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Today's News

  • DO YOU REMEMBER?
  • State government offers assistance to first responders

    They may only number in the tens of thousands out of a state of more than 4.3 million people, but it isn’t hard to imagine how much more difficult life would be without our first responders.

    While their work is mainly a function of local government, the state plays a role as well in helping law enforcement, firefighters and other emergency workers do their job.

  • Fall Harvest events in Trimble County

     Saturday, Oct. 29
    Palmyra Community is holding a Trick or Treat at the Nixon Farm, 1066 Palmyra Road starting at 6 p.m. One Trip-One Stop Young or Old. Young dress in costume and be treated-Think you’re too old to Trick or Treat! Bring your ghoulish goodies and a chair and treat the little goblins. For more information call Tammy Nixon at 502-255-3056 or Nancy Cull 502-255-7156.

    Pleasant View Baptist Church Harvest Celebration from 2-4 p.m. Food, games, fun and fellowship. Everyone welcome.

    Sunday, Oct. 30

  • Trimble County Community Calendar

    Wednesday, Oct. 26
    Trimble Community Assessing Resources and Education on Substance Abuse(CARES) will meet at the Trimble County Extension Office at Noon. Lunch will be provided. Phone Marla or Denise at 502-255-5110, ext1044.

    Thursday, Oct. 27
    Today is Black Thursday: wear black to protest weapons like domestic violence, sexual assault, rape, incest, genital mutilation, sexual harassment, discrimination and human trafficking. October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Love shouldn’t hurt so join us and wear black today.

  • Copper thieves target CAC

    By KRISTIN SHERRARD and DAVE TAYLOR

    The News-Democrat/The Trimble Banner

    The Carrollton Police Department is investigating a burglary that occurred at Christian Academy of Carrollton on Friday, Oct. 22.

  • Monday is ‘Trick or Treat’

    On Monday night, Oct. 31, ghosts and goblins will be running in the streets of Trimble County to trick-or-treat. Trick or Treat in Trimble County will be from 6-8 p.m. for children 12 and younger. Residents should have porch light on if wanting to ‘treat.’ Children should be accompanied by an adult. Motorists are cautioned to watch for children crossing the streets.

    Lt. David Jude, spokesperson for the Kentucky State Police, says the agency wants the children to have a fun but safe trick or treating experience.

  • Milton traffic flow
  • Bedford seeks to remain in black

    The City of Bedford continues to seek additional revenue sources to keep the municipal coffers in the black. Raising the municipal tax paid by insurance companies doing business in Bedford is the latest effort of the Bedford City Commission to keep the city afloat.

  • LG&E’s Trimble neighbors fear contamination of water supply

    LG&E says a proposed coal ash landfill for the company’s Trimble County generating station will not pose a health hazard to water resources in the surrounding environs.

    “Public safety and environmental stewardship are key priorities for our business,” the company said in a public statement issued to area news media. “We are proud of the fact that we have never had a significant spill from any of our coal combustion residuals facilities nor have those facilities ever posed a problem for local water supplies.”

  • TCHS one of 19 low achieving schools

    Trimble County High School is among 19 schools statewide identified as “persistent low-achieving” schools based on the results of last year’s Kentucky Core Content Testing under the state’s Commonwealth Accountability Testing System for 2010.

    The problem, says Principal Stirling “Buddy” Sampson, is mathematics. “We know we have a math need; that’s nothing new,” Sampson told the Trimble County Board of Education at its regular meeting Wednesday, Oct. 19. “We’ll keep moving forward.”