Today's News

  • Correction

    A sentence in last week’s article about the Local Planning Committee, titled “LPC Considers rehab or new school option, to prepare draft,” was misleading. In the third paragraph it states that keeping the middle school permanent will save the district 2.3 million dollars.

  • Students prepare for Trimble Relay for Life
  • Summer intern serves 3 newspapers

    Landmark News Service
    Carroll County native and Eastern Kentucky University rising senior Lauren Holloway has joined The Banner for a summer internship.
    The apparel design and merchandising major chose journalism as a minor hoping to one day use skills garnered to work for fashion magazines like Vanity Fair or GLAMOUR.

  • Board chairman clarifies supt.contract issue

    Tony Walker, Chairperson for the Trimble County Board of Education, released the following statement on Tuesday in answer to rumors concerning the contract between the school board and the school superintendent:
    “In August 2015, the current members of the Trimble County Board of Education hired Steve Miracle as the Superintendent of the school district. He signed a contract that was prepared by our school board attorney, Chenoweth Law Office, which was reviewed by the members of the board of education.

  • Memorial Day
  • Rand at work in committee
  • Rabies clinic June 4 in Trimble

    The Phoenix Animal Clinic, in conjunction with the Trimble County Health Department Environmental Services, will be hosting a rabies clinic in June. Dr. Mary Zink will be administering shots on Saturday, June 4, between the hours of 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Trimble County Park under the shelter by the ball fields.

  • Old-time canning recipes

    Many old-time recipes are family favorites, handed down through the years and enjoyed by everyone. But for safe home canning, only current, research-based recipes should be used. Old or untested recipes from the internet, cookbooks or grandma’s recipe stash should not be canned. Instead, enjoy those recipes freshly made, or frozen for longer storage.

  • Apologies to everybody

    The chaotic nature of my life, despite my best efforts, has made me realize the enormous amount of patience required by others to refrain from strangling me. I sincerely feel badly for those unfortunates who are drawn into the unpredictable orbit of Crystal.

  • University’s dairy cows move into new comfy crib

    By Aimee Nielson
    University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment
    Dairy cows at the University of Kentucky recently had a chance to see their new barn for the first time. Almost immediately upon entering, the girls were having a good time exploring, running and jumping.
    Officials at the UK College of Agriculture, Food and Environment recently finished the facility at the Coldstream Dairy Research Farm with cow comfort a top priority. The name for the new barn is the Dairy Housing, Teaching and Research Facility.