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Today's News

  • Drama Club’s Princess Tea is Saturday!
  • Bedford changes meeting dates

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    The Bedford City Commissioners and Mayor Todd Pollock were unanimous in their praise of city employee Jimmy Hoskins for his street cleaning efforts in the wake of recent storms and frigid temperatures that made travel difficult.
    Hoskins said his job was made difficult by the number of cars that had been parked along city streets and the garbage cans left out waiting for trash pickup.

  • Board considers HVAC upgrade at Trimble High

    By TODD POLLOCK
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    The Trimble County Board of Education heard a report on potential electrical and HVAC upgrades to the Trimble County High School facility during last week’s meeting at the administration building in Bedford.  

  • Farm machinery auction set for Fayette

    The Fayette County Farm Bureau Farm Machinery Consignment Auction will be held on Saturday, March 21, 2015 at 9:30 a.m. at the Kentucky Horse Park. The event is open to the public and will display all types of farm equipment as well as lawn and garden equipment and a few unique items.
    The auction draws a crowd of over 4,000 potential buyers with an average of 1,700 pieces of equipment being consigned to the sale. This sale is the largest of its kind in Kentucky.

  • The basics of food label terms

    When you go grocery shopping, you’ve probably seen some new terms on the labels of your favorite foods. These terms are not meant to cause confusion but can help you make more informed choices about the foods you eat. This is a good thing, as concerns among consumers about food origin, safety and quality continue to increase.
    Here is a list of terms found on food labels and their definition as defined by the U.S. Depart-ment of Agri-culture or the Food and Drug Admin-istration.

  • Improving reproductivity in heifers

    According to the latest livestock reports, cattle numbers are on the rise again. Good management is critical.
    To improve the reproductive efficiency, and profitability, of a beef cattle operation, you must understand proper heifer development. Properly managing yearling heifer reproduction is the first step toward reproductive efficiency according to Les Anderson and Darrh Bullock, University of Kentucky Extension Beef Specialists.

  • Our legislators in action
  • David Marsh signs to play football at Georgetown College

    By TEENA DRAKE
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Kind, caring, team player, dedicated, excellent skills, and a strong Christian are only a few of David Marsh’s outstanding qualities. One of his accomplishments in 2014-2015 was being first team All-District in high school football. He has recently signed with Georgetown College to play football at the next level in 2015-2016. His contributions to the TCHS football team have been phenomenal and he will be greatly missed.

  • Raiders top Carroll, 66-64, in exciting rivalry game

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    For Trimble County fans last week’s battle with visiting Carroll County delivered everything spectators of a rivalry game could hope for. For disappointed Carroll fans the outcome fell a basket short as the Panthers led most of the way until an empty stretch in the final quarter allowed Trimble to take the lead and hold it down the stretch for a 66-64 win.

  • If the prodigal were a daughter

    A few years ago, the late Janice Chaffee wrote the book, “If the Prodigal Were A Daughter.”
    In it, she took several parables of Jesus and rewrote them, making women the main characters in 21st-century settings.
    My favorite story is her take of the parable of the prodigal son in Luke 15. She called it “Solana: A Loved Daughter.”