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Trimble County

  • Local circuit court clerk celebrates 25 years of Kentucky Circuit Court Clerks’ Trust For Life at AOC college

    FRANKFORT, Ky. – Trimble County Circuit Court Clerk Stacy M. Bruner joined fellow circuit clerks in celebrating the 25th anniversary of their Trust For Life program as part of the 2017 Circuit Court Clerks Fall College that took place Sept. 17-20 in Covington. The Kentucky Association of Circuit Court Clerks created the Kentucky Circuit Court Clerks’ Trust For Life to educate Kentuckians about the life-saving mission of organ donation. The program was the first of its kind in the United States.

  • Public archaeology investigation Saturday at Gatewood Plantation

    The Oldham County History Center will be hosting its last public archaeology dig of the year from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. on Saturday, October 14, 2017. This is a continuing investigation at the Gatewood Plantation site, located outside of Bedford in Trimble County. It is associated with freedom seeker Henry Bibb, who was enslaved at Gatewood Plantation before escaping north to Canada. In Ipswich, Canada he became the first black editor of a Canadian newspaper and ardent abolitionist.

  • Fall forest fire hazard season underway

    FRANKFORT, Ky. - The Kentucky Division of Forestry is again preparing for an active wildfire season. Each year, there are nearly 1,500 wildfires in the state of Kentucky, based on a 10-year average.
    Last fall, the division responded to 520 fires that burned 52,216 acres with a timber value loss of $20,642,663. The majority of the fires occurred in November.

  • Free Narcan and Narcan training set for Trimble

    Bedford, KY. — In response to the increase in opioid and heroin overdoses and deaths, the Kentucky Pharmacists Association (KPA) and the Kentucky Department of Public Health (KDPH) joined efforts to bring Naloxone, an opiate antidote, also known by the brand name Narcan™, to local communities. The North Central District Health Department will host KPA and KDPH as they bring a community training to Trimble County on Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Trimble County Health Department, located at 138 Miller Lane, Bedford.

  • Proclamation
  • Adopt-a-Highway program accepting entries for 2017 Art Contest

    FRANKFORT, Ky. – The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet is asking the Commonwealth’s art teachers and students to get started on this year’s Adopt-a-Highway Art Contest and submit their entries before the deadline on Oct. 31.
    The Adopt-a-Highway Program’s Art Contest is held annually to increase public awareness about the damaging effects of litter, change attitudes and behaviors about littering and educate Kentuckians about the Adopt-a-Highway program.

  • District judges participate in judicial college in Covington

    FRANKFORT, Ky., – District Court Judges Jerry D. Crosby and Diana E. Wheeler, who serve Trimble, Oldham and Henry counties, participated in sessions on criminal evidence, forensics, implicit bias, legislation and more at the 2017 District Judges College in Covington from Aug. 22-25. The Education Committee of the Kentucky District Judges Association and the Office of Judicial Branch Education at the Administrative Office of the Courts developed the college.

  • Dairy producers can enroll for 2018 coverage

    WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency has announced that starting Sept. 1, 2017, dairy producers may enroll for 2018 coverage in the Margin Protection Program (MPP-Dairy).  Secretary Sonny Perdue has utilized additional flexibility this year by providing dairy producers the option of opting out of the program for 2018.

  • Cardinal Hills to host Senior Citizens Benefit Scramble

    Cardinal Hills Golf Course will host the 25th Annual Trimble County Senior Citizens Benefit Golf Scramble on Saturday, Sept. 23. Tee off time will be at 9:00 a.m.
    Bring your own four-man team. The $55 per person entry fee includes a cart, green fee, lunch and drinks. All proceeds will benefit senior citizens.
    The scramble will also feature a $10,000 Hole in One contest.

  • Words of wisdom for the start of the new school year

    By TEENA DRAKE
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Remember the excitement of the first day of school—the clean crisp outfit, nervous jitters the night before, new notebooks, pencils, lunch box and any other tools, you or your loved one thought was necessary for a successful school year? The Trimble Banner has requested a few ‘back to school’ pictures to start off the year with a great big smile!