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Today's News

  • Bedford raises city insurance tax rates

    The municipal tax paid by insurance companies doing business in the City of Bedford will increase by three percent, from eight to 11 percent, following a vote by the Bedford City Commission on Monday. The rate increase would be passed on to individual insurance customers through increases in premiums.

  • County ok’s 1st reading of Sunday wine sales

    The Sunday sale of wine is a step closer to reality in Trimble County.

    Trimble County Fiscal Court on Monday approved the first reading of an ordinance allowing the sale of wine at the Little Kentucky River Winery south of Bedford.

    Hours for Sunday sales would be from 1 p.m. until 10 p.m. if fiscal court adopts the ordinance following a second reading during its next meeting on Nov. 21.

  • Little Ky. River Winery opens near Bedford

    When David and Teresa Weyler first bought 475 acres along the Little Kentucky River in Trimble County back in 2003, the Louisville couple planned mostly to use the property for hunting.

    But after delving into the history of their newly acquired house at 3289 U.S. 421 South, just about 3 miles south of the Bedford city limits, they decided to renovate the dilapidated property that once belonged to Bessie Hunter and do something more with it.

  • TRIMBLE COUNTY SCHOOL LUNCH MENUS

    Monday, Oct. 17: Corn dog, *uncrustable, baked beans, potato smiles, mandarin oranges, fresh fruit

    Tuesday, Oct. 18: Taco salad, *burrito, *refried beans, corn, pineapple, fresh fruit

    Wednesday, Oct. 19:  Chicken tenders, *shaved ham & cheese on bun, baked potato, broccoli w/cheese sauce, fruit cup, roll w/honey spread, fresh fruit

    Thursday, Oct. 20: Lasagna, *pizza, tossed salad, peas, pear half, fresh fruit, garlic cheese breadstick

  • Tour Kentucky’s Civil War sites

    From the KPA News Content Service

    FRANKFORT – As the nation observes the 150th anniversary of the Civil War, a new state program to link Civil War sites throughout Kentucky will help visitors and residents understand how the conflict shaped a state torn by the war.

  • Farm Bill program participation encouraged

    The USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service in Kentucky is encouraging landowners, farmers and producers to visit their local NRCS office now to receive more information and apply for conservation technical assistance and possible financial funding opportunities.

    The application process for 2008 Farm Bill conservation programs is continuous, with funding selections made at specific times throughout the year. The Kentucky NRCS application ranking cutoff date for consideration of 2012 funds in this signup period is Nov. 15, 2011.

  • Peak season for deer collisions

    Special to The Banner

    When asked to identify the most dangerous animal in the United States, most people, depending on where they live, would likely point first to a bear, mountain lion, alligator or even a shark. While those are all seemingly logical choices, statistics from the Insurance Information Institute reveal that the deadliest animal roaming the country is actually the white-tailed deer.

  • Doing Halloween on a budget

    The fall can be a very expensive time of year for families with back-to-school clothing and supplies, as well as fall sports registrations and supplies. With all of the early fall activities, many families may not have planned ahead for Halloween expenses.  Halloween ranks as the third most expensive holiday, following Christmas and Valentine’s Day. This might surprise some people, since typically the holiday does not involve large gift giving or family events. Nonetheless, the price of costumes, candy, and decorations can add up.

  • Using antimicrobials safely

  • Your emotions and you: Who is in charge?