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Today's News

  • TRIMBLE COUNTY NEWS OF PUBLIC RECORD

    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.
    Felony
    Beverly Baxter, review. Dismissed without prejudice.
    Kenneth W. Breeden, review. Release bond per assignment.

  • Be safe: Thanksgiving is peak day for cooking fires

    FRANKFORT, Ky. – Don’t forget basic cooking safety tips during this Thanksgiving season.

    According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), Thanksgiving is the leading day for home cooking fires. In 2010, cooking was involved in an estimated 156,400 home structure fires that were reported to U.S. fire departments. Those fires caused 420 deaths, 5,310 injuries and $993 million in direct property damage.

  • Thanksgiving holiday business closings

    The following businesses will be closed for Thanksgiving:

    Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, Nov. 22, 23 & 24, The County Clerk and Trimble County Sheriff’s offices will be closed.

    Thursday and Friday, Nov. 22 & 23, Trimble County Circuit Clerk and PVA will be closed.

    Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, Nov. 21, 22 & 23 the Judge/executive office will be closed.

    Thursday and Friday, Nov. 22 & 23, Bedford City Hall and Milton City Hall will be closed.

  • ‘Recreational’ lots focus of county meeting

    During their regular monthly meeting Monday the members of Trimble County Fiscal Court held a lengthy discussion with developers of seven lots located on Hwy. 36 east of Milton. The property, from the estate of the late Aubrey Jackson, was auctioned on Sept. 22 by Mike Taylor who attended Monday’s meeting with Hanover surveyor Bill Pettitt and realtor Scott Lynch.

  • Bridge project wins Popular Science award

    Louisville, Ky. – The innovative design and construction methods used on the Milton-Madison Bridge Project have been recognized with a 2012 Best of What’s New Award from Popular Science magazine.

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  • Kentucky state parks hosting T-giving Buffet

    FRANKFORT, Ky. – Kentucky State Park restaurants are preparing for one of the busiest days of the year – Thanksgiving Day.

    The Thanksgiving Day buffet will be served Nov. 22, 2012, at all 17 resort park restaurants, a tradition for the parks and many families across Kentucky.

  • It’s time we work together

    Our world is at a point of crisis that most of us could never have imagined. Factors of climate, war, culture, environmental destruction, resources, unemployment and financial decline are creating fear and uncertainty of the future. We are at what some predict as the end times.

    Whether you agree with this or not, one thing that we all agree on is the need to set aside our differences and focus on mutual goals of restoration. We can no longer divide the focus by remaining in conflict within ourselves, our families, our communities, our country and our world.

  • Trimble at National FFA Convention

    By  Lori Whitehead
    Special to The Trimble Banner

    The Trimble County High School Chapter of the Future Farmers of America recently attended the 85th National FFA Convention.  The convention was held Oct. 24-26 in Indianapolis.

    Trimble County students were joined by Carroll and Henry counties as well.  Students saw people from all over the United States, even some from Puerto Rico!  The majority of students concluded that this was the best trip they had ever been on.

  • Soil testing after dry conditions

    Dry weather conditions this past summer may lead to lower soil pH and potassium levels in fall soil samples according to Frank Sikora, UK Extension Soil Testing Coordinator. Measuring the accurate levels of pH and potassium in soil after harvest will provide the proper amount of potassium fertilizer and lime needed in the spring to supplement the soil’s nutrients to provide suitable growing conditions.