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Today's News

  • McCane retires from emergency management

    By TEENA DRAKE
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Ronnie McCane has decided to retire from the county’s emergency management team. Over the past 16 years he has written and received over a million dollars in grants for the county.
    If someone looks up Trimble County Emergency Management on Facebook the times of operation says Always Open.  Their vision is to coordinate a system of mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery and protect the lives, environment and property of the people of Trimble County.

  • Bank open house celebrates 125 years of service

    By TEENA DRAKE
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Bedford Loan and Deposit’s celebration was a hit! Trimble County Citizens came out to an open house Saturday to support the bank for their 125 years of serving the community.
    There were free to go cups, drawings for prizes, picture albums of years and years of celebrations at the bank and stories to assist the pictures.

  • School tax levy falls short by 333 votes

    By Dave Taylor
    Managing Editor
    Trimble County voters rejected the Nickel Tax levy passed by the Trimble County Board of Education in Tuesday’s General Election with 1,967 ballots, or 54 percent, cast against the tax while 1,634 voters voted for the tax. The negative votes carried every precinct but two, winning in only North Milton and South Milton.

  • Hospital now officially Norton Children’s Hospital

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The name of the downtown Louisville children’s hospital is now officially “Norton Children’s Hospital.” The names of other Norton Healthcare entities serving children are now known as Norton Women’s and Children’s Hospital (in St. Matthews), Norton Children’s Medical Center (in eastern Jefferson County) and Norton Children’s Medical Associates (physician practices). Signage is in the process of being changed and will be complete by the end of the year.

  • Comer now a congressman

    Kentucky Press News Service
    James Comer, 44, a Republican, took the oath of office Monday night to become Kentucky’s newest congressman.
    Comer, who narrowly lost the GOP gubernatorial primary last year, will fill the remainder of former Congressman Ed Whitfield’s western Kentucky seat for the current term. But Comer also won his own two-year term in last week’s election.

  • 17th Annual Poster and Essay Contest announced

    FRANKFORT — Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles invites Kentucky students to create and submit original works to show agriculture’s role in addressing the nation’s hunger problem in the Kentucky Department of Agriculture’s (KDA’s) and Kentucky Agriculture and Environment in the Classroom Inc.’s 17th annual Poster and Essay Contest.

  • KDA seeks preliminary proposals for specialty crop grants

    FRANKFORT (November 15, 2016) — The Kentucky Department of Agriculture (KDA) is accepting preliminary proposals for grants to promote and enhance specialty crops through marketing, production, education, and research, Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles has announced.
    “Specialty crops are vital to our horticulture industry and continue to be a growing part of Kentucky’s agricultural landscape,” Commissioner Quarles said. “These funds will provide a boost to Kentucky’s specialty crop industry.”

  • Kentucky Office of Highway Safety reminds Thanksgiving travelers to wear a seat belt – every trip, every time

    FRANKFORT, Ky. – With Thanksgiving quickly approaching, the Kentucky Office of Highway Safety (KOHS) is joining in a national effort to send Thanksgiving travelers an important lifesaving reminder to buckle up – every trip, every time. 
    “The upcoming holiday is one of the busiest travel times of the year, so we’re asking motorists to always wear a seat belt,” said KOHS Executive Director Dr. Noelle Hunter. “If you are properly restrained, your risk of injury or death is greatly reduced.” 

  • Baptist pastors honored for serving courageously, faithfully

    FLORENCE, Ky. – Kentucky Baptist pastors are serving faithfully, courageously and sacrificially in the face of a culture that has become increasingly hostile to the gospel.
    A resolution adopted Tuesday by messengers to the Kentucky Baptist Convention’s annual meeting in Florence, Ky., honored those men serving in some 2,400 churches from the Appalachian Mountains to the Mississippi River.

  • Langley elected president of the Kentucky Baptist Convention

    FLORENCE, Ky. – Bill Langley, senior pastor of an Elizabethtown church with a strong reputation for supporting missions, has been elected president of the 750,000-member Kentucky Baptist Convention.
    Langley, who ran unopposed to lead the state’s largest religious organization, is well known within Baptist circles as a champion of the Cooperative Program, which covers the cost of missionaries stationed in countries around the world.