Today's Features

  • The name zucchini may sound a little odd but zucchini squash is one of the most abundant staples of Kentucky gardens and is the most popular summer squash purchases in the United States.

    Summer squash are staples in Kentucky gardens and at local farmers markets.  Their versatility makes them easy to prepare for tasty summer meals and side dishes.  Two of the more popular varieties include yellow squash and zucchini.


    Offered @ Breakfast Daily:Milk/Juice/Fruit/Cereal/Toast
    Breakfast -- free
    Lunch -- $1.85
    Milk  -- .45

    Offered Daily:  Milk / Juice / Chef Salad / Yogurt

    Monday, Aug. 13: Bosco stick/mar. sauce, glazed carrots, green beans, watermelon or baked apples

    Tuesday, Aug. 14: Chicken Nuggets, pinto beans, potato wedges, corn bread, apple or pear half

    Wednesday, Aug. 15: pizza, tossed salad, corn, grapes or pineapple

  • 30 Years Ago (Aug. 19, 1982)

  • Wednesday, August 15
    The Trimble County Board of Education meets at the school administration building on Wentworth Avenue at 6 p.m.

    TCHS boys golf hosts Henry County at Cardinal Hills, 4:30 p.m.

    Thursday, August 16
    TCHS Lady Raiders volleyball hosts Henry County 7:30 p.m.

    Friday, August 17
    Trimble County Public Library offers Beginner Computer Class: 10-11 a.m. One-on-one Assistance. Basic Computer Skills-Laptops provided. Register by calling 502-255-7362.

  • Monday, August 6
    3:47 a.m., traffic detail, 12000 U.S. 421N
    8:12 a.m., property damage accident, Morton Ridge Rd
    8:47 a.m., process service, 200 block Morton Ridge Rd
    10:23 a.m., process service, 100 block U.S. 421S
    12:10 p.m., process service, 500 block Gill Ridge Rd
    1:23 p.m., traffic stop, Trimble County Courthouse
    2:39 p.m., miscellaneous complaint, 100 block Brays Ridge Rd
    4:16 p.m., theft complaint, Brandon Way
    5:06 p.m., drug information, Bells Ridge Rd

    Tuesday, August 7

  • Items published in court news are public record.

    The Trimble Banner publishes all misdemeanors, felonies and small-claims judgments recorded in district court, as well as all civil suits recorded in circuit court. Juvenile court cases are not published.

    Crime reports are provided by local law enforcement agencies. Charges or citations reported to The Trimble Banner do not imply guilt.

    The following cases were heard in Trimble County Court the week of Aug. 4-10, 2012.


  • Between running air conditioners, watering plants and keeping the kids cool on a hot summer day, many of us are seeing our energy and water usage rise with the temperatures. By making some small adjustments to your home, you can conserve more energy and water. Not only is this good for the environment, but it’s good for your finances.

    Here are some tips for conserving energy and water at home during the warmer months:

  • Well it looks like we missed the rain again this weekend.  We received 0.14 inches of rain at my office and 1.79 inches of rainfall for the month of July.

    In light of the current drought and extremely dry conditions in much of our Kentucky counties, the Kentucky Agricultural Development Board directed staff to develop a fact sheet, highlighting eligible investments through the 2012 CAIP that could help mitigate drought issues.  The investment areas are as follows:


  • 30 Years Ago (Aug. 12, 1982)

    Trimble County Fiscal Court met in a special session for the second reading of the Trimble Building Ordinance.

    New rules for the Milton water works are being discussed and will be handed to Donnie Oakley, who is charge of the maintenance for the water company. They do not have to be approved by the Public Service Commission as they furnish their own water.