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Community News

  • Library concludes ‘exciting’ summer reading program

    By Amanda Neace
    Program & Outreach Coordinator Trimble County Public Library
    Another great Summer Reading Program has wrapped up for this year at Trimble County Public Library, and it was such a busy and exciting time for all of us!
    Each year, the library works hard to provide an exciting and successful reading program to encourage students to read during the summer months. Reading over the summer makes sure that kids hold on to important reading skills and are ready to keep learning when school begins in the fall.

  • Milton tax rate remains same

    By TODD POLLOCK
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    The Milton City Commission unanimously agreed during their Aug. 14 meeting to keep the ad valorem tax rate the same for the 2015 fiscal year at $.15 per $100 of property value.

  • TC Library partners with adult ed to provide tutoring

    Trimble County Public Library and the JCTC Adult Education office will be working together to provide tutoring at the library beginning in September. Anyone who would like help to begin reading or improve their reading or vocabulary is encouraged to register.
    To learn more or register for tutoring, please contact: Trimble County Public Library, (502) 255-7362, or JCTC Adult Education, (502) 255-9191.

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  • ‘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.