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Today's Features

  • Anita Wentworth and Donald Rowlett were married Jan. 20, 1961, at Bedford Christian Church with the Rev. Herman Rowlett, uncle of the groom, officiating.

    A reception hosted by their children will be held from 1-3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 22, to honor the couple at their Rowlett Lane home.
    The couple has three children, Gina Ball, David C. Rowlett and Doug Rowlett, and four grandchildren.
    The family invites the community to stop by and wish the couple well. No gifts, please.

  • Autumn Chamness of Frankfort announces the birth of her son, Gaige Mayson Chamness.

    Gaige was born Dec. 21, 2010, in Frankfort Regional Medical Center. weighing 6 pounds, 7 ounces, and measuring 19 inches long.
    Maternal grandparents are Vicki Gaither of Bedford and the late John Chamness.

  • By MICHAEL PYLES
    Trimble County Extension Service

  • By JANE PROCTOR
    Trimble County Extension agent

  • In a down economy, Americans are saving more, but their level of savings may not be enough to help them navigate through an unforeseen financial hardship.
    According to the Bureau of Economic Analysis in the U.S. Department of Commerce, the personal savings rate for Americans in 2010 was around 6 percent.
    America Saves Week and Kentucky Saves Week, the state-level campaign, were created to encourage people to find ways to save more, whether that’s building a savings account or emergency fund or paying off credit card debt. This year, the week is Feb. 20-27.

  • Trimble County livestock producers may want to take advantage of some of the excellent Extension Service educational opportunities during the next several months.
    The 2011 Louisville Area Master Cattlemen Program: There is still time to register for this comprehensive forage and cattle management program.
    This program begins on Thursday, Jan. 20, and meets monthly from 5:30-9 p.m. through Oct. 20. Topics include facilities, management, forages, nutrition, reproduction, environmental stewardship, genetics, herd health, end product and marketing.

  • With fewer hours of daylight, colder temperatures and more wet weather, winter is often when “couch-potato syndrome” kicks in for many of us.
    Getting the proper amount of physical activity may require creative thinking, especially for children not involved in school sports programs. 
    Children should engage in at least one hour of physical activity every day. This does not have to happen all at one time. Just 10 minutes of physical activity at a time can result in health benefits.

  • Wednesday, Jan. 19: At TCHS/MS – Asian Day, chicken with mandarin orange sauce, Prince William vegetable blend, oriental rice, fresh fruit, fortune cookie; at BES/MES – chicken tenders, mashed potatoes, green beans, Jell-O with topping, fruit cup, fresh fruit, roll

    Thursday, Jan. 20: Hamburger or cheeseburger, lettuce/tomato/pickle, french fries, sliced peaches, fresh fruit

  • 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 Jan. 17-21, 2011.

    FELONIES

  • Thursday, Jan. 27

    “Don’t Let a Fall Get You Down” will be presented at 1:30 p.m. at the Trimble County Extension Office by Nelda Moore, Jefferson County Extension agent for family and consumer sciences.

    Monday, Jan. 31

    Family Resource and Youth Services Center at TCHS hosts a parent training seminar from 6:30-8:30 p.m. The topic: “The New Generation of Prescription Drug Abuse.”