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  • News of Public Record 02-08-12

    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 cases were heard in court the week of Jan. 30-Feb. 3, 2012.

    Felony
    Shawn Dale Dickmeyer, review. Dismissed.

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  • Good for your heart? Good for your brain

    Sometimes people are at higher risk for Alzheimer’s disease and stroke due to risk factors they cannot control.  Such risk factors may include advanced age, family history or ethnicity.  There are risk factors you can control, however, to help improve both heart and brain health.

  • Emerald ash borer update

    Most people are aware of the danger to ash trees from the emerald ash borer throughout North America. According to a sobering USDA Forest Service publication, “Emerald ash borer is the most destructive forest insect introduced into North America in recent history. Our present ability to detect, contain, eradicate, or manage EAB infestations is limited….The eventual loss of the vast majority of ash trees in North America should be anticipated.” To read the entire publication, please visit http://na.fs.fed.us/pubs/eab/eab_strategy.pdf.

  • TRIMBLE COUNTY SCHOOL LUNCH MENUS

    Monday, Feb. 13: Chicken pattie on bun, *sloppy joe or beef teriyaki dippers, spicey fries, fresh veggies w/dip, cole slaw, mandarin oranges, fresh fruit, sherbet cup

    Tuesday, Feb. 14: Baked spaghetti, *shaved turkey on bun, tossed salad, peas, cottage cheese/pineapple, breadstick, valentine cake

    Wednesday, Feb. 15:  Chicken tenders, mashed potatoes, green beans, fruit cup, fresh fruit, whole wheat bread

    Thursday, Feb. 16: BES & MES: Hamburger/cheeseburger, lettuce, tomato, pickle, french fries, sliced peaches, fresh fruit

  • SECOND NINE WEEKS HONOR ROLLS – TRIMBLE COUNTY SCHOOLS

    BEDFORD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

    All A
    Grade Two: Elise Beeles, Keegan Congleton, Molly Craig, Jordan Fico, Abby Hall, Lauren Haney, Morgan Mahoney, Tate Ogburn, Wilson Raisor, Luke Staley, Bailey Turner, Aleah Cull, Belinda Garcia, Dexter Guth, Hanna Haines, Sydney Howerton, Weston Lawson, Chase Lindeman, Hope Staley, Cora Villenes, Makayla Abbott, Kylie Aldridge, Alex Branch, Jadelyn Bratcher, Danielle Craig, Hannah Daugherty, Shelby Hall, Dalton Penick, Deylan Phelps, Diana Scott, Billy Spillman, Abby Stewart, Hunter West, Alyssa Wright.

  • Trimble County Middle School names 8th grade Students of the Month

    Trimble County Middle School Principal Mike Genton has announced recognition of the eighth grade Students of the Month and Teacher and Staff Member Spotlights for December.

  • Seeking God’s face

    Circle this date on your calendar: Feb. 15, “John Frum Day.”

    Celebrated on the remote South Pacific island of Tanna, on John Frum Day islanders dress up as American G.I.s, with “USA” painted in red on their bare chests and backs and march in perfect step with bamboo rifles on their shoulders.

  • Agriculture, energy among areas of focus for House

    While no one can predict exactly what will pass in a regular legislative session, one constant can always be counted on: Diversity. Last week was a textbook example of that in action in the Kentucky House, with legislation ranging from wild pigs to alternative energy projects.