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Today's News

  • Trimble County Sheriff’s Department Call Log

    Monday, Sept. 3
    12:02 a.m., traffic detail, 12000 U.S. 421N
    5:24 p.m., property damage accident, 5900 block of U.S. 42E
    8:01 p.m., traffic detail, 12000 U.S. 421N

    Tuesday, Sept. 4
    8:44 a.m., assisted motorist, New Hope Rd
    9:24 a.m., school visit, Milton Elementary School
    10:23 a.m., school visit, Trimble County Middle School
    10:35 a.m., welfare check, Pryors Fork
    10:51 a.m., animal complaint, 400 block Fisher Farm Rd
    3:02 p.m., school zone traffic detail, Trimble County Middle School

  • RAISING AWARENESS OF SPEED
  • Marching Raiders field all-classical program

    By JULIE BALL HAMBRICK

    The Trimble Banner

    Forget what you think you know about marching bands. Skip the half-time trip to the concession stands. Stay put -- and be prepared to listen and learn. This fall, for the first time in the school’s history, Trimble County High School’s Marching Raiders will present an all-classical music field show.

  • Trimble High’s ACT scores 21st in Kentucky

    By JULIE BALL HAMBRICK

    The Trimble Banner

    The results are in -- and this fall Trimble County High School seniors can give themselves a well-deserved pat on the back. ACT (American College Testing) scores for 2011/2012 jumped from 17.3 in recent years to 20.8, which puts Trimble County at 21st out of 229 participating schools statewide this year.

  • APPLE FESTIVAL FUN
  • IRS changes forms for FSA producers, vendors

    LEXINGTON, Ky. - John W. McCauley, USDA Farm Service Agency State Executive Director, announced last week that calendar year 2012 brings several changes to the way FSA reports a producer’s farm program payments to the producer and to IRS. In past years, IRS Forms 1099-G would be issued to show all program payments received from the Farm Service Agency, regardless of the amount.

  • Pyles offers calculations for estimating winter hay needs

    Winter hay supplies are expected to be short this year due to the extended drought. However, we did receive almost 2 inches of rain this past weekend that will go a long way in kick starting our pastures.  Right now is a good time to estimate the amount of hay you have on hand to see if you have sufficient supplies to meet your winter feeding needs. If you are going to be short, additional hay or feeds will need to be secured or you will have to cull animals from your herd.

  • Kentucky apples and sweet potatoes loaded with nutrients

    Fall—just the thought of it brings visions of colorful leaves, cooler temperatures and wonderful Kentucky fall foods, such as sweet potatoes and apples.  Not only are these foods delicious, but they are jam-packed with nutrients.

    Apples and sweet potatoes are two of nature’s great nutritional gifts, and even the wrapping is edible.  They are low in calories, fat, and sodium. 

  • TRIMBLE COUNTY SCHOOL LUNCH MENUS

    BEDFORD/MILTON ELEMENTARY

    Offered @ Breakfast Daily:Milk/Juice/Fruit/Cereal/Toast
    Breakfast -- free
    Lunch -- $1.85
    Milk  -- .45

    Offered Daily:  Milk / Juice / Chef Salad / Yogurt
    All bread is whole grain

    Monday, Sept. 10: Hot dog on WG bun, chili sauce, sweet potato puffs, broccoli, applesauce or grapes.

    Tuesday, Sept. 11: Spaghetti w/meat sauce, salad, peas, orange wedges or pineapple tidbits.

  • Lady Raiders survive aggressive, determined Carroll team

    It wasn’t always pretty, but it was a win.

    The Trimble County Lady Raiders managed to pull out a win on the road against the Carroll County Lady Panthers 3-1 Thursday night, despite not playing their ‘A’ game.

    Trimble head coach Ruth Staples said to come out with a win when your team plays bad is “encouraging.”