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Today's News

  • Progress on domestic violence

    Lexington Herald-Leader
    Kentuckians will be safer, thanks to a pair of laws taking effect this week that strengthen protections for victims of domestic violence.
    No longer can people be evicted or refused rental housing because of their status as a victim. The new law, which was sponsored by Rep. Melinda Gibbons Prunty, R-Belton, also requires landlords to allow survivors who have long-term protective orders to replace locks on rental housing and break leases.

  • Don’t fall prey to ransom

    By Mindy Eaton
    Better Business Bureau
    The Better Business Bureau serving Louisville, Southern Indiana, and Western Kentucky is warning consumers about ransomware.
    In light of the latest ransomware attack, it is more important than ever to make sure you are protecting your computer and other electronic devices.
    Anyone using a smartphone, computer or any internet-connected device could be vulnerable. This scam can begin in many ways.

  • Church Briefs

    Mt. Byrd VBS starts Monday, July 17
    Mt. Byrd Christian Church hosts Vacation Bible School from 6:30-8:30 p.m. July 17-21. This year’s theme is Galactic Starveyors. VBS is for children up to sixth grade. Experience galactic games, music, Bible stories, crafts and snacks. A VBS Kickoff Splash Party will be held Sunday, July 16, from 2-7 p.m. at the Milton City Park. Water games will be included, so please dress appropriately.
    Pleasant View VBS starts Weds, July 19

  • The ‘big ask’ gets answered

    At my church this summer we’re learning about the “hard sayings” of Jesus.
    He said stuff like, “I have not come to give peace but division,” “Judge not” and “Let the dead bury the dead.”
    He also said we could ask for stuff -- “Ask and it will be given to you” and that “everyone who asks receives” (Luke 11:9-10).
    He said, “You may ask me for anything in my name, and I will do it” (John 14:13-14).
    My pastor called it “the big ask.”

  • LOOKING BACK

    July 9, 1987 (30 Years Ago)

  • DO YOU REMEMBER?
  • Impact of nonprofit business on state’s economy HUGE

    We hear quite a bit about how invaluable for-profit small businesses are to our economy and our workforce. What we don’t hear as much about is the economic impact that nonprofit organizations have on our state and individual communities.
    That impact is far from small.

  • Trimble County Fair Motocross event reset for tomorrow night

    The Trimble County Fair Board and Nikota Motorsports will present Motocross racing tomorrow night at the Trimble County Park. The event was rained out during last month’s Trimble County Fair and has been rescheduled for the entertainment of local fairgoers.
    Gates will open at 4:00 p.m. Sign-ups begin at 5:00 p.m., with practice at 6:00 p.m. Racing will get underway at 7:00 p.m.

  • Trimble County Community Calendar

    Thursday, July 13
    The Milton City Commission will hold their regular monthly meeting at 7 p.m. at the Milton Municipal Building.
    Saturday, July 15
    Trimble County Historical Society will hold its regular meeting at 10 a.m. in the meeting room of the Trimble County Public Library. All welcome.

  • When the steam locomotives came to northern Ky.

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    Kentucky residents along the Ohio River had long been accustomed to the long, mournful steam whistles of the numerous mail packet and excursion steamboats plying America’s waterways. But in the late 1860s, steam whistles of a second kind became familiar sounds in southern parts of Trimble and Carroll counties when a railroad line connecting Louisville, Ky., and Cincinnati, Ohio was completed by the Louisville, Cincinnati & Lexington Railroad (LC&L).