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Community News

  • 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.

  • Helton talks to Rotary about new academic dean role

    BY CHARLES LISTON | Special to the Banner

    Helping today’s students prepare and apply for post-secondary training and college is a major challenge in the ever-changing higher education world.

    Kyle Helton, in his new position this year as academic dean at Trimble County Junior/Senior High School, works with the high school students to guide them college and post-high school application processes, including letters of reference, resume development and type of college-level course selection.

  • Tour takes Trimble countians to The Last Frontier

    BY CHARLES LISTON | Special to the Trimble Banner

    Thousands of miles from Bray Orchards and Roadside Market, manager Jamae Pyles and fellow traveler Cecilia Oak got to see an array of farm products grown and marketed in Alaska.

  • Jamerson-Simmons enagement

    Lacie Jamerson of Ghent, Ky. and Evan Simmons of Milton, Ky. announce their engagement and August wedding.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Nicole Jamerson of Carrollton, Ky. She is a 2015 graduate of Carroll County High School. She is employed at World Finance Corporation in Carrollton.