Trimble County

  • 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.

  • Teacher Spotlight: Angela Brown

    Special to The Trimble Banner

  • Writer recounts experience of riding out last week’s storm

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    “We better watch the weather tonight, I heard bad weather is coming!”
    That was the comment from my husband last Tuesday night, Feb. 28. Wow! Was he correct! WAVE 3 had three meteorologists analyzing and reporting what they knew about the storm, throughout the night. They were providing the general public with times, areas, and expectations. Their timeline was impeccable.

  • Daylight Saving Time begins Sunday

    Kentucky Press News Service
    Standard Time will soon give way to Daylight Saving Time. The change will occur at 2 a.m. on Sunday. The change means the loss of an hour of sleep but the days will seem longer since sunset will occur an hour later.
    When you go to bed on Saturday night, set you clocks ahead one hour. For instance, if you go to bed at 11 p.m. on Saturday, set your clocks ahead one hour to midnight. They will have the correct time when you awaken Sunday morning.

  • House passes bill to increase penalties for horse cruelty

    FRANKFORT, Ky. –The House passed a measure last week creating stiffer penalties for horse owners convicted of cruelty to animals in Kentucky. House Bill 200, which is sponsored by Pro Tempore David Osborne, R-Prospect, allows for payment of restitution while also streamlining transfer of ownership.


    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Did you know animal cruelty is a misdemeanor in our beautiful state?
    Did you know we are ranked in the bottom tier of states listed for animal protection laws protecting our animals?
    What can you do?
    At this point there is not a new bill being voted on, addressing animal cruelty. Therefore, you may feel your hands are tied. However, you can begin to make some noise to start the much-needed process.

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  • Free employment and education assistance available from Adult Ed

    Have you ever wondered how Trimble County Adult Education can help you or a family member? We have four programs available (Adult Education / Kentucky Career Center / Kentucky Career Youth / Work and Learn) to Trimble County residents who have employment and/or work needs. They provide a wide range of services that are all free.  

  • LG&E permit approved

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Louisville Gas & Electric Trimble County Power Station has been approved to build a 189 acres landfill on their 2000 acres in Wises Landing.