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Trimble County

  • Chris Coggeshall is latest success story at JCTC Trimble Adult Education

    By ANGELA STETHEN
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Chris Coggeshall, one of five students who just recently got his GED, learned there is way more to life than just playing video games. He realized that with a little effort he could open many doors with a GED.  People with a GED earn $9,400 more per year than people without a GED or high school diploma. Chris came to JCTC Trimble Adult Education and in three weeks got his GED, a Silver National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC), and created a resume and cover letter.

  • Kentucky Afield Outdoors:

    By KEVIN KELLY
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    FRANKFORT, Ky. – Hunters and anglers take great care to ensure they have all the equipment, gear and appropriate licenses needed for their next outing because nobody likes reaching their destination only to realize they forgot something.
    A good checklist can help eliminate those instances, and it’s always a good idea to include a well-stocked first aid kit on any such list.

  • Be smart behind the wheel

    FRANKFORT, Ky. – The rate of fatalities on Kentucky’s roadways is increasing in 2015, according to preliminary numbers from the Kentucky Office of Highway Safety and Kentucky State Police. There were 549 fatalities as of Oct. 6 – 58 more than at the same time last year.
    “With only three months are left in the year, we are encouraging drivers to take responsibility for their driving behaviors,” said KSP Sgt. Michael Webb. “By combining enforcement with public awareness, we hope to stop this upward trend in fatalities.”

  • Milton Fire & Rescue reminds Milton residents: Every bedroom needs a working smoke alarm!

    Staff Report
    Location matters when it comes to your smoke alarm, according to Milton Fire Chief Jason Long. That’s the message behind this year’s Fire Prevention Week campaign: “Hear the Beep Where You Sleep. Every Bedroom Needs a Working Smoke Alarm!”

  • One week remains for storm survivors to register with FEMA

    FRANKFORT, Ky. – Survivors of Kentucky’s July storms have until Oct. 12, 2015, to register with the Federal Emergency Management Agency for assistance.
    Survivors who suffered losses during the severe storms in July in Breathitt, Carter, Fleming, Johnson, Leslie, Perry, Rowan and Trimble counties who have delayed registering for any reason should apply for potential assistance that could include:

  • Storm, flood survivors urged to be alert for scams, frauds

    FRANKFORT, Ky – Kentuckians recovering and rebuilding from recent storms and flooding are urged to watch for and report any suspicious activity or potential fraud.

  • Mobile Dairy Classroom

    By arrangement with Angela Adkins, Food Services Director for Trimble County Schools, the Mobile Dairy Classroom visited both county elementary schools last week. According to Bedford Elementary School Principal Debbie Beeles, the students really enjoyed the Mobile Dairy Classroom and had a lot of questions for the instructor, Michaela Sanders.

  • Make repairs and rebuild wisely

    FRANKFORT, Ky. – As important as it is to make home repairs as soon as possible following a natural disaster, it is also important to take some time to plan the project, consult with local officials and choose a contractor wisely.
    Before You Start:
    •Contact the local permitting office. Follow all local and state requirements.
    •Check with your local building official to make sure your work is safe and meets all local and state codes and requirements.
    How to Help Reduce Future Damage:

  • Middle school students participate in ‘See You at the Pole’
  • BES High Attendance Day