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Today's News

  • Cyber-shopping saving strategies

    The convenience of cyber or online shopping has a lot of appeal. Last year, consumers spent nearly $2 billion online on Cyber Monday.  Cyber Monday is the Monday following the Thanksgiving holiday.  Experts estimated online spending in the United States will increase to $327 billion by 2016. As more and more purchases are made online, consider these tips to score the best deals online:

  • TRIMBLE COUNTY COMMUNITY CALENDAR

    Thursday, Nov. 20
    The Local Emergency Planning Committee will meet at 6 p.m. at the Trimble County Public Library, according to Shannon Hoskins, LEPC Chair. Some of the topics to be discussed include: Summary and Discuss of Recent Hazardous Material Training Exercise Topo Maps for Volunteer Services.
    Monday, Nov. 25
    The Milton City Commission is holding a special meeting on Monday, November 25, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. in the Milton Municipal Building.  The meeting is being held to review the Employee Personnel Handbook.
    Thursday, Dec. 4

  • Cell phones and young people

    By RALPH HANCE
    Technology has advanced at such a rapid pace that our lives are very different than they were even 10 years ago. Responsible technology usage is now a conversation you must have with your child.
    Ten years ago, some high school students had cell phones, but in 2010, a Pew study revealed that 58 percent of all 12-year-olds had a cell phone.

  • 2014 Farm Bill Webinar today at Trimble Library

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) reminds farm owners and producers that the opportunity to choose between the new 2014 Farm Bill established programs, Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC), began Nov. 17, 2014, and continues through March 31, 2015. The new programs, designed to help producers better manage risk, usher in one of the most significant reforms to U.S. farm programs in decades.

  • Student enrichment
  • Industry meet and greet
  • School lunch menus

    BEDFORD/MILTON ELEMENTARY
    Monday, Nov. 24: Corn dog, baked beans, potato smiles, carrots w/ dip, peaches.
    Tuesday, Nov. 25: Taco on whole grain tortilla, tomato/lettuce/cheese, *queso, salsa, refried beans, grapes.
    Wednesday, Nov. 26: No School.
    Thursday, Nov. 27: No School. HAPPY THANKSGIVING!.
    Friday, Nov. 28: No School.

    TRIMBLE COUNTY MIDDLE/HIGH SCHOOL
    Monday, Nov. 24: Beef taco on whole grain tortilla, *chicken fajita, cheese/lettuce/tomato, salsa/queso sauce, refried beans, mandarin oranges, fresh fruit, sorbet.

  • ‘Wall of Faces’ site needs two local sergeants’ photos

    Born in 1962, I grew up not knowing of a time when there wasn’t a war in Vietnam. I didn’t really know what it meant, and I wasn’t fully aware of everything that went on during the late 1960s and early 1970s when people began to protest the U.S. involvement there.
    I have vague memories of watching Walter Cronkite on the CBS Evening News and hearing the day’s body counts from the war. I have even more vague memories of the slayings of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Bobby Kennedy.

  • TCMS boys runner-up at NCKC tournament

    The Trimble County Middle School boys’ basketball team was the runner-up in the recent North Central Kentucky Conference Tournament.
    In the 8th grade tournament, Trimble took on Gallatin County and pulled out a 28-25 overtime win. Scoring for Trimble: Shane Mills 9, Logan Clifford 8, David Duncan 5, Dane Lacefield and Grant Weaver 3.   
    In the semifinal game, the Raiders beat Henry County, 37-30. Scoring: Duncan 12, Mills and Duncan Ralston 5, Weaver 4, Evan Stevens and Landon Sutherland 3, Lacefield and Mathew Boyle 2 and Logan Rodgers 1.

  • Successful 5k run/walk benefits local charities

    By TEENA DRAKE
    Special to the Trimble Banner
    It was a successful 5K in Milton! Over 100 participants came to enjoy the God’s Country View run/walk last month and helped raise $2,740. All proceeds go to Trimble County Repair Affair and Youth in Need Holiday Assistant.