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Today's Features

  • By CHARLES LISTON
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    While attending a recent school board meeting, I learned about an important activity to resurrect and improve the green house at Trimble County High School.  With other school developments in 2014, the original greenhouse needed to be removed. The importance of having a “teaching” greenhouse for a school so intimately tied to agriculture in our county stimulated an immediate search for a new location, and a planning process for how to fund and construct the facility.

  • (Frankfort, KY) – Beginning with the upcoming school year, children entering kindergarten must be five years old on or before August 1.
    Up until now, the cutoff was October 1.
    The General Assembly changed the law in 2012, based on the premise that younger students may not be ready for kindergarten and may not get off to a successful start. The change takes effect for the 2017-18 school year, for which schools will soon be registering students.

  • Sunday, Jan. 29
    Bedford Baptist Church, 1425 Hwy. 42E, Bedford, Kentucky, will be showing the movie, “The Insanity of God”, a true story of faith and persecution, on Sunday, January 29 from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.  There is no cost and all are welcome!
    Wednesday, Feb. 1
    Trimble County Board of Education will meet at 6:30 p.m. at the Trimble County Middle School.
    Tuesday, Feb. 7
    Feed the Children meeting will be held at 6:00 p.m. at the FRYSC office at the north end of Trimble County High School.
    Thursday, Feb. 9

  • Monday, Jan. 16
    8:19 a.m., escort, en route to Branchville, Ind.
    Tuesday, Jan. 17
    7:45 a.m., traffic stop, 9245 U.S. Hwy 421N
    8:27 a.m., juvenile out of control, Trimble County High/Middle School
    1:17 p.m., property dispute, 400 block Palmyra Rd
    3:25 p.m., alarm, 2070 Carmon Creek Rd
    Wednesday, Jan. 18
    4:20 p.m., process service, 100 block Devin Dr
    4:47 p.m., juvenile out of control, 1000 block Fisher Ridge Rd
    6:12 p.m., alarm, 4597 U.S. Hwy 421N
    Thursday, Jan. 19

  • Items published in court news are public record.
    The Trimble Banner publishes all misdemeanors, felonies and small-claims judgments recorded in district court, as well as all civil suits recorded in circuit court. Juvenile court cases are not published.
    Crime reports are provided by local law enforcement agencies. Charges or citations reported to The Trimble Banner do not imply guilt.
    The following decisions were rendered Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017, in Trimble County District Court with the Hon. Diana E. Wheeler presiding.
    CIVIL

  • By TODD POLLOCK
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Each year, the Kentucky League of Cities (KLC) offers a vast array of educational classes, training, seminars, and webinars for city elected officials across the commonwealth. Mayor Todd Pollock recently attended the City Officials Academy sponsored by KLC in Lexington with newly elected Commissioners Tammy Liter-Scott, Gary “Newt” Johnson, and Johnathan T. Pollock. City Clerk Jennifer Thompson and City Attorney Amy Eversole also attended the training conference.

  • During the cold winter months, it is harder to find activities to do with younger children. It seems all too easy to allow a child to spend more time on the computer or in front of the television. However, these activities can get in the way of time together as a family and can even impede development of important kindergarten readiness skills. What are some ideas that families can do instead to help young children learn reading skills?

  • My car has become a hysterical mess. Like many cars it’s fully equipped with a plethora of indicator lights. For example, the car will tell me when it needs gas, an oil change, the seatbelts fastened and much more among an infinite variety of status updates. While it’s true that these lights can be extremely helpful for the motorist, my car has managed to take these helpful alerts to a new level.