Community News

  • 9 year old demonstrates compassion for animals

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Upon receiving a letter from the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, Cameron Whitaker read the story and developed a desire to take action. He felt the need to gather much needed materials for the Trimble County Animal Shelter. His first plan of action was to find a donation site. Whitaker went to Neil Bryan, President of Farmers Bank of Milton, and requested to set up a drop off place for local citizens to donate.

  • Morris graduates WKU

    Megan Mariah-Katherine Morris of Milton recently graduated from Western Kentucky University with a Bachelor of Arts degree. She majored in Interdisciplinary Studies with an emphasis on Health and Medical Issues. Megan also received a “Congratulations” letter from the Dean at WKU for her outstanding academic performance.
    She is the daughter of Cindy Morris, Milton, and the late C.D. Morris. She is the granddaughter of Bob and Dorothiann Green and J.C. and Joanna Morris of Pendleton.

  • Bedford Rotary Club learns of Hope Health Clinic services

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Representatives from Hope Health Clinic (HHC), including Marsha Biven, Board Chair, Janet Warren, Clinic Administrator, and Steve Shultz of the LaGrange Rotary Club, provided an excellent overview of HHC, which has been providing affordable health services to five counties since 2011. HHC opened in 2011 to serve those who were without insurance and access to health care. It continues to deliver health care to those who are uninsured or underinsured.

  • Ginn’s celebrate 50 years

    Joe and Paula Wise Ginn of Bedford will soon celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary. They were married in Jackson County, Tenn., on Aug. 14, 1965.
    Joe is a graduate of Trimble County High School. He retired after 31 years as Plant Manager at Kentucky Correctional Industries in LaGrange. Paula is also a graduate of Trimble County High School and worked as a secretary in the Trimble County school system and later at Trimble County Farm Bureau. They attend Union Grove Church.

  • Crafton’s celebrate 65 years

    Payne and Thelma Hammons Crafton, Bedford, will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary on Aug. 11. They were married in Milton on Aug. 11, 1950, by the Rev. Harry Wood.
    Mr. Crafton is retired from the Jefferson Proving Ground and Mrs. Crafton is retired from the U.S. Shoe Factory.
    The couple has one daughter, Kathy Bryan (Neil) and one grandson, Todd Bryan (Natalie). They have three great-grandsons: Gavin, Asa and Trevor Bryan.

  • Everyone enjoy the Bedford Bash

    Staff Report
    The Bedford Loan & Deposit Bank will host the 26th Annual Bedford Bash tomorrow in the bank parking lot.
     The Bash will kick off at 6:30 p.m., and will feature an appearance by the Trimble County cheerleaders, a concert by Six Miles South and the Ninth Annual Bedford Bash Car Show.

  • Campbell honored by water works group

    Terri Campbell, Office Manager of the Trimble County Water District #1, was honored Tuesday, July 28, 2015, at the Early Morning Awards Breakfast at the KY/TN American Water Works Association Conference. Nominated for her outstanding customer service, flexibility and personal attention to develop and maintain relationships with customers. She was awarded with the 2015 Customer Service Award from the KY/TN Section of the AWWA. This award is only presented to one nominee from each state.

  • Hymn sing Thurs., Aug. 6

    The Trimble County Hymn Sing will be held 7 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 6, at The Apostolic Pentecostal Church of the Living God, 124 Smith Lane in Bedford. For more information call Bobby Wade (502)255-7510.

  • Library teen lock-in is tomorrow

    The Trimble County Public Library’s annual end-of-summer “Library After Hours” for middle and high school students is tomorrow from 5-9 p.m.
    “Library After Hours” is a lock-in style event, featuring illusionists from Impossible Magic, pizza, popsicles, Wii, Guitar Hero, games and DIY projects.
    Teens are encouraged to register in advance by stopping by the library or calling the library staff at (502) 255-7362.

  • Library’s summer reading program focus of July 21 Bedford Rotary meeting

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    The Trimble County Public Library has actively addressed the problem of “Summer Slide” (summer learning loss with kids) through a third year of summer reading programs during June 1 through Aug. 1. Library staff member Amanda Neace discussed the summer reading program during the July 21 meeting of the Bedford Rotary Club.