Local News

  • Heinz and staff staff honored among state’s top child support officials

    FRANKFORT, Ky. – Trimble County Attorney Crystal Heinz and her child support staff members were honored last week for their efforts in securing child support payments on behalf of Trimble’s children. The Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS) has announced the state’s 20 top-performing child support collection partners from the past year and has recognized other staff who have helped get more payments for children served by the child support program. Trimble was recognized among eight top performing counties with 1,000 or fewer cases.

  • Milton Elementary PTO set for annual fish fry

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Nestled in Trimble County, right off of Hwy. 421, is a beautiful country school, Milton Elementary, where the people are sweet and the fried fish is magnificent! It is time again for the MES PTO Annual Fish Fry this Saturday October 21. With over 55 years of perfecting this event it has become a local family tradition. The PTO is extending an invitation to anyone who is wanting to bring their children for a day full of fun activities, have a terrific meal or enjoy doing some early holiday shopping, to come out Saturday.

  • National Fire Prevention Week is Oct. 8-14

    You and your family are fast asleep when the smoke alarm sounds:
    Do you know what to do?
    Consider this scenario: It’s 2 o’clock in the morning. You and your family are fast asleep when you awaken to the smoke alarm sounding and the smell of smoke. What do you do? If you and your family don’t have a plan in place, it could jeopardize your safety, or even prove deadly.

  • Enjoy a Palmyra Community Halloween at the Nixon Farm

    Nick and Tammy Nixon will once again host a Palmyra Community Halloween at their farm at 1066 Palmyra Road, north of Bedford.
    Area residents are encouraged to bring your little ghouls for a howling good time on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017 at 6 p.m.
    Too old to trick or treat? Bring your goodies, park in the field and treat the little goblins. You are welcome to bring a dish but it is not required. There will be good eats for everyone. Join the hosts in the garage.
    For more information contact Nick or Tammy Nixon at 502-255-3056.

  • Heating assistance available from Tri-County Community Agency

    The Trimble Banner
    Cold weather season is just around the corner. The cost of home heating is a problem for many low-income Kentuckians. Your local Tri-County Community Action Agency may be able to help through LIHEAP, otherwise known as the Low-Income Heating Energy Assistance Program.

  • 5 arrested in Bedford in connection with drug trafficking activity

    Five persons have been arrested in connection with alleged drug trafficking activity at a Bedford residence, according to a statement released by Trimble County Sheriff Charlie Kelton.

  • TCHS grad an accomplished mountaineer

    Managing Editor
    Trimble County High School students have been challenged from day one to achieve great heights in their education and in their later careers. Dustin Bray, a 2006 TCHS grad, has taken that challenge to new levels—literally.

  • CARES awarded grant to prevent substance abuse

    The Trimble CARES Coalition was awarded a FY 2017 Drug-Free Communities Support Program grant in the amount of $125,000 by the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy, in cooperation with the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. The coalition serves Trimble County’s community of 8,783. The goal of the coalition is to establish and strengthen community collaboration in support of local efforts to prevent youth substance use. The coalition will achieve its goal by implementing these strategies:

  • Rodgers: Retinal detachment forced changes in busy lifestyle

    Managing Editor
    The story of 1966 Trimble County High School graduate Rick Rodgers in last week’s edition of The Trimble Banner gave a number of readers an opportunity to reconnect with a long ago school or church associate. Rick is the older son of the late Payne and Marjorie Rodgers. His brother Steve, who graduated from TCHS in 1968, now lives in Louisville.
    This newspaper reached out to Rodgers Friday for a more extensive reconnection.

  • Streets, sidewalk focus of Bedford agenda

    The Trimble Banner
    There were only a few problems confronting the Bedford City Commission this month. The streets and sidewalks in some places were not repaired to the city’s satisfaction and again the sidewalk from Bedford to Trimble County High School was discussed.
    The patchwork done by OVA on Miller Lane needs to be redone. Commissioner Pollock will contact OVA and discuss this problem with them.