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Local News

  • Pat Day sends regrets
  • Emily Line selected for Shelby Energy Washington, D.C. youth tour

    Each year, Shelby Energy provides the opportunity for area high school juniors to win a trip to Washington, D.C. The students submit applications that are judged based on school and civic activities, letters of recommendation, and an essay. This year, three students were chosen to represent Shelby Energy on the all-expense paid trip to the Kentucky Rural Electric Washington Youth Tour.
    The 2016 Shelby Energy Washington, D.C. Youth Tour delegates are: Emily Line of Trimble County High School, and Leef Davis and Daniel Martin, both of Shelby County High School.

  • Murder trial delayed third time

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    The trial of a man accused in the murder of a young woman in a Trimble County mobile home in 2013 has been delayed yet again. The latest delay resulted from a Kentucky Court of Appeal ruling, dated June 9, prohibiting commencement of the trial in Trimble Circuit Court on the June 15 scheduled date.

  • Turnout small in hearing over school plan

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    A public hearing was held Thursday, June 16, to review with the public the Proposed Draft of the Facilities Plan developed by the Local Planning Committee for the Trimble County Schools.
    Only about 25 persons, including several members of the LPC, attended the hearing and only one individual from the public gave testimony after the plan had been presented.

  • Relay for Life tops $30,000

    By Michelle Griffith
    Special to The Trimble Banner

  • Public hearing on school plan tonite at BES

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    All local residents interested in the future of the Trimble County School District and local students, present and future, are encouraged to attend tonight’s public hearing and give input regarding a District Facility Plan for the school district, which has been proposed by the Local Planning Committee. The public hearing will be held at the Bedford Elementary School at 7:00 p.m.

  • Commencement for Class of 2016 is Saturday at TCHS

    The public is invited to join in the festivities and help the graduates and their families celebrate as the Trimble County High School Class of 2016 prepares to embark on their journey into the adult stage of their lives and careers.  Commencement ceremonies will be held at 10:00 a.m., in the high school gymnasium.

  • Correction

    A sentence in last week’s article about the Local Planning Committee, titled “LPC Considers rehab or new school option, to prepare draft,” was misleading. In the third paragraph it states that keeping the middle school permanent will save the district 2.3 million dollars.

  • Students prepare for Trimble Relay for Life
  • Board chairman clarifies supt.contract issue

    Tony Walker, Chairperson for the Trimble County Board of Education, released the following statement on Tuesday in answer to rumors concerning the contract between the school board and the school superintendent:
    “In August 2015, the current members of the Trimble County Board of Education hired Steve Miracle as the Superintendent of the school district. He signed a contract that was prepared by our school board attorney, Chenoweth Law Office, which was reviewed by the members of the board of education.