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Today's News

  • Retiring Sachleben honored with reception

    The Trimble Banner Members of the community and former colleagues gathered at Milton Elementary School on Wednesday evening to wish J.W. Sachleben a happy retirement. Sachleben, a former teacher, principal and superintendent in Trimble County Schools, resigned earlier this month from his seat on the Board of Education. An emotional Sc

  • We must help starving children in Kentucky

    Editor: This letter is in response to Jane Proctor’s article in the last month about the 200,000 children in Kentucky who don’t know where their next meal is coming from. In the article, published just before Christmas, she asked for help for these children. I’m so glad she did this, because I had no idea we had hungry ch

  • County OKs subsidy funds for sheriff

    Trimble County Sheriff Tim Coons was granted $20,000 in subsidy funding by Fiscal Court on Monday, Jan. 18, to bolster his amended 2010 budget. Some of the funding, Coons said, will help pay for one new part-time deputy at the Sheriff’s Office. Coons has hired Larry “Bo” Simpson, a retired 20-year law-enforcement veteran from Oldham County, to work about 20 hour

  • NEWS AT A GLANCE

     Trimble library to host second Job Fair

    Trimble County Public Library is hosting a second Job Fair from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday, Feb. 8.

    The event is organized by the Kentucky Office of Employment and Training, a Kentuckiana Works One-Stop Partner.

    Representatives from employers will interview job applicants during the fair, which is free and open to the public. Applicants should bring a copy of their updated resumés and be sure to dress appropriately for interviews.

  • Trimble hoops teams enduring tough times in 2009-10 season

    TCHS Correspondent The Trimble County High School Raiders took on the Williamstown Demons on their home turf Saturday, Jan. 16, putting up a great fight but coming away without a win. The boys varsity team lost to the Demons by a close 60-55. “We played better as a group,” said Head Coach Bob Lauster. Our ball movement was pretty good. [But] we made some mental err

  • Neighbors voice concerns over proposed park

    By HILDA PARRISH The Trimble Banner Downpouring rain did not keep a group of concerned citizens from attending a public hearing Thursday, Jan. 21, at Bedford City Hall to learn more about a grant application for walking trails at Bedford Spring. The City of Bedford is applying for a $50,000 matching grant to build walking trails around wha

  • WHAT'S HAPPENING IN TRIMBLE COUNTY THIS WEEK

    Friday, Jan. 29 Trimble County High School Basketball Homecoming was rescheduled for tonight in the gymnasium. The Raiders face off against Eminence, starting with the freshmen at 5 p.m. and junior varsity at 6 p.m. Homecoming ceremonies start at 7 p.m., immediately followed by the varsity game at 7:30. Thursday, Feb. 4 Trimble County Hymn

  • Middle School health fair was great success

    Trimble County Middle School would like to thank everyone who helped make our school’s Health Fair a success on Friday, Jan. 22. Booths were sponsored by: Walmart Vision Center, Seven Counties Services, North Central Health Department, Trimble County Extension Office, KCHIP, Trimble County High School’s Pride Organization, Tri-County Community Action Agency, Trimble Co

  • Trimble Relay teams planning June 11 event

    Trimble County Relay for Life 2010 officially started Tuesday night, Jan. 19 at the Milton Lions clubhouse. The grand finale is scheduled to start at 7 p.m. Friday, June 11, and end at 7 a.m. Saturday, June 12, at Bedford Elementary School. Survivors’ meal is set for 5 p.m.; to register for this meal, call Myrna Persell at (502

  • Development Corporation celebrates ‘positive’ year

    “Despite the recession, the Development Corporation had many positive accomplishments last year,” Joan Moore, Executive Director of the Carroll County Community Development Corporation, said in her report during the CCCDC annual shareholders’ meeting, Tuesday, Jan. 19, at the General Butler State Resort Park’s Two Rivers Restaurant.