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Today's Features

  • Editor’s note: The following is the conclusion of the story of Seaman first class George Stanley Abbott, the last Trimble County casualty of World War II.

    George Stanley Abbott, Seaman first class, United States Naval Reserve, was aboard the U.S.S. Indianapolis when—shortly after 12 a.m. on July 30, 1945—the large cruiser-class warship was rocked by explosions. Two Japanese torpedoes detonated near her bow. Abbott, a Trimble County farm boy, had joined the Navy two years earlier.

  • Wednesday, April 13
    Parent Power presents The Fine Line of Child Abuse & Neglect discussion from 12-1:30 p.m. at the Trimble County Extension Office, 43 High Country Lane. Free childcare, lunch and door prizes. RSVP to 502-255-9634 or 502-472-6257.

    Trimble County Middle School Site-Based Decision Making Council meets at 5 p.m. in the school library.

    Thursday, April 14

  • 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 are cases heard the week of April 4-April 8, 2011.

    Felony

  • Bedford Elementary School 3rd grade student, Drew Burkhardt, attended his first Bedford Rotary Club meeting last week.  Aaron Stover was the guest speaker of the March 29th meeting.  Stover from Michael Baker, Jr., Inc. is the spokesperson for the new Milton Madison Bridge Project.  He presented the Rotary club with current information pertaining to the Ohio River Bridge.

  • This month look for this wonderfully, flavorful vegetable at your local farmer’s market. Asparagus packs in a ton of good vitamins and minerals in those stalks! Steam it, pickle it, sauté it, roast it — the possibilities are endless!

    When buying asparagus, choose stalks that are bright green with purple shaded tight tips; these are the most tender and tasty. It is best to cook it soon after buying, because asparagus can become tough and woody after several days.

  • Editor’s note: The following is the first of a series of monthly columns about historical incidents from Trimble County’s past. The column title is taken from the ripples that still roll across the remains of the old Milton dike long submerged in the Ohio River. Many of the long-forgotten events of our past still cast shadows over our way of life today and create ripples that continue to lap at the shores of the river of life upon which we are all mariners.

  • Returning students at each of the 16 colleges in the Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS) will receive guaranteed tuition, with no rate increase, for the 2011-12 academic year, if they enrolled during the fall 2010 or spring 2011 semesters. These students are eligible for a guaranteed tuition rate of $130 per credit hour, the same rate they paid during the 2010-11 academic year.

    The KCTCS Board of Regents approved the guaranteed tuition rate during their June 2010 board meeting to enhance student retention and credential completion rates.

  • Kathy Beckner Woody has recieved her Ph.D. in Chemistry from Georgia  Institute of Technology.
    Kathy is a 2001 Trimble County High School graduate and graduated from University of Kentucky in 2005 with a Bachelor of Science degree in  Chemistry. During her time at Georgia Tech, she received several national  honors, including a fellowship from the American Chemical Society Organic Chemistry Division.
     

  • Lizabeth McKinney-Mehas of Trimble County accepted a certificate for being named to the Dean’s List from Lori Sargent, Associate Dean of Academic Affairs for Lindsey Wilson College in a ceremony held on March 24.

    Lindsey Wilson College is a four-year liberal-arts college affiliated with the Kentucky Conference of The United Methodist Church.LWC is located on more than 200 partially wooded acres on a hilltop in Columbia, Ky., a small town about 20 miles from Lake Cumberland in Southcentral Kentucky.