Today's News

  • Morgan Center will host county-wide Thanksgiving meal Nov. 22

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    On Tuesday, Nov. 21, several churches in Trimble County will come together at the Morgan Community Center in Bedford to provide a Thanksgiving meal to anyone in the area. Members of several local churches prepare and help serve the FREE home cooked meal because there are many people in the community who might not otherwise have a Thanksgiving dinner. The dinner will consist of turkey and ham along with mashed potatoes, corn, dressing, gravy, green beans, mac-n-cheese, rolls, drinks, and a plethora of desserts.

  • Stay active this Thanksgiving

    Thanksgiving is a day to be thankful for friends, family, blessings and yourself. Honor your body and all that it can do by maintaining healthy habits during Thanksgiving. Physical activity is a great way to have quality time together bonding and having fun. Below you will find a list of ideas to add active family traditions into the Holiday season.  
    1. Get Outside. The weather in November is perfect for an outdoor outing. Go for a hike or to a local park for some time in the fresh air.

  • Agriculture and natural resources extension programs impact all Kentuckians

    Regardless of what your family is involved in, Cooperative Extension plays a role. For more than 100 years, we’ve been offering something for everyone to help them see returns in their endeavors, careers, finances and more. If you have one acre or more than 1,000, our agriculture and natural resource extension agents can help you with a range of topics that can make you more knowledgeable and profitable.
    Through research-based education, we bring the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment straight to you.

  • Shawe Memorial thespians present ‘Ghost Hunt’ this weekend in Madison

    “Ghost Hunt,” a play written by Brian D. Taylor, will be performed November 17th, 18th, and 19th at Hilary Meny Gymnasium within Shawe Memorial Jr./Sr. High School. The show times are 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for students.  

  • Trimble County finding stars in unlikely places

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Every night billions of stars can be observed in the dark sky. Recently however, eight stars were discovered inside the Trimble County Public Library! During an after-hours “Music by the Fire” event, eight Trimble County High School Drama members belted melodies of love for local community members.

  • Local circuit judge participates in judicial college

    FRANKFORT, Ky. – Circuit Court Judge Karen Conrad, who serves Trimble, Henry and Oldham counties, participated in sessions on racial fairness in jury selection, eyewitness testimony and the opioid epidemic at the 2017 Circuit Judges College that took place Oct. 22-25 in Louisville. The Education Committee of the Kentucky Circuit Judges Association and the Office of Judicial Branch Education at the Administrative Office of the Courts developed the college.

  • Domestic abuse sometimes includes financial abuse and using children as leverage

     (This is the final article in our four-part series on Partner Violence)

    By Mega Will and                Phil Lloyd-Sidle
    The Center for Women and Families

  • ‘Love calls us back to kindness’

    One day last week I visited with the family of Jeremy, a 14-year-old teen who battles Tourette syndrome.
    Not only is the entire family battling the baffling neurological disorder that causes Jeremy to involuntarily and often violently move parts of his body and involuntarily make vocal sounds, but they are also battling the unkindness of people.
    People don’t understand and so they judge him, is how Jeremy’s 10-year-old sister Jamie explains it.


    Nov. 12, 1987 (30 Years Ago)

  • Grad urges: ‘Believe in yourself!’

    The following is a story by a student, Thomas Moody Jr., that came to JCTC Trimble County Adult Education in June, 2017:

    Adult Ed has given me the opportunity for a bright future. I have heard all my life that I can’t and I believed it even though my small support team would say “yes you can.” My previous school said I would not graduate high school and I would not be able to pass the GED exam. The school withdrew me and I didn’t fight because I thought they were right.