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Today's News

  • Drop your drawers!

    Trimble County Public Library is participating as a donation drop-off location in a statewide initiative called Drop Your Drawers! Many public libraries across Kentucky will be collecting children’s underwear during November for this drive. At TCPL, donations of underwear, socks, and sweatpants will be taken in order to provide these emergency items for students in our county’s school system. These clothing items will be distributed as needed through the Family Resource and Youth Services Center.

  • Trimble County Board of Education reviews Strategic Plan for years 2017-20

    By CRYSTAL CAUDILLO
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    The Trimble County Board of Education heard a number of presentations during their Nov. 1 meeting, including a discussion of the Strategic Plan and an update on the Evaluation of Superintendent Stave Miracle.
    Strategic Plan  2017-2020
    Students who earn a diploma will be self-motivated, be able to persevere through challenges, be confident problem solvers and critical thinkers. Establish effective communication, become goal driven leaders and be ready for secondary education and careers.

  • Veterans invited to recognitions at local schools

    Trimble County Schools will be hosting special events in conjunction with Veterans Day next month. As Veterans Day officially falls on Saturday this year, scheduled events will be held during the week prior at both elementary schools.
    Veterans Day festivities at Bedford Elementary School will be held tomorrow morning, Nov. 10, commencing with coffee and doughnuts for veterans at 8:30 a.m. and a ceremony will follow at 9 a.m.

  • Bedford Elementary Fall Festival
  • October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

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

  • Unlikely Alliance-Part One

    I’ve always been a champion of the underdog. Perhaps because I wasn’t on the A-List myself. My circle of friends was composed of fine people. They, like me, were not easily categorized. However we were regarded by others, it didn’t stop us from having a lot of fun.

  • Answers about Prediabetes
  • Landscape sanitation: Clean up for clean plants
  • Kentucky State Parks serving Thanksgiving buffet on Nov. 23

    FRANKFORT, Ky. – Seventeen Kentucky State Resort Parks will serve the Thanksgiving Day buffet on Thursday, Nov. 23, 2017.
    Kentucky State Parks will serve 2,000 pounds of turkey, 1,500 pounds of sweet potatoes, and 750 pounds of country ham. Additionally, 4,300 pieces of fried chicken, 1,300 pounds of roast beef, and 12,000 rolls will be served along with 600 pies, including pecan and pumpkin.
    The parks have hosted the Thanksgiving Day buffet for more than 40 years and typically serve around 10,000 guests.

  • Domestic violence series, Part 2: Physical and sexual violence

    By Mega Will and                Phil Lloyd-Sidle
    The Center for Women and Families
    Several months ago in Trimble County a nightmare occurred in broad daylight.  Lora Cable was granted a no unlawful contact domestic violence order against her partner Timothy Riddle.  The next day, Valentine’s Day, Riddle was arrested and charged with her murder for having walked into her work at a doctor’s office and shooting her.