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  • LPC discusses mission

    By CRYSTAL CAUDILLO
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Local Planning Commission Facilitator Mark Ryles guided the Trimble County LPC through the process by which the drafted proposal is submitted for approval or rejection during the committee’s May 3 meeting. The draft goes to the local Board of Education for any feedback deemed necessary. Once the document is approved it is sent to the Kentucky Department of Education. From this point KDE will schedule a hearing.

  • Four juniors selected for elite ‘Scholar’ programs

    By TEENA DRAKE
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Each year juniors begin to apply for the honorable Governor’s Scholar Program in hopes to experience s summer filled with learning, making new friends and a monetary scholarship, to assist them after graduation. This year, Trimble County High School is honored to have four bright students attending. Congratulations to Zachary Wright, Chandler Howerton, Tessa Chilton and Trevor Browning.

  • Massie: Fund infrastructure at home, not abroad

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    If Trimble County government and business leaders hope to further improve local infrastructure in the interest of future economic growth it likely will not come from the federal level. That was the assessment given by Fourth District U.S. Congressman Thomas Massie during a “Coffee With Your Congressman” meeting with local residents last Tuesday.

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  • School restructuring proposal presented at LPC meeting

    By CRYSTAL CAUDILLO
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    A detailed presentation of the process of restructuring and the potential changes to the district’s predicament was given during the weekly LPC meeting held April 25 at 5:30 at Milton Elementary.
    A tour of the MES facilities was first item of the evening. Milton Elementary is the newest building in the district and is designed to provide an environment conducive to learning.

  • Massie here Tues.

    Congressman Thomas Massie will hold a Coffee with Your Congressman event in Trimble County next Tuesday, May 3, at 10:30 a.m. at Bray Orchards, 2580 Highway 42 W, Bedford.
    The event will be a great way for constituents to talk with the congressman about the national debt and other important issues in an informal setting.

  • School board hears updates

    By CRYSTAL CAUDILLO
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    The Trimble County Board of Education met at the Administration building Wednesday, April 20. The school year may be coming to a close but the issues facing the Board continue to materialize.    
    The board had an update from OVEC on the progress of the grant to improve health and safety in the Head Start facility.

  • County okays P&Z unit

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    Trimble County Fiscal Court in a unanimous vote moved forward during their April 18 meeting to approve an order to form a joint planning unit with the cities of Milton and Bedford to explore the possibility of the county and cities enacting planning and zoning.

  • Bedford Commission votes to seek ‘wet’ election for city

    By HILDA PARRISH
    The Trimble Banner
    For many years people have been on opposite sides of the fence about the sale of alcohol in Trimble County. But the mayor and some of the commissioners have been approached to vote the city “wet.” Menus for a couple of restaurants have a list of drinks and have out of town patrons surprised when they order a drink and are told liquor is not available.

  • LPC takes tour of TCMS

    By CRYSTAL CAUDILLO
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    The Trimble County Local Planning Committee met at the Trimble County Middle School, April 12 at 5:30. The committee, LPC facilitator Mike Ryles and private citizens were guided on a tour of the middle school facility conducted by Principal Mike Genton. Ryles provided critique of the facility to determine if the needs of the students are met in order to make academic progress.