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  • 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.”

  • Speech and Debate class take final exam in front of school board

    By CRYSTAL CAUDILLO
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    The Trimble County High School Speech and Debate class presented speeches during the May 10 meeting of the Trimble County Board of Education. The students addressed the board and the audience in attendance. The speeches were a requirement of their final grade. The students were to write a speech about a school issue that has captured their passion.

  • Trimble Historical Society seeks use of old stone jail

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    Managing Editor
    The Trimble County Historical Society has a vision for the future of the old Trimble County Jail, which has been used for storage since it was ordered closed by the Administrative Office of the Courts in 1983.

  • Nickel tax election scheduled

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    With the decision by the Trimble County Board of Education during their May 10 meeting to move forward with the special election on the school nickel tax, Trimble County Judge-Executive Jerry Powell has issued an order that the special election will be held on Tuesday, June 13 at polling places at both the Bedford Elementary School and the Milton Elementary School.

  • Court appearance delayed by traffic accident, Sparkman due in court today

    By CRYSTAL CAUDILLO
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Campbellsburg resident Joshua Sparkman made an appearance Thursday, May 18 in Trimble County Circuit Court in connection with the November 2015 murder of LaGrange resident Angela Hall.  Sparkman was charged with complicity to assault in the first degree, a class B felony following his arrest on Nov. 24, 2015. This means that Sparkman helped or encouraged another individual to commit assault.

  • TCMS principal Tracy Poe to attend executive leadership training class

    Staff Report
    A Trimble County principal is set to begin a yearlong executive level leadership training course usually reserved for the nation’s top CEOs. Tracy Poe of Trimble County Middle School, was selected in March to participate in the Kentucky Chamber Foundation’s Leadership Institute for School Principals by an advisory board made up of business leaders and school superintendents.

  • Farm Bureau assists Junior BETA trip
  • Ceremony honors Trimble native, seminary founder

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    Managing Editor
    “I don’t think that there is another person who so gave of themselves in leadership and in ministry and evangelism in camp meeting settings than Dr. Henry Clay Morrison.”
    Rev. Stuart Smith, representing Asbury University and Asbury Theological Seminary, was among the guest speakers at last week’s Memorial Dedication of a stone marker hosted by Hickory Grove United Methodist Church and the Trimble County Historical Society.

  • TC softball remembering Tonya