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Today's News

  • Bedford officials receive awards

    COVINGTON, KY – Nearly 200 city officials from across the state were recognized for their educational achievement during the City Officials Training Center (COTC) Awards Program at the 2017 KLC Conference & Expo on October 4, 2017. The annual conference drew in nearly 500 city officials and leaders from across the commonwealth.

  • This month at the Trimble library

    Saturday, Oct. 14: Harry Potter Fandom Party. Wizarding fans of all ages are welcome to join us at the Trimble County Public Library on Saturday, October 14 from 2 until 4 p.m. for our Harry Potter Fandom Party! We will experiment with witch’s brew elephant toothpaste, channel Bertie Botts with a Beanboozled challenge, have a snitch scavenger hunt, and make magical color-changing slime! There will be snacks and giveaways for everyone to enjoy. Please call Amanda at the library for more information at 502-255-7362.

  • Trimble County Community Calendar

    Friday, Oct. 13
    The Trimble County Board of Elections has changed the meeting date for this month. The meeting will be held Oct. 13, 2017 at 10 a.m.
    Saturday, Oct. 14

  • Heating assistance available from Tri-County Community Agency

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    Cold weather season is just around the corner. The cost of home heating is a problem for many low-income Kentuckians. Your local Tri-County Community Action Agency may be able to help through LIHEAP, otherwise known as the Low-Income Heating Energy Assistance Program.

  • Banner editor guest speaker at Milton High reunion Sunday

    Dave Taylor, Managing Editor of The Trimble Banner and local history buff, will be the guest speaker for the annual Milton High School Black and Gold Reunion. The reunion is scheduled for Sunday, October 15, at 12:00 p.m., at the Pines Restaurant’s back room in Madison, Indiana.

  • 5 arrested in Bedford in connection with drug trafficking activity

    Five persons have been arrested in connection with alleged drug trafficking activity at a Bedford residence, according to a statement released by Trimble County Sheriff Charlie Kelton.

  • TCHS grad an accomplished mountaineer

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    Managing Editor
    Trimble County High School students have been challenged from day one to achieve great heights in their education and in their later careers. Dustin Bray, a 2006 TCHS grad, has taken that challenge to new levels—literally.

  • Fall forest fire hazard season underway

    FRANKFORT, Ky. - The Kentucky Division of Forestry is again preparing for an active wildfire season. Each year, there are nearly 1,500 wildfires in the state of Kentucky, based on a 10-year average.
    Last fall, the division responded to 520 fires that burned 52,216 acres with a timber value loss of $20,642,663. The majority of the fires occurred in November.

  • Rancid butter tree

    The Gingko tree is an absolute work of the art of nature; from its beautiful shape to its fan-shaped leaves, leaves which change from luminous green to translucent gold. One would be hard-pressed to find a tree of such beauty.
    This lovely tree doesn’t show her age. The “Silver Apricot,” as she is known in China, has an ancient history. The gingko is speculated to have existed during prehistoric times. One tree growing in China is approximately 3500 years old. She was introduced to the U.S. in the 1700’s. Once here she found a loyal following.

  • A recipe for winter squash

    Winter squash come in many shapes, sizes and colors. They are packed with antioxidants and vitamins. They don’t have any fats and can be prepared sweet or savory. The different varieties of winter squash may be substituted for each other in many recipes. Don’t be afraid to get creative.