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Today's News

  • Want to save big? SmartSource coupons coming to The Banner

    Few products offer individuals the opportunity to save more than they spend. Starting July 20, The Trimble Banner will give readers this opportunity with the return of SmartSource coupons.

    Inside The Trimble Banner each week, readers will find a coupon package regularly valued at more than $100 in savings through manufacturer, retail and restaurant coupons. Subscribers will usually find they can recoup the cost of a subscription in just one week of coupon savings.

  • Street closings get nod for Bedford Bash

    The Bedford City Commission granted permission for the closure of West Street from Spring Street by the Bedford Bed and Breakfast to Church Street and Church Street to Victory Ave. for the annual Bedford Bash being held this year on Aug. 26.

    The commission also unanimously voted to renew contracts with City Attorney Genon Hensley and Constable Craig Lacefield for another year. Commissioner Todd Pollack was absent from the Monday night regular meeting of the City of Bedford.

  • Strand jacks to lift new truss into place

    Work continues on the preparation of bridge piers three, four and five on the Milton-Madison Bridge. The current preparations are necessary to be completed in advance of the pier-strengthening process, which has been described in previous installments of this series.

  • Outdoor Channel to film here

    Trimble County will be in the national spotlight on Saturday, July 30, when the Outdoor Channel’s “Keepin’ It Real Tour” rolls into town.

  • TCHS track/cross country coach suspended

    A Trimble County track/cross-country coach has been suspended with pay by Superintendent Marcia Dunaway.

    Dunaway informed Jeff Vincent in a letter dated June 20 of the suspension. The Trimble Banner obtained a copy of the letter in accordance with the state’s Open Records law.

    “During your suspension, you are not to be on School District property except at my specific direction, or have contact with any School District staff or students,” the letter states.

  • Outdoor Channel to film at Trimble facility

    The Outdoor Channel’s “Keepin’ It Real Tour” with Brian Fisher will be filming on location July 30 at the new Dirty Turtle Off-road Park in Trimble County.

    Fisher, the host and executive producer of Fisher’s ATV World on the Outdoor Channel, is a long time ATV enthusiast with a love of travel and adventure. Fisher’s ATV World is an award-winning television series that has been airing nationally for the past 10 years with travel to four countries and 29 of the 50 United States.

  • BIGGEST of the PATCH
  • Temple attends leadership event

    Trimble County High School student Katie Temple recently returned home from Kentucky Farm Bureau’s Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders. Temple and 43 other high school students from around the state attended the five-day summer leadership conference, held June 20-24 at the University of Kentucky.

    An identical IFAL conference was also held June 13-17 at Murray State University for an additional 45 students.

  • An example of being Fibromyalgia free

    I had a client named Sam who had a variety of fluctuating symptoms ranging from aches and pain to depression, insomnia, anxiety and exhaustion. Although the diagnosis of Fibromyalgia usually involves women patients, he was given this diagnosis by his physician. When Sam came to me he was at his wit’s end. We started a Fibro-free Quality of Life Treatment Program which includes a once-a-month core program with take-home follow-up activities, add-on options and free support activities.  

  • Summer cucumbers and corn

    Some of the first summer vegetables harvested in Kentucky gardens are cool, crisp cucumbers. Cucumbers can be found in local gardens and farmers markets between June and mid-September. The internal temperature of a cucumber can be 20 degrees cooler than the outside air and with steamy Kentucky days these popular vegetables bring coolness to summer meals.