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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.

  • Trimble accident fatal to Carroll woman

    Staff Report
    A Carroll County woman was killed Wednesday, July 2, in a two-vehicle crash on U.S. 421 North near the intersection with New Hope Road about 2.7 miles north of Bedford, according to the Kentucky State Police. Dispatchers received a call of the crash at 9:10 p.m., Trooper Brad Arterburn said.
    Preliminary investigation shows that 19-year-old Nora Fremin, of Carrollton, was traveling south when she passed two vehicles in a no passing zone.

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  • Five injured in weekend accidents

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    Four Trimble County residents were transported to Louisville hospitals following a single-vehicle accident on Hwy. 316 Saturday, July 6.
    Trooper Brad Arterburn, spokesman for the Kentucky State Police Post 5 at Campbellsburg, said a pickup truck driven by 32-year-old Nicole Smith, Bedford, swerved to miss a deer and rolled onto its side. The accident occurred in the 5000 block of Hwy. 316 at about 10:30 p.m., Arterburn said.

  • 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.

  • Coopers Bottom Road gets new bridge

    By TEENA DRAKE
    Special to The Trimble Banner