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Today's News

  • Trimble welcomes new library director

    By PHYLLIS McLAUGHLIN

    The Trimble Banner

    When Lisa Wegner took her first job working in the circulation department of a local library, the Fittstown, Okla., native had no idea she’d found her calling.

    After college, she and her husband, Joe, moved to Virginia, where he studied at Virginia Technical Institute. While there, their son, Eli, was born, and Lisa became a stay-at-home mom.

  • Milton pedestrian killed on U.S. 421N

    (Milton, KY) On Tuesday, Oct. 4 at 8:36 P.M., dispatchers from Kentucky State Police Post 5 in Campbellsburg received a 9-1-1 call reporting a pedestrian had been struck by a vehicle on U.S. Highway 421 north just south of Milton.

  • KU asks to build new plant; rates might rise again

    By Scott Sloan

    Lexington Herald-Leader

    In the wake of stricter federal environmental regulations, Kentucky Utilities asked the state Public Service Commission recently for permission to spend as much as $800 million to build natural gas-fired power generators to replace older coal-fired units. KU expects to eventually ask for a 4 percent increase in rates to pay for the new units.

  • Trimble’s Repair Affair
  • Cross Country: Fleet of Feet
  • Lady Raiders now at 19-8
  • Wired, but tired? Avoid the stress of being overloaded

    When Mary Ann came into my office that first time, she had a tired, harried look on her face and seemed nervous. She related that she had no time for herself between the duties of her part time job as a nurse, the responsibilities to her ailing mother and the duties of being a wife and mother of two pre-teen daughters. With the holidays approaching, she felt added stress and found it hard to calm down and get a good night’s sleep.

  • Regional Beef Cattle Field Day set Oct. 4 in Shelby Co.

    Area beef cattle producers should plan to attend the Regional Beef Cattle Field Day on Tuesday, October 4, 2011 at the Taylor Cattle Farm in Shelby County. Registration begins at 4 p.m. followed by tours at 5 p.m.

    Tour topics include: Limit-Feed Options with Ted Perry, Beef Technical Services Manager, Purina Mills;

    Pfizer 50K Program with Rod Schoenbine, Cattle Genetics Specialist, Pfizer Animal Genetics;
    Carcass Ultrasounding with Cobie Rutherford, Marketing Coordinator, Kentucky Beef Network;

  • Enjoy the cool, fall air at Kentucky’s state parks

    In the state of Kentucky, we have 52 state parks.  Each state park offers a different view of the treasures in our state.  There are few sights more spectacular than the changing of the colors of the leaves in the fall.  What a great time to get outside and observe the beauty of our state and get some physical activity too! 

  • Football managers: They serve behind the scenes

    By JAMES LINE

    Special to The Trimble Banner

    Managers can be found almost everywhere; offices, restaurants, supermarkets, hospitals - the list goes on and on. In the stands at a football game on a Friday night, look very closely and through your squinted eyes you may see another type of manager. The three blue-clothed teens standing along the sidelines are managers of the football team. And that brief glimpse may be the only recognition they receive the entire night.