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Today's News

  • TCMS academic team repeats as Quick Recall Champs!

    The Trimble County Middle School Academic Team has been crowned Quick Recall District Champions once again. This past week TCMS hosted the Governor’s Cup District Academic Tournament.
    Quick Recall is much like that of the game show Jeopardy except it is four on four as opposed to one on one. There are two 12-minute halves comprised of 40 questions each. When a team member buzzes in and answers correctly, their team receives a point.

  • Judge: Pastor can testify in trial

    By Todd Kleffman
    The Advocate-Messenger
    A Michigan pastor who led police to suspect Kenneth Allen Keith in the murder of three people at a Danville pawn shop will be allowed to testify during Keith’s trial.
    Boyle Circuit Judge Darren Peckler on Friday denied a defense motion to suppress Tracy Herald’s testimony on the grounds that four conversations between Keith and Herald were confidential and privileged because Keith confided in Herald as his pastor.

  • Good news about bad news

    When someone says, “I have good news and bad news,” which one do you prefer to hear first?
    Joe went to his doctor who posed that question to him.
    “Give me the good news first,” Joe said.
    “You have 24 hours to live,” the doctor told him.
    Clutching his chest, Joe said, “If that’s the good news, what’s the bad news?”
    The doctor said, “I meant to tell you yesterday.”
    Ba dump bump. (Groan.)

  • LOOKING BACK

    Feb. 6, 1986 (30 years ago)
    The Kentucky State Police at the LaGrange Post report that fatal accidents and fatalities have been reduced for the post area in reporting their summary for 1985. In 1984, 18 people were killed in 16 accidents, compared to 13 people killed in 12 accidents in 1985 There were 452 driving under the influence arrests; 10,929 citations issued; 3,637 courtesy notices; 2,079 motorist assists; 3,401 complaint calls; 930 accidents investigated; 1,029 felony and misdemeanor cases opened; 646 felony and misdemeanor arrests.

  • State House reviews Bevin’s budget

    The biggest responsibility the governor and the General Assembly have during legislative sessions in even-numbered years is enacting a budget to run state government. It sets our priorities in a way no other law can.
    The budget process actually began months ago, when agencies compiled their projected needs while the state’s economists, known as the Consensus Forecasting Group, determined exactly how much the state could appropriate.

  • DO YOU REMEMBER?
  • Senate passes several priority pieces of legislation

    Week four of the Kentucky General Assembly marked a momentous occasion for our state. Governor Matt Bevin gave his first State of the Commonwealth Budget Address, laying out a plan that will guide Kentucky out of the financial mire that has lingered for the past eight years.

  • Rotary meets new principal

    By CHARLES LISTON
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Bedford Rotarians welcomed new Trimble County High School Principal Michael Slider who provided a half hour of information on his priorities and goals for TCHS for the next five years in their Jan. 19 meeting. Slider, a graduate from Western Kentucky, comes to Trimble County with many years of teaching experience in Kentucky public school systems, having only recently moved into school administration activities following completion of training for his administration certification.

  • TRIMBLE COUNTY COMMUNITY CALENDAR

    Monday, Feb. 8
    Baby & Me 10:30-11 a.m. at the Trimble County Public Library. Story time is for babies, too! Introduce your little one to the library and enjoy reading, singing and playing together! All babies 0-12 months are welcome to bring a favorite adult and learn about the library! Call Trimble County Public Library at (502) 255-7362 for more information.
    Trimble County Public Library Yoga Event Join us at the library for a free one-hour yoga class led by a certified instructor at 6 p.m.
    Tuesday, Feb. 9

  • Big Brothers/Sisters may come to Trimble

    By CHARLES LISTON
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Gina Lawrence-Freeman has been employed the past 19 years with Big Brothers Big Sisters in Madison, helping disadvantaged kids improve themselves through adult mentoring services. On Jan. 26, she provided a thought-inspiring overview of this program, now active in Jefferson County, Ind., and in Carroll County, to the Bedford Rotary Club. Importantly, she is now working with local educator and Rotarian Dave Eddy, and others, to establish a BBBS for Trimble County also.