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Today's News

  • Sheriff's Log | Feb. 8, 2018

    Jan. 29

    12:09 p.m., process service, 400 Mosser Road

    12:17 p.m., process service, 20 Westrick Lane

    5:47 p.m., investigative follow up, creek

    Jan. 30

    12:45 p.m., traffic stop, U.S. 42E

    3:42 p.m., attempt to locate, 861 Race Track Road

    Jan. 31

    7:23 a.m., alarm, 363 Richmond Road

    9:54 a.m., informational purposes, Trimble County Public Library

    11:01 a.m., informational purposes, Madison (Ind.) Police Department

    1:20 p.m., process service, 183 Hi Grove Hill Road

  • FFA tractor parade open to community

    The Trimble County Future Farmers of America is celebrating National FFA Week Feb. 17-23. The club will end the week by hosting a tractor parade Feb. 23. The parade will be open to the community. The club needs an estimated number of participants by Feb. 15. Those participating will need to park at the old middle school lot that morning or be present before 2 p.m. the day of the event. Anyone interested in attending and participating can contact Alana Wilson at alana.wilson@stu.trimble.kyschools.us.

  • Community Calendar | Feb. 8, 2018

    Thursday, Feb. 8

    Milton City Commission meets at the Milton Municipal Building at 7:00 p.m.

    Saturday, Feb. 10

    Senator Paul Hornback will have a town hall meeting to discuss the biennial budget, pension reform and other topics at 1 p.m. Feb. 10 at the Trimble County Fiscal Court Building, 123 Church Street. State Rep. Rick Rand is also scheduled to be in attendance. For more information, call Rita Davis at 255-7196.

    Tuesday, Feb. 20

  • At the Library | Feb. 8, 2018

    Knitting class

    Learn new knitting skills and make a pretty hanging dishcloth at 11 a.m. today in the library meeting room. The library supplies the yarn and the group is open to ages 14 and older.

    Yoga

    Take time to quiet your mind and gently strengthen your body with yoga at 6 p.m. Monday in the library meeting room. Wear comfortable clothes and bring your yoga mat. If you don’t have a mat you can borrow one from the library. The class is free and open to ages 16 and older.

    Roaming readers

  • Reeds offer insight into 'Feed the Children' programs

    By CHARLES LISTON

    Special to the Banner

  • House bills focus on drug education, financial literacy

    The one thing a legislative session guarantees is that no two days are alike. My House colleagues and I may spend an hour or more debating a bill that could have a profound impact on education or public safety, and then pivot to discuss another important to farming.

    Since some bills move through the committee system faster than others, their arrival before the full chamber is generally not coordinated. And yet, it is not uncommon for themes to emerge, as one did last week.

  • Bills for recognizing school bus drivers, seasonal labor laws, among others passing through Frankfort this week

    This week was the busiest yet in Frankfort with a number of bills moving through committees and on to the Senate and House floors for votes. We were also visited by a number of statewide advocacy groups that championed their great causes and rallied in the Capitol Rotunda. Between visiting constituents, committee meetings, and voting on the Senate floor, we continued to discuss the upcoming budget.

  • Looking Back & Do You Remember | Feb. 8, 2018

    Feb. 11, 1988 (30 years ago)

    The Trimble County plant for Louisville Gas and Electric was 50 percent complete, although the utility was fighting a battle to prove the plant’s future power would be enough for rate increases.

  • Raiders fall on the road at Walton-Verona, 71-34

    It was a weak scoring night for the Trimble County Raiders after traveling to the Boone/Kenton county line to face the Walton-Verona Bearcats Saturday. The Raiders fell behind early and never could get the offensive engine clicking on all cylinders, eventually falling by a 71-34 score.

  • Caffeine and kids: what you should know

    Caffeine is the most commonly ingested drug found naturally in teas and coffees, the most popular beverages consumed around the world. It can also be found in many beverages commonly consumed by children and youth, such as soft drinks, energy drinks and even chocolate milk. Caffeine is popular because of its energy-boosting, mind-jolting effects, but research is starting to surface that explains the effects this drug may have on children and youth during development.