Today's Features

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Al Gibson, in providing a motivational speech to eighth graders at Trimble County Middle School, spoke about the importance of having a plan and an “end in mind” to accomplish any goals they may want to achieve.

  • With the holiday season quickly approaching, many families are in the process of planning trips to visit family and friends. Unfortunately, the holidays can often be the most expensive time of the year to travel, especially if you are flying. Below are some travel tips that may help you save money during the holiday season:
    Book early. If you have yet to book a hotel room or plane tickets, book soon. Booking airline tickets, rental cars and hotel rooms early is a great way to save money.

  • Trimble County High School Vocational Agriculture teacher Courtney Scott is seeking your help in raising funds for their FFA chapter. Courtney has obtained the assistance of Craig and Landreth Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Ram dealership for a “Ride and Drive” event this weekend on Saturday October 31st. The event runs from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Supporters of FFA are encouraged to stop by, take a test drive and complete a survey. One hundred test drives will raise $2,000 for our local FFA chapter. The dealership is located at 6424 West Highway 146 in Crestwood, KY 40014.

  • 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 Oct. 19:

  • Milton Baptist Church is pleased to announce Timothy Scott as their new pastor. On September 27, 2015, Brother Scott and his wife, Diane, accepted a position of service to Milton Baptist Church and the community. Please join the church family in welcoming Brother Scott, his wife Diane and their son Samuel to Trimble County.

  • Oct. 31, 1985 (30 Years Ago)
    Kentucky’s sick road fund can’t provide essential highway services. And people in Trimble County are among those in the “growth” areas of the state who are paying a high price for inadequate roads. That was the message Kentuckiana Regional Planning and Development Agency’s board got today from Jack Fish, President of Kentuckians for Better Transportation, at a Bedford meeting.

  • Friday, Oct. 30
    Trimble County Senior Citizens Halloween Party at 12:00 p.m.
    Saturday, Oct. 31
    Palmyra Community Halloween. Bring your little ghouls for a howling good time to the Nixon Farm, 1066 Palmyra Rd., Bedford at 6:00 p.m. Too old to trick or treat? Bring your goodies, park in the field and treat the little goblins. For more info, call Nick and Tammy Nixon, 502-255-3056.
    Sunday, Nov. 1

    The Trimble Banner
    The City of Bedford could be debt free in four to six years, according to accountant Jeffrey Woods of Raisor, Zapp & Woods of Carrollton.
    The annual audit showed improvement in most areas. The Waste Water (Sewer) Treatment Plant took the biggest loss due to the rain and windstorm in July when the main road was washed away. Also, the age of the plant and substations have played a big role in contributing to the deficit as they are beginning to need extensive repairs.

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    During last Wednesday’s meeting of the Trimble County Board of Education, Chairperson Tony Walker introduced the seniors who were selected to be Governor’s scholar students to the rest of the board. Superintendent Steve Miracle took the time to congratulate each student—Amber Cissell, Mila Consley, Alex Dixon and Brennan Kunkel—for his and her achievements.