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Today's Features

  • Registration for Financial Peace University is closing soon. Starting Tuesday, September 15, 2015, the Trimble County Cooperative Extension Service will be offering Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University (FPU).  FPU is a nine-week video curriculum taught by financial expert Dave Ramsey and is designed to help individuals and families develop a financial plan to end debt, save for the future and share your wealth by giving like no one else. The program employs group discussion to encourage individual accountability.

  • Staff Report
    Trimble County High School has a new Vocational Agriculture teacher and Future Farmers of America Chapter Adviser. Courtney Scott, of Gallatin County, has been hired to fill the vacancy left by the resignation of JoAnn Gripshover.
    The community is invited to come meet and welcome Miss Scott to Trimble County during a meet and greet reception on Thursday, Sept. 10, from 5 to 7 p.m., at the Trimble County Cooperative Extension Service office, located at 43 High Country Lane in Bedford. Light refreshments will be served.

  • Sept. 5, 1985 (30 Years Ago)
    A county-wide youth rally is being held September 7th at the Trimble County Park. There will be much music, fellowship and inspiration. Ray and Stuart Clem, Mary Ann Fisher, and the singing group Age to Age will all be performing prior to a concert and testimony from Dan Gividen. According to Doug Stark, organizer of the event, over 30 churches have been contacted throughout Trimble County, Carroll County, Henry County and Madison.

  • By CHARLES LISTON
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Trimble County Middle School Principal Mike Genton delivered a very interesting and thought-provoking talk about future middle school education to the Bedford Rotary Club on August 18. A major theme throughout seemed to be the importance of individualized learning now, and into the future.
    “We must meet the kids where they are, work hard for individualist learning, and take the kids where they need to be,” Genton said.

  • By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    The 2015 Trimble County Apple Festival is just around the corner and all area bakers young and old are encouraged to get ready for the Apple Pie Contest. This year’s Apple Festival dates are Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 12 & 13.
    Judging for the Apple Pie Contest will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 12, at 11:00 a.m. at the New Life Assembly of God Church, located at 112 Hwy 42E in Bedford.
    Rules for the Apple Pie Contest are as follows:
    1. One entry per person

  • Trimble County’s semi-annual Animal Swap Meet will be held this Labor Day weekend, Sept. 5-6, at the Milton City Park in downtown Milton.
    The swap meet will be held all day both Saturday and Sunday with a flea market, crafts, antiques and animals. There will also be concession vendors on the grounds.
    Due to the outbreak of Avian Flu, poultry will not be allowed at the swap meet this year per Kentucky law. No alcoholic beverages are allowed on the premises, nor are handguns or live ammunition.

  • Larry and Barbara Burkhardt of Milton celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Thursday, Aug. 28. Bro. K. Joines married them at the Whites Run Baptist Church on Saturday, Aug. 28, 1965.
    Mr. Burkhardt is an Excavating Contractor with Burkhardt-Crawford Contracting and Mrs. Burkhardt is retired from the office of the United States Department of Agriculture in Carrollton.
    They have a daughter and son-in-law, Tayra and Russell Crawford and two grandchildren, Russ and Savannah Crawford. They will be celebrating with their family and with a trip later this fall.

  • Thursday, Sept. 3
    Pleasant View Baptist Church in Wises Landing will host a hymn sing tonight at 7 p.m. All area singers and musicians are invited to participate.
    Thursday, Sept. 10
    Milton City Commission will meet at 7 p.m. at the Milton Municipal Building.
    Fri.-Sat., Sept. 11-12
    The Pleasant View Baptist Church congregation will be having their annual yard sale Friday and Saturday, September 11-12, starting at 8 a.m. each day. A bake sale will be held on Friday in conjunction with the yard sale. All proceeds go to the church building fund.

  • A special called meeting of the Trimble County Extension District Board will be held September 15, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. at the Trimble County Cooperative Extension Service office located at 43 High Country Lane, Bedford. Items to be discussed are Stop Gap Funding, copier quotes, inquiry on property, sealing of parking lot, ebeam technology.  All meetings of the Trimble County Extension District Board are open to the general public.