Today's Features

  • As holidays go, Halloween ranks as one of the big events of the year. Over time, Halloween celebrations have changed, with a definite shift away from costumed kids walking through neighbors after dark with little to no supervision to the current emphasis on organized fall festivals and trick-or-treating during designated hours in business, community or downtown centers. This change also lessens the emphasis on overeating, since organized activities and sports, such as archery, are now part of some community festivities.

  • In an effort to provide more opportunities for consumers to access local foods, Kentucky first lady Jane Beshear and University of Kentucky College of Agricul-ture Dean Scott Smith unveiled the Kentucky and Local Food Resources Web page recently at the American School Health Association meeting in Louisville.

  • Because farmers are exposed to multiple hazards throughout extended careers, physical problems can start early. To maintain health, Kentucky farm workers, whose average age is 57, higher than the average worker, must pay attention, particularly as they age, to issues caused by their way of life. Fifty-seven is also the average age of Trimble County’s 489 farmers, 46 of which are female.

  • 30 Years Ago (Oct. 22, 1981)

     The Bedford zoning commission opened their public hearing Wednesday night with the swearing in ceremony of Charles Cochran. A KIPDA planner was there to answer questions on the 2-mile subdivision regulations from the 25-30 people who attended.

    Carl Cooper Jr. has maintained a quarter century of membership and service in the American Academy of Family Physician-the nation’s largest medical specialty organization.

  • The Morgan Community Center will host a Community Thanksgiving dinner from 6-8 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 22. The Bedford City Commission voted to allow the use of the facility for the event.

    A letter published in The Trimble Banner suggesting a community eventfor everyone who either could not afford dinner or was alone and had no one to spend the day with initiated interest the event, according to Deputy City Clerk Rita Davis.

  • Saturday, Oct. 22
    Halloween Costume Party from 6-9 p.m. at Morgan Community Center. Music, games, eats and treats. Prizes for costumes so come dressed to win. $5 per person or $15 for family (4 or more) All proceeds support the Hands of Christ Food Pantry.

    Saturday, Oct. 29

  • Thursday, Oct. 20
    Tri-County Community Action Agency’s Board of Directors will meet at 10 a.m. The meeting will be held at the Campbellsburg State Police Post meeting room located at 180 Citation Lane just off the I-71 exit in Campbellsburg. The public is invited to attend. Tri-County CAA provides services in Henry, Oldham and Trimble Counties.
    Depression and Bipolar Support group meets 6:30 p.m. at Mt. Byrd Church, Hwy. 421 in Milton, for more information please call (502) 415-0124, or (502) 268-5220.

    Saturday, Oct. 22

  • 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 court the week of Oct. 10-Oct. 14, 2011.


  • Monday, Oct. 17: Corn dog, *uncrustable, baked beans, potato smiles, mandarin oranges, fresh fruit

    Tuesday, Oct. 18: Taco salad, *burrito, *refried beans, corn, pineapple, fresh fruit

    Wednesday, Oct. 19:  Chicken tenders, *shaved ham & cheese on bun, baked potato, broccoli w/cheese sauce, fruit cup, roll w/honey spread, fresh fruit

    Thursday, Oct. 20: Lasagna, *pizza, tossed salad, peas, pear half, fresh fruit, garlic cheese breadstick