Today's News

  • Storm, flood survivors urged to be alert for scams, frauds

    FRANKFORT, Ky – Kentuckians recovering and rebuilding from recent storms and flooding are urged to watch for and report any suspicious activity or potential fraud.

  • Baptist Health La Grange participating in safety program for perinatal care

    Baptist Health La Grange is proud to provide excellent care to the mothers and babies in our community. To continue to achieve higher standards, Baptist Health La Grange has adopted a program from the Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality, part of the United States Department of Health and Human Services. AHRQ’s Safety Program for Perinatal Care was created to help hospitals and clinicians reduce perinatal complications around the time of childbirth.

  • Development specialist shares ideas on city’s Morgan center

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Dr. Lorraine Garkovich, professor of community and leadership development at University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service, led last week’s Bedford Rotary Club discussion on future ideas for the city’s community activities center.  


    Thursday, Oct. 8
    Trimble County Senior Citizens Golf Lesson at Cardinal Hills Golf Course at 10 a.m. with Don  Bowling.
    Milton City Commission will meet at 7 p.m. at the Milton Municipal Building.
    Monday, Oct. 12
    Trimble County Senior Citizens Counseling with Monica at 10:30 a.m.
    Tuesday, Oct. 13
    Trimble County Senior Citizens Craft Classes at Leisure Court at 11:30 a.m.
    Thursday, Oct. 15

  • Agriculture commissioner’s “Measure the Candidates” forum focuses on many issues

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Kentucky Farm Bureau’s Board of Directors met Tuesday with agriculture commissioner candidates Ryan Quarles and Jean-Marie Lawson Spann to discuss their positions on issues affecting the state’s agriculture industry.
    In sharing their vision for the future of the Kentucky Department of Agriculture and how they will operate from that office if elected, Quarles (R) and Lawson Spann (D) fielded questions from the KFB leaders and explained their positions during the two-hour meeting at the farm organization’s state office.

  • Building character through 4-H livestock programs

    Participating in livestock programs are one of the most recognized aspects of 4-H, but along with learning about animals young people can develop positive character traits to become the leaders of tomorrow.
    Livestock projects allow 4-H’ers to get firsthand experience in raising and caring for an animal. Caring for an animal teaches youth responsibility. As the animal grows, young people can take pride in knowing they helped the animal develop and mature.

  • The Boys in Review

    My horse is Biscuit. His color is called dun. This means he is a very light tan and he has a dark stripe running down his back. He also has zebra striping on his legs and his ears are edged with black. I’ve often heard it said that the pretty ones are crazy. Biscuit, while not crazy, is mildly neurotic. This horse has never met anything useful that wasn’t scary. He spooks at the smell of fly spray, hoof dressing, de-wormer, and anything else that he considers strange and unusual.

  • Tips for storing home canning equipment

    Are you getting ready to put away your canning equipment for the winter?  Take some time now to ensure that everything will be in good shape and ready to go when summer comes again.
    Before storing your pressure canner, clean the vent and safety valve, following the manufacturer’s instructions. If your canner has a gasket or sealing ring in the lid, clean and check it as well. If it is hard or cracked, it should be replaced before next canning season. If needed, a new gasket can be ordered from the manufacturer or found at a local hardware store.

  • USDA announces ‘USDA Resource Day’ events in Ky.

    USDA Rural Development State Director Thomas G. Fern announced recently that USDA has scheduled seven ‘USDA Resource Day’ events throughout Kentucky as part of USDA’s StrikeForce Initiative for Rural Growth and Opportunity.
    A valued partner of USDA, the University of Kentucky’s College of Agriculture, Food and Environment (Cooperative Extension) will host the seven locations for the information sharing events.

  • Hosparus offers free volunteer training Oct. 16 in Louisville

    Hosparus needs patient support volunteers in Jefferson, Bullitt, Henry, Shelby, Spencer and Trimble counties and will offer a free training on Friday, Oct. 16 (lunch provided), from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at its main Louisville campus, 3532 Ephraim McDowell Drive. To pre-register, call 502-814-5436 or email HLvolunteer@hosparus.org by Monday, Oct. 12.