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Today's News

  • Back to School Fair tomorrow Bedford Elem.

    Staff Report
    The Trimble County Youth Services Center and Family Resource Center are teaming up to host a Back to School Fair, which will be held tomorrow from 10:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. at the Bedford Elementary School.
    This will be a community-wide effort to provide clothes and shoes for those students and adults who are living on a tight budget. Be sure to tell anyone you know might be in need of this outreach effort to make them aware of this opportunity.

  • Shelby Energy office to close

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    Managing Editor
    Shelby Energy Cooperative plans to close the utility cooperative’s Trimble County district office at 10 Alexander Avenue in Bedford at the conclusion of business hours on Sept. 15, according to announcements circulated to cooperative members recently. The cooperative had scheduled an advertisement to be placed in today’s issue of The Trimble Banner but pulled the ad on Tuesday morning.

  • TRIMBLE COUNTY NEWS OF PUBLIC RECORD

    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 judgments were rendered in Trimble County District Court during the week of July 10, 2017, with the Honorable Judge Jerry D. Crosby II presiding:
    FELONY

  • Kentucky Natl. Guard well prepared, lawmakers told

    FRANKFORT—Kentucky has 197 National Guard personnel currently deployed with the U.S. Army or U.S. Air Force, with future mobilizations planned for later this year and in 2018 and 2019, state lawmakers were told last week.

  • Secretaries: The heartbeat of Trimble County’s schools

    By TEENA DRAKE
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Close your eyes and think about when you were in school. Who was the person everyone knew, who did you ask to call your mommy when you were sick at school? As parents, whom do we call when our school calendar disappears or when a family emergency occurs and we need to ensure our child doesn’t ride the bus home?
    The school secretary, that’s who.

  • Kentucky producers have until Aug. 1 to submit county FSA nominations

    LEXINGTON, Ky. — The U.S. Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency Acting Executive Director for Kentucky, Robert W. Finch, reminds farmers and ranchers that they have until Aug. 1, 2017, to nominate eligible candidates to serve on local FSA county committees.

  • When should farmers retire?

    By Wyatt Fraas
    Center for Rural Affairs
    Retirement from a farm business may not mean moving away or giving up on mentoring the next generation, but it does entail transferring management decisions to someone else. It can be a gradual or sudden process. It may be driven by long-term goals, by sudden health issues, or events outside your family.

  • Rainmaker

    I have resigned myself to the fact that most attempts I make at outdoor chores are certain to be spoiled by rain. The amount of rainfall increases exponentially in comparison to the degree of work required to complete the task at hand. I can summon the rain by gathering the water hose, bucket, sponge, car shampoo and a look of determination. Mentioning how badly the flower beds need to be weeded will cause a torrential downpour. The mere thought of mowing the grass will trigger flash flood warnings.

  • Home canning tips

    Now is a great time to start canning. You can preserve some of your own fruits and vegetables or take advantage of the bounty of locally grown fruits and vegetables at your county’s farmers market. Home canning can save money, provide gifts for family and friends and leave you with a great feeling of accomplishment. For the best canned products be sure to follow USDA recommendations.
    l Start with fresh fruits and vegetables. Spoilage and loss of vitamins and nutrients begins right after harvest so you want to can fruits and vegetables at their peak. 

  • Tackling Ring