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Today's Features

  • Many of you know that one of my hobbies is taking photos of butterflies. Butterfly populations, and that of the Monarch in particular, have been on the decline in recent years. This is due in part to the loss of habitat; plants that Monarchs and other butterflies depend upon for food and on which they lay their eggs. While encouraging farmers to control weeds in their pastures and crop fields, we have, perhaps, destroyed valuable habitat that butterfly populations need to survive. Perhaps we need to be a little more conservation minded and preserve areas where they can flourish.

  • 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 8:
    FELONY

  • Sugar sweetened beverages include a variety of commonly consumed liquids, such as sodas, energy and sport drinks,  lemonade and fruit drinks, sweet tea, flavored water, and coffee. Sales from sugary drinks in the United States totaled $14.3 billion in the year 2013, making them the single largest source of calories in our diet and one of the biggest contributors to high rates of obesity.

  • Sligo church to host Handshakes and Pancakes

  • June 20, 1985 (30 Years Ago)
    Strawberry diseases and trickling irrigation kept the attention of a group of horticulturists from all over the Louisville area during a field trip in Trimble county last Friday. Sponsored by the University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service, the trip focused on problems and solutions in strawberry renovation, disease control, trickling irrigation, and other farm concerns. Specialists from the University of Kentucky traveled with the group of about 15 to various parts of Bray Orchards to inspect tomato, pepper, and raspberry fields.

  • By TODD POLLOCK
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    The Milton City Commission met for its regularly scheduled meeting on Thursday, June 11, in the Milton Municipal Building. Mayor Denny Jackson opened the meeting and instructed the Commission that they needed to have a second reading on an ordinance requiring residents to have waste collection services. Commissioners Lynn Comeaux, Jerry Harmon, Troy Alexander, and Mayor Jackson voted to approve the second reading of the ordinance. Commissioner Seth Willis was not present at the meeting.

  • Thursday, June 18
    Tri-County Community Action Agency’s Board of Directors will meet at 10:00 a.m. The meeting will be held at the Kentucky State Police Post 5 meeting room, located at 160 Citation lane, just off the I-71 exit in Campbellsburg. The public is invited to attend. Tri-County CAA provides services in Trimble Oldham and Henry counties.
    The Trimble County Senior Citizens Offsite at Cardinal Hills Golf Course from 10-11 a.m.

  • By JENNIFER GOODIN
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Do you know what to do with expired or unused medication in your home?