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  • Rumpke awarded bid for City of Bedford sanitation

    By HILDA PARRISH
    The Trimble Banner
    The City of Bedford received only one bid in answer to their advertisement for city sanitation collection.

  • Bedford stores observe Small Business Saturday

    By TEENA DRAKE
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    What is Small Business Saturday? Maybe you saw the commercials leading up to the Saturday after Thanksgiving and wondered what does it mean to shop small? Each year small businesses join together to offer a day of shopping small. According to Tracie Heveline this was created by American Express to help promote entrepreneurs to boost their sales.

  • Vaughn Whitt sentenced to 65 years

    By CRYSTAL CAUDILLO
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Vaughn Whitt appeared before Jefferson Circuit Judge Darrell Auxier on Nov. 22 to hear his fate regarding the April 16, 2015 shooting of 17-year-old Brennan Stewart. Whitt was tried in the Madison, Ind., court in October and was found guilty of murder, a fire arms enhancement on the murder charge, two Level 5 felony counts of intimidation, four Level 6 counts of pointing a firearm and a misdemeanor count of possession of a firearm without a license. Charges were filed against Whitt on April 17, 2015.

  • McCane retires from emergency management

    By TEENA DRAKE
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Ronnie McCane has decided to retire from the county’s emergency management team. Over the past 16 years he has written and received over a million dollars in grants for the county.
    If someone looks up Trimble County Emergency Management on Facebook the times of operation says Always Open.  Their vision is to coordinate a system of mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery and protect the lives, environment and property of the people of Trimble County.

  • School tax levy falls short by 333 votes

    By Dave Taylor
    Managing Editor
    Trimble County voters rejected the Nickel Tax levy passed by the Trimble County Board of Education in Tuesday’s General Election with 1,967 ballots, or 54 percent, cast against the tax while 1,634 voters voted for the tax. The negative votes carried every precinct but two, winning in only North Milton and South Milton.

  • Mt. Carmel church to celebrate 125 years

    The Mount Carmel United Methodist Church, located at 204 Mt. Carmel Road (S.R. 1492) in Milton Kentucky, will celebrate the church’s 125th birthday on December 4, 2016.  We will welcome former pastors, friends and family and invite the community to join us at 10:30 a.m. for a service of worship and celebration followed by a luncheon served at the church. Come celebrate with us for 125 years of serving Christ in our community! All are welcome!

  • Carrollton bridge to be open by Thanksgiving

    By TIM HENDRICK
    Landmark News Service
    The morning commute for those living on the west side of the Kentucky River should be back to normal starting Wednesday, Nov. 23.

  • Local institution continues with business as usual

    By TODD POLLOCK
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    The family of Bill Hughes is devastated by the loss of their patriarch. His shoes are certainly big to fill. As the owner/operator of Little Town and Country Restaurant for 57 years, Bill was also a big part of the community. Left to fill those shoes is his son Joe Hughes.

  • Church News Briefs

    Apostolic Church of the Living God to hold three-day revival
    Apostolic Pentecostal Church of the Living God, 124 Smith Lane, in Bedford is holding a three-day revival Nov. 4-6. Services on Friday, Nov. 4, and Saturday, Nov. 5, will start at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 6 will begin at 6:30 p.m. The Rev. Jerry Cottrell from Palestine, West Va., will be the speaker. For more information call Rev. Bobby Wade, (502) 255-7510.
    Apostolic Church of Campbellsburg hosts Friends & Family Day