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Today's News

  • Farm bill affects us all

    By Mark Haney, President
    Kentucky Farm Bureau
    The first permanent farm bill was passed in 1938 when farming was much different than it is today. But the purpose of the bill still basically remains the same; to establish and oversee programs that maintain an abundant food supply and help farm families be successful.

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  • Conventions offer economic boost to Louisville facilities

    What do the National Rifle Association, National Farm Machinery Show and Kentucky State Fair have in common? They were top draws for visitors to the Kentucky Exposition Center and Kentucky International Convention Center (KICC) in Louisville in 2016.

  • Shannon Stark, new BES principal is Rotary speaker

    By CHARLES LISTON
    Special to The Trimble Banner

  • Trimble County Community Calendar

    Friday, July 28

  • Tips to help local residents protect health during extreme heat

    Following the heat advisory issued by the National Weather Service for your local area, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services reminds local residents about steps they should take to protect their health from the extreme heat.
    People suffering from heat stress may experience heavy sweating; weakness; cold, pale, and clammy skin; fast, weak pulse; and nausea or vomiting.  Early signs include muscle cramps, heat rash, fainting or near-fainting spells, and a pulse or heart rate greater than 100.

  • TRIMBLE COUNTY NEWS OF PUBLIC RECORD

    Items published in court news are public record.
    The Trimble Banner publishes all misdemeanors, felonies and small-claims judgments recorded in district court, as well as all civil suits recorded in circuit court. Juvenile court cases are not published.
    Crime reports are provided by local law enforcement agencies. Charges or citations reported to The Trimble Banner do not imply guilt.
    The following judgments were rendered in Trimble County District Court during the week of June 17, 2017, with the Honorable Keith Jeffries presiding:
    FELONY

  • BES needs volunteers Saturday

    New Bedford Elementary School Principal Shannon Stark is planning a “Volunteer Day” on Saturday, July 29 from 8:30 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. “This would be a day where we ask volunteers to help us finish up a few projects at BES: landscaping, painting, light cleaning,” Stark said. Volunteers are encouraged to meet at the school at 8:30 a.m. for instruction on where they may be of best use. The opening day of classes for Trimble County Schools is Aug. 10.

  • Community Trash Day scheduled August 11

    By HILDA PARRISH
    The Trimble Banner
    Bedford City Commission Mayor Todd Pollock announced the recent Citizen Appreciation Day patronage was down from last year but still received good comments from everyone. He thanked everyone for their participation with the event.

  • Financial report focus of school board

    By CRYSTAL CAUDILLO
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    District Finance Officer Phillip Harmon presented a summary of Financial Reports during the July 19 meeting of the Trimble County Board of Education.
    The June 2017 Financial Summary showed the actual balance as of June 30, 2017 to be $2,013,770.41. This is a decrease of $372,970.64 from May.
    For the month of June, the General Fund had $459,487.90 and $1,851,348.28 in expenses.
    Taxes collected to date
    Property Tax
    Month--$0
    Year--$1,833,410.34
    Franchise Tax