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Today's News

  • Bedford City Commission holds 3 meetings in April

    By HILDA PARRISH
    The Trimble Banner
    Two special called meetings and the regularly scheduled meeting of the Bedford City Commission took place within eight days.
    The first special meeting was called for Tuesday, April 11 to have the second reading of the amended budget read moving funds around in order to pay the newly hired ABC Administrator at $500 per month. As it is the end of the fiscal year, they approved to move $1,000.00 for May and June.
    Mayor Todd Pollock and Commissioner Tammy Scott will be working on the Budget for FY 2017-2018.

  • Signature Healthcare of Trimble County wins prestigious performance improvement award

    Bedford, Ky. — Signature HealthCARE is proud to announce Signature HealthCARE of Trimble County in Bedford, Ky., was named an “Embracing Quality Award Winner,” the highest honor given by the Quality Assurance Performance Improvement (QAPI) Awards.
    Only 298 facilities in the US and Canada earned the award—an honor which proves they achieved excellent ratings in the areas of customer satisfaction, prevention of hospital readmissions, and deficiency-free surveys. Of those 298 facilities awarded, 24 of them were Signature HealthCARE facilities.

  • Spay/neuter Clinic planned Sunday, May 7 in LaGrange

    The Oldham County Humane Society will hosting a Spay and Neuter Clinic on Sunday May 7th in Lagrange. This clinic is for CATS only. Cost is $10.00 for males and $20.00 for females. This includes all shots. You must call the Humane Society at 502-222-7337 to set up an appointment and if you have any questions. This is for all of Trimble County and there are no limits to how many you may take.

  • Dust

    My home has somehow spawned a new, hybrid, highly toxic variety of dust. I’m not entirely sure if it’s a new permutation or a ghastly amalgamation brewed by the contributions of each individual dust-producer in my home.
    The dust producers are, in no particular order, cats, dogs, dust mites, my family, and stuff tracked in from the yard. Stuff tracked in from the yard are, in no particular order, cats, dogs, birds, horses, squirrels, trees, grass, hay and the entire complement of every plant I’m raising or were blown there by a errant breeze.

  • Quarles: Perdue confirmation good for Ky.

    FRANKFORT — The confirmation of former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue as U.S. agriculture secretary will strengthen Kentucky’s position on federal farm policy, Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles said today.

  • April flowers bring May’s monarchs

    FRANKFORT, Ky. - With highway construction season kicking off in April, orange barrels and freshly laid blacktop have become a common site throughout the state, but the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) is also paving the way this spring for one of nature’s black and orange phenomenon: the monarch butterfly. In addition to continuing the Cabinet’s traditional planting of wildflowers along state roadsides, KYTC agronomists will be establishing monarch butterfly habitats – called waystations – for the diminishing species.

  • Soil Conservation essay and art winners recognized by Farm Bureau
  • A word about spring allergies

    Spring is a time for renewal, but if you suffer from seasonal allergies this renewal can make this time of year miserable.

  • Teacher Spotlight: Brigette Kunselman

    By TREVOR BROWNING
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    A helping hand is an important thing to have, someone who is willing to take even the smallest moment out of their day to make yours easier.
    All throughout high school, my helping hand has always been Brigette Kunselman, my school’s guidance counsellor—however, it wouldn’t do her justice to describe her simply as a guidance counsellor as she is so much more. Throughout the last four years she has acted as my college advisor, scheduling confidant, testing administrator, and a personal friend.

  • Feed the Children Committee feeds the hearts of a special Trimble County couple with a passion

    By DENISE HALL
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Just a little over a year ago, Charles Reid attended a few local community meetings. He was seen at the Trimble CARES Coalition meeting, Network Providers meeting, and several local church meetings. He was very passionate with a heartfelt request. This man was on a mission. He wanted to be a part of the solution to prevent our Trimble County children from being hungry.