Today's Features

  • Mark your calendar today—the next statewide 2nd Sunday is Oct. 9. 2nd Sunday is designed to get individuals, families and children moving and engaged in activity—whether they bike, walk, run, play or participate in fun and healthy activities.

  • Hay availability in Kentucky may be short this winter because of multiple, compounded issues. Due to weather events—last year’s drought and this year’s early record rainfall—both hay quality and yield are down. It is important to protect the hay crop you have and use it wisely—that smart conservation and planning will help make hay last longer through the winter according to Tom Keene, UK Extension hay specialist.

  • Monday, Sept. 26: Chili dog, *rib-e-q, potato rounds, baby carrots/dip, sauerkraut, applesauce, fresh fruit

    Tuesday, Sept. 27: Spaghetti/meat sauce, *pizza, tossed salad, peas, cottage cheese w/pineapple, fresh fruit

    Wednesday, Sept. 28:  Chicken tenders, *shaved ham on bun, mashed potatoes, green beans. fruit cup, fresh fruit, white or wheat bread

    Thursday, Sept. 29: Hamburger, *turkey on bun, cheese, lettuce, tomato, pickle, french fries, sliced peaches, fresh fruit choice

  • Forty-one years ago, Steve Starnes played football alongside Al Cowlings and O.J. Simpson as the Buffalo Bills fifth-round draft pick out of the University of Tampa.

    He also played for the Green Bay Packers and the (former) Boston Patriots.

    He was big and burly. Then he injured his neck and his professional football career, the dream of many little boys and grown men, was cut short. Five years ago a stroke nearly took his life.

  • 30 Years Ago (Sept. 24, 1981)
     Trimble County Marching Band continued their winning streak in Alexandria Ky. on Saturday by placing second out of eight bands. They recently received a superb first place trophy at Harrison County. They will continue their contest at Adair Co. on October 10 and at Moore on October 24.

  • Thursday, Sept. 22
    Trimble County Water District #1 has changed their monthly board meeting to Sept. 21 at 1 p.m. at the water company.

    Creating the Life of Your Dreams from 7-9 p.m. at 125 1/2 E. Main St., LaGrange, KY (Upstairs between LaGrange Arts & Crafts and Karen’s Books). Chelley Rouda, MA will be a regular presenter with Mindfulness-based Stress Management. For more information www.harmonizing-health.info or Call 937-631-5581 Patrice Joy Masterson, MA   or pjoyhhr@gmail.com

    Saturday, Sept. 24

  • Monday, Sept. 12
    12:01 p.m., DUI, Callis Grove
    3:02 p.m., school zone details, 1000 block U.S. 421N
    9:00 p.m., repossession, 2200 block Kidwell Pike

    Tuesday, Sept. 13
    2:57 a.m., miscellaneous complaint, 1200 block U.S. 421S
    9:15 a.m., alarm, 1300 block Louden Ln
    1:23 p.m., officer assist, High Ridge Ct
    1:37 p.m., alarm, Cedar Cir
    6:46 p.m., process service, 1900 block Morton Ridge Rd

    Wednesday, Sept. 14
    9:57 a.m., 911 hangup or unverified, 100 block Wentworth Ave

  • 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 Sept. 12-Sept 16.


  • Now that the corn is as high as an elephant’s eye, Kentucky farmers are busy harvesting crops across the state – and that means drivers are more likely to encounter slow-moving farm equipment on the roadways. The staff of Kentucky Farm Bureau urges motorists to slow down and share the road this fall, especially as we celebrate National Farm Safety and Health Week, September 18-24.

  • Area land owners, with an interest in woodlands, may want to check out one of the Fall Forestry Webinar Series being offered at the Trimble County Extension Office beginning on October 18th and continuing into November. Each webinar will be carried live from UK’s Lexington campus and will be conducted by UK Extension Forestry Specialists. Sessions will start at 6:30 PM and conclude by 8:00 PM. The schedule, program topics and speakers are as follows:

    October 18