so years of our marriage my husband rarely expressed an opinion about how to decorate the house except for one hard and fast rule: I could choose any color to paint the walls as long as it was antique or Navaho white.

    Other than that I had free reign — and I love to reign.


  • 30 Years Ago (Sept. 10, 1981)

     W.R. Abbott, Bedford postmaster, presented Coleman Sibley and Glenn Allen Fisher pins representing at least 25 years of service for the Federal government not only as postal service but military service and other federal civilian service.

    School started September 1, and students returned to all new facilities this year. Trimble County took advantage of federal funds and passed a tax levy to become one of the few places in the nation to build a new school plant.

  • With a new school year now underway, the search for Kentucky’s finest youth writers and artists also begins. Students in grades 1-12 are encouraged to submit creative writing and artistic entries for the annual Conservation Writing and Art Contests sponsored by Kentucky Farm Bureau and the Kentucky Association of Conservation Districts.

  • Monday, Sept. 12: Corn dog, *uncrustable, baked beans, potato smiles, mandarin oranges, fresh fruit choice

    Tuesday, Sept. 13: Taco salad, *burrito, refried beans, corn, pineapple, fresh fruit choice

    Wednesday, Sept. 14:  Chicken tenders, *ham on bun, baked potato, broccoli w/cheese, sauce, fruit cup, roll, fresh fruit choice

    Thursday, Sept. 15: Lasagna, *pizza, tossed salad, peas, pear half, fresh fruit choice, garlic cheese breadstick.