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Today's News

  • Living well is the focus this March

    During March, family and consumer science professionals with the University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service will make special efforts to educate citizens about ways to improve the quality of life for adults, youth, individuals and families.

    The emphasis is on eating right through nutrition and food safety, spending smart through financial management skills, enjoying home through safety, relationships and parenting skills, and sharing time through community and volunteerism.

  • Good samples provide best results

    The results of soil analyses are no better than the core samples you collect for your home lawn, garden, orchard or crop field. It’s like the adage, “garbage in, garbage out.”

  • CORRECTION

    In a photo depicting the Trimble County Middle School's Junior Beta Club’s Living Literature event, which appeared on Page 6 in the March 9, 2011, issue of The Trimble Banner, Josh Rexroat was misidentified as Zach Nelson. We apologize for the error.

  • Trimble agriculture students raising plants to market

    Area residents will have an opportunity this spring to purchase plants raised from seed by Trimble County High School agriculture students.

    “The students are starting plants from seed to grow in the greenhouse,” TCHS agriculture teacher Jo Ann Gripshover said. “They are watching them germinate, transplanting them to bigger pots or cell packs, and making hanging baskets. We are growing petunias, morning glories, marigolds, zinnias, etc., and some vegetables.”

  • LOOKING BACK

    30 Years Ago --
    March 12, 1981

  • Special session to address Medicaid deficit

    When the General Assembly began the 2011 Regular Session in January, there was only one thing that had to be done: Plug a sizeable deficit in Medicaid.

  • COMMUNITY CALENDAR

    Wednesday, March 16

    Today is the last day to submit orders for March 2011 Trimble County AngelFood. Distribution will be on Saturday, Mar. 26 from 10-11 a.m. at the Milton Wesleyan Church, Rt. 36E in Milton.

    Simply Sharing Homemaker Group 10:30 a.m. at the Extension office, 43 High Country Lane, Bedford.

    Homemaker Council Meeting 1 p.m. at the Extension office, 43 High Country Lane, Bedford.

    Trimble County Board of Education meets 6:30 p.m. at the school Administration Building.

  • Public Records – March 16, 2011

    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 court the week of March 7-March 11, 2011

  • Flood waters drown Milton City Park

    Portions of downtown Milton, mostly in and around City Park, were submerged with the Ohio River overflowed it's banks last week. The river crested Sunday, March 13, at 50.5 feet at Markland Dam, just a half-foot below flood stage. See photos for more on this story.

     

    WWII presentationsubject of March 19
    Historical Society meeting at library

  • Milton dog ordinance tabled; property safety questioned

    The Milton City Commission tabled the second reading of a dog ordinance until April after some discussion at Thursday’s meeting.