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Today's News

  • Water district to seek grant for improvements

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    Trimble County Fiscal Court approved a resolution allowing the Trimble County Water District No. 1 to seek a grant through the Department of Homeland Security for improvements to the water system. The vote came during last week’s regular monthly meeting of the magistrates. Randy Stevens, Water District manager, informed the magistrates that the deadline to file for the grant is June 30.

  • Bedford awards bid for sidewalk replacement

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    The Bedford City Commission approved a bid from local contractor Chris Bell to repair sections of sidewalks in the city during their regular monthly meeting last week. Commissioner Harold Greene said there are three areas in Bedford where sidewalks had deteriorated to the point of needing to be replaced.

  • 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
  • ‘I do solemnly swear’
  • Hope Clinic receives grant

    LAGRANGE, Ky. – Hope Health Clinic announced last week that it has received a $10,000 CVS Health Community Grant. The Community Grants Program was created by CVS Health, as part of its commitment to help people achieve their best health by providing financial assistance to programs that are focused on smoking cessation and prevention. The support from CVS Health will help Hope Health Clinic to offer smoking cessation classes over a period of two years. Patients will be connected with a wellness coach to help assure continued success with smoking cessation.

  • Stille Nacht: The song that stopped a war

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    It happened 100 years ago this week during the first winter of the Great War, which we now know as World War I.

  • Trimble County Middle School basketball roundup

    Recent 8th grade scores
    Trimble 48-Owen 38. Scoring-Shane Mills 10, Evan Stevens 9, Logan Clifford 6, David Duncan 5, Grant Weaver and Logan Rodgers 4, Brody Fugate and Mathew Boyle 3 and Dane Lacefield 2.
    Trimble 43-KCD 33. Scoring-Clifford 10, Weaver and Mills 8, Lacefield 7, Duncan 6, Duncan Ralston and Stevens 2.
    Trimble 47-Henry 20. Scoring-Stevens 11, Duncan and Lacefield 6, Boyle, Rodgers and Clifford 4, Ralston and Sutherland 3, Weaver, Fugate and Mills 2.
    Recent 7th grade scores