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  • Kids also need protection from the summer sun

    It’s often said that the habits children learn at a young age carry over to adulthood. Safe sun exposure should be included in those healthy habits.

  • Trimble’s middle schoolers put their best foot forward

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    As the year rapidly comes to an end the students at Trimble County Middle School celebrated their seventh habit from the Leader in Me program! Sharpen the Saw is a time for wrapping all of the previous habits together and molding their skills to be fun. Along with the celebration each child received a new pair of shoes, which is why the assembly was entitled “Put Your Best Foot Forward.”

  • Late spring river fishing

    Kentucky Afield
    FRANKFORT, Ky. – An extended stretch of stable weather and seasonably warm temperatures in late April created optimal spring fishing conditions for anglers across Kentucky.
    The calm broke at the end of the month when rounds of storms over a period of days preceded a cold front. In their wake, rivers and streams that had been running low and clear and warmer than normal rose and cooled off a bit.

  • MainSource Bank will sponsor Madison Regatta

    The Trimble Banner
    MainSource Bank, headquartered in Greensburg, Ind., has signed on as the title sponsor of the 2016 Madison Regatta, which will take place July 1-3 on the Ohio River opposite Milton. In its first year sponsoring the event, MainSource will join returning presenting sponsor, Belterra Casino Resort in supporting the Regatta, which is the oldest race site on the H1 Unlimited Racing series circuit. The 2016 event will be titled MainSource Bank Indiana Governor’s Cup Madison Regatta presented by Belterra Casino Resort.

  • Shining a light on family secrets

    When my oldest daughter was 4 or 5 we were riding with my mom and Alison blurted out, “Grandma, want to know a family secret?”
    I sat in the passenger seat frozen, not sure what my daughter was about to say.
    “It’s like Dad wearing Mom’s underwear,” Alison said.
    It was one of those moments when you feel obligated to explain, but you sure as heck don’t want to because no matter what you say your mom will still think you’re an imbecile -- or worse.


    May 22, 1986 (30 Years Ago)
    Musical Was Enjoyable
    The Sesquicentennial Committee’s musical program held Friday  evening, May 9 was a lovely affair with the “Sweet Adeline Chorus from Louisville presenting talented trained voices ninety strong.  Their costumes of royal blue chiffon with silver beading elaborately designed were worth seeing.

  • Tourism is big boost to state’s economy

    Last week, state tourism leaders unveiled the latest annual study on the positive impact this industry has in Kentucky. In a word, the news was good.
    Overall, tourism generated nearly $14 billion in direct and indirect sales in 2015, a five percent increase over 2014’s total. It supported 186,000 jobs and provided nearly $1.5 billion in state and local tax revenue.

  • Consley among Top Scholars at WKU Commencement

    Bedford resident Hunter Consley was recognized among 55 Scholars of the College by Western Kentucky University during Saturday’s undergraduate ceremonies of its 179th Commencement.
    The Scholar of the College is the baccalaureate degree student in each undergraduate college with the highest cumulative overall grade point average and a minimum of 60 semester hours earned in residence.