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Today's News

  • ORSANCO challenged to uphold Ohio River standards

    Staff Report
    A coalition of environmental groups delivered close to 2,000 petitions last Thursday to a subcommittee of a multi-state commission urging members to recommend following through with new standards that forbid companies from dumping high levels of toxic mercury into the Ohio River. Mercury is a known neurotoxin that causes brain and nerve damage to children and developing fetuses.

  • Oberto/Miss Madison wins Gold Cup

    Staff Report
    KENNEWICK, Wash. --- In unlimited hydroplane racing, the start of the race many times determines the champion. Little did 2015 HAPO APBA Gold Cup champion Jimmy Shane realize that when he radioed to his spotter Jeff Bernard a possible pre-race violation against competing driver Jean Theoret, that call would be the deciding factor in Shane winning his second consecutive Gold Cup title.

  • Oberto/Miss Madison wins Gold Cup

    Staff Report
    KENNEWICK, Wash. --- In unlimited hydroplane racing, the start of the race many times determines the champion. Little did 2015 HAPO APBA Gold Cup champion Jimmy Shane realize that when he radioed to his spotter Jeff Bernard a possible pre-race violation against competing driver Jean Theoret, that call would be the deciding factor in Shane winning his second consecutive Gold Cup title.

  • Answers to interesting questions gargoyles ask

    The other day I got a letter from a Mark Gould of Southampton, New Jersey.
    He had just finished reading my book “Prayers God Always Answers” and he had some questions for me. He said, “I do like to question authors, more kindly now than in the past — once a gargoyle, not always one.”

  • Hymn sing Thurs., Aug. 6

    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.
     

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  • New law targeting prescription drug abuse effective

    Earlier this year, when the General Assembly approved legislation designed to curb the state’s heroin epidemic, many called the law a national model because of the way it blended additional treatment, smart-on-crime measures and tougher penalties for traffickers.
    On Monday, we learned that another comprehensive law in this field, this one targeting prescription drug abuse, is making the significant difference that other legislators and I had hoped when we passed it in 2012.

  • Library teen lock-in is tomorrow

    The Trimble County Public Library’s annual end-of-summer “Library After Hours” for middle and high school students is tomorrow from 5-9 p.m.
    “Library After Hours” is a lock-in style event, featuring illusionists from Impossible Magic, pizza, popsicles, Wii, Guitar Hero, games and DIY projects.
    Teens are encouraged to register in advance by stopping by the library or calling the library staff at (502) 255-7362.
     

  • Back to School Fair at Bedford Elem. tomorrow

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    A “Back to School Fair” will be held tomorrow at the Bedford Elementary School for students and parents of students who will attend Trimble County schools in the upcoming 2015-16 school term. The fair will be held from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m.
    The opening day of classes for Trimble students is next Wednesday, Aug. 12. The Back to School Fair event is designed to be the one stop students need to make to be ready for opening day.