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Trimble County

  • Fall forest fire hazard season now underway

    FRANKFORT, Ky. – The Kentucky Division of Forestry is again preparing for an active wildfire season. Each year, nearly 1,500 wildfires occur in the state of Kentucky based on the 10-year average.
    Wildfires in Kentucky threaten and cause damage to homes, private property, trees and landscapes. More importantly, they place lives at risk, including those of firefighters. Most of Kentucky’s wildfires are preventable, the result of arson and careless open-burning (burning of trash, debris and brush). People start wildfires and people can prevent them.

  • Donate blood with the Red Cross to support cancer patients, others needing blood

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The American Red Cross urges eligible donors to give blood to support cancer patients and other patients during Breast Cancer Awareness Month this October.
    More than 1.6 million new cases of cancer are expected to be diagnosed in the U.S. this year and 246,600 of them will be invasive breast cancer, according to the American Cancer Society. Cancer patients may need blood products during chemotherapy, surgery or treatment for complications.   

  • More Trimble volunteers sought for NCRC exam

    By JENNIFER GOODIN
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Recently, Trimble County Magistrate Kenny Green and Milton Mayor Denny Jackson took leadership roles in our community and rose to the challenge of taking the NCRC exam. Both of them gave up their time and came into the Trimble Adult Education Center to take a series of tests (Reading, Math, and Locating Information) that will prove to employers looking to locate in Trimble County that we have a population that possessed the skills to handle most areas of employment.  

  • Lacey Aldridge: Trimble Co. Adult Education success story

    By JENNIFER GOODIN
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    “I think if you really want something you should go for it,” Lacey Aldridge advised after receiving her GED in March of 2016. She continued with the reason she chose to pursue her GED, “I wanted to further my education and have peace within myself knowing I just didn’t give up. Now, I know I can keep going and add on it to it.”

  • Younger folks seemingly not interested in preservation of local histories

    By Robert Stewart
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    The historical societies of five Kentucky counties and one Indiana county gather together annually for a potluck picnic, program and report of accomplishments.
    On Thursday, Sept. 22, Henry County hosted the group of about 75 with representatives present from only Carroll, Henry, Owen and Trimble. Only one young person was noted in the group. The Carroll society reported they were composed only of elderly folks, and several others said the same thing.

  • Kentucky Farm Bureau Ag Day at the park
  • Kentucky Farm Bureau Ag Day at the park
  • Red Cross needs donors of all blood types to maintain a diverse supply

    LOUISVILLE. Ky. — During National Sickle Cell Awareness Month, the American Red Cross urges eligible donors to give blood to help ensure a stable and diverse blood supply for patients in need. Trimble County residents may donate blood at Mt. Byrd Christian Church, 68 Peck Pike, Milton, on Tuesday, September 27, 2016 from 2:30-6:30 p.m.

  • TCHS grad honored as a ‘Hometown Hero’

    By TEENA DRAKE
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    After graduating from Trimble County High School Teresa Ashby attended Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green where the daughter of the late Thurston and Violet Ashby met the love of her life, Bob Stivers. They were married and had two beautiful children, Scott and Trina. She completed her Bachelor’s in Elementary Education and has been educating children for over fifty years!

  • Big Brothers Big Sisters seeking volunteers in Trimble County

    By DAISY TOPPETT
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Millions of children all over the world face adversity, including right here in Trimble County. The Big Brothers Big Sisters programs offers mentoring to these children through two different programs. “The mission of Big Brothers Big Sisters is provide children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported 1-to-1 relationships that change their lives for the better, forever.”