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Today's News

  • New sheriff outlines goals

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    Managing Editor
    Trimble County Sheriff Charlie Kelton has hit the ground running since taking office on March 14. Kelton succeeds the late Tim Coons, who served as sheriff for 14 years before falling victim to the dreaded disease cancer on March 8. Kelton sat down with members of the media last week to discuss his goals for the office during the remainder of the current term, which expires at the end of 2018.

  • Petition circulates seeking recall of latest nickel tax

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    Managing Editor
    A petition challenging the nickel tax levied recently by the Trimble County Board of Education is circulating in Trimble County by a number of residents seeking a recall election in an attempt to allow all voters in the county to have a vote on the issue.

  • Trimble men plead no contest in Wyoming poaching case

    Staff Report
    Casper Wyo. – The Wyoming Game and Fish Department recently closed a poaching case in Converse County Circuit Court against two Trimble County hunters. On March 13, 2017, Ricky J. Mills, 37, and Jimmy G. Duncan, 25 pled no contest to numerous wildlife violations totaling over $30,000 in fines. Mills and Duncan are both from Bedford, Kentucky.

  • ‘Arsenic & Old Lace’ begins tonight

    The Trimble County High School Drama Club is presenting a production of “Arsenic and Old Lace” this weekend at the high school gymnasium. The play will feature a four-day run; opening tonight, March 23rd at 7:00 p.m.; featuring performances Friday, March 24th at 7:00 p.m.; Saturday, March 25th at 7:00 p.m.; and a matinee performance Sunday, March 26th at 3:00 p.m. Tickets will be the usual cost, $5 for adults and $3 for students.

  • Last week at the state Capitol

    Legislative Research Commission
    FRANKFORT -- This has been a year for early arrivals at the State Capitol.
    Within a week of the 2017 legislative session’s start in January, bills started arriving in the governor’s office to be signed into law, an extraordinarily quick start for a session of the General Assembly.
    We’ve had more early arrivals at the Capitol in recent weeks as hundreds of the tulips in the Capitol gardens have already started blooming, a couple weeks ahead of their usual schedule.

  • LOOKING BACK

    March 9, 1987 (30 Years Ago)

  • WE speaking tour makes a stop at middle school

    By CRYSTAL CAUDILLO
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    In preparation for National Volunteer Week (April 23-29) the WE Volunteer Now Speaking Tour visited TCMS. Trimble County Middle School is one of 80 schools and youth organizations nation wide that are participating in this program.

  • Milton Elementary 4th graders present art show at Signature
  • Quarles participates in natl ag summit on Farm Bill

    WASHINGTON — Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles said Monday that industry and government leaders must do more to attract young people to careers in agriculture.
    “We must do all we can to make farming attractive to young people so our country can continue to produce and export agricultural products to sustain us at home and to export around the world,” Commissioner Quarles said at the Agri-Pulse Farm Bill Summit at the National Press Club.

  • Health conscious? Don’t let lack of sleep weigh you down

    A good night’s sleep is as important as physical activity or healthy eating to maintain a healthy weight and optimum wellbeing. Sleep allows us to relax, restore and revitalize our bodies and minds every night. Research over the last decade has advanced understanding about the importance of sleep to maintaining a healthy weight.