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Today's Features

  • A new year always brings its share of resolutions aimed to improve our health, body and mind. As a caregiver, the most important resolution you can make is to take time for yourself. When you take care of yourself, you will be healthier, have more energy and enthusiasm to keep on caregiving and feel better about yourself overall.
    Here are some tips on how to carve out some “me” time in the next year.
    Take an hour of each day to do things you enjoy like exercising, reading, spending time with loved ones, engaging in a hobby or doing nothing.

  • Record keeping may not be every farmer’s favorite activity, and probably not the reason you got into farming as a career. With time, patience and a commitment to get it done, it can make your financial life a lot less worrisome according to Steve Isaacs, Univ-ersity of Kentucky Exten-sion Agri-cultural Econo-mist.

  • By CHARLES LISTON
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Kentucky has a growing problem of neglected, abused and troubled youth. According to Jim Shields, of “Boys and Girls Haven,” Louisville, numbers of homeless children in the state—some 66,000—are staggering and shameful, and these examples show the tremendous needs in our communities to help address this problem. Shields cited a recent report by the Child Fatality and Near Fatality External Review Panel, Kentucky Human Rights Commission.

  • Thursday, Jan. 1
    The Albert Pike Scottish Rite Club cordially invites all Master Masons in Trimble County to attend a New Year’s Day Reception from Noon to 3 p.m. at Fortitude Lodge #47, Main and Walnut Streets in LaGrange.
    Monday, Jan. 5
    Work Ready Community will meet at the Trimble County Public Library  at 6 p.m.
    SPECIAL NOTICES

  • Monday, Dec. 8
    6:25 a.m., alarm, 9245 Hwy 421N
    4:12 p.m., assisted motorist, 4500 Hwy 42W
    5:56 p.m., surveillance/special detail, 100 block Wentworth Ave
    6:58 p.m., surveillance/special detail, 1029 Hwy 421N
    Tuesday, Dec. 9
    1:17 p.m., process service, 400 block Culls Ridge Rd
    4:07 p.m., assisted motorist, 5473 Hwy 421N
    Thursday, Dec. 11
    7:55 a.m., traffic stop, Garriott Rd/Hwy 421
    10:20 a.m., process service, 100 block Pendleton Ave
    12:17 p.m., traffic stop, Hwy 421

  • 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 Dec. 15, 2014:
    FELONY

  • The holidays are a wonderful time for family togetherness, but after a few days, everyone, no matter their age, begins to look for distractions. In a world of smart phones, tablets and laptops, many times our attention turns to technology, but it doesn’t have to be this way. It is possible to keep young people active and engaged without technology.

  • Gift cards are one of the most popular holiday gifts.  Many of us will add a new gift card to our wallet over the holiday season.
    Sometimes, the “rules” associated with gift cards can be a mystery, leading to many gift cards being unused.  When does the card expire? Is there a processing fee?  If there an inactivity fee? Can I use the card online? 

  • Charles Liston
    All Trimble County public school third graders received a personalized dictionary in November as part of Bedford Rotary’s continuing service to our community, and our commitment to education.

  • By TODD POLLOCK
    Special to The Trimble Banner