Trimble County

  • Punishment Wrestling Academy

    Special to The Trimble Banner

    Nestled in a quiet family-oriented subdivision in Trimble County is an astonishing academy full of spirit, love, dedication, ethics and wrestling. This organization derived from one small garage and two young wrestlers aspiring to learn a new sport. Since 2009 this group has grown from a hobby to a high-ranking academy with over 20 wrestlers ranging from ages 4 to 14.

  • TC Soil Erosion & Water Quality Cost Share application process ongoing

    The Trimble County Conservation District is now accepting Kentucky Soil Erosion and Water Quality Cost Share Applications on a continuous basis. This continual sign-up is designed to make the program more “landowner friendly” and help address the needs of a landowner at any time during the year. As landowners plan conservation projects with the assistance of their local conservation district, they will be able to apply for financial assistance for those projects without having to wait for a designated sign up period.

  • Current version GED test to expire in 2013

    The current version of the GED test will expire at the end of 2013. The current version, known as the 2002 Series GED test, will be replaced with the new 2014 GED test on Jan. 2, 2014.

    Those who have taken the 2002 Series GED test, but not passed all five parts, have until the end of 2013 to pass or they will need to start over again in 2014 with the new GED test in order to receive their high school credential.

  • Trimble’s Scott Burrows: The Forensic Mechanic

    EDITOR’S NOTE: The following article and sidebar were originally published in the January 2013 issue of Towing & Recovery Footnotes (www.trfootnotes.com), a monthly periodical for the towing industry published in Norfolk, Va. It is reprinted here with permission.


  • Free training available

    Ready for a new career that requires no training costs to you and will pay you a starting salary of $40,000 a year with benefits? If so, you need to attend the 1 p.m., Jan. 24 information session at the Trimble County Library to find out how you can apply for the opportunity for free training to become a long-distance moving van driver.

  • Courthouse offices to be closed Monday

    The offices of the Trimble County Clerk, Sheriff, Circuit Clerk, Judge Executive and PVA will all be closed Monday, January 21st in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

  • In Search of Bigfoot

    Special to The Trimble Banner

    There are more things in heaven and earth than are dreamt of -- or so Shakespeare wrote. Though the statement may be true, it seldom stops many of us from trying to find answers to elusive questions.

  • Harlan Hubbard documentary to be shown at Trimble library

    The new Harlan Hubbard documentary, “Wonder: The Lives of Anna & Harlan Hubbard,” will be showing at the Trimble County Public Library on Tuesday, Jan. 29, at 3 and 7 p.m.

    Producer/writer Morgan Atkinson will present his Harlan Hubbard documentary, which showcases the lifestyle, artwork and writing of Harlan and Anna Hubbard. Many from Trimble County remember personally visiting the Hubbards at their Trimble County home filled with art, music and writing as they shared a simple life philosophy.

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  • Trimble school board welcomes Tony Walker

    Local contractor Tony Walker was sworn in Monday as the newest member of the Trimble County Board of Education. He succeeds Joey Martin, whose term ended at the end of 2012. Martin chose not to run for re-election and no other candidate appeared on the ballot in November for the vacancy.

    School administrators advertised for candidates who were interviewed by the Kentucky School Board Association. Following the interview process, Walker was selected to fill the vacancy.