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Trimble County

  • BAD properties a focus of Kentucky League of Cities

    Staff Report
    Last week, Mayor Todd Pollock and Commissioner James “Hambone” Helm went to Bowling Green for a three-day conference sponsored by the Kentucky League of Cities. While they were at the conference they met up with Mayor of Carrollton, Robb Adams, a team of council members and city attorney Amy Eversole among many others.

  • Trimble Fair Schedule

    There were some errors in the schedule published in the Trimble County Fair Guide published by The Trimble Banner last week. We apologize for the error. Following is the correct schedule for the week of events:
    Monday, July 4
    4:00 p.m. Both Gates Open
    6:00 p.m. Rides Begin – Family Fun Night $8.00
    6:00 p.m. Baby Contest – Open to all Ky. residents
    6:00 p.m. Rabbit and Poultry Show
    7:00 p.m. Kentucky Sharp Shooters Competition- Arena
    7:30 p.m. Cutie Pie Contest – Open to all Ky. residents

  • Bedford hires attorney

    By HILDA PARRISH
    The Trimble Banner
    In a special meeting Tuesday June 14, Mayor Todd Pollock was given authority by resolution of the Bedford City Commission to sign a contract with Attorney Amy Eversole of James & Wells, P.S.C. to provide legal services as Bedford City Attorney. The contract takes effect on July 1, 2016.
    Bedford City Commissioners voted to give Mayor Pollock permission to work with KIPDA to develop a Regional Hazard Mitigation Plan during regular called meeting June 21.

  • Magistrates approve rural road plan

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    Trimble County Fiscal Court during its June 20 meeting heard an update from Matt Bullock, District Five Chief Engineer for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, regarding the KYTC Rural Secondary Road Program for 2016.
    Bullock said that the department is late getting to the counties this year due to the change in the state administration.

  • Manage mosquitoes while enjoying the great outdoors

    By Melinda Myers
    Don’t let disease-carrying mosquitoes keep you indoors this summer. Instead, employ these eight tips to protect yourself and manage these pests in your yard.
    Do a bit of yard and garden clean up.  Remove weeds, manage neglected gardens and keep the lawn properly mowed to reduce resting spaces for adult mosquitoes.

  • Stacy Bruner participates in Circuit Court Clerks Spring Conference

    FRANKFORT, Ky. – Trimble County Circuit Court Clerk Stacy M. Bruner participated in the 2016 Circuit Court Clerks Spring Conference on April 19-20 in Frankfort. The Administrative Office of the Courts and the Kentucky Association of Circuit Court Clerks provided the education program for the state’s circuit court clerks. The Kentucky Association of Counties hosted the event at its headquarters.

  • Jenna Rowlett to study in England

    BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Eighty-six students from The Carol Martin Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science in Kentucky, including Trimble resident Jenna Rowlett, are involved in some form of summer learning and features travel and study abroad opportunities for 54 Gatton Academy students.
    The Gatton Academy is once again partnering with Harlaxton College in Grantham, England, to offer a study abroad course. Jenna Rowlett of Bedford, a member of the Class of 2017, will study Honors: Introduction to Literature with Professor Walker Rutledge of the WKU Department of English.

  • Scott Turner among grads at SKYCTC

    Bowling Green, Ky. - Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College (SKYCTC) honored Trimble County resident Scott M. Turner among 587 graduates at the College’s Commencement Ceremony, Friday, May 6, 2016. The ceremony was held at the Southern Kentucky Performing Arts Center in Bowling Green, Kentucky.
    “We honor each of our graduates for the hard work they have put forth to achieve their educational goals. We also pay tribute to the family and friends for the great support they give to the graduates,” states Dr. Phillip Neal, President of SKYCTC.

  • Shelby Energy recognizes 2016 scholarship recipients

    Each year, Shelby Energy presents 6 outstanding high school seniors with $1,000 scholarships. These scholarships are given to further their education in any field of study. The recipients are chosen by district in the service territory.
    The 2016 scholarship recipients from Trimble County High School are: Jamie Smith and Gabrielle Murray.
    Congratulations to all of the 2016 recipients! For information about the scholarship program, call Shelby Energy at (800) 292-6585 or visit shelbyenergy.com.

  • TCHS and JCTC prepare high schoolers for college

    By TEENA DRAKE
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    This past school year 10 Trimble County High School students attended classes at the Jefferson Community Technical College Carrolton Campus, allowing the students to participate in college classes and earn dual credits.
    “We had to be very diligent in our studies, managing our time in order to keep up our good grades,” stated student Kallie Kaufman. “It was much different and more time consuming than high school classes.”