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  • LG&E donation funds new ambulance for county EMS

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    Trimble County Fiscal Court on Monday voted to purchase a new ambulance to increase the county’s EMS fleet to four vehicles. The county accepted a bid of $175,447 from Specialty Truck Sales & Service, of Wilder, Ky., authorized Horton emergency vehicle dealer. The bid was the only one received by the county.
    Louisville Gas & Electric Company recently made a donation of $150,000 to the county government toward the purchase of a new ambulance, according to Trimble County Judge-Executive Jerry Powell.

  • Griffith honored by KEMA

    By TODD POLLOCK
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    George Griffith was recognized as the Commonwealth of Kentucky’s Emergency Management Deputy Director of the Year on September 10, 2015 at the Kentucky Emergency Management Association conference in Louisville.

  • Heinz named among state’s top child support contracting officials

    Staff Report
    FRANKFORT, Ky. – Trimble County Attorney Crystal Heinz received recognition this week from the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services. Heinz was announced among the state’s 20 top-performing child support collection partners. The winners were announced earlier this month at a conference in Lexington hosted by the CHFS Child Support Enforcement program.
    The CSE administers child support enforcement jointly with local contracting officials for all 120 counties.

  • BES receives lesson on the Civil War

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    The Kentucky Historical Society’s impressive HistoryMobile rolled into the Bedford Elementary School parking lot on Friday, September 11. The HistoryMobile is a mobile museum filled with reproductions of primary and secondary sources used to teach students about life in Kentucky during the Civil War era.

  • TCHS welcomes new principal Michael Slider

    By TEENA DRAKE
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Michael Slider arrived Tuesday, Sept. 8, to fill the position of principal at Trimble County High School. His introduction to the student body was quite the buzz around school. Assistant Principal Kerrie Stewart jokingly introduced him as a coach at South Oldham and Slider had an excellent comeback. According to several students: “These two leaders are going to make a great team!”

  • Reception held for new Vocational Agric. teacher

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    Residents of this farm community turned out to welcome new Trimble County High School Vocational Agriculture teacher Courtney Scott during a reception held in her honor Thursday at the Trimble County Cooperative Extension Office. There had been concerns among many local parents—many of them TCHS alumni who are veterans of the vocational agriculture classes of yore—that the program would be dropped from the curriculum after the previous instructor resigned at the end of the 2014-15 school year.

  • Trimble County Apple Festival
  • New superintendent Steven Miracle addresses Rotary

    By CHARLES LISTON
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    New Trimble County Schools Superintendent Steve Miracle took time from his busy schedule to meet with the Bedford Rotary Club on August 25, and delivered an interesting presentation about his outlook and what he will emphasize in the future.

  • Ready for the Trimble County Apple Festival?

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    The 25th Annual Trimble County Apple Festival kicks off at 10 a.m. Saturday with a series of festival pageants, including the Apple Festival Queen and Princess contests, Little Miss and Mr. and the Sweetheart pageant. The pageants will be held on the stage area on the south side of the Trimble County Courthouse.
    The Apple Pie Contest judging will be held at 11 a.m. at the New Life Assembly of God Church (former library building).

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