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Today's News

  • Area native author remembers ‘Growin’ Up Kentucky’

    By JULIE BALL HAMBRICK
    The Trimble Banner

    We live in disposable days: get it, use it, throw it away. With eyes glued to screens all day, we fail to see life as it is and was, beyond the digital world. We miss meaningful lessons others may leave behind. Unseen, these bits of history disappear without a trace.

  • County OKs Sheriff's Office requests

    The members of Trimble County Fiscal Court on Monday approved the expenditure of up to $10,000 for the purchase of tasers on behalf of the Trimble County Sheriff’s Department.

    The purchase would be made from county coffers, which would be reimbursed with funds appropriated for the purchase through a grant from the Kentucky Department of Homeland Security to the sheriff’s department.

  • Milton to tackle new water service policy

    By JULIE BALL HAMBRICK

    The Trimble Banner

    Due to chronic inconsistency in recent years, the Milton City Commission will soon hash out a new water service policy.

    At the monthly meeting held Sept. 13, Commissioner Jerry Harmon asked for an extra open meeting this month to start work on the City’s new water policy. Among other items, commissioners will address lifetime adjustments, service deposits and reconnection, as well as “cold check” policies.

  • Police eradicate pot crop valued at $280,000

    Local law enforcement officers from the Trimble County Sheriff’s Department and Kentucky State Police confiscated and destroyed a crop of what Sheriff Tim Coons termed “very high quality” marijuana with a street value of $280,000 on Monday, Sept. 10.

    “There are suspects in this case,” Coons said. “This is an ongoing investigation. It’s still an open case.”

  • 2012 Trimble County Apple Festival
  • Shall we brag?

    One of my favorite stories is the one where my friend Mike announced that he had given up pride for Lent.

    He was so proud of his decision, couldn’t wait to start. Just knew he’d nail it.

    That was about seven or so years ago and we still laugh about it.

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  • TC young adults can get help obtaining GEDs, college and jobs

    LOUISVILLE, Ky.– Out-of-school youth, ages 16-21, in Trimble County now can get tutoring assistance and financial incentives to complete their GEDs through the expanded services of the  KentuckianaWorks Youth Career Center. Young adults in the county also can explore financial assistance for college and job training, receive career counseling and get help applying for college and job training.

  • Middle school salutes Sixth Grade Students of Month

    The staff of Trimble County Middle School would like to recognize the following Students of the Month, Teacher of the Month, and Staff Member of the Month. If you see these folks please congratulate them. TCMS is proud of the students and staff and all their hard work and dedication.

  • Master Stocker Program to be offered for beef producers

    Beef producers seeking to add more value to their livestock, may want to attend the Master Stocker Program, scheduled to begin on October 25. The Kentucky Master Stocker Program is an educational program that is open to any beef producer who is involved in, or interested in, stocker cattle. This program includes eight classroom sessions. Topics covered will improve your understanding of best management recommendations for stocker and backgrounding operations.