Trimble County

  • Circuit clerk’s office closed Wednesday

    Staff report
    Karen Conrad, Chief Circuit Judge of the 12th Judicial Circuit, has ordered that the Trimble County Circuit and District Clerk’s office will be closed all day on Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014. The office will be closed for necessary computer upgrading.
    Access to computers by the clerk and her deputies will be unavailable during this time period.
    The Trimble Circuit and District Clerk’s offices will resume regular business hours on Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014.

  • Boating safety tips for a safe Labor Day holiday weekend

    By Lee McClellan
    Kentucky Afield Outdoors
    The Labor Day weekend is the last hurrah of the boating season. Boaters, kayakers and canoeists will swarm waters all over Kentucky during the holiday weekend, squeezing the last bit of fun out of what many consider the last weekend of summer.
    Boaters who plan to hit the water should keep in mind some important considerations before they launch their motorboat, canoe or kayak over the holiday weekend and the upcoming fall fishing season.

  • Car show trophy winners announced

    The Trimble Banner
    The Trimble County Emergency Search Unit has announced the trophy winners of the 8th Annual Bedford Bash Car Show.
    The winner of the Denny Long Memorial Trophy was Jim Mattingly of Smithfield, Ky., whose entry was a 1968 Chevrolet Nova.
    The winners of the Howard Long Memorial Trophy were Danny and Elizabeth Stivers, also of Smithfield, whose entry was a 1936 Ford Pickup.
    The Mark Rexroat Memorial Trophy was awarded to Richard Bauman of Bedford whose entry was a 2002 Chopper Motorcycle.

  • Heat takes toll on elderly

    Nobody likes extreme and prolonged heat, but such conditions can be very dangerous and potentially deadly for seniors.
    According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, heat is the number one weather-related killer in the United States. On average, excessive heat claims more lives each year than tornadoes, hurricanes, floods and lightning combined.

  • 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.

  • 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.