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Today's News

  • White nationalist group planning rally in Lexington to oppose moving statues

    By Bill Estep and Beth Musgrave
    The Lexington Herald Leader
    White nationalists are planning a rally in Lexington to oppose the planned removal of two Confederate statues from the lawn of the former Fayette County Courthouse and considering a potential lawsuit aimed at blocking the move, a leader in the movement said Tuesday.
    Matthew Heimbach, chairman of the Traditionalist Worker Party, said his group and others allied under the umbrella of the Nationalist Front are discussing plans for the rally.

  • Donors contacting Lexington to get Confederate statues moved, Mayor Jim Gray says

    By Beth Musgrave
    Lexington Herald-Leader
    Lexington Mayor Jim Gray said Sunday the city has already received offers from people willing to donate money to pay to move two Confederate statues from the lawn of the former Fayette County courthouse on Main Street. Those offers come just one day after Gray announced he wants to move the controversial statues.

  • Louisville police presence ‘disturbing and antagonistic,’ BLM group says

    By Thomas Novelly
    The Courier-Journal
    Louisville police officers are facing criticism from local activists groups and others for using tactics that heightened tensions at a Black Lives Matter march Sunday.
    “It escalated quickly. The police started driving their cars in front of us. Then they said, ‘It’s time to get our bats,’” said Democratic State Rep. Attica Scott, D-41. “The closer we get to the East End, it became more of an issue.”

  • TRIMBLE COUNTY NEWS OF PUBLIC RECORD

    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 judgments were rendered in Trimble County District Court during the week of Aug. 7, 2017, with the Honorable Judge Jerry D. Crosby II presiding:
    FELONY

  • Check out the lineup for this year’s Kentucky State Fair free Turf Concert Series

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The Kentucky State Fair announces the lineup for its Turf Concert Series, which runs throughout the fair, Aug. 17-27. The series features a wide range of musical artists and there’s a different concert every night, for a total of 25 bands. All shows are free with paid admission to the Kentucky State Fair.
    Thursday, Aug. 17, 8 p.m. — “Elvis Extravaganza” Tribute to the King plus Tribute to “The Statler Brothers”
    Friday, Aug. 18, 8 p.m. — Ginuwine and TONY! TONI! TONÉ!

  • What’s new at the state fair?

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The Kentucky State Fair opens today and runs through Sunday, Aug. 27 at the Kentucky Exposition Center and is the largest summertime attraction in the Commonwealth. The 11-day celebration stays true to its 113-year heritage, while each year offering fairgoers exciting new experiences, food, music, animals, exhibits, entertainment and more.
    ·New Kentucky State Fair App
    Fairgoers can make the most of their experience with the Fair’s new app, free on Google Play and the App Store:

  • Goldfish

    Part One
    As much as it pains me, and despite the illusion that my mind insists upon indulging, I find myself thinking and saying things that I never thought I would.
    Statements such as “Back when I was a kid, this was nothing but farmland”,
    “When I was your age my mother couldn’t keep me inside. Now I can’t get you out!”

  • Working in a farm successor as part of a retirement plan

    By Wyatt Fraas
    Center for Rural Affairs
    Are you one of the many farmers without an identified farm successor? Purdue University says that’s around 75 percent, and about half expect nonfamily members to take over. A gradual shift of responsibilities and ownership, plus an extended mentoring period, can help ensure the continued success of the farm business.

  • Join Extension Homemakers

    If you are interested in learning something new or giving back to your community, you may consider joining the Kentucky Extension Homemakers Association. Clubs across Kentucky are currently recruiting new individuals.
    The goal of KEHA is to improve the quality of life for families and communities. Each group carries out this objective differently based on region or interest.

  • Katie Temple is member of Phi Sigma Beta National Honor Society at UK

    Phi Sigma Beta is proud to announce that Katelyne Sue Temple, daughter of Bob and Kim Temple, Bedford, has recently become a member of Phi Sigma Beta National Honor Society at the University of Kentucky. Temple is a 2012 Trimble County High School graduate.
    Phi Sigma Theta is a national honor society dedicated to recognizing and rewarding academic achievement in undergraduates at institutions of higher learning.