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Community News

  • Forum focused on costs associated with drug abuse

    On Aug. 19, the Trimble CARES Coalition and Trimble County Youth Services collaborated with Trimble County Community Education, Local Council on Domestic Violence, Court Appointed Special Advocates and The Center for Women and Families to host a second community forum “The Cost of Drugs” at Bedford Baptist Church. Childcare was provided by TYCO members, Chaylen Sedam, Dakota Brown, Destiny Schroeder and Kayla Baker.

  • Storyteller “Miss Pockets” to appear at this year’s Apple Festival

    Donna Slaton, also known as “Miss Pockets” will be telling fun and entertaining stories for children and families at the Trimble County Apple Festival on Saturday at 1 p.m. and again at 3 p.m.  Ms. Slaton tells stories at events throughout the state and is the current president of the Kentucky Storytellers Association. Here at the Apple Festival, she will be sharing some of her favorite stories, many with a special “apple” theme.  This event is sponsored by the Trimble County Public Library.

  • Mt. Byrd plans 5K run/walk

    By TEENA DRAKE
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    On Saturday, Oct. 11 at 8:00 a.m. the first annual God’s Country 5K will begin, sponsored by Mt. Byrd Christian Church. All proceeds will benefit the Trimble County Repair Affair and Trimble County Youth in Need Programs. Both help local citizens in a variety of ways and are county-wide programs.

  • Head Start/Preschool enrollment info

    Trimble County Head Start/Preschool serves three and four year old income and age eligible children who live in Trimble County. A limited number of tuition-based slots for children who are four years old by the public school cutoff date may be available for families who do not meet income guidelines. Please call (502) 255-3620 to schedule an appointment to complete an enrollment application for your child.

  • ‘Thimble’ quilts to be exhibited at Trimble’s Kentucky State Fair booth

    By CHARLES LISTON
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    The Trimble County booth at the Kentucky State Fair will have the theme “Quilting in Trimble County” during August 14 -24 at the Kentucky Fair and Exposition Center in Louisville.

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  • TCHS grad receives elite scholarship

    By TEENA DRAKE
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Congratulations are in order for 2014 Trimble County High School graduate Conner Ball for receiving the Otis A. Singletary Scholarship—one of the most prestigious scholarships offered at the University of Kentucky. Through perseverance and a strong support group Conner has received a gigantic jumpstart on his educational goals. The opportunities that accompany this honor are amazing.

  • Muncie is EKU grad

    Eastern Kentucky University recognized 1,707 graduates at the conclusion of the Spring 2014 semester. The graduates honored at commencement ceremonies on May 10 included Milton resident Eric Lee Muncie, who earned a PSYS in School Psychology.
    The new degree holders join more than 137,000 Eastern alumni in Kentucky and across the United States and world. Eastern Kentucky University is a comprehensive university serving approximately 15,500 students.
     

  • Middle school has successful STEM program

    By TEENA DRAKE
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    While many local students have begun their summer vacation several students chose to attend the program entitled STEM at Trimble County Middle School. They are actively engaged in project-based learning that encourages critical thinking. Dow Corning Corporation helped in funding a large portion of the program because they recognize the need for our future citizens to acquire the qualities of problem solving, inferring, planning a design and testing prototypes.

  • Trimble children score above state in screening

    By JACOB BLAIR
    The Trimble Banner Intern
    Some of Trimble County’s youngest students helped the school district surpass the state average scores during the first year of a standardized kindergarten screening.