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Today's News

  • TRIMBLE COUNTY NEWS OF PUBLIC RECORD

    Items published in court news are public record.
    The Trimble Banner publishes all misdemeanors, felonies and small-claims judgments recorded in district court, as well as all civil suits recorded in circuit court. Juvenile court cases are not published.
    Crime reports are provided by local law enforcement agencies. Charges or citations reported to The Trimble Banner do not imply guilt.
    The following cases were heard the week of July 13, 2015:
    FELONY

  • Milton Water Appreciation Day
  • Horse trail access: Protect it or lose it

    By Denise O’Meara
    Setting out on the trail with your horse is a magic moment. The promise of quiet solitude, the beauty of nature, relaxing with friends, the companionship of a beloved horse and enjoying a bit of adventure are all part of the attraction of trail riding.

  • Growing farm to school programs

    By John Crabtree
    Center for Rural Affairs
    Farm to school programs offer children better, fresher, more nutritious, and more local food choices that empower children and their families learn more about the food on their plates and make better food choices. These programs also help strengthen rural and small town economies by creating economic opportunities for local farmers and ranchers as well as local food processors.

  • Water hazard

    I am able to swim, it’s just not pretty. I’m really not built for swimming. I have the most pathetic set of shoulders to ever grace a human; Therefore, no swimming muscles. Be that as it may, I have spent my share of summers floating in the water.

  • Can I can in my electric pressure cooker or multi-cooker?

    Electric pressure cookers or multi-cookers can be great time savers in cooking family meals, but they should not be used for pressure canning.  In order for any pressure cooker to be safely used as a pressure canner, it must meet three requirements:
    Be large enough to hold at least 4 quart jars standing upright. This minimum size ensures that the canner will not heat and cool too quickly and helps maintain the high temperature needed to kill any spores of Clostridium botulinum (the bacterium that causes botulism) that might be present.

  • Advanced grazing school about warm-season grasses

    Adding warm-season grasses into a grazing system can help livestock producers better manage the summer months, when cold-season pastures typically take a hit. Producers can learn how these forages can enhance their operations by attending the Advanced Kentucky Grazing School Aug. 17 at the University of Kentucky Spindletop Research Farm in Lexington.

  • Keselowski returns to Victory Lane at Kentucky Speedway

    By Kevin Kelly
    SPARTA, Ky. - Brad Keselowski sensed an opportunity approaching and pounced when it materialized Friday night.
    A lapped car slowed Erik Jones long enough that it allowed Keselowski to pass the 19-year-old phenom for the lead in the NASCAR XFINITY Series race and earn yet another victory at Kentucky Speedway.
    Keselowski led the final nine laps of the Kentucky 300 and returned to victory lane for the third time in XFINITY Series competition and fifth time overall at the 1.5-mile track.

  • Crafton wins UNOH 225 after crash halts race short of finish

    By Kevin Kelly
    SPARTA, Ky. - Matt Crafton earned his first career Camping World Truck Series victory on Thursday at Kentucky Speedway after NASCAR stopped the UNOH 225 five laps from the scheduled finish.
    The trucks driven by Ben Kennedy, David Gilliland and John Wes Townley were involved in a wreck that resulted in damage to the catch fence in Turn 1. Kennedy’s truck lifted off the ground, slid along the top of the SAFER barrier while hitting the fence.

  • Trimble County Fair baby contest pageant winners