Today's Features

    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.

  • 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.

  • Saturday, Aug. 30
    The Pleasant View Baptist Church will host a Fish Fry from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
    Wednesday, Sept. 3
    The Trimble County Board of Education will meet at 6:00 p.m., at the Bedford Elementary School.
    Thursday, Sept. 4
    The Trimble County Hymn Sing will be held at 7 p.m. at the Poplar Ridge Baptist Church.
    Saturday, Sept. 6
    Toys For Tots Annual “Toy Run” Registration starts at 11 a.m. at Sunset Grill on US 42 in Warsaw, Ky. Ride leaves at 12:30 p.m. Contact Valerie McEntire at 859-609-1457 for information.

  • 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.

  • Sometimes distance separates family, such as when a child leaves for college.  Even though such distance can challenge family relationships, it can also provide unique ways to reinforce love and strengthen family ties.  Researchers at North Dakota State University suggest the following ways to maintain family connections during this time of separation:

  • Small poultry flocks are becoming increasingly popular with families for providing fresh eggs and locally grown meat. A variety of parasites, however, attack poultry by either sucking blood or feeding on their skin, and feathers. Knowing what pests may be bugging your flock will help you figure out how to deal with the problem. Jacquie Jacob and Tony Pescatore, University of Kentucky Extension Poultry Specialists, offer some valuable insight for dealing with these pests.

    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.

  • 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.

    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.