Today's Features

  • A couple of weeks ago I discussed the need to preserve butterfly habitat, in particular that of the Monarch butterfly due to declining populations. Another member of the milkweed family I talked about is the butterfly weed, Asclepias tuberosa. You can find this plant blooming through the summer months along roadsides, but mostly in pastures and abandoned fields.

  • July 11, 1985 (30 Years Ago)

  • RICHMOND, Ky. – Eastern Kentucky University has announced that 3,099 students earned Dean’s List honors for the Spring 2015 semester.
    The List includes four Bedford residents: Jacob Blair, a senior Journalism major; Brian Hemmer, a senior Aviation major; Brandon Ray, a senior Police Studies major; and Mackenzie Sutherland, a junior majoring in General Studies in Justice and Safety.

  • On June 12, 1965, Thomas, Sr. and Jeannetta Kimberlin (Tom and Netta) exchanged wedding vows and then repeated those vows 50 years later. They have five children, Thomas, Jr., Betty Hoskins, Jack, Neva Wilson, and Laura Brown. They have 13 grandchildren, 1 angel, 12 great-children and counting. They celebrated their anniversary at the Morgan Community Center in Bedford on Saturday, June 13, 2015, with over 150 friends and family.

  • Hannah Roberts, a 2013 Trimble County High School Honor Graduate and recipient of the Kelly Jewell Memorial Scholarship and BES Scholarship that same year, has made Western Kentucky University’s Dean’s List for the Fall 2014 and Spring 2015 semesters.
    To achieve this honor a student must take at least 12 course hours or more while maintaining a 3.5 GPA and above throughout the semester.
    Along with this recognition, Hannah has also been accepted into the limited number of applicants to the nursing program at WKU, beginning with the Fall 2015 semester.

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    The recent opening for a new Trimble County Schools Superintendent position has necessitated a search process, which includes the Trimble County Board of Education, an appointed screening committee and the engagement of professional search consultant Mike Oder who represents the Kentucky School Boards Association.

  • Thurs.-Sat., July 9-11
    Trimble County Fair at the Trimble County Park.
    Thursday, July 9
    Trimble County Senior Citizens Nutrition Education & Bingo offsite at the Fairground Apartments at 1 p.m. Offsite at the Trimble County Public Library, Newport Aquarium Shark Cart at 1 p.m.
    The Trimble County Fair Hymn Sing at 7 p.m. Senior citizens 62+ will be admitted free with coupon.
    The Milton City Commission will meet at 7 p.m. at the Milton Municipal Building.
    Friday, July 10

  • Monday June 22
    12:23 p.m., process service block of 1200 Hwy 625.
    12:41 p.m., process service block of 2000 McCord Ln & 42.
    2:05 p.m., disturbance 79 Hwy 421.
    Tuesday, June 23
    12:52 p.m., lockout 487 Corn Creek Rd.
    4:34 p.m., ATV Mitchell Rd.
    5:43 p.m., process service block of 70 Hwy 421 N.
    5:53 p.m., process service block of 100 Summerfield Ct.
    6:02 p.m., traffic stop Martini Ln.
    6:11 p.m., process service block of 500 Lear Ln.
    6:36 p.m., welfare check 1105 Barebone Rd.

  • 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.
    The following cases were heard the week of June 29, 2015: