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Today's News

  • Milton's Customer Appreciation Day is Wednesday, Aug. 3

    The City of Milton will hold a Customer Appreciation Day on Wednesday, August 3, 2011 from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Milton Municipal Building.  There will be hamburgers, hot dogs, potato salad, baked beans, dessert and drinks. There will be door prizes & also an inflatable for the children. The event is free to the public.

  • Legislative panel hears testimony on plan for alcohol sales at some state parks

    FRANKFORT  -- Plans to allow the sale of alcoholic beverages at some state parks were presented to lawmakers during today’s meeting of the Economic Development and Tourism Committee.

    The state has applied for liquor licenses at General Butler State Resort Park in Carrollton, Jenny Wiley State Resort Park in Prestonsburg and Lake Barkley State Resort Park in Cadiz, and at golf courses at My Old Kentucky Home State Park in Bardstown and John James Audubon Park in Henderson.

  • TCHS successful at FFA leadership camp

    By COREY CORNET
    Special to The Banner

    On July 11, six local FFA members left Trimble County High School in Bedford for the Kentucky FFA Leadership Training Center in  Hardinsburg, Ky.

    Cody Heveline, Ethan Merrill, Corey Cornett, Trenton Welch, Kyle Puckett and Kim Abbett had a very busy week that included waking up at six a.m. and not going to bed until nearly midnight.  

  • Controlling thoughts leads to inner peace

    Betty came to me for consultation to find peace in her life. She described several situations of chaos and disruption. She has two daughters who had difficult relationships and a father who was very ill.

    Stress at work was a constant threat of cutbacks. Her workload had increased because of the last cutback, which left her department understaffed. She was working longer hours with higher quotas.
    She was worried about the erratic weather and growing violence around the world.

  • Trimble County Sheriff's Log July 27, 2011

    Monday, July 18
    9:59 a.m., suspicious vehicle, Milton area
    2:35 p.m., domestic abuse, 100 block Morton Ridge Rd
    3:11 p.m., traffic hazard, New Hope Rd
    6:44 p.m., processed papers, Buck Creek Rd
    6:56 p.m., processed papers, Buck Creek Rd

    Tuesday, July 19
    7:53 a.m., assault, Edgewater Dr
    10:58 a.m., processed papers, Logans Ln
    11:18 a.m., processed papers, Estille Ln
    6:14 p.m., alarms, 3000 block Wises Landing Rd
    7:54 p.m., processed papers, 300 block U.S. 42W

  • News of Public Record 07-27-11

    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 are cases heard the week of July 18-22, 2011.

    Felony

  • Legislators get overview of redistricting ‘primer’

    Special to The Banner

    As state legislators prepare plans for Kentucky’s 38 Senate seats, 100 House seats and six Congressional districts, a number of laws and practical factors must be considered, a national redistricting expert said last week.

     Tim Storey, a Senior Fellow with the National Conference of State Legislatures, spoke to members of the Interim Joint Committee on State Government.

    “This is a redistricting primer or Redistricting 101,” said Senate Co-Chair Damon Thayer, R-Georgetown.

  • Give infants and toddlers a good start

    Recent findings indicate that even infants and toddlers are now at risk for becoming obese. Current national figures for infants and toddlers show that one in 10 is overweight, and more than 20 percent of children between the ages 2 and 5 are already overweight or obese.

    Early obesity can lead to adult overweight or obesity and the chronic diseases that stem from weight management issues. Reversing this alarming trend is critical for parents or care-givers to ensure health for children as they grow up.
    Recommendations include the following:

  • Burley and livestock updates for Trimble producers

    Tobacco workshop set at Spindletop Farm

  • TRIMBLE COUNTY GOES BACK TO SCHOOL – 2011-12

    EDITOR’S NOTE: The following article arrived at The Banner office after the Back to School section had gone to press.

    By JEAN ADAMS
    Director of Special Education

    The Trimble County School District keeps educational records in a secure location in each school and Board office.