.....Advertisement.....
.....Advertisement.....

Trimble County

  • TCMS Social Studies class develops tour of Appalachia

    By TEENA DRAKE
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Church Roberts’s 5th period Social Studies class created an educational tour for Trimble County Middle School students to learn about the Appalachian region. A multitude of booths were set up and each station consisted of props, costumes and students with a wealth of knowledge to share. Upon entering the gymnasium Jessica Liter was our tour guide and narrator.

  • Courthouse holiday closings announced

    Christmas Closings
    County Clerk, Circuit Clerk, & Sheriff Closed December 24, 25, & 26
    County Judge/Executive Closed December 24 & 25
    PVA Closed December 25 &26
     
    New Year Closings
    County Clerk, Circuit Clerk, Sheriff, & PVA Closed January 1 & 2
    County Judge/Executive closed December 31 & January 1

  • EPA issues coal ash disposal regulations

    Staff Report
    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced Friday the first national regulations to provide for the safe disposal of coal combustion residuals (coal ash) from coal-fired power plants.
    The announcement is intended to protect communities from coal ash impoundment failures, like the catastrophic Kingston, Tenn., spill in 2008, and establishes safeguards to prevent groundwater contamination and air emissions from coal ash disposal.

  • Trimble County Sheriff’s Department Call Log

    Monday, Sept. 8

    • 10:08 a.m., domestic dispute, parking lot at Bedford Medical, U.S. 421 N
    • 11:26 a.m., juvenile complaint, 9245 U.S. 421N
    • Tuesday, Sept. 9
    • 1:59 p.m., abandoned vehicle, Hardy Creek Road
    • 3:05 p.m., civil complaint, Megan Lane
    • 3:57 p.m., juvenile complaint, 2560 New Hope Road

    Wednesday, Sept. 10

  • Spring storms wreak havoc
  • Ag secretary announces increased opportunity for producers as part of nation’s new farm bill

    WASHINGTON — Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has announced increased opportunity for producers as a result of the 2014 Farm Bill.

  • Clarification: Jenkins not leaving

    Bedford resident Jason Jenkins, although withdrawing from the Trimble County judge-executive race in the May Democrat Primary, will not be relocating to Muhlenberg County as reported in last week’s Trimble Banner.
    “I’m not moving down there,” Jenkins said Tuesday. “I had the opportunity to buy a business down there, which I did, but I’ll continue to be a Farm Bureau agent here and operate the business from here.”
    Jenkins said he withdrew from the political race “because I couldn’t do all three jobs.”

  • Trimble County home to three Certified Roadside Farm Markets

    Trimble County is home to three of the 104 certified farm markets across the Commonwealth recently accepted into the 2014 Kentucky Farm Bureau Certified Roadside Farm Market Program. The Trimble County members are: Bray Fruit, Bray Orchard & Roadside Market and Callis Orchards.
    In joining the Kentucky Farm Bureau Certified Roadside Farm Market Program, these markets have committed to offering quality products and service to their customers. Their acceptance by Farm Bureau tells customers that they meet the highest standards of quality, freshness, and marketing appeal.

  • Arrested at meth lab

    Staff Report
    Four children were removed from a home and two Milton residents were arrested on Weds. March 26, after troopers from the Kentucky State Police found a meth lab during the search of a home.

    Troopers from KSP Post 5 went to the home at 543 School Hollow Road in Milton to assist social services with a child abuse complaint, according to Trooper Brad Arterburn, Post 5 spokesman. After receiving consent to search the residence, the troopers found several active meth labs throughout the property.

  • FSA celebrates agriculture producers on Natl. Ag Day

    Lexington, KY–USDA Kentucky Farm Service Agency State Executive Director John W. McCauley encourages everyone to take a moment to appreciate the hard working farmers and ranchers in Kentucky on March 25, National Ag Day. This year’s theme is “Agriculture: 365 Sunrises and 7 Billion Mouths to Feed.”
    USDA is proud to stand behind the producers who rise before dawn 365 days a year in order to put food on the table for 7 billion people.