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Today's News

  • Public Records – Nov. 17, 2010

    FELONIES

  • Set budget to reduce holiday stress

    By JANE PROCTOR
    Trimble County Extension agent

    The holiday season – with all the work, stress, expense and fun – seems to start earlier every year.
    Experts say you can reduce that stress, though, by preparing early and planning your holiday shopping within a solid, affordable budget.
    According to the National Retail Federation, the average shopper spends $832 on holiday gifts, food and decorations.

  • Fall is the best time to fight dandelion invasions

    By MICHAEL PYLES
    Trimble County Extension agent

    Common chickweed, henbit, and purple deadnettle are cool-season weeds we usually see in crop fields during the fall and winter.
    How-ever, other weeds, such as dandelions, have become more prevalent in recent years, according to J. D. Green, an Extension weed specialist at the University of Kentucky.
    Dandelions are generally considered a major lawn or pasture weed, but increasingly have been found in grain-crop fields.

  • X-Country teams place 5th, 6th at state

    The Trimble County Raiders cross-country teams returned from the 2010 Kentucky State Cross Country this weekend with great news.
    The girls team took fifth place out of 23 teams in the Class A meet, held Saturday, Nov. 13, at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, while the boys team took sixth place.
    Head Coach Jeff Vincent said he is proud of both teams’ efforts and praised the runners’ hard work – particularly the seniors.

  • Adair named District 4’s top player

  • Judge spots DUI suspect buying beer

    By JONNA SPELBRING PRIESTER
    The Henry County Local

  • Fiscal Court releases funds to Bedford VFD

    Officials with the Bedford Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department turned over financial reports to Trimble County Fiscal Court earlier this month.
    On Monday, Nov. 15, the court voted to send the county’s contribution to the department this week.
    The financial reports were requested over the summer by Magistrate Nolan Hamilton Jr., who wanted to scrutinize the needs of both Bedford and Milton’s volunteer departments before turning over $15,000 in county funds set aside to help the department offset costs.

  • Bedford man charged with harassing cyclists

    A Bedford man is charged with second-degree wanton endangerment after authorities say he attempted to run bicyclists off the road during the summer in his truck.
    Following a two-month investigation, Oldham County Police on Tuesday arrested Robert James Wagner, 22, after he reportedly confessed he had attempted to run a cyclist off an Oldham County roadway in August.

  • Fiscal Court to review animal control

    Trimble County Fiscal Court plans to discuss animal control in the county at the Dec. 20 regular monthly meeting.
    County Attorney Perry Arnold told the court that several residents recently have complained that calls to Dan Flinkfelt, the animal control officer assigned to the county by the Kentucky Humane Society, are going unanswered.
    The county contracts with KHS for animal control, paying $55,000 annually for the service. Flinkfelt is based at the KHS Henry County animal shelter in Eminence.

  • TCHS seniors clean up for ‘Light Up Bedford’

    When Trimble County High School guidance counselor Brigette Kunselman saw a story in The Banner that said Bedford may not host its annual Christmas event this year, she had an idea.
    With permission from Principal Stirling “Buddy” Sampson, she asked the senior class the following day if anyone would be interested in pitching in to help save “Light Up Bedford.”