Trimble County

  • Milton reaps race benefits

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Each year as the Fourth of July approaches a sense of excitement and urgency begins to stir in Milton with the anticipation of campers, boaters, family and friends gathering to enjoy the air show, fireworks and boat races associated with the Madison Regatta. Although there are a multitude of activities in Madison, businesses in Kentucky also benefit from the events. Most businesses double or even triple in sales, beginning as early as Thursday.

  • Coalition buys testing instruments in effort to reduce underage drinking

    On June 25, Trimble CARES Coalition met at the Trimble County Cooperative Extension Office for their monthly meeting. The meeting had 31 in attendance and included local stakeholders. Trimble County Attorney Perry Arnold presented the Coalition with a draft of the Social Host Ordinance. This ordinance makes it a criminal offense for property owners to allow minors to consume alcohol on their property. The Trimble County Youth Coalition will be presenting to fiscal court in upcoming months. Look for more info to come.

  • Trimble County residents pull all-nighter in the fight against cancer

    Kelsey Lewis,
    American Cancer Society
    BEDFORD, KY- (June 30th, 2014)- Relay for Life of Trimble County volunteers left Bedford Elementary on the morning of June 14th, 2014 after pulling an all-nighter in the fight against cancer. These volunteers walked during the night and early morning and raised more than $5,000 in the American Cancer Society’s fight against cancer.

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  • Bedford Bash celebrates 25 years

    Trimble Banner Intern
    August 15 will be a milestone for the Bedford Bash as the community celebrates the event’s 25th anniversary.
    The annual event originally started with sales at local businesses in 1990, said Jon Dunlap, senior vice president of president of Bedford Loan and Deposit Bank.
    The first year, then called “Fantastic Friday,” had Payne Crafton and the Sweet River Band performing while Farmhouse Restaurant had a sale on fish and Little Town and Country also sold food at a discount, Dunlap said.

  • Area students achieve Dean’s Lists

    JCTC Carrollton
    The Carrollton Campus of Jefferson Community Technical College would like to announce the Dean’s List for the Spring 2014 semester. Students must maintain full time status and a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher to be included.

  • Senior safety subject of home visits

    Home Instead Senior Care serving Trimble, Anderson, Bullitt, Carroll, Franklin, Gallatin, Hardin, Henry, Nelson, Owen, Scott, Shelby, Spencer, Woodford and surrounding counties is conducting free home safety checks as part of National Safety Month to protect the health and well-being of local seniors. Conducted by local senior care experts, the safety checks will be offered throughout the month of June.

  • Trimble County Relay For Life 2014
  • Haymaking season in Kentucky

    By Katie Pratt
    Now is the optimal time for Kentucky forage producers to cut hay to ensure they get good quality and yield.
    “The stage of maturity at which the hay is cut is the biggest factor that affects quality,” said Tom Keene, UK hay marketing specialist with the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment.