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  • Andrew Tate, U-9 Delta/Realtrac tops Regatta field

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    Managing Editor
    Andrew Tate may not have been the first second-generation racer to compete in the Indiana Governor’s Cup race for Unlimited hydroplanes but Sunday he accomplished what no other father and son team has done in the history of the event. His name, like that of his father Mark Tate, will be etched on the perpetual Indiana Governor’s Cup trophy as a champion. Mark was the back-to-back regatta winner in 1995 and 1996.

  • Shoes in the Pews Sunday is July 9 at local churches

    The Trimble County Family Resource Center and the Youth Services Center are teaming up with local churches again this year in a community-wide shoe collection in July.
    The organizations believe that every child deserves a pair of shoes that fit when the new school year starts on August 10.
    Local residents are asked to collect NEW pairs of shoes for Trimble County students and place them on the pews at your regular house of worship on “Shoes in the Pews Sunday,” July 9, 2017. All sizes are needed. Only new shoes will be accepted.

  • Trimble residents on UK Dean’s List

    LEXINGTON, Ky. − The University of Kentucky has released its Dean’s List for the spring 2017 semester. Seven Trimble County residents—all seniors—were among the total of 6,412 students recognized for their outstanding academic performance.

  • David Arteaga is latest Adult Ed success story

    David Arteaga is JCTC Adult education’s latest graduate, earning his GED on June 14. The deciding factor to get his GED was to further his career in the automotive industry.
    “It was a main goal since I didn’t complete high school. It was an accomplishment and furthers my career,” David said.

  • PSC revises settlement in KU, LG&E rate cases

    FRANKFORT, Ky. – The Kentucky Public Service Commission (PSC) has granted base rate increases sought by Louisville Gas & Electric Co. (LG&E) and Kentucky Utilities Co. (KU), but reduced them below the levels agreed to earlier by the utilities and other parties to the cases.

  • Trimble Fair pageantry
  • Jail issues focus of fiscal court discussion

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    Managing Editor
    Trimble County Jailer Bobby Temple has been instructed by Trimble County Fiscal Court to investigate if a collection agency is collecting reimbursement of jail bills from prisoners.

  • Fair fireworks sparks local Fourth celebration

    By TODD POLLOCK
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    The Trimble County Fair Board welcomed elected officials from around the county for a special treat last Thursday night at the fair. The officials were served a generous helping of appetizers and sweets while welcoming legendary horse jockey Pat Day to the Trimble Fair. After a small get together with the officials, Mr. Day gave a presentation to a small crowd of about 50 people.

  • Vietnam veterans to be honored with ‘Welcome Home’ gala in Bedford

    Staff Report
    The city of Bedford will host a “Citizen Appreciation/Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans” event on Saturday, July 15, at the Morgan Community Center.

  • 2017 Trimble County Fair underway

    Hall of Fame jockey Pat Day will be speaking tonight at the Trimble County Fair about horse racing, his faith and promoting his wife’s charity, Mom’s Closet. Special music by the Robinson Family will begin at 6:30 p.m. and Day will speak at 8:00. Senior Citizens get in free with a coupon by Signature Health Care.