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Today's News

  • State police to host Trooper Island Golf Scramble at Henry

    On Friday June 19 Kentucky State Police Post 5 Campbellsburg will be hosting the 2015 Trooper Island Golf Scramble at the Henry County Country Club.
    Entry fee is $65.00 per person or $260.00 per team of four. Registration the week of and walk ups is $75.00 per person and $300.00 per team. The price includes green fees, cart, and lunch.  All proceeds go to fund Kentucky State Police Trooper Island.

  • 8th Region All Stars
  • CHURCH BRIEFS

    Sligo church to host Handshakes and Pancakes

  • The Law fulfilled for us

    My friend Mike loves kitschy stuff and he loves God. So, anything that combines kitsch and God is a slice of heaven to him.
    Recently, someone gave him a Moses and the Ten Commandments clock. Moses, holding a stone tablet in each arm, is looking off into the distance, all holy-like, and there’s lightning behind him.
    Every hour, but not quite on the hour, the clock will play some light piano music and a voice — could be God, could be Moses — announces a commandment. “Thou shalt not kill” or “Honor your father and mother.”

  • LOOKING BACK

    June 20, 1985 (30 Years Ago)
    Strawberry diseases and trickling irrigation kept the attention of a group of horticulturists from all over the Louisville area during a field trip in Trimble county last Friday. Sponsored by the University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service, the trip focused on problems and solutions in strawberry renovation, disease control, trickling irrigation, and other farm concerns. Specialists from the University of Kentucky traveled with the group of about 15 to various parts of Bray Orchards to inspect tomato, pepper, and raspberry fields.

  • New laws in effect next week

    The approval of new laws may be a wintertime activity, but in most cases, this legislation doesn’t actually take effect until the heat of summer.
    Unless a law has an emergency clause or a specific enactment date, it becomes official 90 days after the General Assembly completes its work. This year, that falls on June 24th.

  • DO YOU REMEMBER?
  • Massie introduces DRIVE Act

    At a recent House Rules committee hearing, one of my colleagues from New York declared that the potholes in the roads in her district are so bad, “you can lose your car in them.”  Kentuckians and Americans from all over the country agree. It is long past time that something was done to address the deplorable state of the highways and infrastructure in this country.

  • Corrective work on U.S. 421 underway

    Contract crews are scheduled to begin asphalt corrective work this week on US 421 between Bedford and Milton, according to Andrea Clifford, spokesperson for the Louisville District 5 office of the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet. Lane closures and delays are possible in this 12-mile section of roadway. These repairs are a follow-up to the resurfacing project from last year.
    Inclement weather or other unforeseen circumstances may occur, so the work schedule is subject to change without notice.

  • Milton okays waste collection ordinance

    By TODD POLLOCK
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    The Milton City Commission met for its regularly scheduled meeting on Thursday, June 11, in the Milton Municipal Building. Mayor Denny Jackson opened the meeting and instructed the Commission that they needed to have a second reading on an ordinance requiring residents to have waste collection services. Commissioners Lynn Comeaux, Jerry Harmon, Troy Alexander, and Mayor Jackson voted to approve the second reading of the ordinance. Commissioner Seth Willis was not present at the meeting.