Today's News

  • Landscape sanitation: Clean up for clean plants
  • Kentucky State Parks serving Thanksgiving buffet on Nov. 23

    FRANKFORT, Ky. – Seventeen Kentucky State Resort Parks will serve the Thanksgiving Day buffet on Thursday, Nov. 23, 2017.
    Kentucky State Parks will serve 2,000 pounds of turkey, 1,500 pounds of sweet potatoes, and 750 pounds of country ham. Additionally, 4,300 pieces of fried chicken, 1,300 pounds of roast beef, and 12,000 rolls will be served along with 600 pies, including pecan and pumpkin.
    The parks have hosted the Thanksgiving Day buffet for more than 40 years and typically serve around 10,000 guests.

  • Domestic violence series, Part 2: Physical and sexual violence

    By Mega Will and                Phil Lloyd-Sidle
    The Center for Women and Families
    Several months ago in Trimble County a nightmare occurred in broad daylight.  Lora Cable was granted a no unlawful contact domestic violence order against her partner Timothy Riddle.  The next day, Valentine’s Day, Riddle was arrested and charged with her murder for having walked into her work at a doctor’s office and shooting her.

  • Natural gas to cost slightly more this winter

    FRANKFORT, Ky. – Kentucky residents who heat their homes with natural gas will see somewhat higher prices at the start of the 2017-2018 heating season than they did a year ago, the Kentucky Public Service Commission advised last week.
    Gas prices have risen, on average, about 13 percent from this time last year, but are still about 58 percent below the November 2008 average price of $11.70.

  • Trimble’s Community Education Program Shawna Jent’s subject at Rotary meeting

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Some pretty amazing, less-known, positive happenings are going on in our county. Often, as we “long out of school” citizens are quick to criticize local school activities as somewhat distant and disconnected (except if we have kids in sports of course), find that many school connected educational programs are reaching out, working to provide community educational and volunteer opportunities. Such is the “Community Education Program” (CEP) of Kentucky.

  • Veterans invited to Veterans Day events at BES, MES

    Trimble County Schools will be hosting special events in conjunction with Veterans Day next week. As Veterans Day officially falls on Saturday this year, scheduled events will be held during the week prior at both elementary schools.
    Milton Elementary School’s Veterans Day luncheon and program will be on Wednesday, Nov. 8, with the veterans’ lunch at 12:30 and the program at 1:15 p.m.

  • TCHS art students to showcase in Vevay

    By Rylee Hallgarth and Kaili Baxter
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Being able to be featured in the Vevay Art Center’s art show is a big accomplishment for 15 students from Bonnie Peugeot-Medows’ class at Trimble County High School.


    All A
    Fourth Grade—Gavin Beisler, Anna Brierly, Briley Clifford, Morgan Stark, Avery Stockdale and Zachary Rice
    Fifth Grade—Hannah Chilton, Lauren LaMothe, Colton O’Neal, Landon Tuttle, Elane Wightman and Jolie Wilcoxson
    Sixth Grade—Adeline Howerton
    All A&B

  • America’s family farmers and ranchers let down

    By Rhea Landholm
    Center for Rural Affairs
    Family farmers and ranchers have waited years for the U.S. Department of Agriculture to institute basic fairness protections in the poultry and livestock industries.
    However, last week, officials announced a rollback of two rules of the Grain Inspection, Packers, and Stockyards Administration (GIPSA); decided not to move forward with an interim final rule of the Farmer Fair Practices; and said they will take no further action on a proposed regulation of the Farmer Fair Practices Rule.

  • USDA announces enrollment period for Safety Net Coverage in 2018

    WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Monday announced that starting Nov. 1, 2017, farmers and ranchers with base acres in the Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) or Price Loss Coverage (PLC) safety net program may enroll for the 2018 crop year. The enrollment period will end on Aug. 1, 2018.