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Today's Features

  • By TEENA DRAKE
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Milton Postmaster Cecilia Oak is retiring after 26 years of working for the United States Postal Service. She began her career as an extension agent for the University of Kentucky. Following that she worked for the post office and later became postmaster. There will be an open house at the Milton Post Office tomorrow, Friday, May 1 for Cecilia from 10 a.m. to Noon.

  • By now, you’ve likely heard about essential oils, but may not be familiar with what they are and their benefits and risks. Essential oils are highly concentrated oils derived from plants. While used for centuries, their popularity has recently soared, especially among individuals looking for natural healing options other than prescription medications.

  • I am often asked the question during the summertime how to get rid of mold in landscape mulch. University of Kentucky horticulture specialist John Strang and Extension plant pathologist Paul Vincelli offer some helpful suggestions. In addition to their suggestions, I have often found that a brisk raking of the mulch will allow the surface to dry sufficiently to disrupt the life cycle of the fungi or mold.
    Mulch can be beneficial in many ways on plant beds, around foundation shrubs and other gardening locations in your yard, but mold can threaten its benefits.

  • Sunday, April 26
    Community Backyard Bible Club from 4:00 - 6:00 p.m., for elementary age children, will be held at The Well Community Church, 226 Church Street, Bedford. There will be a bible story, games, crafts and food.
    Tuesday, April 28
    The Trimble County Public Library presents “Civil War Book Talk” at 6:30 p.m. We will discuss A Rebel Wife by Taylor M. Polites. Copies are available at the library.
    Saturday, May 2

  • Staff Report
    Nikki Perkinson has been selected to be among the outstanding high school students from across the nation who will take part in a unique leadership development experience, the National Young Leaders Conference, an Envision (NYLC) program.

  • By CHARLES LISTON
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Has anyone seen signs for the Agape Wilderness Retreat (AWR) where Barebone Road meets U.S. Hwy. 42, just west of Bedford, then wondered what is that?

  • May fifth marks the initial start-up for the Bedford Rotary Club’s 2015 lunch wagon offerings at the Trimble County Courthouse. This popular activity provides delicious lunch items for county residents, and has become an annual program for fundraising to support local community projects.  Offerings include hamburgers and cheeseburgers, pork chop sandwiches, hot dogs, chilli dogs, barbeque, chips, cookies and a variety of soft drinks.  

  • Monday, April 13
    4:32 p.m., traffic stop, 5295 Hwy 42W
    Tuesday, April 14
    11:23 a.m., wanted person, 4121 Mt Pleasant Rd
    3:56 p.m., miscellaneous complaint, Sunnyside Dr and Hwy 42E
    Wednesday, April 15
    2:16 p.m., no insurance, 105 S Main St
    2:24 p.m. DUI complaint, Little Town & Country
    2:35 p.m., welfare check, 600 block School Hollow Road & Hwy 36
    Thursday, April 16
    10:26 a.m., process service, 300 block School Hollow Rd
    12:43 p.m., process service,  4000 block Carlisle Rd

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