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Today's News

  • Healthy Living Garden Series

    Join us this Thursday, March 20, 2014 for the Healthy Living Garden Series at the Trimble County Cooperative Extension Office. Growing your own fruits and vegetables is not only a great way to exercise; it is also a great way to eat. Many fruits and vegetables contain naturally occurring compounds, called antioxidants, which aide in the fight against heart disease, cancer and high blood pressure. I also believe that fresh tastes better!

  • Trimble County School Lunch Menus

    BEDFORD/MILTON ELEMENTARY
    Offered @ Breakfast Daily:Milk/Juice/Fruit/Cereal/Toast
    Breakfast -- free
    Lunch -- $1.95
    Milk  -- .45
    Offered Daily:  Milk / Juice / Chef Salad / Yogurt
    All bread is whole grain
    Monday, Mar. 24: Hot Dog on WG bun, Chili Sauce, Potato Rounds, Broccoli, Applesauce or Grapes, Sunshine Bar.
    Tuesday, Mar. 25: Spaghetti w/meat sauce, Fresh Garden Salad, Peas, Orange Wedges or Pineapple Tidbits.

  • Trimble High’s Tray Robbins is Rotary Club speech winner

    By CHARLES LISTON
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Trimble County High School senior Tray Robbins was the winner of the Bedford Rotary Club’s annual high school speech contest, held March 11.

  • A boat isn’t necessary for productive early spring sauger and walleye fishing

    By LEE McCLELLAN
    Kentucky Afield magazine
    FRANKFORT, Ky. – The cold, muddy water coursing through many rivers in Kentucky right now brings another round of dread in anglers. This situation seems depressing, but for anglers with level 10 cabin fever after this long, dark winter, it is good news.
    When the rivers clear and stabilize, the sauger and walleye fishing will take off downstream of Green River Lake, Lake Cumberland, Kentucky Lake and Lake Barkley.

  • 2014 H1 Unlimited schedule set

    Staff Report

  • Comings and goings in the Miss Madison race team

    Staff Report
    After rumors flew for several months, the Miss Madison Racing Team announced last week that Jimmy Shane, the 2013 H1 Unlimited Driver Champion, will be piloting the Oberto Unlimited hydroplane in 2014. Shane raced his first full season in the Unlimited series in 2012. He has quickly become the sport’s rising star with six race wins, including back-to-back U.I.M. World Championships.

  • Build your energy level
  • O death, where is thy sting?

    For me, last week began and ended with funerals.
    On Monday, I attended the funeral of Mary Zawalich, whom I’d never met, or maybe I have and I don’t remember.
    About a month ago, she called me. She told me her name and said she was 92 and she was dying, but that it was OK, that it was a “happy death.”
    She had called to say that she’s been a reader of my column and that I’ve been a “wonderful part” of her life. She called to thank me, to say that she admired me, that she has loved me.

  • Bridge slide video
  • Short Section of Milton-Madison Bridge slid into place today

    A 100-foot concrete section on the Kentucky side of the Milton-Madison Bridge has been slid into place. The slide began this morning just after 11:30 and was completed in less than two hours. Workers are now conducting finishing touches. Today’s slide is a precursor to the slide of the main half-mile-long steel truss section of the bridge, which is expected to take place later this month.