Today's News

  • Community Baby Shower to be held Tuesday

    Community Baby Shower for expecting parents and parents with children up to 24 months of age will be held at the Morgan Community Center on Tuesday, September 22, 2015, from 11 A.M. to 1 P.M.  Lunch will be provided and lots of prizes given away.  Arrive by 11:15 to be eligible for the grand prize drawing.  If you have any questions, call 633-1231 and ask for the Hands Department.

  • TCHS welcomes new principal Michael Slider

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Michael Slider arrived Tuesday, Sept. 8, to fill the position of principal at Trimble County High School. His introduction to the student body was quite the buzz around school. Assistant Principal Kerrie Stewart jokingly introduced him as a coach at South Oldham and Slider had an excellent comeback. According to several students: “These two leaders are going to make a great team!”

  • Reception held for new Vocational Agric. teacher

    The Trimble Banner
    Residents of this farm community turned out to welcome new Trimble County High School Vocational Agriculture teacher Courtney Scott during a reception held in her honor Thursday at the Trimble County Cooperative Extension Office. There had been concerns among many local parents—many of them TCHS alumni who are veterans of the vocational agriculture classes of yore—that the program would be dropped from the curriculum after the previous instructor resigned at the end of the 2014-15 school year.

  • Trimble County Apple Festival
  • Work progresses toward January bridge opening

    By Sheldon S. Shafer
    The Courier-Journal
    It won’t be long now. The opening of the new downtown Louisville bridge is only months away.
    The new downtown bridge is scheduled to open to two-way traffic by January. Crews with Walsh Construction will then turn their attention to the Kennedy Bridge.
    More than $22 million in improvements are planned. A new floor system will be built on top of the Kennedy’s existing floor beams, adding decades of new life to the nearly 52-year old bridge.

  • Explanation of crop insurance hidden benefits

    By Traci Bruckner
    Center for Rural Affairs
    During the last farm bill debate we heard Congressional leaders say, farmers don’t get a check, they get a bill for their crop insurance.
    While that statement may be true, it’s also true that crop insurance is heavily subsidized, providing unlimited premium subsidies to the nation’s largest and wealthiest farms on every acre, every year, regardless of prices, production or farm profitability.
    We created a mock “explanation of benefits” to demonstrate the largess.

  • Baby Giraffe

    I have always had an admiration for grace, rhythm, and dexterity. I possess none of the above. Be that as it may, I have learned to laugh at my blunders. If I didn’t have a sense of humor I would hide under the house in abject mortification; sneaking out only at night to raid the refrigerator.

  • Do you know GMOs?

    A lot of terminology exists surrounding genetically modified organisms, also known as GMOs, and other methods of food biotechnology. It can get confusing. Some basic information can help you as a consumer make informed decisions about the kinds of foods that are best for your family.
    First, here’s a little background on the history of food biotechnology.

  • UK industrial hemp research making progress

    Industrial hemp research at the University of Kentucky is moving along in its second year. In August, I attended a field day that Researchers in the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment hosted to showcase their current hemp projects, conducted under the guidance of the Kentucky Department of Agriculture.

  • TCMS tops Carroll

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    The Carroll County Middle School Panthers visited Bedford last Thursday evening to take on the Trimble County Middle School Raiders. The contest was hard fought by both teams, but when the final whistle blew the Raiders came out ahead with a score of 26-6.