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Trimble County

  • 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.

  • Relay Chili Cook-Off raises $150
  • Animal control, shelter top Fiscal Court discussion

    The Trimble Banner

  • Consultants, city discuss options

    The Trimble Banner
    The Milton City Commission has begun considering a proposal to build a bike and walking path that will connect the completed Milton-Madison Bridge with Milton’s City Park.

  • Familiar face takes on editor’s duties

    Dave Taylor will begin his new duties as managing editor of The Trimble Banner on Monday, Feb. 28.
    Trimble Banner Publisher Jeff Moore announced yesterday that Taylor will assume the duties as the paper’s current editor, Phyllis McLaughlin, moves into a part-time role with the Banner and The News-Democrat in Carrollton.
    McLaughlin plans to pursue new personal business opportunities. (See Editor’s Desk, Page 4)

  • No drivers licenses to be issued across state on Feb. 19 and 21

    A computer upgrade means the Circuit Court clerk office in Trimble County and all others across Kentucky will be unable to issue drivers licenses and personal ID cards on Saturday, Feb. 19, and Monday, Feb. 21.

    Monday is President's Day, a federal holiday. The state Transportation Cabinet’s Division of Driver’s Licensing has been notified there will be a nationwide system outage beginning Saturday morning and and continuing through Monday.