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Today's News

  • Pedestrian fatally injured late at night

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    A pedestrian was fatally struck by a passing motorist just before midnight, Thursday, Feb. 4, near Milton, according to the Kentucky State Police.

  • Bedford commission deadlocked on issues regarding purchases

    By HILDA PARRISH
    The Trimble Banner
    “Show me the money!” would be a good title if Feb. 2, 2016 Tuesday night’s special called Bedford City commission meeting was a movie.
    The mayor, city clerk, city attorney and three commissioners attended. Commissioner Frank Floyd was absent.
    A city website has been discussed several times in the past and now that the city is accepting credit/debit payments it is more important than ever to get on board with modern technology.

  • School board moves forward with Local Planning Committee

    By TODD POLLOCK
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    The Trimble County Board of Education last Wednesday heard from three educators in the school district about forming a Local Planning Committee this Spring. By statute, the board must review their facilities planning every four years.
    Shelly Ginn, a teacher of 26 years said she was “scared for the children” and asked the board to “put the children first.”

  • TRIMBLE COUNTY COMMUNITY CALENDAR

    Thursday, Feb. 11
    Teen Movie Night: Mock-A-Movie 5-7 p.m. at theTrimble County Public Library. Middle and high school students are welcome to join us at the library for pizza and a funny movie! Bring your cell phone to text in your snarky comments and they’ll appear on the projector screen along with the movie! Please call Trimble County Public Library at (502) 255-7362 to register in advance.
    Milton City Commission meets at 7 p.m. at the Milton Municipal Building.
    Saturday, Feb. 13

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  • Kentucky State Police plan checkpoints

    The Kentucky State Police will be conducting traffic safety checkpoints in the counties of Oldham, Trimble, Henry, Owen, Carroll and Gallatin during the period of February 1 through the 29th. 

  • The ‘Tail’ of the Talking Cat

    During the Depression Era the so called hobo had a series of symbols which only their fellows could decipher. For example, a particular symbol informed other hobos a meal could be obtained at the house indicated.
    I have been given an invisible mark that can only be seen by cats. I believe this mark can only be read by cats. The meaning of this mark informs any feline within a mile radius that the bearer of this mark is a sucker for those with nine lives.

  • Support 4-H with Ag Tag donation

    Farm vehicle license plate renewal is just around the corner. As you purchase or renew your tags this year, please consider making the $10 donation on each licensed vehicle to support 4-H and help make the best young people better.

  • New dietary guidelines emphasize a lifetime of healthy eating

    The new dietary guidelines were released in January and encourage all of us to make healthy eating choices throughout our lives to minimize our risks of becoming overweight or obese or developing a chronic disease like heart disease or diabetes. These conditions are often linked to poor diets and physical inactivity.

  • Superintendent’s Corner

    Dear Readers,
    On February 3, 2016 our board of education approved Mark Ryles to serve as our Local Planning Committee (LPC) facilitator. As we move forward from this point I wish to make it clear as to who makes up the committee and how they are selected. This is taken directly from the Kentucky School Facilities Planning Manual (702 KAR 4:180).
    Section 101
    Local Planning Committee Selection
    101.2 The LPC shall be made up of a maximum of twenty (20) members and/or a minimum of ten (10) members to include: