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  • Two arrested following ATV thefts

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    A joint investigation between the Trimble County Sheriff’s Department and Kentucky State Police Post 5 has led to the arrest of two individuals in connection with the theft of five all terrain vehicles, which occurred earlier this month.
    Deputy Lonnie Gullion of the Trimble County Sheriff’s Department said in a news release that five ATVs had been stolen in recent weeks in the vicinity of Palmyra Road and U.S. 421N.

  • New author releases novel

    By TEENA DRAKE
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    The twinkle in his eye and the glowing wife of over fifty years sitting next to him first grabbed my attention when beginning this interview. Brother Orville Mann has written his first, but not last book!

  • Nickel tax subject to recall should voters so choose

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    The resolution approved by the Trimble County Board of Education on Monday, June 20, levying an additional school tax of 5 cents per $100 of assessed property may be subject to recall by the voters of Trimble County should local citizens pursue a petition campaign to force a special election. Kentucky Revised Statute 132.017 makes provision for such an election, according to materials submitted to The Trimble Banner by Trimble County Clerk Tina Browning.

  • Emily Line selected for Shelby Energy Washington, D.C. youth tour

    Each year, Shelby Energy provides the opportunity for area high school juniors to win a trip to Washington, D.C. The students submit applications that are judged based on school and civic activities, letters of recommendation, and an essay. This year, three students were chosen to represent Shelby Energy on the all-expense paid trip to the Kentucky Rural Electric Washington Youth Tour.
    The 2016 Shelby Energy Washington, D.C. Youth Tour delegates are: Emily Line of Trimble County High School, and Leef Davis and Daniel Martin, both of Shelby County High School.

  • Pat Day sends regrets
  • Murder trial delayed third time

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    The trial of a man accused in the murder of a young woman in a Trimble County mobile home in 2013 has been delayed yet again. The latest delay resulted from a Kentucky Court of Appeal ruling, dated June 9, prohibiting commencement of the trial in Trimble Circuit Court on the June 15 scheduled date.

  • Turnout small in hearing over school plan

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    A public hearing was held Thursday, June 16, to review with the public the Proposed Draft of the Facilities Plan developed by the Local Planning Committee for the Trimble County Schools.
    Only about 25 persons, including several members of the LPC, attended the hearing and only one individual from the public gave testimony after the plan had been presented.

  • Relay for Life tops $30,000

    By Michelle Griffith
    Special to The Trimble Banner

  • Public hearing on school plan tonite at BES

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    All local residents interested in the future of the Trimble County School District and local students, present and future, are encouraged to attend tonight’s public hearing and give input regarding a District Facility Plan for the school district, which has been proposed by the Local Planning Committee. The public hearing will be held at the Bedford Elementary School at 7:00 p.m.

  • Commencement for Class of 2016 is Saturday at TCHS

    The public is invited to join in the festivities and help the graduates and their families celebrate as the Trimble County High School Class of 2016 prepares to embark on their journey into the adult stage of their lives and careers.  Commencement ceremonies will be held at 10:00 a.m., in the high school gymnasium.