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

Trimble County

  • Students cited in alleged assault

    An investigation by the Kentucky State Police into a reported assault on a student at the Bedford Elementary School “resulted in two 11 year old juvenile males being cited for allegedly assaulting another juvenile male,” according to Trooper Michael Webb.

  • TCMS Jr. Beta chapter to compete in Nashville

    The Trimble County Middle School chapter of the National Junior Beta Club attended the 22nd Kentucky Junior Beta Convention at the Louisville Convention Center last week.
    Sixty TCMS Beta members were involved in two days of activities and competitions with the theme: “Beta – A Volunteer State of Mind.” Out of the approximately 4,400 students in attendance, the Trimble chapter placed first in decorated wreath and first in "Spotlight your club" competitions.

  • Academic Raiders qualify for state

    For the second year in a row, the Trimble County High School academic team will have to do some extra fundraising. The Raiders’ quick recall team once again made it to the KAAC’s Governor’s Cup state-level competition, placing second in regionals behind Oldham County. 
    “I thought we did a fine job competing today,” said Jon Graham, TCHS coach. “The kids wanted to finish out the year with a win, but we’ll take state for sure. Oldham County has a great team.” 

  • Bridge project earns state, national awards

    The expediency with which the planning phase of the Milton-Madison Bridge replacement project was completed has caught the attention of the nation’s engineering firms.The American Council of Engineering Companies will present its 2011 National Recognition Award to representatives of the bridge project in Washington, D.C., during the organization’s Engineering Excellence Awards Gala on Friday, April 1.
    The project also received an Honor Award from the Indiana Chapter of ACEC on March 5 and was awarded the Grand Award by Kentucky’s ACEC chapter Feb. 8.

  • Trimble County eighth grade excels in EXPLORE

    Trimble County Middle School eighth graders scored at or above state averages in the Kentucky Department of Education’s EXPLORE Assessment administered last fall.
    “I am really pleased with the scores,” TCMS Principal Mike Genton said in a telephone interview Friday. “It shows that the teachers and the students have really been putting in a lot of hard work and it paid off.”

  • Local students score well in state assessments

    Trimble County High School sophomores scored well above the state average in the Kentucky Department of Education’s PLAN Assessment given last fall.

  • NEWS AT A GLANCE

    Sign-ups under way
    for Babe Ruth program

    Sign-ups for the Trimble County Babe Ruth summer baseball program are currently being held. The league is open to youths, ages 13-15. Applications are available at the Milton Municipal Building. The deadline to sign up is March 31. For information call 268-5224.

    Fruit-tree pruning
    demonstration March 12

  • Hevelines add lumber at Bedford Hardware

    The Trimble Banne

    Growing their business has been a main goal for Greg and Tracie Heveline since they bought Bedford Hardware five years ago.

    Realizing that there likely were opportunities they were missing out on as retailers, Tracie Heveline said she and her husband decided about a year ago to start listening closely to their customers to find out what the store needed.
    “The biggest thing we were missing out on was lumber,” she said.

  • Legislators review measures as session winds down

    The Trimble Banner

  • Next stop, Derby Festival

    Eighth-grader Miranda Combest was Trimble County’s top speller at the county Spelling Bee on Wednesday, Feb. 16. She beat out her sister, Jasmine Combest, who won the Milton Elementary Bee, and Landon Sutherland, who won the Bedford Spelling Bee. Trimble Banner editor Phyllis McLaughlin, who served as county coordinator this year, presented the award to Miranda, who moves on to challenge winners from across the Bluegrass at the Derby Festival Spelling Bee, set for 11 a.m. Saturday, March 19, in the 
PNC Club at Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium in Louisville, Ky.