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Today's News

  • Event commemorates Trimble’s 180 years

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    With little fanfare, Trimble County is commemorating 180 years of existence this spring. The Trimble County Historical Society held an open house Monday at the Trimble County Public Library with numerous historical displays and photos from the county’s years of existence. A steady stream of local residents and school children viewed the artifacts during the afternoon.

  • TCHS art students bring home a trophy

    By TEENA DRAKE
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    On March 15, 2017 Bonnie Peugeot, Art educator at Trimble County High School, took 20 of her art students to Morehead State University for their annual newspaper sculpture competition. TCHS students have been attending this event for the past five years and have brought home an award for three years.

  • Public meeting on planning and zoning planned April 11

    Staff Report
    Local residents will have an opportunity on April 11 to get a first look at the Comprehensive Plan currently being drafted by the Trimble County Planning and Zoning Commission.
    Trimble County Fiscal Court in a unanimous vote on April 18, 2016 approved an order to form a joint planning unit with the cities of Milton and Bedford to explore the possibility of the county and cities enacting planning and zoning.

  • Newspapers in neighboring Carroll have been numerous

    EDITOR’S NOTE: Our sister newspaper, The News-Democrat at Carrollton, is entering its 150th year of publication. The following is a review of the numerous newspapers that have been in business in our neighboring county down through the years.

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    Landmark News Service

  • Easter buffet, events planned at Kentucky State Resort Parks

    FRANKFORT, Ky. – Make plans to bring your family to a Kentucky State Resort Park for the annual Easter buffet on April 16 for a great meal.
    The menu at the resort park restaurants includes roast beef carved on the line; baked country ham; catfish and hushpuppies; and a chef’s favorite entree selection. The meal will also include fresh fruit, a cheese bar, garden vegetables, salad and desserts.

  • Trimble’s Sabrina Moll a presenter in WKU’S 47th Annual Student Research Conference, March 25

    BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – About 400 students, including Sabrina Moll, of Bedford, made presentations at Western Kentucky University’s 47th Annual Student Research Conference Saturday, March 25, at Downing Student Union.
    The abstract title of Moll’s presentation was “Effects of Spine Align for Improving Flexibility in Male College Students: A Pilot Study.”

  • Cifranik, EKU students volunteer at Carter Historic Site

    RICHMOND, Ky. – They gave up their spring break to help beautify the Jimmy Carter Historic Site in Plains, Georgia.
    Then the four Eastern Kentucky University students – Bedford resident Tanya Cifranik, Esther Epps, Joel Robinson and Emma Schadler – enjoyed an intimate, informal dinner with their models for such selfless service: former President Jimmy Carter and First Lady Rosalynn.

  • Confederate veterans home event planned

    Staff Report

  • Mullins joins newspaper staff

    By TIM HENDRICK
    Landmark News Service
    Perry Park resident Renee Mullins has joined the staff of The News-Democrat and The Trimble Banner as the newspapers’ new circulation coordinator.
    Mullins most recently worked at the Carroll County Memorial Hospital, handling accounts receivable for patients, before starting at The News-Democrat, March 6.
    She has always worked in customer service and accounting, bring those key skills and experience to the job.

  • Energy efficiency can help rural families save $

    By Lu Nelsen
    Center for Rural Affairs
    Families below the poverty line spend 8 percent of their income on electricity, a much larger proportion than higher income families, according to the American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy.
    And in rural areas, 17.7 percent of families live below the poverty line, as noted by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.