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Trimble County

  • Local Family Court judge participates in symposium on addiction and child welfare

    FRANKFORT, Ky. – Local Family Court Judge Doreen S. Goodwin learned more about how drug addiction is affecting Kentucky families at the Judicial Symposium on Addiction & Child Welfare in Louisville Jan. 26-27. The intensive two-day conference was for the state’s Family Court judges and District Court judges in counties that don’t have Family Court. Some Circuit Court judges also attended.

  • ‘Arsenic & Old Lace’ begins tonight

    The Trimble County High School Drama Club is presenting a production of “Arsenic and Old Lace” this weekend at the high school gymnasium. The play will feature a four-day run; opening tonight, March 23rd at 7:00 p.m.; featuring performances Friday, March 24th at 7:00 p.m.; Saturday, March 25th at 7:00 p.m.; and a matinee performance Sunday, March 26th at 3:00 p.m. Tickets will be the usual cost, $5 for adults and $3 for students.

  • Support Trimble FFA with a test drive at Craig and Landreth in Crestwood Saturday

    The Trimble County FFA Chapter is holding a Test Drive in conjunction with Craig and Landreth Dodge in Crestwood.
    Local residents are invited to test drive a 2017 Dodge Ram 1500 between 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday March 18th
    Please come and help your local FFA Chapter meet our goal of 100 test drives!

  • Trimble chapter celebrates National FFA Week

    By John-Michael Sachleben
    Trimble County FFA Reporter
    Once a year in February, the week of George Washington’s Birthday, is set aside to celebrate the National FFA Organization across the country. This week is known as National FFA Week.
    National FFA week is a time to celebrate Agriculture and the FFA organization. Local chapters decide what they want to do during that week to celebrate.  Some things they do are… dress up days, have meetings, hold a banquet, conduct contests during the week, etc.

  • Local justice, judges take part in Kentucky Opioid Summit

    FRANKFORT, Ky. – Local Justices and Judges recently joined the statewide discussion on the escalating opioid epidemic at the court system’s first-ever summit on this crisis. Chief Justice of Kentucky John D. Minton Jr. hosted the Kentucky Opioid Summit for the state’s justices and judges Jan. 25 in Louisville.

  • Teacher Spotlight: Angela Brown

    By TREVOR BROWNING
    Special to The Trimble Banner

  • Writer recounts experience of riding out last week’s storm

    By TEENA DRAKE
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    “We better watch the weather tonight, I heard bad weather is coming!”
    That was the comment from my husband last Tuesday night, Feb. 28. Wow! Was he correct! WAVE 3 had three meteorologists analyzing and reporting what they knew about the storm, throughout the night. They were providing the general public with times, areas, and expectations. Their timeline was impeccable.

  • Daylight Saving Time begins Sunday

    Kentucky Press News Service
    Standard Time will soon give way to Daylight Saving Time. The change will occur at 2 a.m. on Sunday. The change means the loss of an hour of sleep but the days will seem longer since sunset will occur an hour later.
    When you go to bed on Saturday night, set you clocks ahead one hour. For instance, if you go to bed at 11 p.m. on Saturday, set your clocks ahead one hour to midnight. They will have the correct time when you awaken Sunday morning.

  • House passes bill to increase penalties for horse cruelty

    FRANKFORT, Ky. –The House passed a measure last week creating stiffer penalties for horse owners convicted of cruelty to animals in Kentucky. House Bill 200, which is sponsored by Pro Tempore David Osborne, R-Prospect, allows for payment of restitution while also streamlining transfer of ownership.

  • ANIMAL ABUSE

    By TEENA DRAKE
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Did you know animal cruelty is a misdemeanor in our beautiful state?
    Did you know we are ranked in the bottom tier of states listed for animal protection laws protecting our animals?
    What can you do?
    At this point there is not a new bill being voted on, addressing animal cruelty. Therefore, you may feel your hands are tied. However, you can begin to make some noise to start the much-needed process.