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Today's News

  • Luther's Christmas Day sermon

    This year we celebrated the 500th Anniversary of the beginning of the Protestant Reformation. Thus it seems especially fitting to draw our Christmas meditation from Martin Luther, specifically from a sermon he preached on a Christmas Day some five centuries ago. Reading this sermon I was immediately struck by two of the enduring characteristics of the best of Protestant preaching: its compelling clarity, and its unembarrassed intelligence.

  • Raiders enjoy 77-33 rout of visiting Frederick Fraize

    The Trimble County Raiders earned their biggest win so far of the 2017-18 high school basketball season Friday, claiming a 77-33 rout of the visiting Frederick Fraize Aces, from Cloverport.

  • Young Lady Raiders continue to struggle at season midpoint

    What began Wednesday as an evening of celebration for the 50th birthday of longtime Trimble County Lady Raiders head coach Kerrie Stewart, quickly degenerated into an evening of frustration for the coach and for Trimble fans. Trimble’s young team, playing without the services of one starter, failed to produce offensively and rapidly descended into depression mode en route to a 41-11 drubbing at the hands of the visiting Lady Pacers of Switzerland County.

  • Fiscal court approves 1st reading of road ordinance

    The Trimble County Fiscal Court had the first reading of an ordinance for classifying county roads during its monthly meeting Monday.

    The ordinance would require people, companies and other groups to contact the fiscal court for the classification of any reads in order to prevent liability for the county and unstable land values.

  • Trimble County Planning and Zoning public hearing tonight

    The Trimble County Planning and Zoning Commission will have a public hearing at 6-8 p.m. tonight at the Trimble County Extension Office, 43 High Country Lane in Bedford.

    The public hearing will allow for comments and questions about the commission’s completed draft of the Trimble County Comprehensive Plan for implementing planning and zoning, according to a legal notice placed in the Banner.

  • County clerk point-of-sale system starts Jan. 2

    By TINA BROWNING

    Trimble County Clerk

    To clear up all confusion caused in the December 14th edition of The Banner, the Point of Sale System will begin January 2nd, 2018. The Point of Sale System is the method in which the local Clerk’s office will be able to key-in the customer’s payment and balance each day. It is the duty of the Clerk’s office to inform all December car renewal customers, or those who were born in the month of December, of our updated holiday hours.

  • Legal action threatened against Trimble over voter rolls

    Trimble County Clerk Tina Browning is one of 248 county election officials across the nation who has received a letter from an Indiana-based advocacy group threatening federal legal action over alleged violations of the National Voter Registration Act.

  • Survey for older adults designed to assess social service needs

    LOUISVILLE – Senior citizens who live in Jefferson and surrounding Kentucky counties, including Trimble, are encouraged to take a brief survey online or over the phone to help analyze social service needs for older adults and individuals with disabilities.

    For the second year, the University of Louisville Institute for Sustainable Health and Optimal Aging will conduct a community needs assessment on behalf of the Kentuckiana Regional Planning & Development Agency (KIPDA).

  • Junior Ranger Program: Discovering archaeology and the Underground Railroad

    The Oldham County History Center in La Grange offers a Junior Ranger Program designed to teach young area residents about the Underground Railroad and activities of abolitionists assisting slaves in their escape from slave-holding states to freedom in northern states and Canada. The Oldham history group has conducted archaelogical excavations at a former plantation in Bedford in recent years. Prior to 1837 part of what is now Trimble County was part of Oldham County. Parts of Oldham and Gallatin counties were carved off to become Trimble County in 1837.

  • TCHS Drama Club regales young hospital patients with carols

    By THOMAS CIFRANIK

    Special to The Trimble Banner

    The holiday season is in the air, and with that comes a surplus of individuals donating their time for a better cause. While many people may donate toys or money to organizations in need, the members of the Trimble County High School Drama Club took a different approach.