Today's Features

  • 30 Years Ago (Dec. 31, 1981)

    Keith Ball, ASCS manager, said this week that 80 percent of the Trimble county tobacco crop has been stripped. Sales commence again on Monday.
    A 2-percent penalty will go on all unpaid taxes January 1, 1982, according to Sheriff David B. Craig.

    Chantel Courtney, daughter of DeeDee and Shane Courtney is one year old and doing what any normal one year old would do. Chantel was born two months early and weighed only 3 pounds, one ounce.

  • Friday, Dec. 30
    The Trimble Banner office will be closed for the New Year’s Day holiday.

    Sunday, Jan. 1
    Klein Family from Milton will be holding the entire worship service at 10:30 a.m. at the Milton Baptist Church.  This multi-talented family will bring the Lord’s message in both song and word.  Everyone is invited to attend. Sunday School will begin at 9:30 a.m with worship at 10:30 a.m.  There will be no evening service on New Year’s Day.

  • 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 Dec. 19-Dec. 23, 2011.


  • A Trimble County man was among more than 2,400 Americans who were killed in the Japanese attack on U.S. military installations in and around Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, 70 years ago this month.

  • Small ruminant production is becoming big business in Kentucky as farmers realize the potential of raising sheep and goats.

    The University of Kentucky College of Agriculture is teaming up with sheep and goat breed associations, Kentucky State University and the Kentucky Agricultural Development Board to offer the 2012 Kentucky Small Ruminant Grazing Conference at the Western Kentucky University Ag Expo Center in Bowling Green.

    Scheduled for Jan. 14, the conference will offer many sessions for all levels of experience.

  • From waking in the morning until resting your head on the pillow at night – your eyes are critical to your day-to-day activities. It is very important to take care of your eyes and eyesight. Often, the loss of eyesight contributes to the loss of quality of life. When an individual does not have good vision, there will be a limit in their movement and independence.

    Consider this

    Over 50, 000 people lose their sight each year. More than 101 million Americans are legally blind. Blindness is the no. 1 complication of diabetes.

  • I love a good reunion story.

    A few years ago The New York Times ran a story about then-New York Giants head coach Jim Fassel and a young man named John Mathieson.

    Thirty-four years prior to Fassel and his wife Kitty meeting Mathieson they had been 19 and unmarried — and the parents of a baby boy whose birth and adoption they kept secret from all but their immediate families.

    And for 34 years, every April 5 the Fassels privately wished their baby boy a Happy Birthday, adding, “Wherever you are, we hope you’re OK.”

  • 30 Years Ago (Dec. 24, 1981)

    Melissa Miller won the honor of All State Band Person and will be going to Cincinnati, Feb. 4-5-6 to participate in a musical clinic under direction of a guest conductor, who will conduct a concert as a climactic crescendo.

    It was a jolly ole Santa Day Friday at the Farmers Bank of Milton as kiddies came by the score to talk with Santa and tell him what they wanted for Christmas