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Today's News

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Bevin announces Kentucky Council on Criminal Justice Reform

    Kentucky Press News Service
    FRANKFORT – With prisons at capacity, overdose deaths on the rise, and families fractured by incarceration, Gov. Matt Bevin Tuesday announced what he calls plans to seek a smarter, compassionate, evidence-based approach to criminal justice in Kentucky.

  • Manage mosquitoes while enjoying the great outdoors

    By Melinda Myers
    Don’t let disease-carrying mosquitoes keep you indoors this summer. Instead, employ these eight tips to protect yourself and manage these pests in your yard.
    Do a bit of yard and garden clean up.  Remove weeds, manage neglected gardens and keep the lawn properly mowed to reduce resting spaces for adult mosquitoes.

  • Clumps

    I absolutely do not understand fashion. I realize that goes without saying if you know me, but I recently saw a commercial for a beauty product which baffled me.

  • Summertime safety

    Long summer days are here again! This is a wonderful time of the year to enjoy being outside, have BBQ and possibly even a vacation. While enjoying many different activities this time of year, make sure you are doing so safely.
    Enjoying the outdoors safely
    One common injury during the summer is sunburn. Make sure that you apply sunscreen in the morning and every two hours throughout the day while you are outside. Remember that if you are swimming or sweating, you should reapply sunscreen more often.   

  • Kentucky beef cattle spring market update
  • 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.

  • Board clarifies alcohol policy

    By CRYSTAL CAUDILLO
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    The Trimble County Board of Education met on June 15 at the Administration Building. Board Member Jodi Ginn asked for clarification to the high school’s alcohol policy. The policy stated that a parent must accompany their child back to school in the event of an expulsion.
    Superintendent Steve Miracle stated that the wording should have been in the event of a suspension rather than expulsion. A second offense would require that the student appear before the Board for expulsion.

  • Students use critical thinking skills and inquiry at STEM

    By TEENA DRAKE
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    For the past several years Trimble County Middle School has offered a class for two weeks in the summer entitled STEM. STEM is an acronym for the fields of science, technology, engineering and math. It is one of the newest fields of study that has become top priority in education, the emphasis being placed on students later pursuing degrees in STEM-related programs.