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Today's News

  • Hints for keeping the family active when school starts
  • Beef cattle markets stabilizing but remain below 2016 levels

    Most beef cattle-producing states have been able to escape drought conditions so far this year and Kentucky producers enjoyed significant rainfall in early July that put them in a good position this summer. Still, weather aside, Cattle prices have improved from recent declines but remain lower than this time last year.

  • HomeStreet Miss Madison wins Seattle race amid controversy

    By ANDREW MUNTZ
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Seattle---Jimmy Shane in the U-1 Miss HomeStreet/Miss Madison and Andrew Tate in the U-9 Les Schwab Tires battled side by side through the final lap of a wild Albert Lee Appliance Cup winner-take-all final heat on Lake Washington. Tate, the winner of last year’s Seattle race, managed to pass Shane on the last lap and again in the final stretch, but it turned out to be all for naught. Tate was assessed a one-minute penalty for dislodging a buoy before the start.

  • Fogle succeeds Ruth Staples as TCHS volleyball coach

    By KRISTIN BECK
    The Trimble Banner
    After eight years of combined experience being a middle school head coach and high school assistant coach, Vanita Fogle was ready to take the reigns as TCHS volleyball head coach after her mentor, Ruth Staples, retired.
    “I love Trimble County volleyball, and I want us to continue to be successful,” she said.

  • Receive 10 free trees by joining the Arbor Day Foundation in August

    Nebraska City, Neb. – Spruce up your landscape by joining the Arbor Day Foundation in August.
    Everyone who joins the nonprofit Arbor Day Foundation with a $10 donation will receive 10 free Colorado blue spruce trees or 10 white flowering dogwood trees through the Foundation’s Trees for America campaign.
    The trees will be shipped postpaid between October 15 and December 10, depending on the right time for planting in each member’s area. The 6- to 12-inch trees are guaranteed to grow or they will be replaced free of charge.

  • Make the heebie jeebies go away

    Today I have the heebie jeebies.
    I’ve been listening to a podcast (that’s like a radio program that you download from the Internet) about fear: Why are people afraid? How can they get rid of fear?
    The podcast began with a story about woman with Urbach-Wiethe disease, a rare condition that has three symptoms: a scratchy voice, raised dots around the eyes and absolutely no sense of fear.
    The part of her brain that registers fear is calcified. She can be happy, sad, angry, feel love and feel hate, but she can’t feel fear.

  • LOOKING BACK

    August 6, 1967 (30 Years Ago)
    An afternoon swimming outing quickly turned into tragedy when two girls, Joyce Michelle Stivers, age 9, and her sister, Hectoria Stivers, 7, drowned Monday evening in the Little Kentucky River near the vicinity of the bridge, known as the creek crossing. The accident occurred at about 6:15 p.m. The bodies were later found in five feet of water. The two girls were the daughters of Joe and Linda Stivers, Bedford.

  • DO YOU REMEMBER?
  • Growth slow in Kentucky’s Road Fund

    Kentucky’s Road Fund isn’t growing as fast as some would like. But it’s doing much better than it was two years ago.

  • General Butler Lodge, pool and restaurant temporarily closed for work Aug. 14-16

    CARROLLTON, Ky. -- The lodge, restaurant and swimming pool at General Butler State Resort Park in Carrollton will be closed Aug. 14-16.
    The temporary closure is so the service panel that provides power to the lodge can be replaced as part of the “Refreshing the Finest” initiative that is funding improvements at Kentucky State Parks.
    The park’s cottages and campground will remain open. The lodge is expected to be open for business on Aug. 17.