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Community News

  • 3rd generation continues tradition

    By TEENA DRAKE
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    A family tradition in fudge is the best way to describe Jill and Greg Clifford’s business. It began with Jill’s grandmother, Margerie Turner, and was later passed down to Jill’s mother, Faith Stark, and is now owned by Jill and her husband. Their motto is “Fudge A Little Today.”

  • TCMS 8th graders strain their brains

    By TEENA DRAKE
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    On Wednesday, Sept. 24, the eighth grade students of Trimble County Middle School strained their brains to receive a great score on an exam entitled EXPLORE, which is similar to the ACT. This program was developed to assist students with educational/career planning for their future. Through the ‘Gear Up’ program incorporated in the schools of Trimble County; the students are provided with a multitude of services and this exam is among them.

  • Providence Baptist to host Revival

    Providence Baptist Church, 51 Louden Lane off Providence Road
    Campbellsburg, will host revival services beginning at 11 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 12, and continuing through Wednesday, Oct. 15. Evening services will be held at 6:30 p.m. each evening.
    Former pastor Bro. Doug Boyd will be the guest speaker.
    Free meal will be offered on the closing night, Weds., Oct. 15, at 5:30 p.m. The community is invited.
    For further information, contact 502-532-6321.
     

  • 5K run/walk to benefit local charities

    On Sept. 16, Aaron Snelling, pastor at Mt. Byrd Christian Church, spoke recently to the Bedford Rotary Club about the church-sponsored 5k run/walk to benefit Youth in Need and the Trimble County Repair Affair on Oct. 11.
    Snelling encouraged all Rotarians and the community in general to come out and support this new charity event. The event will be held at 8:00 am at 6744 Burkhardt Bottom Road in Milton.

  • TCHS freshmen report on Rotary’s “youth leadership awards” program

    By CHARLES LISTON
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Each year the Bedford Rotary Club sponsors and helps select freshmen students to attend the District’s “Rotary Youth Leadership Awards” program. Incoming freshmen are selected who exhibit potential leadership skills, and who are excellent students. This year’s program was held Sept. 18-21 at the Wendell Ford Regional Training Center in Greenville.

  • ‘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.