Trimble County

  • Quilt ready for Apple Festival

    The Trimble Banner Intern
    For many years, one of the signature trademarks of the Trimble County Apple Festival has been a quilt made by the Trimble Thimbles, a local quilting group.
    Lisa Hatfield, president of the Apple Festival board, said the quilt is a big asset to the yearly festival. She thanked the Trimble Thimbles for making the quilt every year since the festival’s beginning in 1991.
    “We’re just blessed to have ladies in the community that still have this talent,” Hatfield said.

  • Trimble to receive Road Aid funds

    By Jacob Blair
    The Trimble County Fiscal Court had a special meeting Tuesday, July 8, to approve a county road aid cooperative agreement with the Department of Transportation.
    Judge-Executive Jerry Powell said the agreement called for the county to receive $748,574.23 for roadwork, minus 3 percent that is withheld by the state for emergency roadwork.

  • 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.

  • Feasibility studies: A KCARD service available for farmers

    The Kentucky Center for Agriculture and Rural Development offers a wide array of business planning services to entrepreneurs, including feasibility studies. Feasibility studies are an important part of fully investigating a potential business idea with a new business starting up or an established business that is looking to expand into a new venture.

  • Gateway signs coming soon

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Work on the new gateway signs welcoming visitors to the City of Milton will begin soon. That was the report from City Clerk Pam Joyce during the Thursday, July 10, meeting of the Milton City Commission. The gateway signs will be placed at strategic locations on Hwy. 36 and Hwy. 421 to welcome drivers to Milton.