Today's News

  • April receipts may help state end budget year in great shape

    After weathering several tough budget cycles, the state is on track to end the current fiscal year next month with much better news to report.
    Two weeks ago, the Office of State Budget Director said that April’s General Fund receipts – which drive the budget – brought in a little more than $1 billion, a high-water mark that had never happened in a single month before.


    Thursday, May 28
    Final day of school, for Trimble County students for the 2014-15 school term.
    Senior Citizens Center, Commodities, Noon to 2 p.m.
    Friday, May 29
    Senior Citizens Center, “Active Living Every Day” Chapter 11.
    Saturday, May 30
    Commencement exercises for the Trimble County High School Class of 2015 will be held at the Trimble County High School gymnasium at 10 a.m.
    Thursday, June 4


    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 cases were heard the week of May 18:

  • Trimble job fair a success

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    On Friday, May 8th, the Trimble County Work Ready Community members hosted a job fair at the Trimble County Public Library. Fourteen companies attended to give participants information about how to apply and what the jobs they offered required. Other companies, such as KIPDA and Trimble County Adult Education, set up tables to give information on the services offered to the Trimble County Community.

  • Petition seeks school lunch policy change

    The Trimble Banner
    A petition circulated on social media last week regarding school lunches in the Trimble County schools caught the attention of numerous local residents, creating an outcry among many.

  • Heaven’s tears shed on Memorial Day service
  • Career Fair winner
  • End of year school schedule

    The end of the 2014-15 school term is a week away with the final day for students being next Thursday, May 28. Following is a schedule of end of year school activities for local students:
    Bedford Elementary School
    Thursday, May 21—5th Grade Event Night at 6 p.m.
    Wednesday, May 27—Awards Day; Kindergarten Graduation at 9 a.m.
    Milton Elementary School
    Tuesday, May 26—5th Grade Parent Breakfast, 8:15 a.m.; 5th Grade Talent Show, 9 a.m.; 5th Grade Moving Up Ceremony, 6 p.m.

  • Six from Trimble track qualify for state meet

    The Trimble Banner
    Six members of the Trimble County High School track & field team have qualified to compete in this weekend’s Kentucky High School Athletic Association State Meet to be held at the University of Kentucky in Lexington.
    “I am extremely proud of their performance,” Trimble coach Teena Drake said of the state contenders.

  • Trimble Relay for Life to be held June 13

    On June 13,   Trimble  County residents will join together at the American Cancer Society’s  Relay For Life to help finish the fight against cancer. The event will start at 6pm at Bedford Elementary School.