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  • Looking Back | Sept. 5, 2019

    August 24, 1989

    (30 Years Ago)

    Louisville Gas and Electric managed to reach an agreement with the Public Service Commission regarding rates and costs of electricity that will be generated from their plant. The plant was around 80 percent complete and on track for a January opening.

  • Soul-saving sacred practices

    Currently, my church is going through a sermon series about “sacred practices,” returning to the ancient paths, pushing back against the current age and culture as hard as it pushes against us.

    The pastors are challenging us and themselves to rethink our daily practices and routines, to purge or change those which distract from what’s better or best and to embrace — and do — those which lead to better and best.

  • Comparing apples to apples

    With the fall season upon us, it is the perfect time to make a trip to your local farmers market or orchard to pick up some apples. Not only are apples a great option for a healthy snack, but there are tons of different recipes to use them for.

    There are many different varieties of apples around this time of year. Some of the more popular seasonal apples include Gala, Golden Delicious, Cortland, McIntosh, Red Delicious, Granny Smith, and the delicious Honeycrisp apple.

  • 4-H connects young people to UK

     In Kentucky 4-H, we want our youth to grow up to be happy, productive adults who positively contribute to their communities. We strive to offer programs that help them get career and college ready, so it’s no surprise that many college-bound young people receive their first glimpse of college life in 4-H.

    4-H offers many programs that build upon what young people are learning in their classrooms. Through the Cooperative Extension Service, we also provide research-based information that young people may use to complete 4-H projects.

  • Starks qualify for state All ‘A’ Classic golf tourney

    Two members of the Trimble County Junior Senior High School girls’ golf team recently qualified for the state All “A” Classic.

    Macy Stark and Maddi Stark qualified for the tournament after completing the Eighth Region All “A” Classic event at Trimble County. While the girls’ golf team for Trimble came in second place in the event, Macy Stark obtained the lowest individual score in the region, at 87, while Maddi obtained a 99.

  • Public records | Aug. 29, 2019

    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 Aug. 19 by the Honorable Judge Jerry D. Crosby II.


  • Sheriff's log | Aug. 29, 2019

    Aug. 19

    11:23 a.m., EPO service, Mt. Pleasant Road

    12:17 p.m., property damage accident, U.S. 42 at Kemp Lane

    3:43 p.m., EPO service, Mt. Pleasant Road at Cedar Hill Road

    4:33 p.m., suspicious vehicle, 448 Harley Lane

    Aug. 20

    6:49 a.m., traffic stop, Barebone Road

    7:22 a.m., suspicious person U.S. 421 at Garriott Road

    8:31 a.m., lockout, 231 Cedar Ridge Road

    8:57 a.m., EPO service, Mt. Pleasant Road at Cedar Hill Road

    2:12 p.m., process service, 135 Hardy Creek Road

  • Community events | Aug. 29, 2019

    Sept. 4

    Shelby Energy will do a “Live Line” safety demonstration from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Trimble County Extension Office. Lunch is provided.

    Sept. 5

    Trimble County Hymn Sing will be held 7 p.m., Sept. 5, at Milton Baptist Church, US Hwy 421, in Milton.

    Sept. 7

    Bedford Springs Church will have its Ladies Retreat at 11:45 a.m. Rebekah Murphy will be the guest speaker and provide special music. A light lunch will be served. All ladies are invited.

    Sept. 20

  • Looking Back and Do You Remember? | Aug. 29, 2019

    Aug 10, 1989

    30 years ago

    Insight Cablevision announced that it has completed wiring the City of Bedford for cable television.

    Bill Croley has been named Commonwealth’s Attorney for Trimble, Henry, and Oldham Counties. Croley replaced Bruce Hamilton, who resigned from his position at the request of his doctors.

    Jeanette McCreary of Bedford won the Miss Gallatin County title at the Gallatin County Fair.

    Obituaries: Ella Mae Mahoney, 58; John Green Morgan, 50.

    Aug 17, 1989

    (30 years ago)

  • Lawmakers continue their work through committees tackling leftover issues

    Several months have passed since the conclusion of the 2019 Regular Session, but my work as your Senator has not slowed. Between answering your questions, concerns, letters or phone calls, I have been meeting with constituents throughout our district in preparation for the Interim and the 2020 Regular Session.