Community News

  • Shelby Energy helps beautify county

    As part of Shelby Energy’s Beautify the Bluegrass project, a crew worked with county officials to paint barrels and the pavilion wall at the Trimble County Park. The crew laid mulch and planted flowers around the courthouse.

  • Berea College names spring 2019 dean's list

    BEREA – More than 370 Berea College students were names to the Spring 2019 dean’s list. A student is named to the dean’s list who achieves a GPA of 3.4 or higher while passing at least 4 total credits, a course load equivalent to 16 semester hours.

    Local students include Guillermo Cruz of Carrollton, Kailey Munsie of Ghent and Katherine Gonterman of Campbellsburg.

  • Ivy Tech Community College to host Express Enrollment Days

    MADISON, Ind. — Ivy Tech Madison will host two Express Enrollment Days from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday, June 20 and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, June 22.

    These days are designed for those interested in enrolling for the fall semester that begins Aug. 26. With our staff onsite, participants will have the opportunity to register for classes, discuss financial aid options and meet with academic advisors.  

  • TCHS' Morgan chosen for Governor's School for the Arts

    LOUISVILLE — This summer, The Kentucky Center will host 256 eager, young artists from every region of the commonwealth, as The Kentucky Center Governor’s School for the Arts (GSA) takes place at the University of Kentucky in Lexington from June 23 to July 13.

    As one of the nation’s leading liberal arts colleges that strives to create a nurturing environment where creative young people have transformative experiences, The University of Kentucky is excited to host GSA this year on its campus for the first time.

  • Greenwoods compete in Cincinnati stair climb
  • Community Action extends LIHEAP crisis component registration

    FRANKFORT — Community Action Kentucky is extending its enrollment period for the Crisis Component of the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP). Applications will now be accepted through April 30, a 30-day extension, or until designated funds are depleted on a first-come, first-serve basis. Qualified residents should apply at any one of the 23 Community Action Agencies located across the state. 

  • Trimble democrats to participate in meet, greet for governor candidates

    LA GRANGE —With the primaries rapidly approaching, voters will have a perfect opportunity to meet Democratic candidates for Kentucky’s gubernatorial race at the upcoming multi-county meet-and-greet. Rocky Adkins, Andy Beshear and Adam Edelen have committed to attend the candidate encounter, which will be from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday, April 11 at the John Black Community Center, located at 1511 N. KY 393 in Buckner.

  • Gregory discusses student survey on alcohol, drugs

    BY CHARLES LISTON | Special to the Banner

    Drug use and addiction are major, growing concerns of all communities, rural or urban, in the United States. Understanding the problem to prevent further addiction and drug abuse requires lots of information acquired through systematic and science-based approaches to data gathering and analysis.

  • The importance of subscriptions for Trimble's two fire departments

    In 2017, we had a fire near Hardy Creek Road in Bedford. Ryan and Courtney Callis, the property owners, did not have a fire department subscription. The total charged for services from Bedford Fire and Rescue was close to $10,000.

    When asked about the fire and whether or not they would’ve paid the subscription in hindsight, Courtney Callis said they would be a “good example.”

  • Rotary gets demo from junior high cheerleaders

    BY CHARLES LISTON | Special to the Banner

    It was off to Orlando, Fla. yesterday for the coaches and 13 hard-working junior high cheerleaders to compete against many other teams around the nation for awards from the United Cheerleaders Association (UCA). The group is scheduled to return Monday. UCA selected Trimble’s kids after reviewing videos of their work in December.