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Today's Features

  • 30 Years Ago (June 24, 1982)
    Jerry L. Powell declined in a letter to Judge-Executive Clyde Greenwood to accept the appointment of Trimble County Treasurer. The nomination came as a result of the firing of Wilma Olivigni, who had been treasurer for the past 12 years.

    Some roads in and some out of the Rural Secondary System. Al Lemieux, Hwy General Manager for District 5, and Judge-Executive Greenwood worked out an agreement to include Sulphur Road into the Rural Secondary System.

  • Shane and Rita Power of Owenton would like to announce the birth of their daughter, Makenzie Brooke Power, born, Monday, March 26, 2012, at 11:43 p.m. at Frankfort Regional Hospital in Frankfort, Ky. She weighed 5 pounds 11 ounces and was 18.5 inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are Melba Taylor of Carrollton, and John and Charlotte Carter of Trimble County.

    Paternal grandparents are Scott and Joan Power of Carrollton.

    Great-grandparents are Katherine Carter of Carrolton and Eula “Poppy” Perkins of Owenton.

  • Ashley Marie Hawkins, daughter of Leslie Cutshaw of Milton and Dennis Hawkins of Milton and 2004 graduate of Trimble County High School, was awarded a PhD degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Kentucky on May 6, 2012.

    Ashley’s advisors while at the University of Kentucky were  Dr. J. Zach Hilt of Chemical Engineering and Dr. David Puleo from the Center for Biomedical Engineering.

  • Monday-Saturday, June 18-23
    The Trimble County Fair at the Trimble County Recreational Park has pageants, rides and food. Fun for the whole family.

    Wednesday, June 20
    The Trimble County Board of Education meets at the school administration building on Wentworth Avenue at 6 p.m.

    Thursday, June 21
    Tri-County Community Action Agency’s Board of Directors will meet on Thursday at 10 a.m. at Post 5 meeting room on Citation Lane in Campbellsburg.

  • 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 June 11-June 15, 2012.

    Felony

  • Dealing with Type 2 diabetes can be difficult at any age, but it can be especially troubling for teenagers, who must also deal with the pressures of youth including self-image and self-worth. As a parent, you can do simple things to make managing this disease easier for your teen and your entire family.

    Obesity is one of the leading causes of Type 2 diabetes. Helping overweight teenagers with diabetes reach and maintain a healthy weight may help them feel physically and mentally better and may improve their glucose, or blood sugar, levels.

  • Quite a few years back, before Carole and I were married, I enjoyed growing hybrid tea roses. I am partial to roses with a deep musky rose fragrance, although I will have to admit I can enjoy a rose for its beauty alone. But to me, fragrance and beauty go hand-in-hand.  Roses can be a lot of work, but the effort is well worth it.