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Trimble County

  • 2nd NINE WEEKS HONOR ROLLS

    BEDFORD ELEMENTARY
    All A
    4th Grade—Hannah Chilton, Addison Mosley, Brennen Corley, Hayden Gividen, Donovan Prince, Kaylanie Walter, Mattie Smith, Landon Tuttle, Elane Wightman, Jolie Wilcoxson and Jayleigh Willis.  
    5th Grade—Farrah Rucker, Bree Turner, Adeline Howerton and Hope Smith.
    6th Grade—Jett Chu, Audrey Howerton, Olivia Jones, Kinley Kunkel, Shelby McKinney, Taylor Sexton and Adelyn Weaver.  
    All A & B

  • Milton resident Sara Strickland new circulation coordinator for newspapers

    By KRISTIN BECK
    Landmark News Service
    After working as a customer service and sales rep, Sara Strickland was looking for a career change. She found it at Landmark Community Newspapers, becoming the circulation coordinator for The Trimble Banner and for The News-Democrat, Carrollton’s weekly newspaper.

  • Meet new school board member William Robertson

    By CRYSTAL CAUDILLO
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    New school board member William Robertson was sworn in by Finance Officer Phillip Harmon at the January 4th regular Trimble County School Board meeting. Robertson joins the school board with a history of diverse positions as an electrician in the motor vehicle manufacturing industry.
    In February of 2002 William began his career as a production worker for Square D Company in Lexington, Kentucky. This facility manufactured electrical equipment.  

  • Kentucky State Police encourages drivers to prepare for winter driving

    Kentucky Press News Service
    FRANKFORT  – With the possibility of wintery weather moving into the state Thursday, the Kentucky State Police is cautioning motorists to be prepared for hazardous driving conditions.
    “Winter driving can present formidable challenges including sleet, snow, slick roads, freezing temperatures and reduced visibility,” KSP spokesman Trooper. Josh Brashears said in a statement. “It can be a deadly combination if you’re not prepared.”

  • Warning: Colder temperatures increase the risk for carbon monoxide poisoning

    Kentucky Press News Service
    As temperatures drop and the risk for carbon monoxide poisoning increases, Kentuckians are urged to be aware of the dangers of carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning due to improper use of heating or cooking devices.
    A press release from the Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS) offers the following life-saving information:
    Items such as kerosene or propane gas stoves and ovens have been used as alternative heat sources indoors, sometimes with tragic results.

  • The Year in Review: A look back at 2016 through the pages of The Trimble Banner

    Trimble Banner Year in Review

    Compiled by Mattie Cook

    Landmark News Service

    January

    Jan. 7, 2016

    Fire destroys vacant home

  • Stray animals a problem

    By CRYSTAL CAUDILLO
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Trimble County has a significant stray/feral cat and dog problem. I have resided at Wise’s Landing for five years. During this time my husband I have rescued seven dogs of various breeds and in various stages of health.  Homeless cats have also joined our family. On average at least one cat has appeared on our doorstep every year. Fortunately, we’ve managed to rehome some dogs or accommodate these new family members and to provide for them.

  • Chief Justice announces judicial redistricting plan for Kentucky’s circuit and district courts

    Kentucky Press News Service
    FRANKFORT – Chief Justice of Kentucky John D. Minton Jr. has introduced the first Judicial Redistricting Plan Kentucky has seen in decades. The Kentucky legislature will consider the plan during the 2017 regular session of the General Assembly. If passed, the plan will take effect in 2022, when all Circuit Court, Family Court and District Court judges are on the ballot.

  • TCHS club encouraging smiles

    By TREVOR BROWNING
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Positivity and joy are very important aspects of life, especially with the negatives prevalent in today’s culture. From the ever-growing list of hardships that currently face adults to the little-known day-to-day worries of a high school student, keeping a smile on the face and one’s head held high are both luxuries difficult to attain. However, they are also important methods of therapy that can only be brought on by the influence of those who surround a person.

  • Alternative school