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Community News

  • 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.

  • FFA chapter hosts agriculture career, college fair

    BY THOMAS CIFRANIK | Special to the Banner

    The Trimble County Junior/Senior High School Future Farmers of America took to the gymnasium on Friday and sponsored an agricultural career and college fair for students from seventh grade up through high school seniors.

  • Rotary gets look inside agriculture investments

    BY CHARLES LISTON | Special to the Banner

    Back in 1998, the Kentucky General Assembly passed House Bill 661, a “Master Settlement Agreement” with tobacco companies in order to generate funding to support the state’s healthcare costs and drive agricultural development and diversification.

  • Trimble's history of service continues to present times

    Note: This is Part Two of a two-part series about Trimble County’s recorded involvement in military conflicts and the history of the wars.

    BY HILDA PARRISH | The Trimble Banner

    Korean War

    June 25, 1950 – July 27, 1953

  • Trimble County Class of 1970 reunion

    The Trimble County High School Class of 1970 held a reunion Saturday at Harry’s Stone Grill in Madison. Seated are (from left): Dave Taylor, Elma Sue Clifford Craig, Sharon Rowlett, Rachel Carson Monroe, Debbie Rowlett Hargrove, Marcella Allen Brooks and Nancy Leach Hancock. Standing: Tom Sibley, J.T. Bentley, Mark Fisher, Ray Clem, Russell Young, Barry Welty, Denny Jackson, Terry Taylor, Derril Taylor and Jimmy Clark.