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Today's Features

  • FELONIES

  • This tax season, many tax preparers will advertise instant money through tax refund advance services.  In reality individuals who receive a tax refund advance are borrowing money at a very high price. A tax refund advance is a short-term money advance, similar to a payday loan. Both tax refund and payday loans are some of the most expensive ways to borrow money. The Consumer Action website, reports annual percentage rates as high as 774 percent for tax refund advance loans.  

  • The Bedford Rotary Club’s speech contest for high school students was held Feb. 22 at the Trimble County Extension Office.

  • FELONIES

  • Before I mention a couple of upcoming Extension educational programs, I just want you to know that the Trimble County Extension Office is now on Facebook. Check us out for additional Extension news and more information about future programs.
    Fruit Tree Pruning Demonstration:

  • 30 Years Ago —
    Feb. 26, 1981

  • Thursday, March 3

    Milton Elementary School Site-Based Decision Making Council meets at 4:15 p.m. in the school library.
    Trimble County Hymn Sing at Milton United Methodist Church at 
7 p.m. Everyone welcome.
    Upward Soccer will have it’s final registration for Spring season, for ages 3 and up at the Milton Baptist Church in Milton from 5-7 p.m. For more information please call 502-268-5292.

    Friday, March 4

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  • Providing sound management during the calving season can mean more live calves. Excessive losses can mean the difference between a year’s profit or loss for a beef producer says Les Anderson, University of Kentucky Extension beef specialist.
    It is important to have a short calving period to allow frequent observation and assistance if needed. Some specific things a producer can do to limit calf loss include:

  • As tax time nears, many of us begin to think about the amount of our federal income-tax refund or try to figure how much we may owe. 
    Income taxes are based on the total income earned minus any allowable deductions. They must be filed by midnight April 15.
    The majority of people have their income tax deducted directly from their paycheck. The difference between the actual amount owed in income tax and the amount paid is calculated once per year.