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  • 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.

  • Local apple pie bakers challenged

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    The 2014 Trimble County Apple Festival is just around the corner and all area bakers young and old are encouraged to get ready for the Apple Pie Contest. This year’s Apple Festival dates are Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 13 & 14. The event will once again be held around the courthouse square in Bedford.
    Judging for the Apple Pie Contest will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 13, at 11:00 a.m. at the New Life Assembly of God Church, located at 112 Hwy 42E in Bedford.

  • Local ballots being prepared for November General Election

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    The filing deadline has passed for candidates to declare for local races in the November 4 General Election in Trimble County.
    County government offices to be elected in November include county judge-executive, all four magistrate seats, county clerk, county attorney, county coroner, county sheriff, county jailer, county property valuation administrator and constables.

  • Fairgoers learn of Trimble at Ky. Expo Center booth
  • Fatal accident in Milton

    (Milton, KY) - One person was killed this morning in a crash on Highway 36 in Trimble County. Kentucky State Police dispatchers received a call of the crash at 7:55 a.m. Preliminary investigation shows that a mini-van, driven by 21 year old Jennifer Lundergan of Huntingburg, Ind., was traveling toward Milton on Highway 36 when she attempted to pass another vehicle in very foggy conditions. Lundergan's van crashed head-on into a car driven by 41 year old Miachel Hancock-Eccles of Madison, Ind.

  • 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.