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Today's News

  • Feasibility studies: A KCARD service available for farmers

    The Kentucky Center for Agriculture and Rural Development offers a wide array of business planning services to entrepreneurs, including feasibility studies. Feasibility studies are an important part of fully investigating a potential business idea with a new business starting up or an established business that is looking to expand into a new venture.

  • Small Ruminant Profit School -- Fall 2014
  • Distracted driving affects everyone

    We live in a world with information readily available at our fingertips 24/7. While this is a great convenience, it can be dangerous if you are behind the wheel.
    According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, at any given second in the United States, an estimated 660,000 people are driving while using a cell phone or manipulating an electronic device. In 2012, over 3,000 people died and around 420,000 more were injured in automobile accidents involving a distracted driver.

  • Area students achieve Dean’s Lists

    JCTC Carrollton
    The Carrollton Campus of Jefferson Community Technical College would like to announce the Dean’s List for the Spring 2014 semester. Students must maintain full time status and a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher to be included.

  • BES vacancy has parents stirred

    By TODD POLLOCK
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    The hot topic at last week’s meeting of the Trimble County Board of Education was a vacancy the retirement of Evon Horn has presented for the second grade class at Bedford Elementary. To date, the board has not named a replacement for Mrs. Horn. A couple of teachers and some concerned parents were at the meeting to discuss this with the members of the board. The concern is such that there will be too many students in a classroom unless the board agrees to hire a replacement to fill the void.

  • Kickoff is tonight for new JCTC Carrollton Campus

    By JACOB BLAIR
    The Trimble Banner Intern
    The first kickoff event to help recruit donors for the new building project as well as display features of the new building’s layout at the Jefferson Community and Technical College’s Carrollton campus will take place at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, June 24 at the General Butler State Park Conference Center in Carrollton.

  • Middle school has successful STEM program

    By TEENA DRAKE
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    While many local students have begun their summer vacation several students chose to attend the program entitled STEM at Trimble County Middle School. They are actively engaged in project-based learning that encourages critical thinking. Dow Corning Corporation helped in funding a large portion of the program because they recognize the need for our future citizens to acquire the qualities of problem solving, inferring, planning a design and testing prototypes.

  • NASCAR invades Kentucky this weekend

    Kentucky Speedway
    SPARTA, Ky. - When NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Brian Vickers learned Kentucky Speedway’s 1.5-mile tri-oval is being billed as the roughest track on the circuit, he quickly replied with an affirmative, “mission accomplished. It’s extremely rough, extraordinarily rough.”

  • Raider cagers busy in June

    The Trimble County boys’ basketball team has had a very busy month of June, according to Varsity Coach Johnny Leep.
    The team has played more than 40 games during the past month. The Raiders traveled to Transylvania University to participate in Brian Lanes Team Camp. Trimble County had 25 boys participate in the camp ranging from 6th grade to 12th grade. The team also traveled to Asbury University to participate in Asbury’s team camp.

  • Senior safety subject of home visits

    Home Instead Senior Care serving Trimble, Anderson, Bullitt, Carroll, Franklin, Gallatin, Hardin, Henry, Nelson, Owen, Scott, Shelby, Spencer, Woodford and surrounding counties is conducting free home safety checks as part of National Safety Month to protect the health and well-being of local seniors. Conducted by local senior care experts, the safety checks will be offered throughout the month of June.