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  • Local photographer takes visual hobby to next level

    By TEENA DRAKE
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    About five years ago Kara Beth Turner began taking pictures of nature and family members. “I started photography, just as a hobby, taking pictures of sunrises, sunsets, and nature. Then I started using my daughter as a practice model and posting pictures on Facebook,” she explained.

  • A haunting success for TCHS Drama Club

    By THOMAS CIFRANIK
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    While high school halls are typically vacant on a Saturday afternoon; on Oct. 28 that was not the case. Early in the evening it was filled with young performers cascading down the halls, cloaking the average windows and walls into a stretch of horror and fear. Outside the high school you may have heard music from the Halloween dance, or screams from the haunted house—both of which resulted in a tremendous success.

  • Bedford Elementary PTO Fall Festival is Saturday, Nov. 4

    The Bedford Elementary School Parent Teacher Organization will host the annual Bedford Elementary School Fall Festival, Saturday, Nov. 4, at the school, located at 204 Mt Pleasant Road.
    Food entrees include a selection of Rib-eye sandwich or grilled chicken and will be served from 3:00-6:30 p.m.
    Other highlights of the day include games from 3:30-5:30 p.m., the Third Grade Choir will sing at 5:45 p.m., followed by an auction from 6:00-8:00 p.m.
    The Fall Festival King & Queen and Prince & Princess coronation ceremonies will be held at 7:00 p.m.

  • Roll clocks back Saturday night

    Kentucky Press News Service
    Daylight Saving Time will come to an end Sunday as the nation switches back to Standard Time.
    The change, as usual, will be at 2 a.m., but most people change their clocks by turning them back one hour before going to bed the evening before which, in this case, will be Saturday. That means, for example, if going to bed at 11 p.m., turn your clocks back to 10 p.m. before going to sleep. Then they will have the correct time on Sunday morning and you will have gotten an extra hour of sleep.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.