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Today's News

  • Rowlett among WKU students completing new research

    BOWLING GREEN – Western Kentucky University students Jodi E. Thomas of Los Alamos, New Mexico, Tithe Ahmed of Cave City, Katie L. Alexander of Louisville, James M. Biddle of Vine Grove, Makenzie K. Daniels of Smiths Grove, Jenna R. Rowlett of Bedford and Taylor E. Senay of Elizabethtown recently published their analysis of newly sequenced viral genomes.

  • Market report | March 29, 2018

    Market Report

    Livestock

    March 21, 2018

    Cattle receipts: 215

    Last week: 914

    Last year: 843

    Compared to the previous sale: No trend available due to severe winter

    weather throughout region.

    Feeders: 199

    Slaughter: 16

    Replacements: 0

    Feeder Steers Medium & Large #1-#2: 388 lbs. $158.26; 473 lbs $141; 476

    lbs. $166 value added; 500 lbs. $155; 559 lbs. $138.27; 628 lbs.

    $140.51; 609 lbs. $154.50 value added; 670 lbs. $143.36; 717 lbs.

  • Anthology of Accidents

    I have an amazing talent to find myself entwined in some preposterous situations. I’ve been entangled in a maelstrom of the absurd for as long as I can remember. I’ve been sucked under a playground merry-go-round. A footrace across a parking lot with my siblings concluded in a spectacular crash. My brakes failed and I plummeted headlong into a landscaped median. In its defense, the median had resided in that spot for years and was in no way responsible for my plunge into bruised humiliation.

  • Don't forget sprayer maintenance during spring cleaning

    Remember to include sprayer maintenance in your spring-cleaning tasks. Maintenance now will ensure that your spray equipment is ready for the planting season, and save you time and money down the road.

    Taking care of sprayer maintenance prior to the hectic growing season can prevent time-consuming equipment breakdowns, higher chemical costs, reduced pesticide effectiveness and potential crop damage.

  • Trimble students take part in protest

    BY JACOB BLAIR AND THOMAS CIFRANIK

    Students from Trimble County middle and high schools joined districts nationwide Wednesday as part of protests over gun violence.

    TCHS Principal Michael Slider said although he knew of the national event Wednesday, he wasn’t sure if anybody from the school was organizing anything until Tuesday afternoon.

    Slider arranged for the group, led by seniors Mary Williamson and Ella Aponte, to use the gymnasium for the protest.

  • A lesson for all the kids

    The Christian faith has been an important part of Ann Babel’s life since growing up in Milton and she’s continuing to share that message as a lesson to a young audience with the publication of her children’s book “Mosey Learns to Listen.”

    Babel, the former Ann Jones, will have a signing for her book at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Trimble County Public Library. She will also have a reading of the book for the children. Her other two prior books, “His Lamb I Am” and “Little Tree” for sale as well.

  • Fiscal court gets KentuckyWired update

    Magistrates were able to get an update on the status of KentuckyWired at Monday’s Trimble County Fiscal Court meeting.

  • Construction rubs Ogden Ridge Road residents the wrong way
  • Regional training addresses opioid epidemic

    BY AMANDA MANNING
    Landmark News Service

    Oldham County Police Sergeant James Brown was one of several officials who spoke at a community-wide opioid training event March 6 at the Oldham County Health Department.

    Opioids are a class of drugs that include heroin, fentanyl, methadone, hydromorphone, hydrocodone and oxycodone.

  • Public records | March 22, 2018

    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 the week of March 12 with the Honorable Judge Diane E. Wheeler presiding:

    FELONY