Trimble County

  • Magistrates approve rural road plan

    The Trimble Banner
    Trimble County Fiscal Court during its June 20 meeting heard an update from Matt Bullock, District Five Chief Engineer for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, regarding the KYTC Rural Secondary Road Program for 2016.
    Bullock said that the department is late getting to the counties this year due to the change in the state administration.

  • Manage mosquitoes while enjoying the great outdoors

    By Melinda Myers
    Don’t let disease-carrying mosquitoes keep you indoors this summer. Instead, employ these eight tips to protect yourself and manage these pests in your yard.
    Do a bit of yard and garden clean up.  Remove weeds, manage neglected gardens and keep the lawn properly mowed to reduce resting spaces for adult mosquitoes.

  • Stacy Bruner participates in Circuit Court Clerks Spring Conference

    FRANKFORT, Ky. – Trimble County Circuit Court Clerk Stacy M. Bruner participated in the 2016 Circuit Court Clerks Spring Conference on April 19-20 in Frankfort. The Administrative Office of the Courts and the Kentucky Association of Circuit Court Clerks provided the education program for the state’s circuit court clerks. The Kentucky Association of Counties hosted the event at its headquarters.

  • Jenna Rowlett to study in England

    BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Eighty-six students from The Carol Martin Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science in Kentucky, including Trimble resident Jenna Rowlett, are involved in some form of summer learning and features travel and study abroad opportunities for 54 Gatton Academy students.
    The Gatton Academy is once again partnering with Harlaxton College in Grantham, England, to offer a study abroad course. Jenna Rowlett of Bedford, a member of the Class of 2017, will study Honors: Introduction to Literature with Professor Walker Rutledge of the WKU Department of English.

  • Scott Turner among grads at SKYCTC

    Bowling Green, Ky. - Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College (SKYCTC) honored Trimble County resident Scott M. Turner among 587 graduates at the College’s Commencement Ceremony, Friday, May 6, 2016. The ceremony was held at the Southern Kentucky Performing Arts Center in Bowling Green, Kentucky.
    “We honor each of our graduates for the hard work they have put forth to achieve their educational goals. We also pay tribute to the family and friends for the great support they give to the graduates,” states Dr. Phillip Neal, President of SKYCTC.

  • Shelby Energy recognizes 2016 scholarship recipients

    Each year, Shelby Energy presents 6 outstanding high school seniors with $1,000 scholarships. These scholarships are given to further their education in any field of study. The recipients are chosen by district in the service territory.
    The 2016 scholarship recipients from Trimble County High School are: Jamie Smith and Gabrielle Murray.
    Congratulations to all of the 2016 recipients! For information about the scholarship program, call Shelby Energy at (800) 292-6585 or visit shelbyenergy.com.

  • TCHS and JCTC prepare high schoolers for college

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    This past school year 10 Trimble County High School students attended classes at the Jefferson Community Technical College Carrolton Campus, allowing the students to participate in college classes and earn dual credits.
    “We had to be very diligent in our studies, managing our time in order to keep up our good grades,” stated student Kallie Kaufman. “It was much different and more time consuming than high school classes.”

  • This summer, the library is coming to you

    Summer reading is in full swing at the Trimble County Public Library. With services and programs like healthy snack times in coordination with the Extension Office, exciting visits from the Newport Aquarium and Kentucky Science Center, the library has become the place to be in Bedford this summer.
    Many people wonder how they can participate in summer reading if they can’t physically make it to the library. This year, the library is serving that need with community stops as well as Camp Read at Milton Elementary School.

  • Oldham County History Center to offer archeological camp in Trimble next month

    Each summer the Oldham County History Center offers unique opportunities for children to experience hands-on history. A camp held in Trimble County for children ages 7-12 will give participants the chance to explore another time period and culture. The 2016 Archaeology Institute for High School Students gives participants the chance to participate in archeological investigations at an ante-bellum site. Pre-registration is required and must be made by one week prior to start of camp.

  • Rabies clinic June 4 in Trimble

    The Phoenix Animal Clinic, in conjunction with the Trimble County Health Department Environmental Services, will be hosting a rabies clinic in June. Dr. Mary Zink will be administering shots on Saturday, June 4, between the hours of 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Trimble County Park under the shelter by the ball fields.