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  • Miracle: Test improvements ‘Huge’ for Trimble schools

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    Trimble County Schools have been declared “Distinguished/Progressing” and a “High Progress District” with the release today of scores from the 2015-16 Unbridled Learning Assessment and Accountability tests by the Kentucky Department of Education. The tests were administered during the spring of the 2015-16 school year.

  • Voting machine examinations set tomorrow

    The Trimble County Board of Elections will meet September 23, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. The Board will be doing the examination of the voting machines at the County Clerk’s Office. Any candidate, one representative of each political party having candidates to be voted for at the election, and representatives of the news media may be present when the examination of the machines is made by the County Board of Elections per KRS 424.130 (1) (d).

  • Dr. Cody Taylor settling in at Bedford office of Campbellsburg Chiropractic

    By TEENA DRAKE
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Health care issues? Ear infections, stomach problems, lowered immunity or just can’t shake the exhaustion? A new doctor is in town and believe it or not he can do much more than you ever imagined. Welcome Dr. Cody Taylor the new Chiropractor at Bedford Kentucky’s Campbellsburg Chiropractic.

  • Carroll hospital seeks input on health services

    By JEFF MOORE
    The Trimble Banner
    Carroll County Memorial Hospital wants local residents’ input on the community’s health needs and services.
    The University of Kentucky’s Community and Economic Development Initiative is conducting CCMH’s second Community Health Needs Assessment, which is required every three years under the federal Affordable Care Act (frequently referred to as Obamacare).
    The project is again being conducted by CEDIK’s Marisa Aull, who performed the first one in 2013.

  • 4th graders enjoy Farm Bureau Ag Day at the Trimble County Park
  • School board approves 70.1 cent tax levy, eyes advanced accreditation

    By CRYSTAL CAUDILLO
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Dr. Bob Arvin presented the Tax Levy Report during the Trimble County Board of Education’s regular meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 3. His report outlined the various tax revenue sources available to the district. In summation, Dr. Arvin suggested a 70.1 cent tax levy to be considered. The Board approved the 2016/2017 Tax Levy.

  • Family Court Judge changes campaign mtls

    By MACHAELA BALLARD
    Landmark News Service
    Interim Family Court Judge Doreen S. Goodwin has been asked by two state entities to change her campaign materials following a complaint from another candidate.
    Goodwin is running for the 12th Judicial Circuit District Two Family Court Judge position, which serves Oldham, Henry and Trimble counties. She is currently serving in the position until November’s General Election.

  • Sun smiles on festival weekend
  • Henry water district tackles large storage tank project

    By Chris Brooke
    Landmark News Service
    Because painting and repairing the 48-year-old, 200,000-gallon water tank would have cost a couple hundred thousand dollars, the Henry County Water District decided to install a new million-gallon tank, according to Director Jimmy Simpson.
    The old water tower, tall enough to loom over the trees on stilt-like legs on a rise just off U.S. 42 in Trimble County, obviously could use a fresh coat of paint, and Simpson said that goes inside and out.

  • Health issues, lower property values among concerns voiced at hearing on LG&E landfill

    By HILDA PARRISH
    The Trimble Banner
    “LG&E cares more about cave critters than it does human life.”
    This was one of many comments made by residents of Ogden Ridge Road Tuesday, Aug. 30. The Division of Waste Management, Solid Waste Branch held a public hearing on the Louisville Gas & Electric-Trimble County Generating Station Permit no. 112-00008/Agency Interest No. 4054.