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Today's News

  • Circuit clerk staff piloting state’s ‘eCourt’ launch

    DAVE TAYLOR
    Managing Editor
    The Trimble County Circuit Court Clerk’s office has been selected as the pilot program for a new Electronic Court project, which will ultimately be implemented in court systems throughout Kentucky.

  • Legendary jockey Pat Day to make appearance at Trimble Co. Fair

    By TEENA DRAKE
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Trimble County Fair welcomes Hall of Fame jockey Pat Day on Thursday, June 22, 2017. The retired jockey travels to a variety of engagements to discuss horse racing and promoting his wife’s charity. Day will be available for autographs immediately after he speaks.

  • iLead students give Butler mini golf course makeover

    By TIM HENDRICK
    Landmark News Service
    The miniature golf course at General Butler State Resort Park has a different look thanks to the efforts of students at the iLead Academy and Carroll County Area Technology Center.
    iLead Academy director Larisa McKinney said the idea of renovating the miniature gold course came out of a meeting she attended at sometime in the fall of 2015.
    Friends of Butler developed the project as part of it’s efforts to improve the facilities.

  • Relay surpasses $32K goal

    By CRYSTAL CAUDILLO
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Despite the late afternoon heat and the grim reality of the battle against cancer, the front parking lot of Bedford Elementary School had a festival atmosphere Saturday. The 2017 Relay for Life was in full swing and the optimism of the participants could be felt in the air.

  • Voters reject tax 2nd time

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    Managing Editor
    For the second time in eight months a majority of Trimble County voters have rejected a nickel tax levy passed by the Trimble County Board of Education. Tuesday’s final vote tally showed 1,176 voters against the nickel tax, while 590 voters favored the tax levy. The difference of 586 votes indicates the tax levy was rejected by nearly twice as many votes as were recorded in favor, according to Trimble County Clerk Tina Browning.

  • TCHS Commencement
  • Galvanizing line to be added at Ghent’s Nucor sheet mill

    Nucor Corporation has announced that it is investing an estimated $176 million to build a hot band galvanizing and pickling line at its sheet mill in Ghent, Kentucky. The new galvanizing line will expand Nucor Steel Gallatin’s product capabilities and have an annual capacity of 500,000 tons.

  • Trimble County High School scholarship recipients listed for Class of 2017 graduates

    The following scholarships were awarded to members of the Trimble County High School Class of 2017, according to TCHS Guidance Counselor Bridget Kunselman:
    Shelby Energy - Emily Line, Kallie Kaufman
    Forest Burkhardt Scholarship - Katie Via
    Amanda Ralston Memorial Nursing Scholarship - Halee Luellen
    Christmas in August Scholarship - Allison Hornback
    Edyth Turner, Glen Davis, Mickey Turner Memorial Scholarship - Donovan Liter
    Carroll County Training Consortium - Logan Ralston

  • Graves inside city limits; condemnations and abandoned cemeteries

    By HILDA PARRISH
    The Trimble Banner
    This week we will view the Kentucky Revised Statutes concerning graves inside city limits and condemning certain cemeteries.

  • Wind Chimes

    Who doesn’t love the pleasant music of wind chimes as they dance with the breeze?  Certainly not I. My husband and I went on a quest to find a set of the larger, more resonant variety for the front porch. However, once we found the desired set we decided that it was high time for the front porch to be repainted, so off went the chimes and all of its entourage of ornamentation to the back porch.