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  • Relay surpasses $32K goal

    By CRYSTAL CAUDILLO
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Despite the late afternoon heat and the grim reality of the battle against cancer, the front parking lot of Bedford Elementary School had a festival atmosphere Saturday. The 2017 Relay for Life was in full swing and the optimism of the participants could be felt in the air.

  • Voters reject tax 2nd time

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    Managing Editor
    For the second time in eight months a majority of Trimble County voters have rejected a nickel tax levy passed by the Trimble County Board of Education. Tuesday’s final vote tally showed 1,176 voters against the nickel tax, while 590 voters favored the tax levy. The difference of 586 votes indicates the tax levy was rejected by nearly twice as many votes as were recorded in favor, according to Trimble County Clerk Tina Browning.

  • Circuit clerk’s office set for renovation soon

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    Managing Editor
    The office space of Trimble County Circuit Clerk Stacy Bruner and her staff will become a construction area in mid-June as Kentucky’s Administrative Office of the Courts begins updating the facility for a new pilot program which the Trimble staff has been selected to pioneer for the AOC.
    As part of the new “e courts” pilot program “they agreed to update our office to use it more efficiently,” Bruner said Friday.

  • Trimble Relay for Life ‘17 set Sat. at Bedford Elem.

    By CRYSTAL CAUDILLO
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Trimble County is hosting the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life this Saturday, at Bedford Elementary School. The Survivors Meal is at 5:00 p.m. and the Opening Ceremony is at 6:00 for the public.
    Michelle Griffith, who has been Chairperson for three years, graciously provided the following information about this year’s teams that will be participating. She also gave a preview of the many wonderful events and activities in store.

  • School tax rate increase incorrectly reported

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    Managing Editor
    Last week’s front page story regarding the school tax contained errors due to a misinterpretation of a legal advertisement placed by the Trimble County Board of Education. First of all, passing the nickel tax in next Tuesday’s countywide recall election will not raise property taxes by the double-digit percentage listed in the June 1 article.

    The correct information

  • School lunchroom post creates social media uproar

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    A video post on Facebook that appeared to shed bad light on the lunch program at Trimble County High School went viral last week. A Louisville television station picked up on the furor and broadcast a report about the situation that aired several times during the week.

  • Remembering the sacrifices
  • Graduation Day at TCHS
  • School tax rate could increase by 12.9 percent

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    Managing Editor
    On Tuesday, June 13, Trimble County voters will go to the polls for a special recall election to determine whether a recallable nickel tax approved by the Trimble County Board of Education on March 9, 2017, will be levied on the county’s property owners for real property and personal property.

  • Cheyenne Marsee racing dragsters at age nine

    By TEENA DRAKE
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Cheyenne D. Marsee is racing her way through life. Not in a bad way, but rather through competitive dragster racing. Nine-year-old Cheyenne, of Bedford, began competing in this amazing sport, in March 2017, at the Ohio Valley Drag Way, in Louisville. When asked what sparked her interest her mother explained, “We watched others while we were camping in Bowling Green at the drag strip. So Chris showed her a car for sale and we drove to Fon Du Lac, Wisconsin and bought the car.”