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Today's News

  • Kentucky 2014 highway fatality figures released

    FRANKFORT, Ky. – Highway fatalities in Kentucky increased in 2014 after a record low in 2013.
    Kentucky Office of Highway Safety (KOHS) preliminary figures from a Jan. 16 report indicate 667 people lost their lives on Kentucky roadways last year, up from 638 in 2013. However, it was the second lowest total since 1949, when 573 fatalities were recorded.

  • Public Service Commission closes review of LG&E/KU customer service

    FRANKFORT, Ky. – The Kentucky Public Service Commission (PSC) has ended its heightened scrutiny of the consumer service operations of Louisville Gas and Electric Co. (LG&E) and Kentucky Utilities Co. (KU) because the two companies have completed the improvements recommended in the final report of a management review completed in September 2011.
    In a letter sent to the two utilities, the PSC said all 20 of the recommended actions have been completed, ending the need for further progress reports tied to the review, known as a focused management and operations audit.

  • Sundowner syndrome associated with dementia and/or Alzheimer’s disease

    If you care for someone with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease you may notice that they get increasingly agitated, anxious, more confused or aggressive as the sun begins to set. These symptoms may be associated with sundowner syndrome. Sundowner syndrome causes people to be confused at the end of the day and into the night. It is common for individuals who are sundowning to pace, wander, ignore directions and not sleep well.

  • Radon: A dangerous invisible gas

    Radon is the No. 1 cause of lung cancer after smoking. It annually kills more than 21,000 Americans and accounts for about 12 percent of all cancer deaths. But you don’t have to be a victim, according to Beverly Miller, Senior Extension Associate for Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering at the University of Kentucky.

  • Men’s Breakfast Feb. 7 at Antioch Baptist

    Antioch Baptist Church will host a Men’s Breakfast at 8 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 7. All men in the community are invited to attend and meet our new pastor, Rev. Tim Leichty!
     

  • New board members sworn in

    By TODD POLLOCK
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Trimble County Judge-Executive Jerry Powell was on hand to administer the oath of office to two newly elected members of the Trimble County Board of Education during the board’s first meeting of the new year last Wednesday evening in the administration building on Wentworth Avenue in Bedford.

  • SECOND NINE WEEKS HONOR ROLLS

    BEDFORD ELEMENTARY
    All A
    Fourth Grade: Audrey Howerton, Olivia Jones, Kinley Kunkel, Mitchell Lacefield, Kaden May, Kaylee Payton, Halie Purvis, Maddi Stark and Adee Weaver.
    Fifth Grade: MaKayla Abbott, Elise Beeles, Keegan Congleton, Danielle Craig, Aleah Cull, Jason Garland, Lauren Haney, Sydney Howerton, Tate Ogburn, Wilson Raisor, Luke Staley, Hope Staley, Bailey Turner, Hunter West and Alyssa Wright.
    All A & B

  • Trimble Raiders win two

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    Trimble County collected wins over Western Hills, 75-63, and Calvary Christian by a score of 76-53 in a road game over the past week.

  • Lady Raiders defeat border rivals Carroll and Henry

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    A concentrated defensive effort on the part of Trimble County’s Lady Raiders held Carroll County’s lone senior in check for most of Saturday’s basketball matchup enabling Trimble to pull out a 48-34 victory over the visiting Lady Panthers.

  • Loving my neighbor: invitation pending…

    It’s been a while since I thought about skipping church because of the sermon topic, but last week I was tempted.
    At my church we’re currently going through a sermon series on “Love Thy Neighbor,” which in itself isn’t a skipping-church-worthy topic. I mean, who doesn’t agree that we should love our neighbors as we love ourselves?