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Trimble County

  • TCHS Class of 1970 to get together at Broadway Hotel Nov. 12

    The Trimble County High School Class of 1970 will hold their annual class “Get-Together” on Saturday, Nov. 12 at 6:30 p.m. at the Broadway Hotel in Madison.
    Dress is casual. It is a time to renew friendships and have fun. Each person can order off the menu and is responsible for his/her own bill. You can look up the menu  on the Broadway Hotel website. Nothing on the menu is pricey.
    The gathering will be held in the back of the patio area. All classmates and their dates are encouraged to attend!

  • All area veterans encouraged to attend program at Trimble H.S. on Friday, Nov. 11

    Trimble County High School and Trimble County Middle School will host a joint Veterans Day program on Friday,  November 11, with a reception in the high school library at 1:30 p.m., and a program at 2:00 p.m. All veterans are welcome!

  • Local district judges learn about new interlock ignition law at annual District Judges College

    FRANKFORT, Ky. – District Court Judges Jerry D. Crosby and Diana E. Wheeler, who serve Trimble, Oldham and Henry counties, got a refresher on handling DUI cases and other matters at the 2016 District Judges College at Lake Cumberland State Resort Park in Jamestown Sept. 18-21. The Education Committee of the Kentucky District Judges Association developed the college in conjunction with the Division of Judicial Branch Education at the Administrative Office of the Courts.

  • FSA acreage reporting dates announced for Trimble Co.

    In order to comply with Farm Service Agency program eligibility requirements, all producers are encouraged to visit the Carrollton office to file an accurate crop certification report for 2017 by the applicable deadline.
    The following acreage reporting dates are applicable for Trimble County:
    November 15, 2016       grass certifications. (Ex: alfalfa, mixed hay and mixed pasture)
    Dec. 15, 2016: small grains including wheat, oats, barley
    Jan. 2, 2017: honey
    Jan. 15, 2017: peaches and canola  

  • Heating assistance available from Tri-County Community Agency

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    Cold weather season is just around the corner. The cost of home heating is a problem for many low-income Kentuckians. Your local Tri-County Community Action Agency may be able to help through LIHEAP, otherwise known as the Low-Income Heating Energy Assistance Program.

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  • Fire Prevention Week

    FRANKFORT, Ky. - Kentucky State Fire Marshal Mike Haney joins the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) in educating Kentuckians during Fire Prevention Week, which runs through Oct. 15.
    “The best way to practice fire safety is to make sure a fire doesn’t break out in the first place,” said Haney.  “Look around for potential problems, like overloaded electrical outlets and the use of too many extension cords.  These are all easy fixes,” he added.

  • Fall forest fire hazard season now underway

    FRANKFORT, Ky. – The Kentucky Division of Forestry is again preparing for an active wildfire season. Each year, nearly 1,500 wildfires occur in the state of Kentucky based on the 10-year average.
    Wildfires in Kentucky threaten and cause damage to homes, private property, trees and landscapes. More importantly, they place lives at risk, including those of firefighters. Most of Kentucky’s wildfires are preventable, the result of arson and careless open-burning (burning of trash, debris and brush). People start wildfires and people can prevent them.

  • Donate blood with the Red Cross to support cancer patients, others needing blood

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The American Red Cross urges eligible donors to give blood to support cancer patients and other patients during Breast Cancer Awareness Month this October.
    More than 1.6 million new cases of cancer are expected to be diagnosed in the U.S. this year and 246,600 of them will be invasive breast cancer, according to the American Cancer Society. Cancer patients may need blood products during chemotherapy, surgery or treatment for complications.   

  • More Trimble volunteers sought for NCRC exam

    By JENNIFER GOODIN
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Recently, Trimble County Magistrate Kenny Green and Milton Mayor Denny Jackson took leadership roles in our community and rose to the challenge of taking the NCRC exam. Both of them gave up their time and came into the Trimble Adult Education Center to take a series of tests (Reading, Math, and Locating Information) that will prove to employers looking to locate in Trimble County that we have a population that possessed the skills to handle most areas of employment.