Trimble County

  • Trimble County High School FFA’s year in review

    By John-Michael Sachleben
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    The year of 2016 was a great rebuilding year for the Trimble County FFA Chapter. Many great things have happened or have been put into motion for the benefit of our FFA Chapter. To start off the year new officers were elected. These included President Ian Reams, Vice President Katie Via, Secretary Brooke Huff, Treasurer Donovan Liter, Reporter John-Michael Sachleben, Sentinel Isaac Schwarz, and Committee Chairman Haley Howard.

  • Make the voluntary ‘ag tag’ donation, invest in state’s youth

    By Ryan Quarles
    Kentucky Commissioner of Agriculture
    FRANKFORT — You are proud to be a farmer. That is why you buy farm license plates for your farm vehicles. When you renew your farm plates – or “ag tags” – you have the opportunity to make a voluntary donation to the Ag Tag Fund to help support and promote Kentucky agriculture

  • Field representative for Sen. Paul to be in Bedford

    On Thursday, March 9, Sen. Rand Paul’s field representative for Trimble County will hold mobile office hours from 2 to 3 p.m. at the Trimble County Public Library, 35 Equity Drive in Bedford. Those who may require assistance in dealing with federal agencies or who wish to discuss matters related to the federal government are encouraged to visit. For additional information, please call or text Robert Augustine at (502) 572-8334, or email robert_augustine@paul.senate.gov.

  • Additional charge from auditor among school board topics

    Special to The Trimble Banner

  • UK announces fall Dean’s List

    University of Kentucky Dean’s List for the fall 2016 semester includes Trimble County residents, Jessica Lindsie Ball, a senior majoring in Chemical Engineering; Richelle Marie Cassell, a senior majoring in Biology; Katelyne S. Temple, a senior majoring in Elementary Education; Jordan Thomas Tingle, a junior majoring in Pre-Public Health; and Colyn Guyn True, a senior majoring in Human Nutrition.

  • Undergraduate achievements announced at Eastern Ky. Univ.

    Eastern Kentucky University has announced Sidney Alis Gossom, a sophomore, Nicholas Scott Clifford, a sophomore, Mae Tanya Cifranik, a junior, and Alex  Jeremiah Dixon, a freshman, all of Trimble County,  have been named to the President’s List of honors for the fall 2016 semester. The President’s List was established by the University to recognize outstanding academic achievement. It is bestowed upon full-time undergraduate students who attain a perfect 4.0 grade point average for a semester.

  • 324 lives saved through Ky. organ donation in ‘16

    Staff Report
    “As we sat beside my 5-month-old son’s hospital bed, we begged God for a miracle. Smith had been fighting 24 hours for his life but, really, he had fought since birth. Smith was born with a rare liver disease called Biliary Atresia. The bile ducts in his liver were not formed correctly. Bile was trapped and quickly caused cirrhosis to his liver,” explains Smith Webster’s mom, Holly from Jefferson County.


    All A
    4th Grade—Hannah Chilton, Addison Mosley, Brennen Corley, Hayden Gividen, Donovan Prince, Kaylanie Walter, Mattie Smith, Landon Tuttle, Elane Wightman, Jolie Wilcoxson and Jayleigh Willis.  
    5th Grade—Farrah Rucker, Bree Turner, Adeline Howerton and Hope Smith.
    6th Grade—Jett Chu, Audrey Howerton, Olivia Jones, Kinley Kunkel, Shelby McKinney, Taylor Sexton and Adelyn Weaver.  
    All A & B

  • Milton resident Sara Strickland new circulation coordinator for newspapers

    Landmark News Service
    After working as a customer service and sales rep, Sara Strickland was looking for a career change. She found it at Landmark Community Newspapers, becoming the circulation coordinator for The Trimble Banner and for The News-Democrat, Carrollton’s weekly newspaper.

  • Meet new school board member William Robertson

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    New school board member William Robertson was sworn in by Finance Officer Phillip Harmon at the January 4th regular Trimble County School Board meeting. Robertson joins the school board with a history of diverse positions as an electrician in the motor vehicle manufacturing industry.
    In February of 2002 William began his career as a production worker for Square D Company in Lexington, Kentucky. This facility manufactured electrical equipment.