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Today's Features

  • Lexie Roberts made the A/B Honor Roll for Trimble County High School for the 4th nine weeks. Lexie’s name was inadvertently omitted from the honor roll list, which was published in the June 12 edition of The Trimble Banner.

  • By JACOB BLAIR
    The Trimble Banner Intern
    Some of Trimble County’s youngest students helped the school district surpass the state average scores during the first year of a standardized kindergarten screening.

  • We live in a world with information readily available at our fingertips 24/7. While this is a great convenience, it can be dangerous if you are behind the wheel.
    According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, at any given second in the United States, an estimated 660,000 people are driving while using a cell phone or manipulating an electronic device. In 2012, over 3,000 people died and around 420,000 more were injured in automobile accidents involving a distracted driver.

  • 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.