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Today's News

  • Next stop, Derby Festival

    Eighth-grader Miranda Combest was Trimble County’s top speller at the county Spelling Bee on Wednesday, Feb. 16. She beat out her sister, Jasmine Combest, who won the Milton Elementary Bee, and Landon Sutherland, who won the Bedford Spelling Bee. Trimble Banner editor Phyllis McLaughlin, who served as county coordinator this year, presented the award to Miranda, who moves on to challenge winners from across the Bluegrass at the Derby Festival Spelling Bee, set for 11 a.m. Saturday, March 19, in the 
PNC Club at Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium in Louisville, Ky.

  • Relay Chili Cook-Off raises $150
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  • Exercise restores vitality, rejuvenation

    I had a client named Frances who was always tired. She came to me because she had lost her zest for living and seemed to just drag through every day.
    I asked what used to bring her happiness and relaxation; she replied, without hesitation, music.
    So, she agreed to use music and movement to help improve her vitality. I put on some flowing mood music with wind instruments and told her to slow her breathing – inhaling and exhaling gently to relax to the rhythm of the music.

  • Monitor cows for successful calving

    Providing sound management during the calving season can mean more live calves. Excessive losses can mean the difference between a year’s profit or loss for a beef producer says Les Anderson, University of Kentucky Extension beef specialist.
    It is important to have a short calving period to allow frequent observation and assistance if needed. Some specific things a producer can do to limit calf loss include:

  • Overpaying? Recalculate tax withholding

    As tax time nears, many of us begin to think about the amount of our federal income-tax refund or try to figure how much we may owe. 
    Income taxes are based on the total income earned minus any allowable deductions. They must be filed by midnight April 15.
    The majority of people have their income tax deducted directly from their paycheck. The difference between the actual amount owed in income tax and the amount paid is calculated once per year. 

  • News at a Glance - Feb. 24

    Infinite Realm to give free concert

    The Infinite Realm will present a “Week of Compassion” free concert at 6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 26, at the Carrollton Christian Church, 310 Fifth St., Carrollton.

  • What's happening in Trimble County

    Thursday, Feb. 24

  • Animal control, shelter top Fiscal Court discussion

    The Trimble Banner

  • Consultants, city discuss options

    The Trimble Banner
    The Milton City Commission has begun considering a proposal to build a bike and walking path that will connect the completed Milton-Madison Bridge with Milton’s City Park.