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Today's Features

  • Goat and beef producers may find these October programs of interest:

  • Social media are very much a part of our culture, and many young people and adults regularly use the sites to connect with their friends and family. When used appropriately, social media can be very positive. When misused, there can be serious consequences for a family. Instances of cyberbullying and sexting have increased with the popularity of social media. In some cases, thieves have used social media accounts to find their next victims.

  • The Center for Gifted Studies hosted the 30th annual Summer Camp for Academically Talented Middle School Students June 10 - June 22, 2012, for nearly 200 campers, both residential and non-residential. Among those participating in the prestigious program were Jenna Rowlett, an eighth grader at Trimble County Middle School. Located on the campus of Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green, Ky., SCATS provides enhanced learning opportunities for academically talented sixth, seventh, and eighth grade students.  

  • 30 Years Ago (Oct. 7, 1982)

     Trimble County received $20,000 from KIPDA, earmarked for the county’s road department and to be used for the purchase of two trucks.

  • A planning meeting will be held at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 6, at the Trimble County Public Library for all those interested in helping with preparations for the upcoming Trimble County Alumni Banquet. A good turnout of volunteers would be greatly appreciated.

    Longtime Trimble County educator and coach J.T. Peniston will be the special guest of honor during a “Celebrity Roast” as the featured entertainment of the banquet, to be held on Saturday, October 27, at the Bedford Elementary School.

  • Trimble County High School graduate Jenna Underhill will be featured in the title role in the upcoming musical docudrama “When Jenny Lind Came to Town.” The production will be presented Friday, Oct. 12, at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, Oct. 14, at 3 p.m., at the Fitzgibbon Recital Hall at the Lynn Center for Fine Arts on the Hanover College campus.

  • Wednesday, Oct. 3
    TCHS Lady Raiders volleyball hosts Williamstown on Senior Night -- the final regular season home game at 7 p.m.

    Thursday, Oct. 4
    Trimble County Hymn Sing will be held at 7 p.m. at Mt. Carmel United Methodist Church, 204 Mount Carmel Road off US Hwy 421N. Everyone welcome.

    Friday, Oct. 5
    TCHS Raiders Football  Homecoming. Trimble hosts Owen County. Game time is 7:30 p.m.

    Saturday, Oct. 6

  • 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 Trimble County Court the week of Sept. 24-Sept. 28, 2012.

    FELONY

  • Early fall is the perfect time to start preparing your home for cold weather. There are several no cost or lost cost improvements that you can make to your home to reduce your winter bills.

    According to the United States Department of Energy, 46 percent of your utility bill goes for heating and cooling your home.  To reduce your heating costs, adjust your thermostat to as high or as low as is comfortable in the winter.  You may also want to consider a programmable thermostat.