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Today's Features

  • Hot, dry weather could have some insects feeding in greater-than-normal numbers on crops like alfalfa, tobacco and some vegetables.

  • Soon, many vegetables and fruits will be ready for harvesting, and many gardeners will have more produce than they can readily eat. Those who want to preserve fresh, summer foods for later consumption will consider either freezing or canning the harvest. But is one way of preservation better than the other? The answer depends on the type of food you want to preserve. 

    If proper techniques and correct temperatures are used, frozen foods retain greater amounts of their vitamin content, natural color, flavor and texture.

  • Soon, many vegetables and fruits will be ready for harvesting, and many gardeners will have more produce than they can readily eat. Those who want to preserve fresh, summer foods for later consumption will consider either freezing or canning the harvest. But is one way of preservation better than the other? The answer depends on the type of food you want to preserve. 

    If proper techniques and correct temperatures are used, frozen foods retain greater amounts of their vitamin content, natural color, flavor and texture.

  • 30 Years Ago (July 29, 1982)
    Trimble County Recreational Park on Highway 421N is a huge success judging by appearance. Day and night this summer you can find a crowd enjoying the activities whether it is tennis, softball or just a picnic. “This has been a good thing for the county,” Troy Dean, Park Superintendent stated. “It’s a good thing for the kids, just look around.”

  • The University of Kentucky last week entertained a group of more than 180 elite high school sophomores from around the Commonwealth as part of the prestigious “Class of Kentucky” program. The elite group included Trimble County High School sophomore Conner Ball, son of Les and Linda Ball of Bedford.

  • Wednesday-Friday               July 25-27
    Trimble County Band Pre-Camp will be held at the TC High School from 8 a.m.-noon for All Guard and Percussion members.

    Mt. Hermon Baptist Church on Palmyra Road will be hosting Vacation Bible School from 6:30-8:30 p.m..  Children ages 3 and up are encouraged to join us on our Space Quest!  Call 255-4732 for further details.

  • When we get into the heat of the summer, making sure to still get some exercise, and doing it safely, can be a challenge.  It is important to know how the hot weather affects your body, how to avoid heat related illness and when you should stop exercising out in the heat.

    How Hot Weather Affects Your Body — have you ever been really red in the face or skin after exercising in the heat?  When you exercise your body temperature will rise. When it is hot outside, that also affects your body’s temperature.