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Today's News

  • Trimble County Community Calendar

    Thur. July 20-Fri. July 21
    Mt. Byrd Christian Church hosts Vacation Bible School from 6:30-8:30 p.m. This year’s theme is Galactic Starveyors. VBS is for children up to sixth grade. Experience galactic games, music, Bible stories, crafts and snacks.
    Thur. July 20-Sun. July 22
    Vacation Bible School will be held at Pleasant View Baptist Church in Wises Landing. VBS will start at 6:30 p.m. and conclude at 8:45 p.m. on Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights, July 19-21. On Sunday, July 22, the VBS will begin at 4 p.m. Everyone is welcome to attend.

  • Bedford hosts Citizen Appreciation Day, ‘Welcome Home’ celebration for local Vietnam veterans

    Staff Report
    The City of Bedford had a Citizen Appreciation Day/Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans party on Saturday, July 15 at the Morgan Community Center.
    The party was kicked off with a parade beginning at Trimble County High/Middle School and went through town to end at Signature Health Care (Trimble Nursing Center). At the community center was Razen Blazen BBQ, live music, and bouncy houses for entertainment.

  • Bedford salutes Vietnam veterans
  • TCMS Jr. Beta on the national stage

    By KATIE RAMOS
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Each year, the Trimble County Middle School Jr. Beta Club competes at the State Convention. This year at State the students succeeded in earning 3rd place for their Club Scrapbook with the theme of “Above and Beyond” and 1st place in the Living Literature recreation of “The Three Musketeers” by Alexandre Dumas. Upon winning at the state level, schools are invited to compete at the National level.

  • Elisabeth Moore joins Owen Co. newspaper staff

    Landmark News Service
    Trimble County native Elisabeth Moore became the newest addition to the Owenton News-Herald’s staff June 7.
    Moore will serve as a reporter for the newspaper.
    She is a 2017 graduate of Western Kentucky University, where she received a bachelor’s degree in English with a minor in journalism.
    While attending WKU, Moore served as a reporter for the campus newspaper, the College Heights Herald.

  • 1985 court order gave jail to Trimble historical society

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    Managing Editor
    The Old Stone Jail on the Trimble County Courthouse Square is officially in the custody of the Trimble County Historical Society.

  • Washing the car

    I’m afraid to wash my car. On my list of neurotic behavior this is one of the most embarrassing; second only to being unable to sleep with the closet door open. This will be explained in a subsequent article.
    I tend to overdo every task I undertake. By that I mean that despite my forgetfulness and breathtaking disorganization, I become obsessive when I determine to actually finish something; gardening in ridiculously hot weather being only one of a host of examples.  

  • Farms to Food Banks program accepting produce, eggs

    Berea, KY – This summer, Kentucky farmers have an opportunity to recover losses for their unmarketable product while helping fight hunger. Through the Farms to Food Banks program, the Kentucky Association of Food Banks (KAFB) reimburses farmers for the cost of picking, packaging, and transporting their surplus or Number 2 - grade produce to a food bank. Eggs from Kentucky farmers are also being accepted for the first time this year.  

  • Delicious Kentucky peaches

    There is nothing better than a fresh ripe peach. The peach is a member of the rose family. It was first cultivated in China and revered as a symbol of longevity. The image was placed on pottery and received as a gift with great esteem. Travelers along caravan routes carried the peach seed to Persia before it was cultivated in Europe. In the early 1600s Spanish explorers brought it to the New World and by the 1700s missionaries had established peaches in California. The United States now produces 25 percent of the total world market for peaches.

  • Preventing hay fires

    You can prevent hay bale or barn fires if you bale hay at appropriate moistures and monitor the temperature of recently baled hay. Generally, hay will go through a heating phase within one to two weeks after baling. During this time, you should monitor the hay to make sure it doesn’t reach temperatures that can damage the hay or lead to spontaneous combustion.