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Trimble County

  • Public input sought at Fiscal Court work session Friday

    Trimble County Fiscal Court will hold a work session at 5 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 11, to discuss animal control ordinances. The public is invited to attend and give feedback on animal control and what should be included in documents of enforcement for the county’s soon-to-be-hired animal control officer.
     

  • Monty Coffin: Brilliant career military veteran

    By Robert B. Stewart  

    Special to The Trimble Banner

    As we pause this Veterans Day to honor the men and women of our armed services, Trimble County can be especially proud of native son Colonel Monty D. Coffin (1927-2000), whose Air Force career took him around the globe, but who never forgot his Kentucky roots.   

  • State police to conduct traffic safety checkpoints

    The Kentucky State Police will be conducting traffic safety checkpoints in the counties of Oldham, Trimble, Henry, Owen, Carroll and Gallatin during the period of Nov. 7 - 21, 2011.

    The intent of a traffic safety checkpoint is to provide for high visibility public safety service, focusing on vehicular equipment deficiencies, confirming appropriate registration of vehicles and the licensing of drivers.  Violations of law or other public safety issues that arise shall be addressed in accordance with Kentucky traffic and regulatory laws.

  • KSP conducting safety checkpoints

    The Kentucky State Police will be conducting traffic safety checkpoints in the counties of Oldham, Trimble, Henry, Owen, Carroll and Gallatin during the period of Oct. 24–Nov. 8, 2011.

    The intent of a traffic safety checkpoint is to provide for high visibility public safety service, focusing on vehicular equipment deficiencies, confirming appropriate registration of vehicles and the licensing of drivers.

    Violations of law or other public safety issues that arise shall be addressed in accordance with Kentucky traffic and regulatory laws.

  • Entrants sought for art & writing contest

    Thousands of students have participated in the Jim Claypool Art and Conservation Writing contests. Introduced in 1944 and 1974, respectively, the contests educate students on soil, water, forestry and wildlife conservation. Students take the knowledge they have gained and transform it into creative art work ad essays. Students can earn monetary prizes on the county, regional and state levels.

  • Outstanding FB Youth
  • Help sought for Project Prom

    Trimble County High School Principal Stirling “Buddy” Sampson has issued a call for volunteers to begin developing plans for Project Prom to be held in conjunction with the high school prom next spring.

    What is Project Prom?

    “Project Prom is an annual drug and alcohol prevention event to keep students safe after prom,” Sampson said in an email. “Unfortunately, many young people choose to make bad decisions following their high school prom.”

  • FFA takes 2nd place at CC Tobacco Festival parade

    By Corey Cornett

    Special to The Trimble Banner

  • TCMS Parent Night tomorrow

    Trimble County Middle School hosts Parent Night Thursday, Oct. 27, from 5:30-8:30 p.m. A meal consisting of barbecue on bun, chips, Cole slaw, baked beans and a baked cookie with tea or lemonade will be served free to all family members of TCMS students from 5:30 to 7 p.m..

  • Monday is ‘Trick or Treat’

    On Monday night, Oct. 31, ghosts and goblins will be running in the streets of Trimble County to trick-or-treat. Trick or Treat in Trimble County will be from 6-8 p.m. for children 12 and younger. Residents should have porch light on if wanting to ‘treat.’ Children should be accompanied by an adult. Motorists are cautioned to watch for children crossing the streets.

    Lt. David Jude, spokesperson for the Kentucky State Police, says the agency wants the children to have a fun but safe trick or treating experience.