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Today's News

  • Bedford Elementary Fall Festival
  • Trimble County Board of Education reviews Strategic Plan for years 2017-20

    By CRYSTAL CAUDILLO
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    The Trimble County Board of Education heard a number of presentations during their Nov. 1 meeting, including a discussion of the Strategic Plan and an update on the Evaluation of Superintendent Stave Miracle.
    Strategic Plan  2017-2020
    Students who earn a diploma will be self-motivated, be able to persevere through challenges, be confident problem solvers and critical thinkers. Establish effective communication, become goal driven leaders and be ready for secondary education and careers.

  • Grad urges: ‘Believe in yourself!’

    The following is a story by a student, Thomas Moody Jr., that came to JCTC Trimble County Adult Education in June, 2017:

    Adult Ed has given me the opportunity for a bright future. I have heard all my life that I can’t and I believed it even though my small support team would say “yes you can.” My previous school said I would not graduate high school and I would not be able to pass the GED exam. The school withdrew me and I didn’t fight because I thought they were right.

  • 50th wedding anniversary!

    Wayne and Janice Smith will celebrate their 50th Wedding Anniversary, Saturday, Nov. 25, 2017. Their children are hosting an open house from 5-8 p.m. at Wayne and Janice Smith’s home, 447 Mount Pleasant Road in Bedford. Friends and Family are welcome. Refreshments and dancing will be offered, for more information call Melissa West (502) 663-1246.

  • Book signing Nov. 18 at Our Best Restaurant

    There will be a book signing at Our Best Restaurant in Smithfield, Ky., on Saturday, Nov. 18 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. for the book History of  Smithfield.

  • “A Christmas Carol” and “The Gifts of Attention” during December at My Old Kentucky Home

    BARDSTOWN, Ky. – My Old Kentucky Home State Park and its musical cast will perform the Charles Dickens’ classic “A Christmas Carol” on six evenings in December.
    Federal Hill will be decorated for Christmas and guests will meet Charles Dickens, who will set the stage for the holiday classic. Visitors will move from room to room and encounter the world of Ebenezer Scrooge, the ghost of Marley and the spirits of Christmas past, present and future.

  • TRIMBLE COUNTY NEWS OF PUBLIC RECORD

    Items published in court news are public record.
    The Trimble Banner publishes all misdemeanors, felonies and small-claims judgments recorded in district court, as well as all civil suits recorded in circuit court. Juvenile court cases are not published.
    Crime reports are provided by local law enforcement agencies. Charges or citations reported to The Trimble Banner do not imply guilt.
    The following judgments were rendered in Trimble County District Court during the week of Oct.30, 2017, with the Honorable Judge Jerry D. Crosby II presiding:
    FELONY

  • First frost halts hemorrhagic disease outbreak in deer, public response helped department track the spread, severity

    FRANKFORT, Ky. — The recent cold snap experienced across Kentucky effectively ended the state’s worst outbreak of epizootic hemorrhagic disease in white-tailed deer in a decade.
    Epizootic hemorrhagic disease (EHD) is a viral disease transmitted to deer by biting flies or midges. It does not affect people or pets, and outbreaks cease at the first frost, which kills the bugs.

  • Quarles urges military veteran farmers to stand up and be counted in the Ag Census

    FRANKFORT — Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles Tuesday encouraged Kentucky military veterans who are farmers to respond to the 2017 Census of Agriculture, a snapshot of American agriculture taken every five years.
    “Many veterans are finding that farming provides a way for them to continue their service to their communities and their country,” Commissioner Quarles said. “This year’s Census gives them a unique opportunity to be counted.”

  • Milton Methodists to host benefit hymn sing

    A Community Hymn Sing will be held at the Milton United Methodist Church, U.S. Hwy 421 in Milton, 6:30 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 18. All individuals, duos, groups, and instrumentals are welcome. Love offering will be taken for “Feed the Children” of Trimble County. Refreshments will follow. For more information call (502) 939-1709.