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Trimble County

  • Trimble’s Scott Burrows: The Forensic Mechanic

    EDITOR’S NOTE: The following article and sidebar were originally published in the January 2013 issue of Towing & Recovery Footnotes (www.trfootnotes.com), a monthly periodical for the towing industry published in Norfolk, Va. It is reprinted here with permission.

    By ALLAN T. DUFFIN

  • Free training available

    Ready for a new career that requires no training costs to you and will pay you a starting salary of $40,000 a year with benefits? If so, you need to attend the 1 p.m., Jan. 24 information session at the Trimble County Library to find out how you can apply for the opportunity for free training to become a long-distance moving van driver.

  • Courthouse offices to be closed Monday

    The offices of the Trimble County Clerk, Sheriff, Circuit Clerk, Judge Executive and PVA will all be closed Monday, January 21st in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

  • In Search of Bigfoot

    By JULIE BALL HAMBRICK
    Special to The Trimble Banner

    There are more things in heaven and earth than are dreamt of -- or so Shakespeare wrote. Though the statement may be true, it seldom stops many of us from trying to find answers to elusive questions.

  • Harlan Hubbard documentary to be shown at Trimble library

    The new Harlan Hubbard documentary, “Wonder: The Lives of Anna & Harlan Hubbard,” will be showing at the Trimble County Public Library on Tuesday, Jan. 29, at 3 and 7 p.m.

    Producer/writer Morgan Atkinson will present his Harlan Hubbard documentary, which showcases the lifestyle, artwork and writing of Harlan and Anna Hubbard. Many from Trimble County remember personally visiting the Hubbards at their Trimble County home filled with art, music and writing as they shared a simple life philosophy.

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  • Trimble school board welcomes Tony Walker

    Local contractor Tony Walker was sworn in Monday as the newest member of the Trimble County Board of Education. He succeeds Joey Martin, whose term ended at the end of 2012. Martin chose not to run for re-election and no other candidate appeared on the ballot in November for the vacancy.

    School administrators advertised for candidates who were interviewed by the Kentucky School Board Association. Following the interview process, Walker was selected to fill the vacancy.

  • USDA accepting applications for EQIP wildlife habitat initiative

    Natural Resources Conservation Service in Kentucky is currently accepting applications for Environmental Quality Incentive Program Wildlife Initiative.   EQIP Wildlife is a voluntary program available to landowners to improve wildlife habitat on private property.

    Landowners accepted into EQIP Wildlife can apply for assistance in enhancing wildlife habitat.  Practices such as native grasses, tree/shrub planting, edge feathering and forestry patch clearcuts are just a few of the available options.   

  • Two arrested at Trimble meth lab

    A husband and wife were arrested Wednesday morning, Dec. 26, after law enforcement officers found a meth lab in their home at 2286 Kidwell Pike in Bedford.

    Kentucky State Police dispatch received a 9-1-1 call at 9:42 a.m. stating that a woman had sustained burns to her body after an explosion.

  • New Year’s Day holiday closings

    The following business  and office closures have been announced for the New Years Day holiday:
    Trimble County Schools are closed through Wednesday, Jan. 2 and  will reopen Thursday, Jan. 3,.

    Bedford City Hall and Morgan Community Center will be closed Tuesday, Jan. 1, for New Years.

    Rumpke Garbage pickup will be on Wednesday, Dec. 26.

    Milton City Hall and Water and Sewer Dept. will be closed Monday and Tuesday, Dec. 31 and Jan. 1.