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Today's News

  • 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.

  • State Capitol made out of Legos by Georgetown woman

    By Kelli Stokes
    Georgetown News-Graphic
    Building a Lego model of the Kentucky State Capitol is no child’s play.
    Rita Stallings, a Georgetown retiree, built the Kentucky State Capitol building in Frankfort for her own enjoyment and it’s now on display in the actual capitol building’s library through September.
    The replica has been one of the most difficult Lego projects for Stallings, taking her two months to complete compared to the two to three weeks projects usually take. Stallings would work on the replica for hours on end.

  • Apple Cider Relay to be held Sunday

    RULES:
    Teams of 4
    1 person at the Starting Line
    2 people at the center
    1 person at the end

    START:
    Each team pours the cups FULL
    Pick up the tray and adjust to holding with ONE hand
    Step on Starting line.
    Member 1 walks to the center and transfers to Member 2.
    Member 2 walks to the end and transfers to Member 3.
    Member 3 walks back to the center and transfers to Member 4.
    Member 4 walks to the starting line, sets the tray down and pours what is left in his/her cup into a bucket.

  • Volleyball action
  • Trimble golfers compete in 8th Regional All A Regional

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    The 8th Region All A Golf Regional was held last week at the Fairview Golf Course in Wheatley, Ky.
    Trimble County’s girls placed second with a score of 419 behind Owen County’s winning score of 330. Walton-Verona (472) finished third, Gallatin County (517) finished fourth and Carroll County (525) placed fifth.