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Trimble County

  • Energy efficiency can help rural families save $

    By Lu Nelsen
    Center for Rural Affairs
    Families below the poverty line spend 8 percent of their income on electricity, a much larger proportion than higher income families, according to the American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy.
    And in rural areas, 17.7 percent of families live below the poverty line, as noted by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

  • 3rd NINE WEEKS HONOR ROLLS

    BEDFORD ELEMENTARY
    All A
    4th Grade—Finnegan Beisler, Hannah Chilton, Trinity Crawford, Sadie Evans, Hayden Gividen, Donovan Prince, Addison Mosley, Landon Rice, Landon Tuttle, Kaylanie Walters, Elane Wightman and Jolie Wilcoxson.
    5th Grade—Ciara Gilley, Drew Herman, Thomas Karcher, Bree Turner, and Justin Vittitow  
    6th Grade—Jet Chu, Hannah Evans, Olivia Jones, Kinley Kunkel, Whitnee Louden, Shelby McKinney, Kaylee Payton, Abbigail Spegal, Maddi Stark, Adelyn Weaver and Roman West.
     All A & B

  • New federal law to affect the 2018 boating season

    FRANKFORT, Ky. — The Kentucky Department of Vehicle Regulation is alerting boaters of a recent change in federal law regarding the registration and renewal process for vessels.
    Beginning January 2018, boat owners will need to verify all Hull Identification Numbers (HIN) when renewing or applying for new registrations. All HIN registrations must be valid and formatted correctly in order to be compliant with the new law.

  • Last week at the state Capitol

    Legislative Research Commission
    FRANKFORT -- This has been a year for early arrivals at the State Capitol.
    Within a week of the 2017 legislative session’s start in January, bills started arriving in the governor’s office to be signed into law, an extraordinarily quick start for a session of the General Assembly.
    We’ve had more early arrivals at the Capitol in recent weeks as hundreds of the tulips in the Capitol gardens have already started blooming, a couple weeks ahead of their usual schedule.

  • WE speaking tour makes a stop at middle school

    By CRYSTAL CAUDILLO
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    In preparation for National Volunteer Week (April 23-29) the WE Volunteer Now Speaking Tour visited TCMS. Trimble County Middle School is one of 80 schools and youth organizations nation wide that are participating in this program.

  • Local Family Court judge participates in symposium on addiction and child welfare

    FRANKFORT, Ky. – Local Family Court Judge Doreen S. Goodwin learned more about how drug addiction is affecting Kentucky families at the Judicial Symposium on Addiction & Child Welfare in Louisville Jan. 26-27. The intensive two-day conference was for the state’s Family Court judges and District Court judges in counties that don’t have Family Court. Some Circuit Court judges also attended.

  • ‘Arsenic & Old Lace’ begins tonight

    The Trimble County High School Drama Club is presenting a production of “Arsenic and Old Lace” this weekend at the high school gymnasium. The play will feature a four-day run; opening tonight, March 23rd at 7:00 p.m.; featuring performances Friday, March 24th at 7:00 p.m.; Saturday, March 25th at 7:00 p.m.; and a matinee performance Sunday, March 26th at 3:00 p.m. Tickets will be the usual cost, $5 for adults and $3 for students.

  • Support Trimble FFA with a test drive at Craig and Landreth in Crestwood Saturday

    The Trimble County FFA Chapter is holding a Test Drive in conjunction with Craig and Landreth Dodge in Crestwood.
    Local residents are invited to test drive a 2017 Dodge Ram 1500 between 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday March 18th
    Please come and help your local FFA Chapter meet our goal of 100 test drives!

  • Trimble chapter celebrates National FFA Week

    By John-Michael Sachleben
    Trimble County FFA Reporter
    Once a year in February, the week of George Washington’s Birthday, is set aside to celebrate the National FFA Organization across the country. This week is known as National FFA Week.
    National FFA week is a time to celebrate Agriculture and the FFA organization. Local chapters decide what they want to do during that week to celebrate.  Some things they do are… dress up days, have meetings, hold a banquet, conduct contests during the week, etc.

  • Local justice, judges take part in Kentucky Opioid Summit

    FRANKFORT, Ky. – Local Justices and Judges recently joined the statewide discussion on the escalating opioid epidemic at the court system’s first-ever summit on this crisis. Chief Justice of Kentucky John D. Minton Jr. hosted the Kentucky Opioid Summit for the state’s justices and judges Jan. 25 in Louisville.