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  • Board approves consent items

    The Trimble County Board of Education held its regular meeting on August 2 at the Board office.
    The following items were presented to the Board for consent:
    Minutes to the July 19 regular meeting, Approved
    TCHS Cross Country overnight trip request, Approved
    Federal Grant Procedures Manual (2nd reading), Approved
    KSBA Policy and AP Updates (2nd reading)
    Superintendent’s Professional Growth Plan, Approved
    2017 – 2018 Certified Evaluation Plan, Approved

  • PSC grants rate increase to Shelby Energy

    FRANKFORT, Ky. – The Kentucky Public Service Commission has granted the Shelby Energy Cooperative a revenue increase that is nearly the same as the amount requested by the electric distribution cooperative.
    With the rate increase granted by the PSC, a typical Shelby Energy residential customer will see their average monthly electric bill rise by about $7.90 (6.1 percent), from $128.90 to $136.80. That includes a $4.86 increase in the monthly customer charge, to $15 from the current $10.14, as proposed by Shelby Energy.

  • Still no arrest 8 months after fatal hit and run

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    Kentucky State Police investigators from Campbellsburg Post 5 are continuing their investigation into the Dec. 8 hit and run traffic death of 28-year-old pedestrian Donna Frazier on the Ky. 36 bridge over Canip Creek in Milton. Eight months after the tragedy there still has not been an arrest nor has a suspect been identified in the vehicle/pedestrian hit and run accident, according to Trooper Joshua Lawson, Post 5 public information officer.

  • Congregation closes doors, Wesleyan facility up for sale

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    A “for sale” sign in the front lawn of the Milton Wesleyan Church signals the close of a community ministry that began more than 90 years ago in the small river town.

  • County approves expenditure for new jail vehicle

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    Managing Editor
    Trimble County Fiscal Court has authorized the purchase of a new 15-passenger vehicle for Trimble County Jailer Bobby Temple and his staff to transport prisoners to and from court appearances.

  • Poe: TCMS Summit Learning ‘exciting’

    EDITOR’S NOTE: Tracy Poe was in training last week and unable to respond to our request for input on the new Summit Learning program at Trimble County Middle School for Monday’s “Back to School” special edition. Following is her perspective.

    By TRACY POE, Principal
    Trimble County Middle School

  • Bedford man charged with human trafficking

    Staff Report
    A Trimble County man has been arrested and charged with human trafficking after he refused to pay a contractor and threatened to have him deported, according to Kentucky State Police.

  • LG&E assists Feed the Children
  • Church Briefs

    Wed. Aug. 2-Fri. Aug. 4
    Vacation Bible School at Mt. Herman Baptist Church, located on Palmyra Road in Trimble County, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. each evening. If you have questions, call 502-221-5497. Everyone welcome!
    Thursday, Aug. 3
    Trimble County Hymn Sing will be held at the Crossroads Church, 4835 U.S. Hwy. 421N in Bedford, beginning at 7:00 p.m.
    Fri. Aug 4-Sun. Aug. 6

  • BES needs volunteers Saturday

    New Bedford Elementary School Principal Shannon Stark is planning a “Volunteer Day” on Saturday, July 29 from 8:30 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. “This would be a day where we ask volunteers to help us finish up a few projects at BES: landscaping, painting, light cleaning,” Stark said. Volunteers are encouraged to meet at the school at 8:30 a.m. for instruction on where they may be of best use. The opening day of classes for Trimble County Schools is Aug. 10.