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Today's Features

  • Thursday, March 30
    The City of Milton Commission will be holding a Special Meeting about personnel on Thursday, March 30, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. at the Milton Municipal Building.
    The Trimble County Extension District Board will meet on Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. at the extension office located at 43 High Country Lane, Bedford.
    An Extension Council meeting will follow the board meeting at 2:30 p.m.  All meetings of the Extension District Board and Extension Council are open to the general public.

  • 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 in Trimble County District Court during the week of March 20, 2017, the Honorable Jerry D. Crosby II presiding:
    FELONY

  • March 9, 1987 (30 Years Ago)

  • A good night’s sleep is as important as physical activity or healthy eating to maintain a healthy weight and optimum wellbeing. Sleep allows us to relax, restore and revitalize our bodies and minds every night. Research over the last decade has advanced understanding about the importance of sleep to maintaining a healthy weight.

  • Kentucky has enjoyed a mild winter which has resulted in many trees, plants and crops beginning to sprout and bloom before their usual times. The recent forecast was not good news for those early bloomers.
     “We have to remember it’s still wintertime in Kentucky, even though recent temperatures have convinced us otherwise,” said Matt Dixon, meteorologist in the UK College of Agriculture, Food and Environment.
    Some Kentucky wheat has already reached the jointing stage.

  • Milton Baptist Church, 10076 Hwy 421 N., in Milton, will host a Spring Revival, beginning Sunday, March 26 and continuing through Wednesday, March 29, 2017. All  friends and neighbors in the Trimble County community are invited to attend. Services will start at 7:00 p.m. each evening.

  • A number of years ago I got a phone call from a reader with a request.
    He said he was 90 years old and had outlived two wives, yet he wasn’t sure he knew what real love is and he hoped that I could explain it.
    I don’t know if he’s still one of my readers -- I haven’t heard from him since that one time. But if he is, here’s my best answer to his question:
    When I was in middle school, I loved red-haired Paul Minardi with all my 13-year-old heart. We passed notes in class and he walked me to homeroom, carrying my books.