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Today's News

  • Temple to attend Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders

    Trimble County High School’s Katelyne Temple is among 89 high school juniors who have accepted invitations to attend Kentucky Farm Bureau’s Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders.

    The Institute is a unique five-day summer leadership conference that highlights a variety of careers in agriculture while exposing high school students to a preview of college life. IFAL students are among the top in their class, plan to further their education at the post-secondary level and have an interest in pursing a career in agriculture.

  • Crabtree on Dean’s List

    Derek Steven Crabtree, a freshman from Milton, has been named to the Dean’s List at Campbellsville University.

    Campbellsville University Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Frank Cheatham announced the academic honors’ list for the spring 2011 semester on Friday.

    Students who have achieved a grade point average of 3.5-3.99 are named to the Dean’s List; there are 249 named to that list.

  • TCMS to host 6th grade academy on Aug. 2-4, register by July 15

    All incoming sixth grade students are invited to attend the Sixth Grade Academy program at Trimble County Middle School, which will be held Aug. 2-4.

    The Academy is a three-day event designed to introduce incoming sixth grade students to everyday life at TCMS. Students attending the Academy will have the opportunity to learn the expectations and procedures of TCMS while being the only students in the building as well as the only students with access to the following information prior to the first day of school:

  • LOOKING BACK

         30 Years Ago
    (June 4, 1981)
    Debbie Moore, Ninetta Thompson, Howard Bentley and Larry Chandler, of the Trimble Co. EMS have successfully competed their certification classes with the American Heart Association to teach cardio pulmonary resuscitation classes.
    Trimble 4-Hers planted flowers around the courthouse as part of 4-H Community Pride project.
    Ann Yager-Powell graduated from U of L with a Master of Education degree.
    Corn Creek Church will hold its annual reunion Sunday, June 14.

  • Miracles bring faith to the cynical

    Joan Chipkar is one of those people I can’t say no to.

    In 2004, after Florida was hit by hurricanes, she convinced me to go with her to do laundry for health department staff working in the hardest hit area.

    Last year, when her beloved therapy dog Charlie died, I wrote an obituary column about the brown and white cocker spaniel.

    And when she called last week to ask me to write about her miracle great-grandson Landon in Alabama, I didn’t say yes, but I didn’t say no.

  • Cancer is top health concern among Kentuckians

    Earlier this year, The Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky asked more than 1,600 Kentuckians a simple question: What do you think is the most pressing healthcare issue for our citizens? The answer given most often was a word no one wants to hear: Cancer.

    There’s good reason why it’s the top health concern, because in the Commonwealth it’s the leading cause of death among women and a close second behind heart disease in men.  Unfortunately, it’s also more prevalent here than in other states.

  • BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION
  • THIS WEEK IN TRIMBLE COUNTY

    Saturday, June 11
    The Trimble County Band members will hold a car wash Saturday, June 11, beginning at 10 a.m. at the Little Town & Country Restaurant in Bedford. The car wash is free. Donations will be accepted and appreciated. All proceeds from the car wash will benefit the Trimble County Middle and High School band programs. Call Dawn Arnett, 268-3385, for more information.

    Monday-Friday
    June 13 - 17

  • News of Public Record 06-08-11

    Items published in court news are public record.
    The Trimble Banner publishes all misdemeanors, felonies and small-claims judgments recorded in district court, as well as all civil suits recorded in circuit court. Juvenile court cases are not published.
    Crime reports are provided by local law enforcement agencies. Charges or citations reported to The Trimble Banner do not imply guilt.
    The following records were heard in court the week of May 30-June 3, 2011

    Felony

  • Bedford Rotary Club seeks nominees for Citizen of the Year

    The Bedford Rotary Club is seeking nominations for Citizen of the Year.  This person should be someone who has gone above and beyond his/her normal duties.  Please describe in no more than 100 words why you think this person should be Citizen of the Year.  Please submit your entries by June 17th to P.O. Box 62, Bedford KY 40006.