Today's News

  • Equine networking group to meet Aug. 18 in Lexington

    Lexington, KY - The Kentucky Horse Council has announced the return of the popular Kentucky Equine Networking Association (KENA) on August 18, 2015 at Fasig-Tipton in Lexington, Ky. KENA is a dinner and educational series open to both equine professionals and horse owners and will feature a networking reception from 5:30-6:00 p.m., followed by dinner with the main speaker from 6-8 p.m.

  • Lawn mower safety tips

    Is there anything better than a fresh mowed lawn in the summer?  As you are thinking about your freshly mowed lawn, you also want to make sure that you and your family are safe when you have to mow. Here are a few safety tips to think about when you are mowing:
    4 Always wear sturdy shoes while mowing.  Do not wear sandals.  Although you may think summer weather requires sandals, you should always protect your toes and keep them covered when you are mowing.

  • Keep up with your tick protection this summer

    University of Kentucky Extension Entomology Specialist, Lee Townsend, warns that tiny lone star tick larvae (also called seed ticks and turkey mites) will be very active over the next few weeks, as normal; and adult American dog ticks will seek hosts through early August. Dressing appropriately, using repellents, and checking regularly for ticks are important actions to take to reduce the chances for ticks attaching and feeding on you during the remainder of the tick season.

  • Conway warns of IRS scam

    Kentucky Press News Service
    FRANKFORT – Attorney General Jack Conway warns Kentuckians to protect themselves from fraud and be vigilant of phone scams claiming to be associated with the Internal Revenue Service.

  • Madison winner triumphs at Seattle

    Staff Report
    SEATTLE – It was a wild finish on the water as Jimmy Shane brought the U-1 Oberto/Miss Madison from behind to take the lead from J Michael Kelly in the U-5 Graham Trucking on the last turn of the last lap of the championship final on Lake Washington Sunday. 
    Then before the H1 Unlimited Hydroplanes even returned to the pits, the officials assessed a one-minute encroachment penalty on the Oberto/Miss Madison for a collision on turn one of the final lap making Kelly a back-to-back winner of the Albert Lee Appliance Cup at Seafair.

  • Dunaway will transfer

    The Trimble Banner
    Michael Dunaway, a standout athlete in both basketball and baseball, has announced he will not return to Trimble County High School for his senior year. Instead, the 6 feet 4 inch center will enroll at Owen County High School for his final year of high school studies and hopes to contribute to the Rebels’ basketball and baseball programs.

  • Local church briefs

    Trimble County Hymn Sing is tonight
    The Trimble County Hymn Sing will be held 7 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 6, at The Apostolic Pentecostal Church of the Living God, 124 Smith Lane in Bedford. For more information call Bobby Wade (502)255-7510.
    Mt. Hermon Baptist to host Back to School Bash Saturday

  • Run toward grace

    You may not know the name Tullian Tchividjian, but you’ve heard of his grandfather, Billy Graham.
    Tullian is the former pastor of Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church in Fort Lauderdale. He resigned last month after admitting to an inappropriate relationship with someone other than his wife.


    August 8, 1985 (30 Years Ago)