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Today's News

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Prolonged freezing temps could damage Kentucky crops

    Kentucky has enjoyed a mild winter which has resulted in many trees, plants and crops beginning to sprout and bloom before their usual times. The recent forecast was not good news for those early bloomers.
     “We have to remember it’s still wintertime in Kentucky, even though recent temperatures have convinced us otherwise,” said Matt Dixon, meteorologist in the UK College of Agriculture, Food and Environment.
    Some Kentucky wheat has already reached the jointing stage.

  • Milton Baptist revival starts Sun.

    Milton Baptist Church, 10076 Hwy 421 N., in Milton, will host a Spring Revival, beginning Sunday, March 26 and continuing through Wednesday, March 29, 2017. All  friends and neighbors in the Trimble County community are invited to attend. Services will start at 7:00 p.m. each evening.