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Today's Features

  • By TEENA DRAKE
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Upon receiving a letter from the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, Cameron Whitaker read the story and developed a desire to take action. He felt the need to gather much needed materials for the Trimble County Animal Shelter. His first plan of action was to find a donation site. Whitaker went to Neil Bryan, President of Farmers Bank of Milton, and requested to set up a drop off place for local citizens to donate.

  • Is there anything better than a fresh mowed lawn in the summer?  As you are thinking about your freshly mowed lawn, you also want to make sure that you and your family are safe when you have to mow. Here are a few safety tips to think about when you are mowing:
    4 Always wear sturdy shoes while mowing.  Do not wear sandals.  Although you may think summer weather requires sandals, you should always protect your toes and keep them covered when you are mowing.

  • University of Kentucky Extension Entomology Specialist, Lee Townsend, warns that tiny lone star tick larvae (also called seed ticks and turkey mites) will be very active over the next few weeks, as normal; and adult American dog ticks will seek hosts through early August. Dressing appropriately, using repellents, and checking regularly for ticks are important actions to take to reduce the chances for ticks attaching and feeding on you during the remainder of the tick season.

  • August 8, 1985 (30 Years Ago)

  • Megan Mariah-Katherine Morris of Milton recently graduated from Western Kentucky University with a Bachelor of Arts degree. She majored in Interdisciplinary Studies with an emphasis on Health and Medical Issues. Megan also received a “Congratulations” letter from the Dean at WKU for her outstanding academic performance.
    She is the daughter of Cindy Morris, Milton, and the late C.D. Morris. She is the granddaughter of Bob and Dorothiann Green and J.C. and Joanna Morris of Pendleton.

  • By CHARLES LISTON
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Representatives from Hope Health Clinic (HHC), including Marsha Biven, Board Chair, Janet Warren, Clinic Administrator, and Steve Shultz of the LaGrange Rotary Club, provided an excellent overview of HHC, which has been providing affordable health services to five counties since 2011. HHC opened in 2011 to serve those who were without insurance and access to health care. It continues to deliver health care to those who are uninsured or underinsured.

  • Joe and Paula Wise Ginn of Bedford will soon celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary. They were married in Jackson County, Tenn., on Aug. 14, 1965.
    Joe is a graduate of Trimble County High School. He retired after 31 years as Plant Manager at Kentucky Correctional Industries in LaGrange. Paula is also a graduate of Trimble County High School and worked as a secretary in the Trimble County school system and later at Trimble County Farm Bureau. They attend Union Grove Church.

  • Payne and Thelma Hammons Crafton, Bedford, will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary on Aug. 11. They were married in Milton on Aug. 11, 1950, by the Rev. Harry Wood.
    Mr. Crafton is retired from the Jefferson Proving Ground and Mrs. Crafton is retired from the U.S. Shoe Factory.
    The couple has one daughter, Kathy Bryan (Neil) and one grandson, Todd Bryan (Natalie). They have three great-grandsons: Gavin, Asa and Trevor Bryan.

  • Thursday, August 6
    The Trimble County High School Open House originally scheduled for tonight has been postponed due to construction. At the open house, local residents will get the chance to see improvements to the school. The rescheduled date will be announced later.
    The Trimble County Hymn Sing will be held at 7 p.m., at The Apostolic Pentecostal Church of the Living God, 124 Smith Lane in Bedford. For more information call Bobby Wade (502)255-7510.
    Friday, August 7