http://www.mytrimblenews.com/todaysnews/rss.xml en Apple Festival blessed with beautiful weather http://www.mytrimblenews.com/content/apple-festival-blessed-beautiful-weather <img src="http://www.mytrimblenews.com/sites/www.mytrimblenews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/street_scene.jpg" alt="Clear days, bright sunshine and comfortable temperatures brought large crowds to the Trimble County Apple Festival, held around the courthouse square this past weekend. Numerous vendors were on hand offering a wide variety of food and craft items for sale." title="Clear days, bright sunshine and comfortable temperatures brought large crowds to the Trimble County Apple Festival, held around the courthouse square this past weekend. Numerous vendors were on hand offering a wide variety of food and craft items for sale." align="left" hspace="6" width="142" height="85" /><p> By SUE FISHER<br /> Special to The Trimble Banner<br /> School board approves tax levy http://www.mytrimblenews.com/content/school-board-approves-tax-levy <p> By CRYSTAL CAUDILLO<br /> Special to The Trimble Banner<br /> The Board of Education held its regular meeting following Thursday&rsquo;s Public Tax Hearing. Superintendent Steve Miracle presented the 2017/18 Tax Levy (see accompanying story for details) which was approved with board members Jodi Ginn, William Roberston, Kim Temple and Tony Walker voting in favor and Kerry Callis the lone dissenting vote.<br /> Trimble County Public Schools Financial Management<br /> Three speak during public tax rate hearing http://www.mytrimblenews.com/content/three-speak-during-public-tax-rate-hearing <p> By CRYSTAL CAUDILLO<br /> Special to The Trimble Banner<br /> Organizers set for Trimble County Apple Festival http://www.mytrimblenews.com/content/organizers-set-trimble-county-apple-festival <img src="http://www.mytrimblenews.com/sites/www.mytrimblenews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/apple_festival_4.jpg" alt="Fetivalgoers enjoyed visiting the various food and craft booths during last year&#039;s Trimble County Apple Festival. This year&#039;s event gets underway Saturday and continues through Sunday with musical entertainment throughout the weekend on the Trimble County Courthouse square." title="Fetivalgoers enjoyed visiting the various food and craft booths during last year&#039;s Trimble County Apple Festival. This year&#039;s event gets underway Saturday and continues through Sunday with musical entertainment throughout the weekend on the Trimble County Courthouse square." align="left" hspace="6" width="113" height="85" /><p> By SUE FISHER<br /> Special to The Trimble Banner<br /> The Trimble County Apple Festival holds its 27th year celebration, Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 9 and 10 at the courthouse square in Bedford. The mission of the Trimble Co. Apple Festival is to raise funds for local schools, civic and community groups or activities which support and promote the betterment of our children, citizens and/or community.<br /> Preventative maintenance work to begin Sept. 9 on Hwy 55 in Trimble County http://www.mytrimblenews.com/content/preventative-maintenance-work-begin-sept-9-hwy-55-trimble-county <p> Louisville, KY - The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet recently awarded a contract for a preventative maintenance project on KY 55 in Trimble County. This project involves application of a cost-effective treatment, known as a cape seal, to extend the life of the pavement. The construction limits are from the Carroll/Trimble county line to the Trimble/Henry county line (mile markers 0.0 to 1.1).<br /> Gov. Bevin applauds ruling by federal court upholding right to prayer at public meetings http://www.mytrimblenews.com/content/gov-bevin-applauds-ruling-federal-court-upholding-right-prayer-public-meetings <p> FRANKFORT, Ky. &ndash; Gov. Matt Bevin applauded a federal court ruling last week that upholds the Constitutional right to prayer during public meetings.<br /> The Bevin Administration had filed an amicus brief in the case of Bormuth v. County of Jackson (Michigan), which was before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. At issue was County&rsquo;s practice of opening their monthly Board of Commissioners meetings in prayer.<br /> Family feuds are only fun on TV http://www.mytrimblenews.com/content/family-feuds-are-only-fun-tv <p> Every weekday at noon I post a question of the day on the Chronicle&rsquo;s Facebook page.<br /> Sometimes it&rsquo;s a fun question about food -- everybody likes food. Sometimes it&rsquo;s about a local or national issue.<br /> The questions are meant to get people engaged with the newspaper, although sometimes they get people enraged -- with the paper, with each other, sometimes with me just because I asked a question.<br /> If I know one thing about human nature it&rsquo;s that people love to be offended and they love to feud, take sides, lob bombs and throw mud at others. LOOKING BACK http://www.mytrimblenews.com/content/looking-back-289 <p> Sept. 10, 1987 (30 Years Ago)<br /> Seventh grader Susie Sachleben has been showing hogs in 4-H since 1983 and it paid off this year at the Kentucky State Fair as she brought home ribbons and trophies in open show exhibition, including reserve junior champion and reserve grand champion with her Yorkshire sow. In 4-H exhibition, Susie won grand champion, seven blue ribbons and five red ribbons.<br />