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Today's Features

  • Torrential rains and resulting flood damage in April have left a path of destruction for homeowners across Kentucky. Sunny skies and warm temperatures will help clean-up efforts, but with high-moisture content in the air, conditions are ripe for the growth of mold and fungi in waterlogged buildings.

  • The tremendous amount of rain that has fallen over much of Kentucky during the past month, along with extended periods of cool and overcast weather, is really starting to push outbreaks of diseases in tobacco float beds. We received almost thirteen inches of rainfall, alone in April and more than four inches of rainfall in early May. There have been reports of target spot, Sclerotinia collar rot, and Pythium root rot across the state.

  •  30 Years Ago (May 7, 1981)
    Dana Riddle was elected State Treasurer of Future Business Leaders of American at their convention April 26-28. Tyla Brewer was chosen regional secretary at the regional meeting in Cynthiana.
    Under the direction of Ms. Debbie Shelton, all three school bands won Superior at the state competition. It was the first time for the high school band to obtain a superior rating.

    Deaths: Stanley Deboe, 70, Sue Fisher Suter, 41, Bedford, died from injuries in an accident.

     70 Years ago (May 8, 1941)

  • Heather and Chris Hunt of Vevay, Ind. announce the birth of their daughter, Hannah Marie Hunt.
    Hannah was born Jan. 28, 2011 at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Florence, KY. She weight 8 labs, 14 ounces.

    She has a sister Brittany Stewart.

    The paternal grandparents are Nancy Hancock, Milton and Charlie Hunt, Carrollton.

    Maternal grandparents are Danny and Lynn Kinman of Carrollton and the late Brenda Kinman.

  • Chris Greenwood will take part in the graduation ceremony Saturday, May 14 at Xavier University in Cincinnati, Ohio. He graduates from Xavier University with a Master’s degree in Business Administration. Chris got his MBA degree and 3.8 GPA while also working full-time as an investigator with the U.S. Dept. of Labor. He earned his undergraduate degree in business at Hanover College.

    Chris is the son of Gary and Janet Greenwood of Milton, KY.

     

  • Wednesday, May 11
    The TCMS Site Based Decision Making Council meets at 5 p.m. at the school.

    Thursday, May 12
    Those interested in the Trimble County Apple Festival will meet at 7 p.m. at the Trimble County Judge-Executive’s office. The future of the event is in doubt due to the lack of volunteers needed to organize the autumn event. All interested citizens are urged to attend.

  • 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 records were heard in court the week of May 2-May 6, 2011.

    Felony

  • What delicious Kentucky Proud fruit is the most popular crowd favorite? From late April to July, fresh strawberries certainly could be the most delightful winner! Kentucky strawberries always deliver satisfying flavor — whether it’s found in scrumptious strawberry pie, luscious strawberry preserves, or a yummy fresh berry snack! Not only do they have mouth-watering appeal, but strawberries provide great healthy benefits.