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  • Trimble County finding stars in unlikely places

    By THOMAS CIFRANIK
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Every night billions of stars can be observed in the dark sky. Recently however, eight stars were discovered inside the Trimble County Public Library! During an after-hours “Music by the Fire” event, eight Trimble County High School Drama members belted melodies of love for local community members.

  • Grad urges: ‘Believe in yourself!’

    The following is a story by a student, Thomas Moody Jr., that came to JCTC Trimble County Adult Education in June, 2017:

    Adult Ed has given me the opportunity for a bright future. I have heard all my life that I can’t and I believed it even though my small support team would say “yes you can.” My previous school said I would not graduate high school and I would not be able to pass the GED exam. The school withdrew me and I didn’t fight because I thought they were right.

  • Drop your drawers!

    Trimble County Public Library is participating as a donation drop-off location in a statewide initiative called Drop Your Drawers! Many public libraries across Kentucky will be collecting children’s underwear during November for this drive. At TCPL, donations of underwear, socks, and sweatpants will be taken in order to provide these emergency items for students in our county’s school system. These clothing items will be distributed as needed through the Family Resource and Youth Services Center.

  • TCHS freshmen learn ‘Truth & Consequences’

    By DENISE HALL
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    As part of the Red Ribbon, Drug awareness week, Trimble County High School freshmen participated in a program that was sponsored by the Trimble County Cooperative Extension Office. Assisted by the Drug Free Communities Grant, Youth Services Center, and the Trimble County Community, the students spent the morning with a real life experience, a speaker, and an informational video. 

  • Code enforcement board in place

    By TODD POLLOCK
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    The first order of business during the Thursday, Nov. 9 meeting of the Milton City Commission was to swear in the new members of the Code Enforcement Board for the city limits of Milton. The Commission passed an ordinance last month to create a code enforcement board and a code enforcement officer to help the city enforce ordinances around town.

  • Trimble High students give at blood drive

    By THOMAS CIFRANIK
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    A multitude of individuals possess a similar hesitation around needles and/or blood. On Nov. 7, students at Trimble County High School conquered the common anxiety of getting blood drawn for a noble cause.

  • TRIMBLE SCHOOLS SALUTE VETERANS
  • Trimble County Board of Education reviews Strategic Plan for years 2017-20

    By CRYSTAL CAUDILLO
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    The Trimble County Board of Education heard a number of presentations during their Nov. 1 meeting, including a discussion of the Strategic Plan and an update on the Evaluation of Superintendent Stave Miracle.
    Strategic Plan  2017-2020
    Students who earn a diploma will be self-motivated, be able to persevere through challenges, be confident problem solvers and critical thinkers. Establish effective communication, become goal driven leaders and be ready for secondary education and careers.

  • Veterans invited to recognitions at local schools

    Trimble County Schools will be hosting special events in conjunction with Veterans Day next month. As Veterans Day officially falls on Saturday this year, scheduled events will be held during the week prior at both elementary schools.
    Veterans Day festivities at Bedford Elementary School will be held tomorrow morning, Nov. 10, commencing with coffee and doughnuts for veterans at 8:30 a.m. and a ceremony will follow at 9 a.m.

  • Bedford Elementary Fall Festival