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  • 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.”

  • 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.