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Today's News

  • 3 incumbents, 2 newcomers win

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    There will be two new members of next year’s Trimble County Fiscal Court as a result of Tuesday’s Democrat Primary Election. Don McCarty and Kenny Green will join incumbent David Scott and a fourth magistrate who will be determined by the Nov. 4 General Election. While incumbent Nolan Hamilton, Jr., defeated Travis Webster in the Democratic Primary for the District 1 seat, Hamilton faces Republican challenger William E. Sizemore in the fall.

  • 82 deficiencies identified in LG&E landfill plan

    The Kentucky Division of Waste Management, Solid Waste Branch has found 82 deficiencies in a permit application filed by LG&E and KU Energy for a proposed 189-acre special waste landfill to be located at the utility company’s Trimble County Generating Station.

    In a certified letter to LG&E and KU Energy engineer W. Paul Puckett, Solid Waste Branch Manager Ronald Gruzesky, P.E., said that the deficiencies were discovered during a review of the application filed by the utility on Jan. 4, 2014.

  • 7 selected Governor’s Scholars

    By TEENA DRAKE
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    The Trimble County High School Class of 2015 is sending more students to the Governor’s Scholars Program than ever before. A record seven students were chosen for the 2014 summer program. Each student will have a choice from several programs to study while preparing for his/her future.

  • Memorial Day Service Monday at Courthouse lawn
  • Kentucky Horse Park open Friday through Sunday in holiday weeks

    LEXINGTON, Ky. - The Kentucky Horse Park will be closed Christmas Eve and Christmas Day (Wednesday and Thursday, Dec. 24-25), and again New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day (Wednesday and Thursday, Dec. 31–Jan. 1).  The park is normally closed on Mondays and Tuesdays during the winter season, so the park will also be closed as scheduled on the Mondays and Tuesdays in those holiday weeks (Dec. 22-23 and 29-30).  

  • Kentucky farms benefitting from Agricultural Development Fund

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    Kentucky’s annual agricultural output now stands at over $5.6 billion thanks in part to Kentucky’s tobacco-funded Agricultural Development Fund, state lawmakers were told recently.
    “Without the Agricultural Development Fund investments, I suspect we wouldn’t be where we are today in agricultural output,” Governor’s Office of Agricultural Policy Executive Director Roger Thomas told the Tobacco Settlement Agreement Fund Oversight Committee. 

  • Fun ways to make Christmas holiday breaks enjoyable without today’s technology

    The holidays are a wonderful time for family togetherness, but after a few days, everyone, no matter their age, begins to look for distractions. In a world of smart phones, tablets and laptops, many times our attention turns to technology, but it doesn’t have to be this way. It is possible to keep young people active and engaged without technology.

  • Getting the most from your holiday gift cards

    Gift cards are one of the most popular holiday gifts.  Many of us will add a new gift card to our wallet over the holiday season.
    Sometimes, the “rules” associated with gift cards can be a mystery, leading to many gift cards being unused.  When does the card expire? Is there a processing fee?  If there an inactivity fee? Can I use the card online? 

  • TC 3rd graders receive dictionaries

    Charles Liston
    All Trimble County public school third graders received a personalized dictionary in November as part of Bedford Rotary’s continuing service to our community, and our commitment to education.

  • Furnace, handbook, sign repairs main topics of Milton Commission meet

    By TODD POLLOCK
    Special to The Trimble Banner