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Today's News

  • Board agrees to revisit school lunch policy

    By TODD POLLOCK
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    The school lunch policy and rumors about discontinuing the vocational agriculture program at Trimble County High School were hot topics of discussion when the Trimble County Board of Education met last Wednesday evening at the Bedford Elementary School. The school board allowed time for parents and grandparents to speak their mind about a recent situation at the Bedford Elementary School concerning the lunch payment policy and about the agriculture program at the high school.

  • Support given to Trimble’s adult education

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    Support for the Trimble County Adult Education program was unanimous last week among the members of the Trimble County Fiscal Court as the county government body voted to approve a request by that organization for a $3,500 contribution. A service of the Jefferson Community and Technical College, the adult education program serves the community in facilities located on the Trimble County High School campus behind the former elementary school building.

  • TCMS award winners at the Ky. Junior Beta Convention
  • Donors give hair for Children With Hair Loss

    By TEENA DRAKE
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Ralph Hance, Trimble County Extension Agent for 4-H, hosted a hair donation event for Children With Hair Loss (CWHL), a non-profit organization helping children with hair loss.

  • Sachleben is new postmaster

    By TEENA DRAKE
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Angela Sachleben is Milton’s new Postmaster. Beginning her postal career 23 years ago in Indiana, her pleasant smile and bubbly attitude creates a happy atmosphere in the Milton Post Office.  
    For five years Sachleben was a mail carrier in the Madison area. She moved to management in Indianapolis, later became a customer service analyst in Louisville Kentucky. The past 15 years Angela worked in labor relations.

  • Trimble 8U baseball action
  • 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 cases were heard the week of June 8:
    FELONY

  • Ways to decrease sugary drinks in children’s diets

    Sugar sweetened beverages include a variety of commonly consumed liquids, such as sodas, energy and sport drinks,  lemonade and fruit drinks, sweet tea, flavored water, and coffee. Sales from sugary drinks in the United States totaled $14.3 billion in the year 2013, making them the single largest source of calories in our diet and one of the biggest contributors to high rates of obesity.

  • Poison hemlock a noxious weed
  • Memory

    I have reached the point in my life where my “memory” is as reliable as the weather in our fair commonwealth. If I don’t put it in my phone or slap a note on the wall I can and will forget. I’m constantly feeling the startling shock of awareness that I have forgotten something; and that something is usually critical to my well being. My kids have learned to remind me repeatedly of things I’ve forgotten or they know I will forget. They have been down this particular road too many times to not accommodate their mother’s leaky memory.