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Today's News

  • Your farm’s hidden asset: Its woodlands

    Maximizing every bit of profit from a farm is one of the keys to success. One thing that may not be at the top Kentucky landowners’ minds is their farm’s woodlands, but woodlands should be thought about and managed just like crops, fields, gardens or other agricultural endeavors suggests Billy Thomas, UK Extension Forestry Specialist.

  • TRIMBLE COUNTY SCHOOL LUNCH MENUS

    Week of Aug. 11-12

    Thursday: ham, turkey, cheese on bun, lettuce, tomato, pickle, chips, fresh fruit, baked cookie, pear half.

    Friday: Hamburger or cheeseburger, lettuce, tomato, pickle, French fries, peach half, fresh fruit, ice cream cup

    Week of Aug. 15-19

    Monday: Corn dog, baked beans, broccoli, carrots with dip, Madarin oranges, watermelon wedge.

    Tuesday: Taco salad in a bag, corn chips corn, lettuce, tomato, salsa, pineapple, fresh fruit.

  • LOOKING BACK

    30 Years Ago (Aug. 6, 1981)

    Seven Counties Services, Inc. authorities came to the July meeting of Trimble County Fiscal Court to propose that the court consider passing an ordinance that would allow the electorate to vote a tax rate sufficient to help provide a full range of mental health and other services to the people of Trimble County. Dave Marye, therapist on mental health in the Bedford office said he held a total of 2,279 sessions from Sept. 1978 to March 31, 1981 for 164 residents dealing with emotionally disturbed children to drug and alcohol abusers.

  • Adult education sees enrollment growth

    It has been a little more than a decade ago since the General Assembly revamped the state’s adult education programs, a high point in the legislature’s ongoing efforts to improve the classroom from preschool to the workplace.

    While a lot of work remains, the past decade has been exactly what we had hoped. In fact, from 2005 to 2009, adult education enrollment grew by 30 percent – faster than any other state over the same period. There are now about 40,000 citizens who are helped academically each year.

  • Customer Appreciation Day
  • Trimble County Community Calendar

    Wednesday, Aug. 18
    Depression and Bipolar Support group meets third Thursday of each month, 6:30 p.m. at Mt. Byrd Church, Hwy. 421 in Milton, for more info, call (502) 415-0124, or (502) 268-5220.

    SPECIAL
    NOTICES

  • Coping techniques for stress

  • SHERIFF’S CALL LOG 08-10-11

    Monday, Aug. 1
    1:54 p.m., EPO/DVO violation, Tommy Circle Rd
    3:44 p.m., property damage accident, Ky. 36
    7:56 p.m., 911 hangup or unverified, McCord Ln
    8:46 p.m., processed papers, Flood Ct
    9:23 p.m., processed papers, Palmyra Rd

    Tuesday, Aug. 2
    12:47 p.m., no vehicle insurance, 300 block U.S. 42E
    7:01 p.m., hazardous materials incident, 200 block Wises Landing Rd
    9:15 p.m., processed papers, 500 block Lear Ln

    Wednesday, Aug. 3
    7:59 a.m., traffic stop, Button Ridge Rd

  • News of Public Record 08-10-11

    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 in court the week of Aug. 1-Aug 5, 2011.

    Felony

  • Officer responsible for Trimble, Henry animal control

    As the animal control officer for two counties – Henry and Trimble – Dan Flinkfelt spends a lot of his time on the road.

    Flinkfelt arrives daily at Henry County’s shelter in Eminence, where he works on paperwork, checks on the dogs in the kennels and prioritizes which calls require him to go talk to complainants in person.