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Today's Features

  • Saturday, Oct. 24
    The congregation of Pleasant View Baptist Church in Wise’s Landing will be having their fall festival Oct 24th starting at 4 p.m. Everyone is welcome. The church will be hosting a trunk or treat that same evening also.
    Sun.-Weds., Oct. 25-28
    The Bedford Baptist Church will have revival services beginning with Sunday School at 10 a.m. and services each evening at 7 p.m. The special speaker will be Bro. Eddie Burdette.
    Sunday, Oct. 25

  • My husband is much less stubborn than I; or perhaps more intelligent. He knows when it’s time to make a change in strategy when the first course fails. He has not once been flown like a kite.

  • Few things say fall better than pumpkins. Whether you use them to cook, decorate or carve, chances are a pumpkin in some form or fashion will be a part of your seasonal celebrations. In fact, 80 percent of the U.S. pumpkin supply is available in October.
    Here are some interesting facts about the season’s favorite gourd.
    Pumpkins originated in Central America and get their name from the Greek word pepon, which means large melon. Pumpkins are in the same family with cucumbers, squash, zucchini and melons.

  • All summer they’ve remained hidden beneath a green cloak. But as fall continues, the parade of brilliant tree leaf colors will slowly put on a spectacular show across Kentucky.

  • Oct. 24, 1985 (30 years ago)
    The Public Service Commission has ordered Louisville Gas and Electric Company to delay completion of its Trimble County plant until at least 1991. In an order signed this week, the Commission said the evidence presented in the case supported the delay for three reasons: ample generating capacity already exists in Kentucky; LG&E failed to demonstrate its ability to successfully market any excess power from the Trimble County unit; and the PSC needs more time to pursue statewide power planning options.

  • Monday, Oct. 5
    4:05 p.m. social services, block of 200 Meadowlark Ct.
    Tuesday, Oct. 6
    1:04 p.m. process service, block of 100 Fairground Rd.
    2:26 p.m. process service, block of 10800 Highway 421 N.
    Wednesday, Oct. 7
    8:00 a.m. reckless driver at Hwy. 42.
    1:22 p.m. welfare check, Riverdale trailer park.
    4:57 p.m. social service referrals, block of 2300 Peck Pike.
    Thursday, Oct. 8
    4:18 p.m. welfare check, Peck Pike.
    6:19 p.m. property dispute, 4000 Peck Pike.

  • 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 District Court the week of October 5:
    FELONY

  • Stink bugs, small shield-shaped insects, are starting to ramp up their army and are becoming more noticeable around Kentucky this fall. Although several species of stink bugs are common in the state, the brown marmorated stink bug is most important now because its mission is winter shelter.

  • With winter just around the corner, hopefully you have secured sufficient hay supplies for your winter feeding needs. How do you estimate the amount of hay you will need? If you have mature horses at maintenance level, you would want to feed a mainly forage diet.
    The estimate would be similar to a 1,100-pound horse eating 2 percent of its body weight. That equals 22 pounds of hay per day. Feeding for 120 days, December through March would equal 1.3 tons of hay per horse according to Bob Coleman, University of Kentucky Extension Equine Specialist.