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Today's News

  • 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

  • Cursed, blessed law

    When my youngest daughter first moved away from home and I realized I could not control her every action (not that I ever could, but I deluded myself into thinking I could when she lived with me), I had a brilliant idea.

    She was home for a visit and when I brought her to the airport I said, “Let me give you a list of everything I think you should and shouldn’t do and then you can just do everything on the list and we’ll both live happily ever after, especially me.”

  • LOOKING BACK

    Jan. 20, 1983 (30 Years Ago)

    Twenty-one-year-old Melinda Bray is Trimble County’s first lady firefighter. She has been a member of the Bedford Volunteer Fire Dept. for nearly four months now, having completed her probation period. At the last fire department meeting Melinda was elected Secretary. She is a qualified emergency medical technician and works as a medical assistant for Dr. Rod MacGregor in Bedford.

  • DO YOU REMEMBER?
  • McConnell: Fiscal deal imperfect but necessary

    If one-hundred people were drowning and you had the ability to save ninety-nine, would you?  Of course you would.  We didn’t do anything nearly as heroic in Congress last week but the question of saving as many as we can from a potentially devastating consequence was relevant.  The question was: do you stand aside and let taxes increase for everyone, or do you try to save as many taxpayers as possible before they do?
    I chose to try to do something.