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Today's News

  • Hodgenville memorial celebrates centennial

    By Amber Coulter

    The News-Enterprise

    Rabbi Joseph Rapport opened a prayer by saying five score years ago the first memorial to President Abraham Lincoln was created.

    The structure loomed behind the man as he led a prayer beginning a ceremony observing the 100th anniversary of the Lincoln Memorial Monday at the Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Park near Hodgenville.

  • PSC issues action plan in LG&E/KU customer service audit

    KPA News Content Service

    The Kentucky Public Service Commission (PSC) has released the detailed action plan outlining how Louisville Gas and Electric Co. (LG&E) and Kentucky Utilities Co. (KU) will make needed improvements in customer service.

  • Helpful suggestions for healthy eating over the holidays

    The holiday season is a time for enjoying the company of friends and family, a time for frequent parties and social gatherings and a time when high-fat, high-calorie foods are available. As a result, there are many opportunities for putting on extra pounds.

    Research shows that the average American gains about one to two pounds during the holidays. This may not seem like a lot, but the problem is that this weight is kept on and it can accumulate with each passing year.

  • The Kentucky Agriculture Water Quality Act dates to 1994

    The Agriculture Water Quality Act was passed by the Kentucky General Assembly in 1994. It states that landowners with 10 or more acres in agricultural production must develop a water quality plan. If you farm 10 or more acres or plan to harvest trees on 10 or more acres in Kentucky, then you are required by state law to implement an agriculture water quality plan, according to Amanda Gumbert, UK Water Quality Extension Specialist.

    Actually, very few Trimble County farmers have completed their required water quality plans.

  • Reduction in agricultural development funds likely, lawmaker group learns

    Special to The Banner

    FRANKFORT—State and regional agricultural projects will likely have 36 percent less available state agricultural development funding this fiscal year because of the struggling economy, a state legislative committee was told yesterday.

  • TRIMBLE COUNTY SCHOOL LUNCH MENUS

    Monday, Nov. 21: Ham or turkey on bun, *uncrustable, soup choice, broccoli, carrots w/dip, pear half, fresh fruit

    Tuesday, Nov. 22: Oven fried chicken, mashed potatoes, peas, fruit salad, hot roll

    Wednesday, Nov. 23:  No School

    Thursday, Nov. 24: Thanksgiving Day, No School

    Friday, Nov. 25: No School

    * – denotes options available for high school students

    Milk, juice, yogurt and chef salad offered daily. Menu subject to change due to availability of food.

  • Seniors taking part in College Application Week

    Trimble County High School’s senior class is participating in College Application Week through Nov. 18. As part of Kentucky’s college access initiative, TCHS staff members will be working with seniors to complete and submit one or more college applications.

    Many students have already submitted applications but the goal is to have a 100 percent completion rate of the students in the class.

    Additionally, senior seminars will be held with the group to assist with financial aid, scholarships and housing options.

  • FIRST NINE WEEKS HONOR ROLLS – TRIMBLE COUNTY SCHOOLS

    BEDFORD ELEMENTARY

    All A

  • Alleged robber arrested

    A bit of luck and some good, old-fashioned police work led to the arrest of the man who allegedly robbed Cook’s Pharmacy employees at gunpoint on Thursday, Nov. 3.

    Detective Danny Stivers with the Henry County Sheriff’s Office said Monday that Brandon L. French, 31, of Bagdad was arrested Friday night, Nov. 11, while being held at the Shelby County Detention Center.

    Stivers said after the robbery, he had contacted Officer Rodney Kidd of the Simpsonville Police Department, which had been investigating a similar crime there.

  • 50 years at Farmers Bank