Today's News

  • Reinvent your Thanksgiving feast a day or two later

    Many people would sum up their Thanksgiving experience by saying, “it was a feast.” However, with most feasts there is the potential for leftovers and Thanksgiving is no different.
    Many of us are acquainted with leftover turkey sandwiches, turkey enchiladas and even turkey potpie. The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics suggests the following as a means of reinventing Thanks-giving leftovers:
    l Prepare turkey soup. Boil the carcass and add diced sweet potatoes, green beans and other vegetables.

  • 2015 Goat and Sheep Webinar Series, Dec. 3

    The University of Kentucky, Kentucky State University and Purdue University are    co-sponsoring the 2015 Goat and Sheep Webinar on Thursday, December 3, 2015 from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. The webinar will focus on herd health and production.
    The Trimble County Cooperative Extension Service will be hosting this webinar session. Presentation schedule is as follows:

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  • Erin Gonterman contributes to Berea XC success

    The Trimble Banner
    Former Trimble County “Runnin’ Raider” Erin Gonterman helped lead her Berea College Mountaineers cross country team to the United States Collegiate Athletic Association Women’s Cross Country Championship last weekend in the Florida heat at Lakeland, Fla. Berea’s ladies were the class of the 23-team field in the competition. Berea swept the USCAA competition by also winning the Men’s Championship in the event.

  • Give thanks for rural health

    By John Crabtree
    Center for Rural Affairs
    Thursday, November 19th is National Rural Health Day. On the Thursday before Thanksgiving each year, rural Americans give thanks for our health and the doctors, nurses, pharmacists and other providers that help keep us that way. In truth, most rural and small town Americans are thankful for our health, healthcare providers and the hospitals, clinics and other businesses where they work most other days as well.

  • All days give praise

    Sometimes when we’ve had a good day at our house, as we crawl into bed I’ll say to my husband, “Nobody cried and nobody threw hard-boiled eggs.”
    The “nobody cried” is self-explanatory. The “nobody threw hard-boiled eggs” refers to the time I became so frustrated and enraged that I took a plastic container filled with a dozen hard-boiled eggs that I had just finished peeling and threw them with all my might, one by one, on the entry floor.


    Nov. 21, 1985 (30 years ago)
    A Bedford City employee, Jim Jennings was injured last week after a chemical gas explosion when a sewer line broke at the system’s treatment plant. Jennings was taken to Carroll County Memorial Hospital and immediately transferred to King’s Daughters’ Hospital in Madison, Ind. He was put into intensive care and kept for three days under observation. Jennings is recovering but is still weak.

  • Asleep at the Wheel

    By Kendra Palmer
    Director of Environmental Services
    Franklin County Health Department
    For The State Journal
    Driving while intoxicated gets the most attention, but about one in every six fatal auto accidents in the United States is due to driving while drowsy, according to a new study by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety.
    Even worse: 41 percent of us are guilty of driving while drowsy.
    Falling asleep at the wheel is scary and unsafe, but being drowsy also affects your ability to drive safely.