Today's Features

    Special to The Trimble Banner

  • Wednesday, Feb. 1
    Trimble County Board of Education meets at 6 p.m. at the Administration Building on Wentworth Ave.

    Thursday, Feb. 2
    Trimble County Hymn Sing will start at 7 p.m. at the Bedford Pentecostal Church on Hwy 42 West. Everyone welcome.

    Trimble County Raiders boys’ basketball hosts North Oldham. Freshmen game 5 p.m., junior varsity 6 p.m. followed by varsity game at approximately 7:30 p.m.

    Friday, Feb. 3

  • Monday, Jan. 23
    9:59 a.m., school visit, Milton Elementary School.
    10:25 a.m., school visit, Bedford Elementary School.
    1:51 p.m., warrant service, 100 block Morton Ridge Rd
    2:10 p.m., school visit, Milton Elementary School.
    3:06 p.m., school zone detail, school traffic at Trimble County High School

    Tuesday, Jan. 24
    8:33 a.m., school visit, Trimble County Middle School
    11:34 a.m., school visit, Trimble County Middle School
    11:54 a.m., assisted motorist, Little Town & Country

  • Items published in court news are public record.

    The Trimble Banner publishes all misdemeanors, felonies and small-claims judgments recorded in district court, as well as all civil suits recorded in circuit court. Juvenile court cases are not published.

    Crime reports are provided by local law enforcement agencies. Charges or citations reported to The Trimble Banner do not imply guilt.


  • Many people start the New Year with a financial resolution: to reduce debt, save money, spend money more wisely, increase their retirement savings or something similar. But despite good intentions, New Year’s resolutions often get abandoned. To stay on track, consider the following tips, which are designed to help you achieve your financial goals.

    Write down the goals and post them in a visible place to serve as a daily reminder. The fridge, bedroom mirror or your computer are good places to keep your goals in sight.

  • Plan now for your late winter and early spring tree-planting activities by ordering tree seedlings through the Kentucky Division of Forestry. 

    Nearly 50 species including baldcypress, black walnut, white oak, yellow-poplar, dogwood, redbud and many more are now available for public and private use.

    Species that have been added in the past several years include roughleaf

  • Children’s activity levels have dropped in recent decades through a number of factors, among them, cultural shifts in the way parents and supervisors address issues of child safety and supervision, differences in built and outdoor environments, to an increase in screen time. The days of neighborhood kids safely playing kick-the-can in bucolic suburbs have given way to supervised meetings and organized activity, increased school hours with less physical activity built into the day and greater use of electronic media.

  • Monday, Jan. 23: Chicken nuggets, mashed  potatoes, green beans, peach half, fresh fruit, white/wheat bread

    Tuesday, Jan. 24: Breakfast for lunch, sausage, egg pattie, *turkey wrap, hash brown stick, baked apples, fresh fruit-orange wedges, biscuit

    Wednesday, Jan. 25:  Pizza, *bosco stick, tossed salad, corn, pineapple, fresh fruit

    Thursday, Jan. 26: Ham/turkey/cheese sub, lettuce, tomato, broccoli/carrots/dip, dill spear, soup, pear half, fresh fruit, cookie

  • 30 Years Ago (Jan. 21, 1982)
     Below zero temperatures for the past week has caused a fruit kill across the county. But it is  not a complete kill reports local fruit marketers J.C. Bray and Clarence Callis, The wind chill factor at times  in the past week was –40 degrees.

    The county has let bids for sand and gravel dredging. The court decided not to accept any of the bids submitted for petroleum service because of the fluctuations in bid prices. Bidders have been notified to meet Friday morning to clarify their bid prices.