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Today's Features

  • Lately, I’ve been pondering the story Jesus told of the lost son, or what’s more commonly called the parable of the prodigal son.
    The son demands his inheritance from his father, which is basically him telling his dad he wishes him dead, and then takes the money and runs far away, squandering his wealth on wild living.
    When he ends up broke, he finds a job feeding pigs and finds himself so hungry that he longs to eat the pig food.

  • October 8, 1987 (30 Years Ago)
    Genon Ginn Hensley of Carrollton has been named assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney for the 12th Judicial District by Bruce Hamilton. Hensley is the first female to serve as assistant in the district which includes Oldham, Henry and Trimble counties. Hensley graduated from law school in 1984 and served a two-year stint with the Jefferson County public defender’s office. Hensley replaces Eurie Hayes Smith III who has been assistant for about a year.

  • COVINGTON, KY – Nearly 200 city officials from across the state were recognized for their educational achievement during the City Officials Training Center (COTC) Awards Program at the 2017 KLC Conference & Expo on October 4, 2017. The annual conference drew in nearly 500 city officials and leaders from across the commonwealth.

  • Saturday, Oct. 14: Harry Potter Fandom Party. Wizarding fans of all ages are welcome to join us at the Trimble County Public Library on Saturday, October 14 from 2 until 4 p.m. for our Harry Potter Fandom Party! We will experiment with witch’s brew elephant toothpaste, channel Bertie Botts with a Beanboozled challenge, have a snitch scavenger hunt, and make magical color-changing slime! There will be snacks and giveaways for everyone to enjoy. Please call Amanda at the library for more information at 502-255-7362.

  • Friday, Oct. 13
    The Trimble County Board of Elections has changed the meeting date for this month. The meeting will be held Oct. 13, 2017 at 10 a.m.
    Saturday, Oct. 14

  • Dave Taylor, Managing Editor of The Trimble Banner and local history buff, will be the guest speaker for the annual Milton High School Black and Gold Reunion. The reunion is scheduled for Sunday, October 15, at 12:00 p.m., at the Pines Restaurant’s back room in Madison, Indiana.

  • The Gingko tree is an absolute work of the art of nature; from its beautiful shape to its fan-shaped leaves, leaves which change from luminous green to translucent gold. One would be hard-pressed to find a tree of such beauty.
    This lovely tree doesn’t show her age. The “Silver Apricot,” as she is known in China, has an ancient history. The gingko is speculated to have existed during prehistoric times. One tree growing in China is approximately 3500 years old. She was introduced to the U.S. in the 1700’s. Once here she found a loyal following.

  • Winter squash come in many shapes, sizes and colors. They are packed with antioxidants and vitamins. They don’t have any fats and can be prepared sweet or savory. The different varieties of winter squash may be substituted for each other in many recipes. Don’t be afraid to get creative.

  • There are several virus diseases that can affect strawberry.  They occur rarely or infrequently, but transmission via imported cuttings can occur.  This fall, we have seen suspect viruses in planting stock.