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    The following cases were heard the week of Oct. 12:

  • Middle school speakers
  • Haley Hughes Smith is guest speaker at TCMS

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Encouraging our eighth graders to set goals, follow their heart, and don’t let anyone stand in their way, was the message from Haley Hughes last week at Trimble County Middle School. As a part of the “Leader in Me” program the eighth grade staff has been inviting local residents to speak about their experiences/goals from middle school until now. Other criteria include goals they set in the past, their achievements, and how the choices made in middle or high school impacted their lives.

  • Local judges participate in hands-on judicial college

    FRANKFORT, Ky. – Circuit Court Judge Karen A. Conrad and Family Court Judge Timothy E. Feeley, who serve Trimble, Henry and Oldham counties, recently had the opportunity to visit a prison, observe an autopsy, shoot a simulated police firearm and more as part of an education program for the state’s circuit judges. The 2015 Circuit Judges Fall College took place Sept. 27-30 and offered field studies and classroom presentations.

  • State police continuing traffic safety checkpoints

    The Kentucky State Police will be conducting traffic safety checkpoints in the counties of Oldham, Trimble, Henry, Owen, Carroll and Gallatin through October 31st.
    The intent of a traffic safety checkpoint is to provide for high visibility public safety service, focusing on vehicular equipment deficiencies, confirming appropriate registration of vehicles, the licensing of drivers, and detection of impaired drivers. Violations of law or other public safety issues that arise shall be addressed in accordance with Kentucky traffic and regulatory laws.


    Saturday, Oct. 24
    The congregation of Pleasant View Baptist Church in Wise’s Landing will be having their fall festival Oct 24th starting at 4 p.m. Everyone is welcome. The church will be hosting a trunk or treat that same evening also.
    Sun.-Weds., Oct. 25-28
    The Bedford Baptist Church will have revival services beginning with Sunday School at 10 a.m. and services each evening at 7 p.m. The special speaker will be Bro. Eddie Burdette.
    Sunday, Oct. 25

  • Industrial hemp project applications sought

    FRANKFORT, Ky. – Farmers, processors, universities, and others interested in conducting an industrial hemp pilot project in 2016 are invited to apply, Agriculture Commissioner James Comer has announced.
    “The industrial hemp pilot projects have yielded valuable information the past two years,” Commissioner Comer said. “We look forward to another successful round of projects and encourage applicants to submit proposals to research hemp production, processing, manufacturing, and marketing. ”

  • KFB hosts candidate forum

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Kentucky Farm Bureau’s Board of Directors met recently with agriculture commissioner candidates Ryan Quarles and Jean-Marie Lawson Spann to discuss their positions on issues affecting the state’s agriculture industry.
    In sharing their vision for the future of the Kentucky Department of Agriculture and how they will operate from that office if elected, Quarles (R) and Lawson Spann (D) fielded questions from the KFB leaders and explained their positions during the two-hour meeting at the farm organization’s state office.

  • Rodeo Day

    My husband is much less stubborn than I; or perhaps more intelligent. He knows when it’s time to make a change in strategy when the first course fails. He has not once been flown like a kite.

  • All about pumpkins

    Few things say fall better than pumpkins. Whether you use them to cook, decorate or carve, chances are a pumpkin in some form or fashion will be a part of your seasonal celebrations. In fact, 80 percent of the U.S. pumpkin supply is available in October.
    Here are some interesting facts about the season’s favorite gourd.
    Pumpkins originated in Central America and get their name from the Greek word pepon, which means large melon. Pumpkins are in the same family with cucumbers, squash, zucchini and melons.