Today's Features

  • I have always had an admiration for grace, rhythm, and dexterity. I possess none of the above. Be that as it may, I have learned to laugh at my blunders. If I didn’t have a sense of humor I would hide under the house in abject mortification; sneaking out only at night to raid the refrigerator.

  • A lot of terminology exists surrounding genetically modified organisms, also known as GMOs, and other methods of food biotechnology. It can get confusing. Some basic information can help you as a consumer make informed decisions about the kinds of foods that are best for your family.
    First, here’s a little background on the history of food biotechnology.

  • Industrial hemp research at the University of Kentucky is moving along in its second year. In August, I attended a field day that Researchers in the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment hosted to showcase their current hemp projects, conducted under the guidance of the Kentucky Department of Agriculture.

  • Sept. 12, 1985 (30 Years Ago)
    C. Leslie Dawson, Transportation Cabinet Secretary, writes that engineers “have looked into the possibility of a truck escape ramp on the U.S. 421 hill approaching the City of Milton and an approach to the bridge across the Ohio River. After reviewing this situation, I am advised that we have an ongoing project and are moving toward finalization of the project.” The entire project will cost about $356,000, which will include designs, rights-of-ways, utilities and construction.

  • In an effort to reduce the amount of unused and expired medication in the community the Trimble CARES Coalition wrote a grant request to expand their prescription take back program. Currently the Coalition hosts a secure Prescription Take Back Box located in the Trimble County Sheriff’s Office.

  • Thursday, Sept. 10
    The public is invited to meet new TCHS Agriculture teacher Courtney Scott during a reception in her honor  from 5-7 p.m. at the Trimble County Cooperative Extension Office, 43 High Country Lane in Bedford.
    Milton City Commission will meet at 7 p.m. at the Milton Municipal Building.
    Fri.-Sat., Sept. 11-12

  • 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 the week of Aug. 31:

  • Monday, August 24
    7:56 a.m. accident with property damage at Trimble County Middle School.
    8:03 a.m. accident with injuries at Fairview Circle Dr.
    Tuesday, August 25
    8:04 a.m. suspicious person at Hometown Pizza.
    2:04 p.m. suspicious person at Farm Bureau.
    4:45 p.m. process service at the block of 6500 Hwy 421 West.
    5:05 p.m. process service at the block of 1100 Starks Lane.
    6:55 p.m. process service at the block of 20 High Ridge Ct.
    Wednesday, August 26
    2:43 p.m. reckless driver on Highway 42 West.