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Today's News

  • Homecoming Royalty
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters seeking volunteers in Trimble County

    By DAISY TOPPETT
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Millions of children all over the world face adversity, including right here in Trimble County. The Big Brothers Big Sisters programs offers mentoring to these children through two different programs. “The mission of Big Brothers Big Sisters is provide children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported 1-to-1 relationships that change their lives for the better, forever.”

  • Family Court Judge changes campaign mtls

    By MACHAELA BALLARD
    Landmark News Service
    Interim Family Court Judge Doreen S. Goodwin has been asked by two state entities to change her campaign materials following a complaint from another candidate.
    Goodwin is running for the 12th Judicial Circuit District Two Family Court Judge position, which serves Oldham, Henry and Trimble counties. She is currently serving in the position until November’s General Election.

  • Sun smiles on festival weekend
  • Milton Elementary law enforcement
  • JCTC Trimble County Adult Education celebrates graduation

    By JENNIFER GOODIN
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    On June 24, JCTC Trimble County Adult Education held a graduation ceremony at Bedford Elementary School. In addition to being recognized for obtaining their GEDs, graduates, and citizens, received credit for receiving a silver level or higher on their NCRC and/or their Work Ready Certification. The Adult Education Center also acknowledged the students who met their English as a Second Language goals.

  • Archaeology investigation planned at Trimble’s Gatewood Plantation

    The Oldham County History Center will be hosting an Archaeology Investigation from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016. This is a continuing investigation at the Gatewood Plantation, located west of Bedford at the end of Fairgrounds Road, in Trimble County. The Gatewood Plantation was the last place where Henry Bibb was a slave before gaining freedom by escaping north. He later moved to Ipswich, Canada, where he became the first black editor of a Canadian newspaper.

  • USDA announces availability of additional farm loan funding

    WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency Administrator Val Dolcini announced this week that additional funding will be made available to assist more than 1,900 approved applicants who are awaiting farm operating loans. The funds, which were reprogrammed by FSA with the approval of Congress, will leverage up to $185 million in additional lending for direct and guaranteed farm operation loans and will allow the agency to address up to 30 percent of its projected shortfall of funds until the next federal fiscal year resumes on Oct. 1.

  • Crystal’s Anomalies

    Where do I begin? The list is so very, very long and stretches for decades, with the potential for disaster at the worst or embarrassment for all concerned at the least. The cause of my anomalous life may be traced to my laundry list of out of the ordinary phobias. My irrational fears extend beyond concerns for myself but also all other living creatures within an infinite radius.

  • FAFSA changes effective soon

    If you have gone to college or have had a child go, chances are you’ve filled out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, better known as FAFSA. Changes to this form announced by the Obama administration in 2015 are about to go into effect for the 2017-2018 school year.