Trimble County

  • Bedford Rotary gives away gas card
  • Milton F.D. observes tornado anniversary

    Milton Fire & Rescue personnel joined with other Kentuckians on Saturday to reflect on the lives lost and devastation caused by tornadoes that ravaged many Kentucky communities a year ago. The Milton firefighters held their observance in their new Station No. 2 that replaced a similar station that was destroyed in last year’s storm.

  • Rotarians host annual speech contest

    Special to The Trimble Banner

    The Bedford Rotary Club has been conducting a Speech Contest since 1994 for young participants. A theme is chosen by the Rotary International President. Each year a group of high school students sign up to demonstrate their excellence in public speaking. They have the opportunity to deepen their understanding of ‘Rotary Club,’ learn about its history and its worldwide mission.

  • Punishment Wrestling Academy

    Special to The Trimble Banner

    Nestled in a quiet family-oriented subdivision in Trimble County is an astonishing academy full of spirit, love, dedication, ethics and wrestling. This organization derived from one small garage and two young wrestlers aspiring to learn a new sport. Since 2009 this group has grown from a hobby to a high-ranking academy with over 20 wrestlers ranging from ages 4 to 14.

  • TC Soil Erosion & Water Quality Cost Share application process ongoing

    The Trimble County Conservation District is now accepting Kentucky Soil Erosion and Water Quality Cost Share Applications on a continuous basis. This continual sign-up is designed to make the program more “landowner friendly” and help address the needs of a landowner at any time during the year. As landowners plan conservation projects with the assistance of their local conservation district, they will be able to apply for financial assistance for those projects without having to wait for a designated sign up period.

  • Current version GED test to expire in 2013

    The current version of the GED test will expire at the end of 2013. The current version, known as the 2002 Series GED test, will be replaced with the new 2014 GED test on Jan. 2, 2014.

    Those who have taken the 2002 Series GED test, but not passed all five parts, have until the end of 2013 to pass or they will need to start over again in 2014 with the new GED test in order to receive their high school credential.

  • 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.


  • 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

    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.