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Today's News

  • County ok’s 1st reading of tax ordinance

    Following a civil, yet sometimes loud, interaction with members of the audience in attendance, the Trimble County Fiscal Court Monday unanimously approved by voice vote the first reading of an ordinance imposing a licensing fee on insurance companies for the privilege of doing business in Trimble County. Upon approval of the second reading at the governing body’s Feb. 18, 2013 meeting, the measure would be effective beginning July 1, 2013.

  • Pasture/hay improvement strategies

    Trimble County forage and beef producers are invited to participate in an upcoming meeting concerning forage and beef production scheduled for Monday, January 28, 2013 at 7 p.m. The meeting will be broadcast live to the Trimble County Extension Office. Dr. Garry Lacefield, UK Extension Forage Specialist, will be speaking on “Preparing for More and Better Pastures In 2013” and Dr. Jeff Lehmkuhler, UK Extension Beef Cattle Specialist, will be speaking on “Strategies to Stretch the Hay Supply”.

  • Kentucky State Police to conduct checkpoints

    The Kentucky State Police will be conducting traffic safety checkpoints in the counties of Oldham, Trimble, Henry, Owen, Carroll and Gallatin during the period of Jan. 28 – Feb. 11, 2013.

    The intent of a traffic safety checkpoint is to provide for high visibility public safety service, focusing on vehicular equipment deficiencies, confirming appropriate registration of vehicles and the licensing of drivers.  Violations of law or other public safety issues that arise shall be addressed in accordance with Kentucky traffic and regulatory laws.
     

  • Trimble’s Scott Burrows: The Forensic Mechanic

    EDITOR’S NOTE: The following article and sidebar were originally published in the January 2013 issue of Towing & Recovery Footnotes (www.trfootnotes.com), a monthly periodical for the towing industry published in Norfolk, Va. It is reprinted here with permission.

    By ALLAN T. DUFFIN

  • Resolve to volunteer in the new year

    Now is the time of year we resolve to make changes for the better. This year, you can resolve to be a positive influence in the life of a young person by volunteering with 4-H.

    Whether leading a club, chaperoning a group of youth at 4-H camp, teaching new skills or helping judge a speech or demonstration contest, adult volunteers are an essential and invaluable part of 4-H. In fact, many 4-H programs would not be possible without the help of caring, adult volunteers.

  • Techniques for renovating hay and pasture fields

    If you have a less-than-productive grass pasture or hayfield, following a few simple renovation techniques could increase the field’s productivity, according to Garry Lacefield, UK Extension forage Specialist.  Some things you can do include planting a legume such as red clover, controlling pests and adding lime and fertilizer. Be aware though, some techniques require you to start as early as the middle of February.

  • TRIMBLE COUNTY SCHOOL LUNCH MENUS

    BEDFORD/MILTON ELEMENTARY
    Offered @ Breakfast Daily:Milk/Juice/Fruit/Cereal/Toast
    Breakfast -- free
    Lunch -- $1.85
    Milk  -- .45
    Offered Daily:  Milk / Juice / Chef Salad / Yogurt
    All bread is whole grain

    Monday, Jan. 21: No School-Martin Luther King Birthday.

    Tuesday, Jan. 22: No School.

    Wednesday, Jan. 23: Chicken tenders, broccoli w/cheese sauce, mashed potatoes, fresh fruit choice or fruit cocktail, wg roll.

  • Oberto is ‘12 hydro champ

    Staff Report
    Steve David and the Oh Boy! Oberto/Miss Madison secured the 2012 Air National Guard H1 Unlimited Series championship during the first day of the Oryx Cup UIM World Championship in Doha, Qatar. The championship means the Oberto will again wear the number U-1 for the 2013 season. Jimmy Shane won the Oryx Cup race aboard the U-5 Graham Trucking. Oberto took second.

  • Little Raiders win two

    By Craig Lacefield
    For The Trimble Banner

  • Lady Raiders runners-up in All A Eighth Region

    The Trimble County Lady Raiders gave a valiant effort against Eighth Region powerhouse Gallatin County Saturday but fell short in their quest for the Eighth Region All A Classic played at Eminence. Gallatin pulled out a 63-54 win.

    Gallatin rolled through an outmanned Carroll County team 71-28 to open the tournament on Tuesday, Jan. 8. On the second night of first-round competition Owen County outlasted Walton-Verona by a 46-45 score. In the second game, Trimble handed the host school a lopsided loss, 74-16