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Trimble County

  • Free GED testing, NCRC assessments offered

    (FRANKFORT, Ky.) – Two important education and workforce credential tests will be free to eligible Kentuckians on a first-come, first-served basis through June 30 or until funds are expended. Free GED tests and assessments to earn a National Career Readiness Certificate are sponsored by Kentucky Adult Education, a unit of the Council on Postsecondary Education, and the Department of Workforce Investment, an agency of the Education and Workforce Development Cabinet, using federal Workforce Investment Act (WIA) incentive funding.

    GED testing

  • Andrews earns degree

    Angelea Andrews of Bedford has received a Master of Arts in Teaching degree in Elementary Education from Western Governors University. On Feb. 11, the online, nonprofit university held its semi-annual commencement ceremony in Atlanta, Georgia, and celebrated the graduation of more than 2,600 graduates—WGU’s largest class ever.
     

  • TCMS salutes 7th grade Students of Month

    Trimble County Middle School Principal Mike Genton has announced recognition of the seventh grade Students of the Month and Teacher and Staff Member Spotlights for January.

  • A TCAE student success story

    By Lisa Moore

    JCTC’s Trimble County Adult Education can assist students in achieving their goals.  One main goal of students today is making a successful transition to college.  Being prepared to enter college is no easy task and if you find that you are not quite there, the instructors at TCAE can help you accomplish this task.  The Center is offering summer workshops to help students get ready for college in the fall.

  • Trimble sophs score well in state’s PLAN assessment

    Trimble County High School sophomores showed what TCHS Principal Stirling “Buddy” Sampson called “phenomenal” improvement in the Kentucky Department of Education’s PLAN Assessment given last fall. Sampson was comparing the PLAN scores to results of the EXPLORE scores compiled by the same students as eighth graders in 2009.

  • Bookmobile shrinks but still on the job

    The Trimble County Public Library bookmobile is getting smaller, but will still be doing a big job. When the bookmobile broke down in January, the library discovered that the cost to attempt repairs on the 1993 bread truck style bookmobile was more than the vehicle is worth.

    Through the years, since the community first started bookmobile service, new vehicles and service were paid in part by state grants. Those grants are no longer available due to state budget cuts and bookmobiles are very expensive.  

  • KSP make meth arrest after Trimble traffic stop

    A traffic stop in Trimble County last week led to the arrest of the driver for manufacturing methamphetamine.

    On Thursday, March 8, at approximately 10:30 p.m., Kentucky State Police Trooper Josh Noble stopped a vehicle driven by 21-year-old Campbellsburg resident Corey Wardrup on Rowlett Avenue in Bedford. A meth lab was discovered during a search of the vehicle.

    Troopers also found two ounces of finished methamphetamine inside the vehicle. No children were present during the stop.

  • NAP application closing dates near

    The deadlines to file an application for natural disaster protection under the Noninsured Assistance Program are March 1 and March 15.

    The crops for the March 1 deadline are: Alfalfa, Clover, Grass, Mixed Grass intended for grazing, hay, or seed, and TEFF.

  • County agent toured areas of 1937 flood destruction

    Only scenes of Destruction met Writer’s Eyes

    Land Marks are obliterated by High Water of Ohio

    By County Agent Craigmyle

    (Reprinted from the March 11, 1937 issue of The Trimble Democrat.)

  • Trimble arts group beneficiaries of Robert Tribble Memorial Fund

    On Feb. 7, 2012, The Trimble County Arts Council received funds from the Bob Tribble Memorial, distributed by the Bedford Rotary Club. Tribble was a member for many years and a past president of the club.