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Today's News

  • Trimble County Community Calendar

    Thursday, Aug. 17
    Tri-County Community Action Agency’s Board of Directors will meet on Thursday, August 17, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. The meeting will be held at the John Black Community Center located at 1551 N. Highway 393, La Grange, KY 40031. The public is invited to attend. Tri-County CAA provides services in Henry, Oldham and Trimble Counties.
    Friday, Aug. 18

  • Words of wisdom for the start of the new school year

    By TEENA DRAKE
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Remember the excitement of the first day of school—the clean crisp outfit, nervous jitters the night before, new notebooks, pencils, lunch box and any other tools, you or your loved one thought was necessary for a successful school year? The Trimble Banner has requested a few ‘back to school’ pictures to start off the year with a great big smile!

  • Bunco Night to benefit Trust for Life organ donation program

    By Trevor Browning
    Special to The Trimble Banner

  • Take precautions viewing eclipse

    By BECCA OWSLEY
    Landmark News Service
    Many cities in Kentucky are in the path for a total solar eclipse Aug. 21. While Trimble County isn’t in the path of the total eclipse, residents will still see a rare celestial event and need to know the proper way to view it.
    According to Dr. Joe Wolf, associate professor of biology and microbiologist at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College, the last total solar eclipse that could be seen in the lower 48 states occurred Feb. 26, 1979.

  • Trimble showcased at the state fair

    By CHARLES LISTON
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Trimble County will again be showcased at the Kentucky State Fair with a booth in the “Pride of the Counties,” located in the South wing of the Kentucky Exposition Center. This year’s booth, “Trimble County: A Great Place to Live,” will highlight the many positives of our county by displaying numerous photos of activities and scenes that bear testament to our claim of a peaceful, aesthetic place to reside.

  • Trimble man suffers fatal fall from bridge

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    A 45-year-old Bedford man has died, ironically on his birthday Saturday, after a fall from the Milton-Madison Bridge, according to a statement from the Madison Police Department.

  • Bevin suggests possibility of two special sessions on public pensions and tax reform

    By Joe Sonka
    Insider Louisville
    Uncertainty grew over the weekend concerning the anticipated special legislative session tackling tax reform and Kentucky’s troubled public pension system this fall, as Gov. Matt Bevin suggested Friday that it might only cover pensions, leaving tax reform to a subsequent session.

  • Cabinet for Health and Family Services to offer wellness information at Kentucky State Fair

    FRANKFORT, Ky. – Visitors to the Kentucky State Fair in Louisville this month can get information and expert guidance on health, wellness and family assistance programs at the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS) exhibit.

  • Woman accused of lighting husband on fire

    By Dean Manning
    Corbin/Whitley News Journal
    A Keavy man is in critical condition after police say his wife doused him with gasoline and set him on fire in the midst of a domestic dispute Monday night.
    Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies were called to the scene on Woodland Court off of Paris Karr about 8 p.m.
    However, both the husband and wife, identified as John and Vera Wooten, had left the scene as she drove him to St. Joseph –– London Hospital for treatment of what police described as severe burns over 50 percent of his body.

  • Board approves consent items

    The Trimble County Board of Education held its regular meeting on August 2 at the Board office.
    The following items were presented to the Board for consent:
    Minutes to the July 19 regular meeting, Approved
    TCHS Cross Country overnight trip request, Approved
    Federal Grant Procedures Manual (2nd reading), Approved
    KSBA Policy and AP Updates (2nd reading)
    Superintendent’s Professional Growth Plan, Approved
    2017 – 2018 Certified Evaluation Plan, Approved