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Trimble County

  • Haley Wright ready for Philly parade

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    For the second year in a row, a Trimble County teenager will be participating in the historic Dunkin’ Donuts Thanksgiving Day Parade, in Philadelphia, Pa.
    Fourteen-year-old Haley Wright, Bedford, will appear with an all-American group of cheerleaders from around the country performing dance routines along the 1.4-mile parade route.

  • Bedford Bash celebrates 25 years

    By JACOB BLAIR
    Trimble Banner Intern
    August 15 will be a milestone for the Bedford Bash as the community celebrates the event’s 25th anniversary.
    The annual event originally started with sales at local businesses in 1990, said Jon Dunlap, senior vice president of president of Bedford Loan and Deposit Bank.
    The first year, then called “Fantastic Friday,” had Payne Crafton and the Sweet River Band performing while Farmhouse Restaurant had a sale on fish and Little Town and Country also sold food at a discount, Dunlap said.

  • Area students achieve Dean’s Lists

    JCTC Carrollton
    The Carrollton Campus of Jefferson Community Technical College would like to announce the Dean’s List for the Spring 2014 semester. Students must maintain full time status and a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher to be included.

  • Trimble County Relay For Life 2014
  • Haymaking season in Kentucky

    By Katie Pratt
    UKAgNews
    Now is the optimal time for Kentucky forage producers to cut hay to ensure they get good quality and yield.
    “The stage of maturity at which the hay is cut is the biggest factor that affects quality,” said Tom Keene, UK hay marketing specialist with the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment.

  • Division for Air Quality urges residents to ‘Learn Before You Burn’

    FRANKFORT, Ky. – Spring-cleaning season has arrived, and for many Kentuckians that means burning unwanted debris. But before you light that burn pile, the Kentucky Division for Air Quality reminds you to ‘learn before you burn.’ Many people may not realize that burning garbage is illegal in Kentucky and could result in fines of up to $25,000 per day per violation.

  • Community band concert in Madison on June 30

    By JENNIFER GOODIN
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    The Madison Community Band, which has a large contingent of Trimble County players, will be performing an outdoors patriotic concert on Tuesday, June 30. The concert will take place at the Bicentennial Park on Vaughn Dr. in Madison, Indiana, at 7:30 p.m.

  • Postal carrier Chilton to retire, party today at Bedford P.O.

    The Bedford Post Office staff will host a farewell retirement party from 9-11 a.m. today for longtime route one postal carrier Larry Chilton. Chilton will retire on May 29, 2015, after 28 years of postal service, according to Bedford Postmaster Denise Dewitt.
    “We would like to invite the public to drop in and wish him well,” Dewitt said. “We will be serving cake in the lobby for all who would like to come.”

  • New ‘print on demand’ vehicle registration saves time, money

    FRANKFORT, Ky. – Some time- and cost-saving changes to Kentucky’s vehicle registration system are being implemented in county clerk offices across the Commonwealth.
    The vehicle registration system is changing to “print on demand” decals for license plate renewals. Instead of clerk offices having to stock booklets of preprinted decals, the new decals are printed at the time of registration.

  • Road to Nowhere?