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Today's News

  • Water district to seek grant for improvements

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    Trimble County Fiscal Court approved a resolution allowing the Trimble County Water District No. 1 to seek a grant through the Department of Homeland Security for improvements to the water system. The vote came during last week’s regular monthly meeting of the magistrates. Randy Stevens, Water District manager, informed the magistrates that the deadline to file for the grant is June 30.

  • Bedford awards bid for sidewalk replacement

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    The Bedford City Commission approved a bid from local contractor Chris Bell to repair sections of sidewalks in the city during their regular monthly meeting last week. Commissioner Harold Greene said there are three areas in Bedford where sidewalks had deteriorated to the point of needing to be replaced.

  • 3 incumbents, 2 newcomers win

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    There will be two new members of next year’s Trimble County Fiscal Court as a result of Tuesday’s Democrat Primary Election. Don McCarty and Kenny Green will join incumbent David Scott and a fourth magistrate who will be determined by the Nov. 4 General Election. While incumbent Nolan Hamilton, Jr., defeated Travis Webster in the Democratic Primary for the District 1 seat, Hamilton faces Republican challenger William E. Sizemore in the fall.

  • 82 deficiencies identified in LG&E landfill plan

    The Kentucky Division of Waste Management, Solid Waste Branch has found 82 deficiencies in a permit application filed by LG&E and KU Energy for a proposed 189-acre special waste landfill to be located at the utility company’s Trimble County Generating Station.

    In a certified letter to LG&E and KU Energy engineer W. Paul Puckett, Solid Waste Branch Manager Ronald Gruzesky, P.E., said that the deficiencies were discovered during a review of the application filed by the utility on Jan. 4, 2014.

  • 7 selected Governor’s Scholars

    By TEENA DRAKE
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    The Trimble County High School Class of 2015 is sending more students to the Governor’s Scholars Program than ever before. A record seven students were chosen for the 2014 summer program. Each student will have a choice from several programs to study while preparing for his/her future.

  • 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

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    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.

  • Rabies clinic set Sat. June 6 at Trimble County Park

    The Phoenix Animal Clinic, in conjunction with the Trimble County Health Department Environmental Services, will be hosting a rabies clinic in June. Dr. Mary Zink will be administering shots on Saturday, June 6, between the hours of 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Trimble County Park under the shelter by the ball fields.

  • Stairs

    Our house has a type of staircase which is fairly typical in an older home. The stairs are very narrow and steep. They climb in their steep, narrow way to a second story, which must have been designed for Lilliputians. Not only are the stairs unsuitable for any member of my tall family, the ceilings in the upstairs rooms slope down. I can’t count the times I’ve nearly concussed myself when I forgot the clearance level in my closet.