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Today's News

  • 3 incumbents, 2 newcomers win

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    There will be two new members of next year’s Trimble County Fiscal Court as a result of Tuesday’s Democrat Primary Election. Don McCarty and Kenny Green will join incumbent David Scott and a fourth magistrate who will be determined by the Nov. 4 General Election. While incumbent Nolan Hamilton, Jr., defeated Travis Webster in the Democratic Primary for the District 1 seat, Hamilton faces Republican challenger William E. Sizemore in the fall.

  • 82 deficiencies identified in LG&E landfill plan

    The Kentucky Division of Waste Management, Solid Waste Branch has found 82 deficiencies in a permit application filed by LG&E and KU Energy for a proposed 189-acre special waste landfill to be located at the utility company’s Trimble County Generating Station.

    In a certified letter to LG&E and KU Energy engineer W. Paul Puckett, Solid Waste Branch Manager Ronald Gruzesky, P.E., said that the deficiencies were discovered during a review of the application filed by the utility on Jan. 4, 2014.

  • 7 selected Governor’s Scholars

    By TEENA DRAKE
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    The Trimble County High School Class of 2015 is sending more students to the Governor’s Scholars Program than ever before. A record seven students were chosen for the 2014 summer program. Each student will have a choice from several programs to study while preparing for his/her future.

  • Delta Queen may ply Midwest’s rivers once again

    By Christy Hoots
    The Ledger Independent
    The Delta Queen may be returning to waterways as early as 2016.
    According to the president and chief executive officer of The Delta Queen Steamboat Company, Cornel Martin, the DQ was recently purchased from the TAC Cruise Company for an undisclosed amount.
    The purpose of the purchase was to renovate the steamboat and return it to the waterways as a cruise steamboat, reminiscent of 1920s steamboat cruise lines.

  • Spring landscape programs

    I know there is still a lot of snow on the ground, but spring will eventually be here on March 20th. Here are a couple of programs that you might want to put on your March calendar.

  • Preserve sunshine in winter!

    Last summer’s canning season may be over, but you can brighten up gray winter days with homemade marmalade.  Use it to bring some sunshine to your own breakfast, or share the goodness with friends and family. This recipe from the National Center for Home Food Preservation does not need added pectin to gel, because citrus fruits contain enough of their own natural pectin.  Many of these fruits are readily available at the produce section of your grocery store.
    Citrus Marmalade
    Ingredients:
    ¾ cup grapefruit peel (from 1 grapefruit)

  • Safety tips for extreme winter weather

    ATLANTA, Ga. – Enviro-Log®, Inc., a leader in eco-friendly products for home heating and outdoor activities, urges households to prepare for extreme winter weather by following important safety tips that can help protect family members.    

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  • Trimble County cheerleaders
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