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Today's Features

  • By TEENA DRAKE
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    While many local students have begun their summer vacation several students chose to attend the program entitled STEM at Trimble County Middle School. They are actively engaged in project-based learning that encourages critical thinking. Dow Corning Corporation helped in funding a large portion of the program because they recognize the need for our future citizens to acquire the qualities of problem solving, inferring, planning a design and testing prototypes.

  • Friday, June 27
    The Milton Masonic Lodge #947 will host a BBQ Dinner at 11:00 a.m. at the Milton Lion’s Club. A meal of BBQ or Hot Dog, Cole Slaw, Chips and a Drink will be $5.00. Local call-in orders and business deliveries available by calling 502-750-0884.
    Special Notices
    Wanted: NON-Profit Organizations to set up at the Bedford Bash, August 15, 2014. Please contact April Craig for details 502-255-3287. Vending selection is first come first serve. No duplicate vendors.

  • Monday, June 16
    12:24 p.m., traffic hazard, Sulphur Bedford Rd.
    3:30 p.m., juvenile out of control, 3100 block U.S. 421N
    Tuesday, June 17
    7:39 a.m., alarm, 41 Ferry St.
    Wednesday, June 18
    6:24 p.m., investigation followup
    6:47 p.m., investigation followup, 500 block Martini Ln.
    7:23 p.m., investigation followup
    100 block Martini Ln.
    Thursday, June 19
    6:47 a.m., domestic abuse, 200 block Sunnyside Dr.
    2:13 p.m., investigation followup, 300 block Hackney Ln.
    Friday, June 20

  • 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 June 17, 2014.

    FELONIES
    Eric C. Klink – diversion – dismissed.

  • No Kentucky garden or local farmers market would be complete without summer squash. The most popular summer squashes are yellow squash and zucchini. They come in a wide array of vibrant yellows and vivid greens. Shoppers need to be savvy when shopping and cooking with summer squash.

  • During the past two weeks I have confirmed Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) in at least two locations 8-10 miles apart. Since 2010, Trimble County has been part of a thirty county quarantine zone. For the latest information on these counties go to: http://pest.ca.uky.edu/EXT/EAB/welcomeeab.html. The greatest potential for infestation occurs in the quarantine counties.

  • Agricultural chemicals are an important part of many farm operations. Used properly, they help Kentucky farmers produce an abundant, safe food supply. If mishandled, however, they can contaminate groundwater, which is a source of drinking water for many residents.
    As May is Water Awareness Month, Amanda Gumbert from the University of Kentucky Extension Plant and Soil Sciences department, offers producers some helpful advice to reduce the chance that improperly used agricultural chemicals will contaminate groundwater by following these eight steps.

  • By TEENA DRAKE
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    A beautiful afternoon full of musical arrangements and a vast array of talented young people was the setting at Trimble County High School Sunday afternoon. The Jazz band, 6th grade band, 7th and 8th grade band, and high school band performed, led by director Matt Leedy.