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Today's News

  • All I want for Christmas... Part 2

    KINDERGARTEN
    Mrs.  Davidson’s       Kindergarten Class
    Dear Santa,
    I would like a Maginex, toy motorcycle, and mix and match superheros.
    Love,
    Kyan, 5 yrs old

    Dear Santa,
    I would like some playdough.
    Love,
    Damien, 5 yrs old

    Dear Santa,
    I would like playdough, the Hulk and a cat.
    Love,
    Aden, 6 yrs old

    Dear Santa,
    I would like Snuggles the dog, a Cuddle Upit and a DS.
    Love,

  • All I want for Christmas...

    PRESCHOOL
    Jennifer/Debbie’s Preschool Classroom
    Dear Santa,
    For Christmas I want to spend time with family.  I would also like more cars, more Rugrats, or more trains.
    Thank you! Love,
    Jackson Reeves

    Dear Santa,

  • Trimble schools approved to offer ‘Non-Traditional Instructional’ days

    By Jessica Peniston Wilcoxson
    Asst. Superintendent/DPP - Trimble Co. Schools
    Trimble County Schools are excited to announce that they have been approved by the Kentucky Department of Education to offer “Non-Traditional Instructional” (NTI) days for the 2016-2017 school year.

  • Superintendent presents two ‘Above and Beyond’ awards

    By CRYSTAL CAUDILLO
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    The Trimble County Board of Education held their regular meeting on Dec. 7 at 6:30 p.m. at the Board Office. Once the meeting was called to order the agenda was adopted unanimously by the Board. The meeting moved on to presentations, which were opened by the Pledge of Allegiance and the reading of the Trimble County Mission and Vision Statement.

  • Local option elections common in Trimble years ago

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    Countywide, Trimble County voters elected in April 1943 by a majority of 274 votes to prohibit alcohol sales within the county’s borders. The subject was a heated topic in the days following the implementation of the National Prohibition Act, which became law in October 1919. The law was repealed in December 1933. Local Option elections were held three times during the decade following the repeal, with the county voting to be dry in 1933 and 1935, and voting wet in Dec. 1936 by a margin of 112 votes.

  • Republican congressmen form the Congressional Second Amendment Caucus

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – A group of U.S. Representatives, led by Kentucky’s Fourth District Congressman Thomas Massie, has launched the Congressional Second Amendment Caucus.
    “The recent election results present us with a new opportunity to advance pro-gun legislation and reverse the erosion of the Second Amendment that’s occurred over the last few decades. I look forward to working with the new President and this determined group of conservatives to promote a pro-gun agenda,” Massie stated.

  • Bugs in the bathroom

    My bedroom and bathroom contain a portal to the reptile and insect kingdom. Specifically, the closet opens into the domain of the humble brown snake. My bathroom ushers in the stinkbug and his entourage of lady bugs. Once the stinkbug/lady bug contingent has arrived, the colonization process begins. The bathroom has fallen to the bugs and their sights are set on the bedroom.

  • Keep your balance this winter

    Winter in Kentucky is often synonymous with inclement weather. Snow, ice and black ice not only make it hazardous for drivers, but such weather can also make it hazardous for pedestrians. Falls, slips or trips can result in injuries ranging from scrapes and bruises to broken limbs or serious head injuries. Here are some pointers to help you stay upright this winter.

  • Mistletoe: From tree thief to holiday tradition

    Once autumn leaves have fallen, mistletoe becomes highly visible on large trees throughout Kentucky. Phoradendron, the scientific name for Kentucky’s most common variety of this parasitic plant, means tree thief. These small leafy plants are commonly found on twigs and branches of many hardwood species in the southern United States. Mistletoe extracts—steals— water, mineral elements and food from tree hosts; hence the name.

  • School Report Card District Summary

    Dear readers,
    Below is the School Report Card District Summary for Trimble County. This report reflects results from the 2015-2016 State Assessment results.