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Today's News

  • Robinson enters Alford pleas in Trimble animal abuse case

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    Managing Editor
    Marlena Robinson entered Alford pleas last week to one count of cruelty to animals (Class A misdemeanor) and one count of improper disposal of animal carcasses (class B misdemeanor) in connection with the finding in February of numerous equine corpses on her farm on Perkinson Lane in Trimble County.
    In an Alford plea, the defendant does not admit the act and asserts innocence, but admits that sufficient evidence exists with which the prosecution could likely convince a judge or jury to find the defendant guilty..

  • Trimble County Community Day at the Park
  • Teacher Spotlight: Dawn Haney

    By TREVOR BROWNING
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    For this week’s Teacher Spotlight, I wanted to focus on the one and only Mrs. Dawn Haney, Trimble County High School librarian.

  • OVEC and iLEAD Academy school districts break new ground again

    The Ohio Valley Educational Cooperative and its member school districts in Carroll, Gallatin, Henry, Owen, and Trimble Counties came together two years ago in an unprecedented, collaborative effort to create iLEAD Academy.  As Kentucky’s first regional high school, iLEAD vastly increases students’ access to career pathways leading to work in the region’s highest demand, highest wage occupations.   

  • Ag department taking applications for 2017 Farm to Fork program

    FRANKFORT — Community organizations are invited to apply to host Kentucky Proud dinners now through the fall of 2017.
    The Kentucky Proud Farm to Fork Program will provide funding to qualifying applicants for dinners that showcase local food products. The program will also promote local agritourism businesses and provide educational background on locally produced agricultural food and products.

  • The hunt for great food gets easier with Buy Local

    FRANKFORT — Kentucky Proud has unveiled Buy Local, a new program intended to encourage restaurants and other food service businesses to purchase locally produced food products, Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles has announced.

  • Numbers
  • In season: Fresh asparagus

    Asparagus is one of the early-season crops you will find available in the fresh produce section of local grocery stores.
    Harvested during April and May in Kentucky, asparagus is a nutrient-dense vegetable that you can eat raw, lightly boil, steam, stir-fry or grill. It can be seasoned with herbs, butter or Parmesan cheese to enhance its flavor. As you will see in the Plate It Up Kentucky Proud recipe below, it can also be an integral ingredient in many dishes.

  • Three things to consider for spring fishing

    By LEE McCLELLAN
    Kentucky Afield Magazine
    FRANKFORT, Ky. – The weather forecast calls for a redbud winter to hit this week. This old saying refers to cold snaps that occur in early April when the redbud trees bloom.
    The up and down nature of spring weather can cause consternation among anglers when planning fishing trips. Concerns about the weather is one of three things to consider when planning fishing trips this spring.
    1.    Barometric pressure is key to unlocking fish behavior in spring:

  • Detroit to host two Unlimited races on same weekend

    By BRUCE MADEJ
    Special to The Trimble Banner