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Today's News

  • LOOKING BACK

    Sept. 5, 1985 (30 Years Ago)
    A county-wide youth rally is being held September 7th at the Trimble County Park. There will be much music, fellowship and inspiration. Ray and Stuart Clem, Mary Ann Fisher, and the singing group Age to Age will all be performing prior to a concert and testimony from Dan Gividen. According to Doug Stark, organizer of the event, over 30 churches have been contacted throughout Trimble County, Carroll County, Henry County and Madison.

  • DO YOU REMEMBER?
  • Kentucky boasts women pioneers in many professions

    Last week, the United States celebrated the 95th anniversary of women’s right to vote, a milestone made possible by the passage of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.
    Kentucky was the 23rd state to ratify that amendment, but it did not clear its final legislative hurdle until Tennessee became the 36th in Aug. 1920. Interestingly, that decision was a close one, occurring only when a young legislator voted in favor at the request of his mother.

  • TCMS principal addresses Rotary

    By CHARLES LISTON
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Trimble County Middle School Principal Mike Genton delivered a very interesting and thought-provoking talk about future middle school education to the Bedford Rotary Club on August 18. A major theme throughout seemed to be the importance of individualized learning now, and into the future.
    “We must meet the kids where they are, work hard for individualist learning, and take the kids where they need to be,” Genton said.

  • Apple Pie Contest returns

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    The 2015 Trimble County Apple Festival is just around the corner and all area bakers young and old are encouraged to get ready for the Apple Pie Contest. This year’s Apple Festival dates are Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 12 & 13.
    Judging for the Apple Pie Contest will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 12, at 11:00 a.m. at the New Life Assembly of God Church, located at 112 Hwy 42E in Bedford.
    Rules for the Apple Pie Contest are as follows:
    1. One entry per person

  • Swap meet this weekend

    Trimble County’s semi-annual Animal Swap Meet will be held this Labor Day weekend, Sept. 5-6, at the Milton City Park in downtown Milton.
    The swap meet will be held all day both Saturday and Sunday with a flea market, crafts, antiques and animals. There will also be concession vendors on the grounds.
    Due to the outbreak of Avian Flu, poultry will not be allowed at the swap meet this year per Kentucky law. No alcoholic beverages are allowed on the premises, nor are handguns or live ammunition.

  • Golden Anniversary

    Larry and Barbara Burkhardt of Milton celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Thursday, Aug. 28. Bro. K. Joines married them at the Whites Run Baptist Church on Saturday, Aug. 28, 1965.
    Mr. Burkhardt is an Excavating Contractor with Burkhardt-Crawford Contracting and Mrs. Burkhardt is retired from the office of the United States Department of Agriculture in Carrollton.
    They have a daughter and son-in-law, Tayra and Russell Crawford and two grandchildren, Russ and Savannah Crawford. They will be celebrating with their family and with a trip later this fall.

  • TRIMBLE COUNTY COMMUNITY CALENDAR

    Thursday, Sept. 3
    Pleasant View Baptist Church in Wises Landing will host a hymn sing tonight at 7 p.m. All area singers and musicians are invited to participate.
    Thursday, Sept. 10
    Milton City Commission will meet at 7 p.m. at the Milton Municipal Building.
    Fri.-Sat., Sept. 11-12
    The Pleasant View Baptist Church congregation will be having their annual yard sale Friday and Saturday, September 11-12, starting at 8 a.m. each day. A bake sale will be held on Friday in conjunction with the yard sale. All proceeds go to the church building fund.

  • Trimble Extension District Board to have special called meeting

    A special called meeting of the Trimble County Extension District Board will be held September 15, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. at the Trimble County Cooperative Extension Service office located at 43 High Country Lane, Bedford. Items to be discussed are Stop Gap Funding, copier quotes, inquiry on property, sealing of parking lot, ebeam technology.  All meetings of the Trimble County Extension District Board are open to the general public.

  • Disaster Relief Sales and Use Tax Refund Frequently Asked Questions

    Who is eligible for the refund?
    Pursuant to KRS 139.519, passed in the 2012 General Assembly, a legal building owner with property located in a federally declared disaster area that has been damaged, in whole or in part, as a result of a disaster may qualify for a refund of the sales and use tax paid on the purchase of building materials used to either repair a building, or construct a new building in the disaster area to replace the building damaged or destroyed by the disaster.
    How much of a refund may the building owner receive?