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  • Vietnam Wall replica in Carrollton this weekend

    The News-Democrat
    “The Moving Wall,” a half-size replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C., is returning to Carroll County Sept. 7-10.
    An opening ceremony will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 7. Afterwards, the wall will be open for viewing 24/7 until the closing ceremony at 5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 10. Carrollton National Guard Alpha Battery 2nd 138th Field Artillery will provide around-the-clock security for “The Moving Wall.”

  • Preventative maintenance work to begin Sept. 9 on Hwy 55 in Trimble County

    Louisville, KY - The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet recently awarded a contract for a preventative maintenance project on KY 55 in Trimble County. This project involves application of a cost-effective treatment, known as a cape seal, to extend the life of the pavement. The construction limits are from the Carroll/Trimble county line to the Trimble/Henry county line (mile markers 0.0 to 1.1).

  • Organizers set for Trimble County Apple Festival

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    The Trimble County Apple Festival holds its 27th year celebration, Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 9 and 10 at the courthouse square in Bedford. The mission of the Trimble Co. Apple Festival is to raise funds for local schools, civic and community groups or activities which support and promote the betterment of our children, citizens and/or community.


    Items published in court news are public record.
    The Trimble Banner publishes all misdemeanors, felonies and small-claims judgments recorded in district court, as well as all civil suits recorded in circuit court. Juvenile court cases are not published.
    Crime reports are provided by local law enforcement agencies. Charges or citations reported to The Trimble Banner do not imply guilt.
    The following judgments were rendered in Trimble County District Court during the week of Aug. 21, 2017, with the Honorable Judge Jerry D. Crosby II presiding:

  • Hurricane Harvey

    FRANKFORT — Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles released the following statement Monday:
    “The people of Kentucky stand with those affected by Hurricane Harvey. Even though land separates us, we are one people. When I started the Kentucky Hunger Initiative to identify solutions for food banks in our state, we learned a lot about the specific needs facing Kentucky. However, we know hunger is not limited by geographical boundaries. Food banks in Houston are working hard to feed hungry people during this time of crisis.

  • Betta Fish

    Betta fish, also known as Siamese fighting fish, are the pugilists of the fish keeping world. The Betta is a small creature with elaborate, filmy fins that float around their owner like silk.
    The Betta comes in a variety of jewel tones. Like snowflakes and fingerprints, no two are ever alike. These tiny treasures are indeed a masterpiece of creation.

  • At the farmers market: fresh Kentucky apples

    As summer comes to a close and September approaches, not only does fall bring corn mazes, squash and pumpkins, it is also a perfect time to visit local orchards to pick the freshest apples.
    A medium size apple—about 2 to 2.5 inches in diameter—contains approximately 75 calories and provides bulk in the diet, helping the body digest food. Apples are low in sodium and high in potassium, making them a great natural snack.

  • Board considers 7 options in levying general fund tax

     “The only thing that doesn’t abide by majority rule is a person’s conscience.”
                     ---Harper Lee

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  • Cardinal Hills to host Senior Citizens Benefit Scramble

    Cardinal Hills Golf Course will host the 25th Annual Trimble County Senior Citizens Benefit Golf Scramble on Saturday, Sept. 23. Tee off time will be at 9:00 a.m.
    Bring your own four-man team. The $55 per person entry fee includes a cart, green fee, lunch and drinks. All proceeds will benefit senior citizens.
    The scramble will also feature a $10,000 Hole in One contest.