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Today's News

  • Father’s ministry led editor’s family to Trimble County

    First of all, I am not a Trimble County native.
    I was hatched in a small hospital in the tiny, hospitable hamlet of Milan in Ripley County, Ind. Two years after Milan recovered from my birth tiny Milan High School won the Indiana high school basketball state championship. Yep, the same burr-headed Milan Indians that the movie “Hoosiers” was based on went to school with my older siblings. My brother still maintains contact with several of the former players these many years later.

  • COMMUNITY CALENDAR

    Thursday, March 3

    Milton Elementary School Site-Based Decision Making Council meets at 4:15 p.m. in the school library.
    Trimble County Hymn Sing at Milton United Methodist Church at 
7 p.m. Everyone welcome.
    Upward Soccer will have it’s final registration for Spring season, for ages 3 and up at the Milton Baptist Church in Milton from 5-7 p.m. For more information please call 502-268-5292.

    Friday, March 4

  • Hevelines add lumber at Bedford Hardware

    The Trimble Banne

    Growing their business has been a main goal for Greg and Tracie Heveline since they bought Bedford Hardware five years ago.

    Realizing that there likely were opportunities they were missing out on as retailers, Tracie Heveline said she and her husband decided about a year ago to start listening closely to their customers to find out what the store needed.
    “The biggest thing we were missing out on was lumber,” she said.

  • Legislators review measures as session winds down

    The Trimble Banner

  • Next stop, Derby Festival

    Eighth-grader Miranda Combest was Trimble County’s top speller at the county Spelling Bee on Wednesday, Feb. 16. She beat out her sister, Jasmine Combest, who won the Milton Elementary Bee, and Landon Sutherland, who won the Bedford Spelling Bee. Trimble Banner editor Phyllis McLaughlin, who served as county coordinator this year, presented the award to Miranda, who moves on to challenge winners from across the Bluegrass at the Derby Festival Spelling Bee, set for 11 a.m. Saturday, March 19, in the 
PNC Club at Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium in Louisville, Ky.

  • Relay Chili Cook-Off raises $150
  • MILESTONES

     

  • Exercise restores vitality, rejuvenation

    I had a client named Frances who was always tired. She came to me because she had lost her zest for living and seemed to just drag through every day.
    I asked what used to bring her happiness and relaxation; she replied, without hesitation, music.
    So, she agreed to use music and movement to help improve her vitality. I put on some flowing mood music with wind instruments and told her to slow her breathing – inhaling and exhaling gently to relax to the rhythm of the music.

  • Monitor cows for successful calving

    Providing sound management during the calving season can mean more live calves. Excessive losses can mean the difference between a year’s profit or loss for a beef producer says Les Anderson, University of Kentucky Extension beef specialist.
    It is important to have a short calving period to allow frequent observation and assistance if needed. Some specific things a producer can do to limit calf loss include:

  • Overpaying? Recalculate tax withholding

    As tax time nears, many of us begin to think about the amount of our federal income-tax refund or try to figure how much we may owe. 
    Income taxes are based on the total income earned minus any allowable deductions. They must be filed by midnight April 15.
    The majority of people have their income tax deducted directly from their paycheck. The difference between the actual amount owed in income tax and the amount paid is calculated once per year.