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Today's News

  • Routines are crucial to one’s sanity -- and car battery

    Recently, I heard of a study that says people who multi-task don’t really get better at it over time – they actually lose their ability to concentrate. I don’t doubt the accuracy of this finding. My job requires me to multi-task all the time; I’m constantly switching from editing to writing to laying out pages, all the while trying to keep organized to make

  • Trimble players take Henry County league title

    Special to The Banner For one team, it was a shocker. For the other, it was dominance. In the Minor League Division for 8-, 9- and 10-year-olds, the Red Sox finished with an impressive 20-1 overall record, and easily won the tournament. Their one loss came against the Reds during the regular season. “I didn’t think we were goin

  • Businesses a-buzzing in Bedford, Milton

    Trimble Banner Intern Kaleb Bullock, 3, sits in the oversized barber’s chair at Donald Hall’s barbershop. He wiggles around, abruptly turns his head and scrunches his face as falling hair tickles his nose. Hall laughs and remains patient, reminding Kaleb to look to the opposite wall toward a poster with flashing lights. Ha

  • Open county pageants offer girls opportunity

    Editor: I would like to take this opportunity to clear a few things up. Contrary to popular belief, a beauty pageant is much more than parading around in a bathing suit. Simply put, it’s about making friends, making memories, enhancing public speaking and people skills, increasing self-confidence and instilling a dream and a goal into

  • Mullins murder trial set for Feb. 7 in Trimble

    The Trimble Banner Two major criminal cases have been scheduled for jury trials in February. Circuit Court Judge Karen Conrad scheduled Clester E. Mullins’ murder trial to begin before a Trimble County jury Feb. 7. Mullins is charged with the Dec. 6, 2008, murder of his roommate, Stephen Michael “Catfish” Jones, in a trailer they shared on Coopers Bottom Road in

  • NEWS AT A GLANCE

    Food Bank open to local residents The Dare to Care Food Bank will be open from 1-3 p.m. Friday, July 23, at the Morgan Community Center in Bedford. The Food Bank is open only to Trimble County residents. For more information, call Rita Davis at (502) 255-4879. Attention Trimble sixth-graders Don’t forget, the Sixth-Grade Academy is

  • WHAT'S HAPPENING IN TRIMBLE COUNTY THIS WEEK

    Thursday, July 22 Milton City Commission will hold a special meeting beginning with a closed “executive” session at 6:30 p.m. and an open session at 7 p.m. to discuss personnel. Kenny Parsons, of “Hide & Hook” shares about taxidermy and his TV show, “Just Passin’ Thru,”and bow-hunting tips at 7

  • Chef Keeton continues on culinary expedition

    Shawn Keeton’s life has been a “Culinary Expedition.” After a lifetime of exposure to and learning about good cooking, Keeton has two cookbooks and a cooking show in the works, and he teaches cooking classes once a month at the local extension office. His love of cooking was conceived as a child when he watched his grand

  • Leaders tackle plan for bridge closure

    Local business and government leaders discussed potential marketing strategies for Carroll County Wednesday in preparation for the 2011 closure of the Milton-Madison Bridge. Members of the Carroll County Chamber of Commerce and the Carroll County Community Development Corporation, as well as Carrollton Mayor Dwight Louden and Carroll County

  • Stout remembered as devoted family man, spiritual servant

    Initiate a conversation with any relative or friend of U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Christopher Todd Stout and very soon the subject of his preaching and singing ministries will come to the fore. Stout and two fellow soldiers were killed on July 13 while repelling insurgents during a complex attack on the Afghan National Civi