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Trimble County

  • CCMH recognized in top 10 for patient health outcomes

    Carroll County Memorial Hospital has been recognized as one of Kentucky’s top 10 acute care hospitals for excellence in outcomes.

    The rankings from the National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health and iVantage Health Analytics are based on factors including patient safety indicators, readmissions and mortality. The recognition for CCMH is part of National Rural Health Day on Nov. 19, which celebrates the accomplishment of rural health organizations this year, according to information from the sponsoring organizations.

  • Most Kentuckians covered by Medicaid expansion have jobs

    “More than half of about 400,000 Kentuckians who gained Medicaid coverage under the federal law also known as Obamacare have jobs but did not have health insurance,” Deborah Yetter reports for The Courier-Journal, calling that “a lesser-known fact of the Medicaid expansion implemented by outgoing Gov. Steve Beshear.”

  • Buckling up this holiday makes traveling safer

    Thanksgiving tradition is about more than turkey.

    The most American of holidays also is the busiest travel time of the year, putting more people on the road and increasing the likelihood of crashes.

    As the Thanksgiving holiday approaches, the Kentucky Office of Highway Safety is reminding motorists to buckle up and is putting a special emphasis on those traveling in pickup trucks.

  • TCMS students learn what makes a hero

    By TEENA DRAKE

    The Trimble Banner

    During Leader in Me at Trimble County Middle School, eighth graders were to identify what makes a hero. They began with listing characteristics of people who are special to them and how they could fall into the classification of a hero.

  • CAC takes part in Operation Christmas Child
  • Rumpke wins Bedford garbage collection contract

    By HILDA PARRISH

    The Trimble Banner

    A change is coming at the start of the new year in the company collecting solid waste in the city of Bedford.

    At the Tuesday, Nov. 17, Bedford City Commission meeting, bids were opened and considered for solid waste collection for 2016.

  • Rumpke wins Bedford garbage collection contract

    By HILDA PARRISH

    The Trimble Banner

    A change is coming at the start of the new year in the company collecting solid waste in the city of Bedford.

    At the Tuesday, Nov. 17, Bedford City Commission meeting, bids were opened and considered for solid waste collection for 2016.

  • Rotary prepares to Light Up Bedford during Dec. 4 festivities

     

    By HILDA PARRISH

    The Trimble Banner

    Bedford will again be alight for Christmas. Kenny Greene and Charlie Liston representing the Bedford Rotary Club were at the Bedford City Commission to coordinate event for Dec. 4.

  • TCMS students get a legislative update from Rep. Rick Rand

    By Teena Drake

    The Trimble Banner

    State Rep. Rick Rand, D-Bedford, spoke to seventh and eighth graders Friday Nov. 20 at Trimble County Middle School. He discussed a wide variety of topics and allowed the students to ask questions. It was a great visit and the students were intrigued to hear what Rep. Rand had to say.

  • A Christmas story for all ages

    By Teena Drake

    The Trimble Banner

    Trimble County resident Terri Smith always wanted to be an author. On Nov. 30, her first book will be available to the public, just in time for the holidays. The light hearted Christmas story is one which will withstand time and probably be as well- known as “The Night Before Christmas.”

    “When I was a little girl, my mom asked me what I wanted to be when I grow up,” Smith said. “I remember telling her I wanted to be a writer.”