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Today's News

  • Give infants and toddlers a good start

    Recent findings indicate that even infants and toddlers are now at risk for becoming obese. Current national figures for infants and toddlers show that one in 10 is overweight, and more than 20 percent of children between the ages 2 and 5 are already overweight or obese.

    Early obesity can lead to adult overweight or obesity and the chronic diseases that stem from weight management issues. Reversing this alarming trend is critical for parents or care-givers to ensure health for children as they grow up.
    Recommendations include the following:

  • Burley and livestock updates for Trimble producers

    Tobacco workshop set at Spindletop Farm

  • TRIMBLE COUNTY GOES BACK TO SCHOOL – 2011-12

    EDITOR’S NOTE: The following article arrived at The Banner office after the Back to School section had gone to press.

    By JEAN ADAMS
    Director of Special Education

    The Trimble County School District keeps educational records in a secure location in each school and Board office.

  • Hunting season preview available from Ky. Fish & Wildlife

    FRANKFORT, Ky. – The first fall hunting season in Kentucky opens in less than a month. Here are some highlights of what’s to come:

    The 2011-2012 Kentucky Hunting & Trapping Guide is being printed and will be mailed to license vendors statewide next week.

    The 66-page guide is free, and details the season dates, bag limits and regulations for deer, elk, bear, turkey, small game and furbearers.

  • William Blair named to helm Trimble football program

    By LISA CLONTZ
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    There’s a new coach in town. The newly hired interim football coach for the Trimble County High School football team is William K. Blair.

    “I feel that I fit into this great community and am excited to take over a program that I care so much about,” Blair said. “I’m seeing a lot of enthusiasm from players, parents and supporters, and am grateful for the support shown for the program.”

  • Summer education programs

    For many students, the end of the school year does not mean an end to time spent with a teacher.

    In fact, hundreds work as hard during summer vacation as they do during the rest of the year.  Two of the most popular programs Kentucky offers are Governor’s Scholars and the Governor’s School for the Arts, both of which give select high school students a chance to spend several weeks on a college campus with others as driven as they are.

  • Single Christian ladies take note

    To paraphrase Beyonce, this one’s for all the single ladies out there, at least the Christian ones.

    The rest of you can read along, too.

    Occasionally I run into a man I’ll call Bob. I’m not sure how old he is or what he does for a living, only that he has a steady job — with insurance and benefits. He has all his own teeth, doesn’t live in his parents’ basement, has a reliable vehicle and a good sense of humor.

  • LOOKING BACK

    30 Years Ago (July 30, 1981)

  • Trimble alumni encouraged to enjoy TCHS centennial

    This week’s edition of the paper may fill some youngsters with dread at the thought of another school year being just around the corner. For most, however, there is the anticipation of a new adventure and new worlds to conquer. For some parents, the term “back to school” brings a sigh of relief.

  • Photo exhibit ends this week at library

    Recently, I traveled from a flower garden in Milton to a ballgame in Carrollton then to a nursing home in Cincinnati where four lively ladies were celebrating over 400 years of living. From there I went to see the Brooklyn Bridge and then to Tokyo Towers in Japan.

    I did all of this at the Trimble County Public Library through photographs taken by Phyllis Codling McLaughlin, former editor of The Trimble Banner and The News-Democrat.