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Trimble County

  • Lacey Aldridge: Trimble Co. Adult Education success story

    By JENNIFER GOODIN
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    “I think if you really want something you should go for it,” Lacey Aldridge advised after receiving her GED in March of 2016. She continued with the reason she chose to pursue her GED, “I wanted to further my education and have peace within myself knowing I just didn’t give up. Now, I know I can keep going and add on it to it.”

  • Younger folks seemingly not interested in preservation of local histories

    By Robert Stewart
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    The historical societies of five Kentucky counties and one Indiana county gather together annually for a potluck picnic, program and report of accomplishments.
    On Thursday, Sept. 22, Henry County hosted the group of about 75 with representatives present from only Carroll, Henry, Owen and Trimble. Only one young person was noted in the group. The Carroll society reported they were composed only of elderly folks, and several others said the same thing.

  • Kentucky Farm Bureau Ag Day at the park
  • Kentucky Farm Bureau Ag Day at the park
  • Red Cross needs donors of all blood types to maintain a diverse supply

    LOUISVILLE. Ky. — During National Sickle Cell Awareness Month, the American Red Cross urges eligible donors to give blood to help ensure a stable and diverse blood supply for patients in need. Trimble County residents may donate blood at Mt. Byrd Christian Church, 68 Peck Pike, Milton, on Tuesday, September 27, 2016 from 2:30-6:30 p.m.

  • TCHS grad honored as a ‘Hometown Hero’

    By TEENA DRAKE
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    After graduating from Trimble County High School Teresa Ashby attended Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green where the daughter of the late Thurston and Violet Ashby met the love of her life, Bob Stivers. They were married and had two beautiful children, Scott and Trina. She completed her Bachelor’s in Elementary Education and has been educating children for over fifty years!

  • Big Brothers Big Sisters seeking volunteers in Trimble County

    By DAISY TOPPETT
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Millions of children all over the world face adversity, including right here in Trimble County. The Big Brothers Big Sisters programs offers mentoring to these children through two different programs. “The mission of Big Brothers Big Sisters is provide children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported 1-to-1 relationships that change their lives for the better, forever.”

  • Archaeology investigation planned at Trimble’s Gatewood Plantation

    The Oldham County History Center will be hosting an Archaeology Investigation from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016. This is a continuing investigation at the Gatewood Plantation, located west of Bedford at the end of Fairgrounds Road, in Trimble County. The Gatewood Plantation was the last place where Henry Bibb was a slave before gaining freedom by escaping north. He later moved to Ipswich, Canada, where he became the first black editor of a Canadian newspaper.

  • Apple Cider Relay to be held Sunday

    RULES:
    Teams of 4
    1 person at the Starting Line
    2 people at the center
    1 person at the end

    START:
    Each team pours the cups FULL
    Pick up the tray and adjust to holding with ONE hand
    Step on Starting line.
    Member 1 walks to the center and transfers to Member 2.
    Member 2 walks to the end and transfers to Member 3.
    Member 3 walks back to the center and transfers to Member 4.
    Member 4 walks to the starting line, sets the tray down and pours what is left in his/her cup into a bucket.

  • Trimble County Apple Festival schedule

    Saturday, Sept 10
    8:00 a.m.--5K run/walk at TCMS
    10:00 a.m.--Festival opens. T-shirt winner announced, Apple Festival Queen & Princess, Mrs. Apple Festival, Little Miss & Mr, and Sweetheart.
    11:00 a.m.--Apple Pie Contest Judging.
    12:00 p.m.--TCHS Band.
    1:00 p.m.--Gas Money Band
    2:30 p.m.--Kentucky Blue Belles.
    3:00 p.m.--Apple Pie Winners and Auction (stage)
    3:30 p.m.--Kentucky Blue Belles.
    5:00 p.m.--Joe, Bobby and Ronnie.
    Sunday, Sept. 11
    11:00 a.m.--Worship Service