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Trimble County

  • Magistrates deny funds for restrooms at Trimble Co. park

    By PHYLLIS McLAUGHLIN
    The Trimble Banner
    Trimble County Fiscal Court turned down a request from the Park Board to help pay for new restrooms.
    The board estimated the cost of the restrooms at $15,000 and asked the court to pay half, but magistrates said they wanted a more precise estimate and plans before committing any money.

  • New teacher, budget, athletic complex top agenda

    By TODD POLLOCK
    Special to The Trimble Banner

  • Arnold, Dunaway attend state prosecutors’ conference

    Staff Report
    Trimble County Attorney Perry Arnold and Assistant County Attorney Michael S. Dunaway attended the Kentucky Prosecutors’ Conference in Lexington last month. The annual conference is held to update state prosecutors on new developments in criminal law, methods of evidence collections and the latest trial techniques.

  • Resurfacing to begin on I-71 in Henry and Trimble

    Louisville, KY – Motorists traveling on northbound Interstate 71 in Henry and Trimble Counties are seeing construction signs being installed this week. The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet recently awarded a contract for asphalt resurfacing on the northbound lanes of I-71 between the KY 55 overpass in Henry County and the Trimble/Carroll County line (mile points 37.1 to 38.8). Contract crews were scheduled to begin work on Sept. 24 performing pavement base failure repairs in advance of asphalt paving.

  • Motorist alert: harvest increases number of slow-moving vehicles on rural roads

    Louisville, KY – As harvest season gets underway across Kentucky, there is an increased likelihood that drivers will more frequently encounter slow-moving farm equipment on the roadways. The staff of Kentucky Farm Bureau urges motorists to slow down and share the road this fall, especially in celebration of National Farm Safety & Health Week, Sept. 21-27.
    Kentucky motorists should be on the lookout for an increase in farm equipment on the roadways during the fall harvest, like this tractor with its orange slow-moving vehicle symbol.

  • 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.

  • 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