Community News

  • Rotarians learn about local “Agape Wilderness Retreat’

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Has anyone seen signs for the Agape Wilderness Retreat (AWR) where Barebone Road meets U.S. Hwy. 42, just west of Bedford, then wondered what is that?

  • Rotary to serve lunch at courthouse Tuesday, May 5

    May fifth marks the initial start-up for the Bedford Rotary Club’s 2015 lunch wagon offerings at the Trimble County Courthouse. This popular activity provides delicious lunch items for county residents, and has become an annual program for fundraising to support local community projects.  Offerings include hamburgers and cheeseburgers, pork chop sandwiches, hot dogs, chilli dogs, barbeque, chips, cookies and a variety of soft drinks.  

  • 2015 TCHS Prom Royalty
  • Rowlett to attend Gatton Academy

    The Carol Martin Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science in Kentucky has selected 60 students for its Class of 2017, including Trimble County’s Jenna Rowlett, daughter of Douglas and Missy Rowlett, from Bedford.
    Applicants were evaluated based on ACT/SAT scores, high school grades, awards, extracurricular activities, responses to essay questions, and letters of recommendation. Last month, 108 candidates were invited to interview with community leaders from across the Commonwealth and Gatton Academy alumni.

  • Giving back to the community

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Rapid Fire Auctions owner Lois Edwards and auctioneer-Danny Marsh had already planned to raise money for the Crusade for Children before their first auction at the Milton business. This year they raised quite a bit of money to donate to both Trimble fire departments.

  • Library plans Civil War grave tour

    The Trimble County Public Library staff is planning a self-guided, Civil War 150th Anniversary walking tour of the graves of Civil War veterans in the Bedford Cemetery during the month of April. Next month will mark the 150th anniversary of the end of the War Between the States and the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln.
    To commemorate the anniversary, the graves of 42 veterans who served in the Union and Confederate armies will be identified with markers as shown.

  • Hymn sing set Mar. 5

    The Trimble County Hymn Sing will be held Thursday, March 5, at Mount Pleasant Baptist Church, 3611 Mount Pleasant Road, at 7:00 p.m. Everyone is invited to come enjoy the music.

  • Church to show ‘God’s Not Dead’

    GracePoint Baptist Church, located at 549 Carmon Road in Campbellsburg, will present “Saturday at the Movies,” this Saturday, Feb. 28 at 6:00 p.m. Featured film to be shown is the movie “God’s Not Dead.”
    If you have ever struggled with issues of faith, wondered if God is real or even why He doesn’t stop bad things from happening, then join the GracePoint Baptist congregation for a special series based on the movie.

  • Thomas retires from IKEC plant

    Clifford Carnes, Plant Manager of the Indiana-Kentucky Electric Corporation’s Clifty Creek Plant in Madison, has announced the retirement of one of the company’s employees.

  • Trent Taylor on Hanover Dean’s List

    HANOVER, Ind. - Trent Taylor was one of more than 300 students who earned Dean‚s List honors for the fall 2014 semester. To qualify for the Dean‚s List, students must have a GPA of 3.5 or better.
    Taylor, a sophomore political science major, is the son of Tim and Michelle Taylor, Milton. He is a graduate of Trimble County High School.
    Located on 650 acres overlooking the Ohio River in southeastern Indiana, Hanover is a premier, nationally ranked liberal arts institution that has core strengths in the sciences, education and business.