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Trimble County

  • Farm Bureau celebrates Customer Appreciation Day

    Over 360 Trimble County Farm Bureau members attended the Customer Appreciation Day held at the Trimble County Park last weekend. Members had the opportunity to visit the Trimble CARES booth, talk with candidates for county office, win door prizes and visit with friends. The Milton Fire Department provided the meal and the Bedford Fire Department provided inflatables for the children. (center photo above).

  • Haley Wright ready for Philly parade

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    For the second year in a row, a Trimble County teenager will be participating in the historic Dunkin’ Donuts Thanksgiving Day Parade, in Philadelphia, Pa.
    Fourteen-year-old Haley Wright, Bedford, will appear with an all-American group of cheerleaders from around the country performing dance routines along the 1.4-mile parade route.

  • Dist. Gov. Crisp addresses local Rotary

    By CHARLES LISTON
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Bedford Rotary Club was pleased to host District 6710 Governor Jayne Crisp, and to hear her views on our club’s performance and future Rotary issues in general. District 6710 consists of 59 clubs including 3,000 Rotarians in Western Kentucky. Governor Crisp is a member of the Rotary Club of Murray and has held important administrative positions for many years, the latest being the District Awards Chairperson.

  • Fire personnel respond to calls

    Staff Report
    Trimble County’s emergency personnel responded to a traffic accident at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday near Milton.
    The driver, Christopher Lyons, was heading west on Hwy 36 in a dump truck owned by Sedam Contracting Company LLC of Louisville. Lyons, who was hauling a load of dirt, went off the right shoulder of the roadway for unknown reasons, overturning on its side in a field one mile from Milton.

  • Bedford Bash celebrates 25 years

    By JACOB BLAIR
    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
    UKAgNews
    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.

  • Division for Air Quality urges residents to ‘Learn Before You Burn’

    FRANKFORT, Ky. – Spring-cleaning season has arrived, and for many Kentuckians that means burning unwanted debris. But before you light that burn pile, the Kentucky Division for Air Quality reminds you to ‘learn before you burn.’ Many people may not realize that burning garbage is illegal in Kentucky and could result in fines of up to $25,000 per day per violation.