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Today's News

  • Memorial Day Service Monday at Courthouse lawn
  • GED test reduced for limited time

    For a limited time and effective immediately, eligible Kentucky adults can take each module of the GED® test at the reduced cost of $10, a savings of $20.
    The offer is being made possible in Kentucky through $20 limited-time vouchers using federal Workforce Investment Act funds. Through the offer, the full GED® test is available at the reduced cost of $40, a savings of $80.

  • Muncie is EKU grad

    Eastern Kentucky University recognized 1,707 graduates at the conclusion of the Spring 2014 semester. The graduates honored at commencement ceremonies on May 10 included Milton resident Eric Lee Muncie, who earned a PSYS in School Psychology.
    The new degree holders join more than 137,000 Eastern alumni in Kentucky and across the United States and world. Eastern Kentucky University is a comprehensive university serving approximately 15,500 students.
     

  • TCHS grad receives elite scholarship

    By TEENA DRAKE
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Congratulations are in order for 2014 Trimble County High School graduate Conner Ball for receiving the Otis A. Singletary Scholarship—one of the most prestigious scholarships offered at the University of Kentucky. Through perseverance and a strong support group Conner has received a gigantic jumpstart on his educational goals. The opportunities that accompany this honor are amazing.

  • Exciting news!
  • USDA provides progress update on disaster assistance

    WASHINGTON — Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack provided a 12-week progress report on U.S. Department of Agriculture disaster assistance programs recently, announcing that USDA has processed 106,000 payments to farmers in 40 states across the country who suffered livestock and grazing losses between October 2011 and passage of the 2014 Farm Bill.

  • Home canning the right way

    New Extension Canning Publications are Available

  • Farm Service Agency deadline Aug. 1, for farm related losses

    Our friends at the Farm Service Agency in Carrollton wanted me to remind farmers of this impending sign-up deadline. Produ-cers who suffered eligible livestock, honeybee or farm-raised fish losses have until August 1, 2014, to submit a notice of loss and application for payment under the Emergency Assistance for Livestock, Honeybees and Farm-raised Fish Program (ELAP). Time is short. You only have about fifteen (15) days left to submit a claim if you have suffered a loss.

  • Kentuckian writes Christian fiction
  • Look to the cross

    As I write this, I’m sitting in church.
    It’s a Saturday night, although at this time during the summer months it’s still daylight outside.
    I’m jotting these notes down on my sermon outline and I’m praying I don’t run out of room. I’m also praying that the pastor will forgive me for writing while he’s speaking. He probably thinks I’m taking copious notes, which I am. But the notes, I think, are on what God is speaking to my heart at this moment.