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Local News

  • Road improvements coming soon in Trimble

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    Now that residents of Trimble County have a new bridge spanning the Ohio River into Indiana, Kentucky Transportation Cabinet officials have announced plans to resurface U.S. 421 from the bridge south to the triangular intersection with U.S. 42 in front of The Trimble Banner office in Bedford.

  • City issues warning for illegal parking

    In a special meeting Tuesday, the Bedford City Commission discussed illegal parking on city streets and extended a warning to local motorists not to park vehicles in the middle of streets or in areas designated as “no parking zones.” Citizens should not park where they are obstructing traffic, the commission said.
    Commissioner Harold Greene told his fellow commissioners that he had received complaints about vehicles being parked in a no parking zone on the corner of Church Street near the Property Valuation Administrator’s office.

  • County approves vehicle purchases

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    Trimble County Fiscal Court voted to purchase two vehicles during their July 21 meeting.
    Trimble County Jailer Bobby Temple had received bids on two separate vehicles—a Ford Explorer and a Ford Taurus—for use by Temple and his deputies to transport prisoners to and from area jail facilities and the Trimble County Courthouse. While Temple said either vehicle could do the job, his preference was the Explorer. The purchase price of the Taurus was the least expensive of the two, at $30,105.

  • City investigating speed humps

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner

  • Trial date set in Angela Long murder

    Trimble Circuit Court Judge Karen Conrad has set a March 2015 date for the jury trial of Robert Louis Baldwin III, according to Trimble County Circuit Court Clerk, Stacy Bruner.

  • Slain teen eulogized

    A community of friends gathered Saturday at the Trimble County Park to remember and “to celebrate a life of a vibrant, smiley, beautiful girl,” as Pastor Tom Starks described Carlin Sarah Davis.

  • BES vacancy has parents stirred

    By TODD POLLOCK
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    The hot topic at last week’s meeting of the Trimble County Board of Education was a vacancy the retirement of Evon Horn has presented for the second grade class at Bedford Elementary. To date, the board has not named a replacement for Mrs. Horn. A couple of teachers and some concerned parents were at the meeting to discuss this with the members of the board. The concern is such that there will be too many students in a classroom unless the board agrees to hire a replacement to fill the void.

  • Bedford awards bid for sidewalk replacement

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    The Bedford City Commission approved a bid from local contractor Chris Bell to repair sections of sidewalks in the city during their regular monthly meeting last week. Commissioner Harold Greene said there are three areas in Bedford where sidewalks had deteriorated to the point of needing to be replaced.

  • Bedford awards bid for sidewalk replacement
  • Water district to seek grant for improvements

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    Trimble County Fiscal Court approved a resolution allowing the Trimble County Water District No. 1 to seek a grant through the Department of Homeland Security for improvements to the water system. The vote came during last week’s regular monthly meeting of the magistrates. Randy Stevens, Water District manager, informed the magistrates that the deadline to file for the grant is June 30.