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  • Trick or Treat Night set Oct. 31

    Trimble County Sheriff Charlie Kelton has announced that Trick or Treat night in Trimble County will be Tuesday, October 31, from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Motorists are urged to use caution and please be on the lookout for young ghosts and goblins while traversing the county’s roadways during the Halloween celebration.

  • Film stars enjoyed local scenery

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    Metro-Goldwyn-Meyer filmed a major motion picture in the Ohio River valley during the late summer weeks of 1958. “Some Came Running,” based on a novel by James Jones, whose previous novel “From Here to Eternity” had been a runaway success, was the tale of a soldier’s return to his hometown following the Second World War and of the reactions of the people whose lives he touched.

  • Panel addresses challenges of opioid crisis in community

    By SUE FISHER
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Friend, co-worker, parent, child - doctor, lawyer, nurse and patient - athlete, neighbor, dancer, dealer; all may be the faces of addiction. Many, many, too many, have tragically died.

  • Heinz and staff staff honored among state’s top child support officials

    FRANKFORT, Ky. – Trimble County Attorney Crystal Heinz and her child support staff members were honored last week for their efforts in securing child support payments on behalf of Trimble’s children. The Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS) has announced the state’s 20 top-performing child support collection partners from the past year and has recognized other staff who have helped get more payments for children served by the child support program. Trimble was recognized among eight top performing counties with 1,000 or fewer cases.

  • Milton Elementary PTO set for annual fish fry

    By TEENA DRAKE
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Nestled in Trimble County, right off of Hwy. 421, is a beautiful country school, Milton Elementary, where the people are sweet and the fried fish is magnificent! It is time again for the MES PTO Annual Fish Fry this Saturday October 21. With over 55 years of perfecting this event it has become a local family tradition. The PTO is extending an invitation to anyone who is wanting to bring their children for a day full of fun activities, have a terrific meal or enjoy doing some early holiday shopping, to come out Saturday.

  • National Fire Prevention Week is Oct. 8-14

    You and your family are fast asleep when the smoke alarm sounds:
    Do you know what to do?
    Consider this scenario: It’s 2 o’clock in the morning. You and your family are fast asleep when you awaken to the smoke alarm sounding and the smell of smoke. What do you do? If you and your family don’t have a plan in place, it could jeopardize your safety, or even prove deadly.

  • Enjoy a Palmyra Community Halloween at the Nixon Farm

    Nick and Tammy Nixon will once again host a Palmyra Community Halloween at their farm at 1066 Palmyra Road, north of Bedford.
    Area residents are encouraged to bring your little ghouls for a howling good time on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017 at 6 p.m.
    Too old to trick or treat? Bring your goodies, park in the field and treat the little goblins. You are welcome to bring a dish but it is not required. There will be good eats for everyone. Join the hosts in the garage.
    For more information contact Nick or Tammy Nixon at 502-255-3056.

  • Heating assistance available from Tri-County Community Agency

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    Cold weather season is just around the corner. The cost of home heating is a problem for many low-income Kentuckians. Your local Tri-County Community Action Agency may be able to help through LIHEAP, otherwise known as the Low-Income Heating Energy Assistance Program.

  • 5 arrested in Bedford in connection with drug trafficking activity

    Five persons have been arrested in connection with alleged drug trafficking activity at a Bedford residence, according to a statement released by Trimble County Sheriff Charlie Kelton.

  • TCHS grad an accomplished mountaineer

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    Managing Editor
    Trimble County High School students have been challenged from day one to achieve great heights in their education and in their later careers. Dustin Bray, a 2006 TCHS grad, has taken that challenge to new levels—literally.