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Today's News

  • Trimble County Community Calendar

    Thurs-Sun Aug. 11-14
    The Callis Grove Holiness Camp Meeting is in progress and will continue through Sunday, Aug. 14, at the Callis Grove campground, just off New Hope Road and U.S. 421N north of Bedford.
    Thursday, Aug. 11
    Opening day of school for students in the Trimble County Schools.
    Saturday, Aug. 13

  • Trimble County High School cafeteria roof
  • PSC approves KU and LG&E environmental projects

    Staff Report
    FRANKFORT, Ky. – The Kentucky Public Service Commission (PSC) has approved environmental compliance plans for Kentucky Utilities Co. (KU) and Louisville Gas & Electric Co. (LG&E).
    The compliance plans include elimination of remaining coal combustion waste storage ponds, and the addition of new process water facilities and improvements that will further reduce air emissions from the companies’ coal-fired power plants.

  • Trimble voters approved school tax before in 1979

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    Trimble County taxpayers have twice previously approved tax levies for school construction project over the past 50 years, according to reports published in 1979 by The Trimble Banner-Democrat.
    This contradicts information supplied to the current school administration by officials within the Kentucky Education Cabinet.

  • Third generation now operating Bray’s Orchards

    By TEENA DRAKE
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    “Honey, stop the car! There is a roadside market with fresh vegetables, jams/jellies, flowers and homemade ice cream!”
    That could be the conversation for any couple passing through Trimble County on Highway 42W, just outside of Bedford. However, to the local community Bray’s Orchards is legendary, having served the county since 1930.

  • Nickel tax question will appear on November ballot

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    Trimble County Clerk Tina Browning has announced that the special election to determine whether county voters will accept or reject the local school board’s vote to levy a nickel tax will be held in conjunction with the statewide General Election in November.

  • Clutter

    No matter what you call it, clutter, mess, junk, or hoarding, I can produce the aforementioned with a snap of my fingers. I like to think of it as channeling my inner kangaroo rat. I also consider myself to be a recycler/reuser par excellance. My husband may see junk where I see possibility. After all, those mismatched beads may be drafted into a new role as part of a mixed media piece. Despite my well-crafted, logical argument in favor of keeping my materials I suspect some are being moved out of the house when I’m otherwise engaged.

  • Late summer cattle fly check can catch control breakdown

    Horn fly and face fly numbers will continue to build for a few weeks, which will put pressure on control programs. It is a good time to evaluate the pasture fly situation in your herd; check during the early afternoon on a sunny day (Figure 1) less than 100 horn flies per side and less than 10 face flies per head is a good target for animal protection. Consider an adjustment or supplemental measure if fly numbers exceed these guidelines.
    Management

  • Tax myths addressed

    Dear Readers,
    It is likely that moving forward over the next couple of months I will spend a lot of time writing about the Nickel Tax that is now set for election. I feel that it is important to use every opportunity available to me to assure that true facts are being released to the community. In a previous article I stated that it is the responsibility of every voter to know the facts on both sides of every issue. I hope to help with that process as much as possible.

  • Trimble County Lady Raiders volleyball schedule

    Tues., Aug. 16—at Eminence, 7:30 p.m.
    Thurs., Aug. 18—home Gallatin Co., 7:30 p.m.
    Tues., Aug. 23—home South Oldham, 7:30 p.m.
    Mon., Aug. 29—home Carroll Co. 7:30 p.m.
    Tues., Aug. 30—at North Oldham, 7:30 p.m.
    Tues., Sept. 6—at Owen County, 7:30 p.m.
    Thurs., Sept. 8—at Lloyd Memorial, 7:30 p.m.
    Sat., Sept. 10—Gallatin Co. at Carroll, 10:00 a.m.
    8th Region All A Classic
    Tues., Sept. 13—home Oldham Co., 7:30 p.m.