Today's Features

  • The Kentucky State Police is now accepting applications from Kentucky high school seniors who are interested in qualifying for $1,000 scholarships that can be used for education expenses beginning in the fall of 2012. To be considered, students must complete and submit all application materials, which are available on the KSP website at www.kentuckytstatepolice.org, by April 1, 2012.

  • Wednesday, Feb. 29
    Trimble County Extension District Council will meet at the Trimble County Extension Office, 43 High Country Lane at 10 a.m.

    Thursday, March 1
    Trimble County Hymn Sing will be held at 7 p.m. at Milton United Methodist Church on  US Hwy 421. Everyone welcome.

    Saturday, March 3

  • Monday, Feb. 20
    11:09 a.m., escort, Milton
    1:19 p.m., theft complaint, Millers Branch
    5:02 p.m., theft complaint, Trimble County Water Company

    Tuesday, Feb. 21
    9:06 a.m., school visit, Trimble County High School
    9:41 a.m., traffic hazard, 1200 block U.S. 421S
    12:38 p.m., meth lab, 3400 block Bray’s Ridge Rd
    1:29 p.m., property damage accident, Georges Creek Rd
    1:31 p.m., school visit, Bedford Elementary School
    1:51 p.m., attempt to locate, 10900 block U.S. 421N

  • 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 Feb. 20-Feb. 24, 2012.


  • As the beginning of the gastrointestinal tract, the mouth starts the digestive system’s functions, so it is not surprising that nutrition and oral health are closely linked. When it comes to oral health and the teeth, nutrition is both protective and preventive. Good nutrition promotes maintenance of the mouth and teeth by mitigating the negative influences of food on teeth, where plaque can accumulate.

    Dental decay can be caused by many things:

  • All youth need opportunities to develop leadership skills. By learning to interact with others and becoming engaged members of their communities, youth learn that they can make a difference.  

    In order for youth to be prepared to work in partnership with adults, they need to develop and/or enhance their leadership skills. Leadership education prepares youth to:

    •manage time

    •work as a team

    •set goals

    •start conversations

    •facilitate meetings

  • Kentucky farmers have battled weeds resistant to herbicides containing glyphosate for the past decade. A recent survey of agriculture and natural resource agents with the University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service indicates these weeds are becoming more widespread.

    Marestail (also known as horseweed), Palmer amaranth and waterhemp are examples of weeds that are not being controlled with glyphosate. All three weeds can pose problems for soybean growers according to James Martin, UK Weed Science Specialist. 

  • Monday, Feb. 27: Corn dog, *toasted cheese, baby carrots w/dip, baked beans, potato smiles, mandarin oranges, fresh fruit

    Tuesday, Feb. 28: Taco salad, *beef or chicken, lettuce, tomato, salsa/cheese, corn, corn chips, pineapple, fresh fruit

    Wednesday, Feb. 29:  Chicken tenders, *manager’s choice, baked potato, broccoli w/cheese sauce, fruit cup/fresh fruit, roll

    Thursday, Mar. 1: Baked spaghetti casserole, *quesadilla, tossed salad, peas, pineapple, garlic cheese bread stick, fresh fruit