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Trimble County

  • 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
  • Trimble schools approved to offer ‘Non-Traditional Instructional’ days

    By Jessica Peniston Wilcoxson
    Asst. Superintendent/DPP - Trimble Co. Schools
    Trimble County Schools are excited to announce that they have been approved by the Kentucky Department of Education to offer “Non-Traditional Instructional” (NTI) days for the 2016-2017 school year.

  • Local option elections common in Trimble years ago

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    Countywide, Trimble County voters elected in April 1943 by a majority of 274 votes to prohibit alcohol sales within the county’s borders. The subject was a heated topic in the days following the implementation of the National Prohibition Act, which became law in October 1919. The law was repealed in December 1933. Local Option elections were held three times during the decade following the repeal, with the county voting to be dry in 1933 and 1935, and voting wet in Dec. 1936 by a margin of 112 votes.

  • Apple festival organization seeks applications for grants

    The Trimble County Apple Festival (TCAF) is a non-profit all volunteer organization with a mission to raise funds for local schools, civic and community groups or activities, which support and promote the betterment of our children, citizens and/or community.
    This year TCAF will be awarding some mini-grants to local groups. Total funds available and the number of grants awarded will be determined by the Trimble County Apple Festival committee based on its annual net proceeds of the festival.  
    Grant application request is a maximum of $500 per group.

  • Trimble Farm Bureau recognized for outstanding membership and program achievement